Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

AOT 133 - Professional Development

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course emphasizes development of personal and professional skills required of an office worker in areas such as projecting a professional image, job seeking skills, office etiquette, ethics, and time and stress management.

Prerequisite(s): Take RDG 100  and ENG 032  with a minimum grade of C.
Course Topics:
  • Working in teams
  • Leadership/management styles
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Resumes, cover letters, and job interviewing
  • Communication skills

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
One USB/jump disk or sky drive onto which all typed assignments will be saved
Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required in this class to be applied toward any Administrative Office Technology degree or certificate.

A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify and demonstrate workplace behaviors.
  2. Apply positive interpersonal skills.
  3. Create an effective resume and cover letter.
  4. Identify and illustrate job interviewing skills.
  5. Prepare and deliver a minimum of 2 oral presentation.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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