COURSE NUMBER: AOS 219 Section 100




INSTRUCTOR:  Judy Larson, F-324

                            Office Telephone:  644-9942, Fax 644-9240

                            Office Hours:  Wednesday 4-5 p.m.

                            Class Meeting:  Wednesday 5-7:20 p.m., L041 Forest Park, CN 201 Meramec, IR 127 Flo Valley

                             Final Exam December l3, 2000 5-7:20 p.m.

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COURSE DESCRIPTION:  An advanced course that provides information needed to be an effective manager of today’s office.  Areas covered include human resource management and supervision, changing office technology, decision making, productivity improvement, information management, financial resource management, and ergonomics.  Prerequisite:  Departmental approval


Text/Supplies:  Administrative Office Management, Twelfth Edition, Odgers and Keeling, South-Western Publishing Co., l996


3 l/2 DS, HD Diskette




  1. Receive an in-depth background and training in office administration
  2. Develop leadership and supervision skills
  3. Learn methods of handling employees—their evaluation and performance
  4. Become cognizant of the elements needed in human relations
  5. Determine the methods of handling automation in the office structure
  6. Develop the ability to direct workflow efficiently
  7. Observe and evaluate current trends in office organization, services and equipment
  8. Use methods and procedures in computing cost reductions




Disability Support Service – St. Louis Community College makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of l973.  The ACCESS office – Disability Support Services (G-215) has been designated by the College as the primary office to assist students with disabilities.  Documentation of disability may be required.  If any student in this class has a need for special testing arrangements, notetaking, or other accommodations, please contact the ACCESS office and feel free to discuss this with the instructor or the department coordinator.


Affirmative Action – The AOS Department is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunities in its programs, activities, and employment for students and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.


Withdrawal – According to the District policy, no grade of “W” will be issued by the instructor.  Students are responsible for officially withdrawing from a course by following proper procedures through the Admissions Office.  Withdrawal must be made by the end of the l2th week in the Fall and Spring semesters and by the end of the 6th week of the summer semester.


Attendance – Students are expected to attend classes.  Excessive absences, as determined by the instructor may result in a failing grade for any course.