Administrative Assistant, AAS


This degree program prepares students for administrative professional positions as supervisors and managers in office environments. Emphasis is on the development of communications, decision-making, organizational and management skills and knowledge of software options, applications, and concepts. This program is designed to prepare students to function in the business office by using a combination of technical and academic training.

(Major Code 2680; State CIP Code 52.0401)

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Prerequisite for Required Courses

Note: Prior to beginning the program, the student must take the following prerequisite, or have taken the equivalent transfer course, or have passed the waiver test (if applicable), or have obtained a waiver from the department.

BOT 105Keyboarding and Formatting I3

First Semester

BOT 103Business English3
BOT 106Intro to Business Computer Applications*3
BOT 110Skillbuilding I*1
BOT 130Office Systems Concepts3
MATH 120Business Mathematics*3
ENGL 121Composition I*3
Total Hours16

Second Semester

BOT 155Word Processing Application I*2
BUS 225Human Relations3
ACCT 121Accounting I3
BUS 121Introduction to Business3
BOT 150Records Management*3
BOT 180Business Spreadsheet Applications*1
or BOT 185 Business Database Applications*
Total Hours15

Third Semester

LAW 121Introduction to Law3
BOT 125Document Formatting*1
BUS 140Principles of Supervision3
or BUS 141 Principles of Management
BOT 255Word Processing Applications II*2
BUS 150Business Communications*3
Humanities Elective ^3
Total Hours15

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Fourth Semester

BOT Electives (see below)4
ECON 132Survey of Economics3
or ECON 230 Principles of Macroeconomics
BOT 275Office Internship I*1
BUS 243Human Resource Management3
BOT 265Computerized Office Applications*3
BOT 260Desktop Publishing for the Office*3
Total Hours17

BOT Electives

BOT 115Electronic Calculators1
BOT 118Skillbuilding II*1
BOT 180Business Spreadsheet Applications*1
BOT 185Business Database Applications*1
BOT 205Professional Image Development1
BOT 280Office Internship II*1

Total program hours: 63