Administrative Office Management (AOM)

Administrative Office Management (AOM)

  • Do you want to be a professional? Do you enjoy hands-on learning? Do you like working on the computer and being in charge of your own destiny? If you would like working and studying in a realistic office environment, then Administrative Office Management is for you!
  • Two hour business course
  • Use the latest software (MS Office 2010; Adobe: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Be on the “cutting edge” of your future
  • Wide variety of office-related skills; teamwork a must
  • Train in printers, scanners, laminators, digital cameras, in-the-cloud saving, and copiers
  • Run a real business providing services to teachers and administrators
  • Demonstrate skills through local, state, and national competitions if you become a Business Professionals of America (BPA) member; co-curricular club
Course Title: Administrative Office Management – Semester 1
Administrative Office Management – Semester 2
Course Instructor: Deborah Diss
Number of Credits: 2 per semester
Semesters Offered: 2 semesters
Prerequisite: None
Eligible Grade Levels: 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: Ivy Tech 3 – 6 Credits

Dual Credit Information

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College
CINS 101 Intro to Computer Concepts 3 Credits Ivy Tech
VISC 115 Intro to Graphic Design 3 Credits Ivy Tech

Desktop Publishing

Do you want to create designs for brochures, newsletters, T-shirts, product packaging, flyers, letterheads, and much more? This course, using the latest software, will help you do just that as well as create other current business documents.

  • Study elements of design, fonts, color, and layout while using Adobe CS6 InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop software.
  • Create the marketing documents for a Ben Davis design competition.
  • Compete throughout the year with other BD classes to create the winning designs for BD T-shirts, mugs, and much more. The products (with the winning designs) will be sold in the BD Spirit Shop for everyone to purchase!
  • Join and actively participate in the co-curricular club, Business Professionals of America, so you can demonstrate your skills in local, state, and national competitions.
Course Title: DESKTOP PUBLISHING
Course Instructor: Deborah Diss
Number of Credits: 1 per semester
Semesters Offered: 2 semesters
Prerequisite: None
Eligible Grade Levels: 10th, 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: None

Interactive Media

  • Use technology to design logos, web sites, and/or videos
  • Learn Adobe  programs such as Dreamweaver, Flash, and Photoshop
  • Learn MS Office PowerPoint and Movie Maker
  • Students are encouraged to join Business Professionals of America co-curricular club
  • Create and design videos, websites, and a video game
Course Title: INTERACTIVE MEDIA
Course Instructor: Donald Wirt
Number of Credits: 1 per semester
Semesters Offered: 2 semesters
Prerequisite: None
Eligible Grade Levels: 10th, 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: None

Academic Standards for Success

  • Write routinely over a variety of time frames for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
  • Use vocabulary skills, context, roots, prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of words.
  • Identify how to order the elements of a sentence or paragraph to improve clarity, meaning and the progression of ideas.
  • Connect ideas from different areas of mathematics (particularly geometry and algebra) to state or solve abstract or applied problems.
  • Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.