Administrative Assistant
Major Code: 031A

Associate in Applied Science

The administrative assistant degree provides graduates the expert office skills and in-depth software knowledge needed to hold positions of responsibility and importance in many areas of the business world. This program raises the office skills of the student to a professional level through courses emphasizing teamwork and project management, and also gives the student a technical background through completion of technical skills courses. 

General Education Requirements15

Major Program Requirements33

  • ACC101 Introduction to Accounting or ACC202 Financial Accounting3
  • AOS113 PowerPoint Presentations for Business3
  • AOS114 Comprehensive Word Processing3
  • AOS130 Customer Service3
  • AOS140 Proofreading and Number Skills3
  • AOS205 Records Management3
  • AOS280 Administrative Office Systems3
  • BUS100 Introduction to Business3
  • BUS210 Legal Environment of Business or BUS211 Business Law3
  • CIS110 Business Information Systems3
  • CIS112 Comprehensive Excel Spreadsheet3

Electives12

Select electives from:  Accounting (ACC), Administrative Office Systems (AOS), Business Administration (BUS), Computer Information Systems (CIS), Economics (ECN), Entrepreneurship (ETR), Finance (FIN), Health Information Technology (HIT), Management (MGT), Marketing (MKT), Real Estate (REL), World Wide Web (WEB)

Total Semester Hours for Degree60