Business Office Technology: Administrative Assistant

Associate in Science Degree
(60 semester hours minimum)

This program is designed to provide a flexible option for those who desire associate degree-level proficiency for career entry or promotion to administrative assistant in a variety of office settings. The administrative assistant will have well-developed secretarial and data processing skills as well as some critical management perspectives. It is anticipated that the administrative assistant will work in close support with an executive or serve as office manager with supervisory responsibility for other employees.

In addition to General Education Outcomes, learners who complete the Business Office Technology: Administrative Assistant degree will:

  • Demonstrate appropriate skills in word processing and other computer applications
  • Use appropriate business office procedures
  • Prepare standard business communication
  • Demonstrate keyboarding speed and accuracy
  • Recognize and use appropriate business terminology
  • Understand the principles of management
  • Apply basic accounting principles

For more information contact Program Coordinator Anita Sherman.

General Education Core

Dept. & No.

Title of Course

Credits

Communication Skills 6 Credits

ENG*

101

Composition

3

COM *

171

Fundamentals of Human Communication

 

or

 

or

 

COM*

176

Business & Professional Communication

3

Humanities 6 Credits

 

 

Literature, Philosophy, or Language Elective

3

 

 

Humanities Elective

3

Math/Science 9 or 10 Credits

MAT*

137

Intermediate Algebra

3

MAT*

167

Statistics with Technology

3

 

 

Science Elective

3/4

Social Sciences 6 Credits

PSY*

112

General Psychology II

3

SOC*

101

Principles of Sociology

3

Elective 3 Credits

 

 

Open Elective

3

Program Core

ACC*

113

Principles of Financial Accounting

3

BBG*

101

Introduction to Business

3

BMG*

202

Principles of Management

3

BMG*

220

Human Resource Management

3

BOT*

111

Keyboarding for Information Processing I

3

BOT*

112

Keyboarding for Information Processing II

3

BOT*

137

Word Processing Applications

3

BOT*

251

Administrative Procedures

3

CSA*

105

Introduction to Software Applications

3

 

 

Any Accounting, Business, Computer Science, or Business Office Technology Electives

3

 

 

Total Program Credits

60