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BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN OFFICE ADMINISTRATION AND TECHNOLOGY

The Bachelor of Technology in Office Administration and technology degree programme prepares the student for a career in Office Administration in both the public and private sectors of the economy. The programme is designed to produce graduates with the appropriate skills to become efficient and effective office administrators.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants shall be eligible for admission into the Bachelor of Technology in Office Administration degree in the School of Business and Management Studies in the following categories:

KCSE Candidates

The basic admissions requirement shall be the minimum entry requirements set for entry into the public universities, which is at least a mean grade of C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

In addition, candidates are expected to have performed well in the following cluster subjects in KCSE examinations, but at any rate shall have obtained at least a grade C plain in each of the cluster subjects:

Cluster Subjects

English/Kiswahili

Mathematics A / Mathematics B / Any Group II

Any group III

Any Group II / 2nd Group III / Any Group IV / Any Group V

Group I: English, Kiswahili, Mathematics

Group II: Biology, Physics, Chemistry

Group III: History and Government, Geography, Christian Religious Education, Islamic Religious Education, Hindu Religious Education

Group IV: Home Science, Art and Design, Agriculture, Aviation Technology, Computer Studies

Group V: French, German, Arabic, Music, Business Studies

A-Levels or Equivalent

Applicants should have a minimum of two (2) principal passes and a subsidiary pass in the General Paper at A-level and have passed with a credit in English at O-levels.

Diploma (TEP) or Equivalent

Applicants with a Diploma (Technical Education Programme) in Secretarial of The Technical University of Kenya or an equivalent qualification.

Diploma in Technology (Dip. Tech.) or Equivalent

Candidates with a Diploma in Technology (Dip.Tech.) in Office Administration of The Technical University of Kenya or an equivalent qualification.

Higher Diploma (HDip) in Secretarial Management or Equivalent

Applicants with a Higher Diploma (HDip) in Secretarial offered by The Technical University of Kenya or an equivalent qualification.

Course Outline

Year I

Semester I

UCCC 1101

Communication Skills

 

 

ABSQ 1142

Keyboarding and Accuracy A

 

 

ABSQ 1141

Shorthand Theory and Penmanship A

 

 

ABBQ 1122

Basic Mathematics

 

 

ABCC 1121

I CT Concepts

 

 

ABBQ 1111

Introduction to Business

 

 

UCCC 1102

Critical and Creative Thinking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester II

ABSQ 1241

Keyboarding and Accuracy B

 

 

ABSQ 1242

Shorthand Theory and Penmanship B

 

 

ABSQ 1243

Business English

 

 

ABSQ 1241

Computer Applications

 

 

UCCC 1201

Health Education

 

 

ABBQ 1211

Business Maths

 

 

UCCC 1202

Society and Culture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Total hrs for year 1

Year II

Semester I

 

 

 

 

ABSQ 2141

Computerized Document Processing 1A

 

 

ABSQ 2142

Shorthand Speed Development 1A

 

 

ABSQ 2143

Customer Relationship Management

 

 

ABSQ 2144

Business Communication

 

 

ABSQ 2145

Office Automation

 

 

ABSQ 2145

Foreign Language 1A

 

 

ABSQ 2242

Foundations of Law and Legal Systems

 

 

 

 

 

Semester II

 

 

 

 

Semester II

 

 

 

ABSQ 2241

Computerized Document Processing 1B

 

 

ABSQ 2242

Shorthand Speed Development 1B

 

 

ABSQ 2243

Human and Public Relations

 

 

ABSQ 2244

Office Administration and Management

 

 

ABSQ 2245

Foreign Language 1B

 

 

ABBQ 3113

Principles of Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Hours for Year 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year III

Semester I

ABSE 3100

Industry Based Learning I (12 weeks)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester II

 

 

 

 

ABSQ 3141

Computerized Document Processing 2A

 

 

ABSQ 3142

Shorthand Speed Development 2A

 

 

ABSQ 3143

Foreign Language 2A

 

 

ABSQ 3144

Principles of Marketing

 

 

ABBQ 3111

Principles of Economics

 

 

ABBQ 3112

Entrepreneurship Education

 

 

ABSQ 2146

Business Statistics

 

Semester III

 

 

 

 

ABSQ 3341

Computerized Document Processing 2B

 

 

ABSQ 3342

Shorthand Speed Development 2B

 

 

ABSQ 3342

Evolution and Development of Office Systems

 

 

ABSQ 3344

Foreign Language 2B

 

 

ABSQ 3344

Commercial and Administration Law

 

 

ABSQ 3345

Business Plan Project

 

 

ABSQ 3334

Research Methods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Hours for Year 3

Year IV

Semester I

ABSE 3100

Industry Based Learning I (12 weeks)

 

 

 

 

 

Semester II

 

 

 

 

ABSQ 4241

Proposal Writing Project

 

 

ABSQ 4242

Management Consultancy and Counselling

 

 

ABSQ 4243

Business French IIA

 

 

ABBQ 4211

Organizational Theory and Behaviour

 

 

ABBQ 4212

Industrial Psychology

 

 

ABBQ 4213

Human Resource Management

 

 

ABBQ 4214

Business Environment

 

Semester III

 

 

 

 

ABSQ 4341

Trade Area Project

 

 

ABSQ 4342

Company Secretarial Practise

 

 

ABSQ 4342

Foreign Language

 

 

ABBQ 4311

Environmental Studies

 

 

ABBQ 4312

Business Ethics and Governance

 

 

ABBQ 4321

E-Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Hours for Year 4

 

 

 

 

Total Hours for the Course