Associate in Applied Science in Administrative Professional

Business

Degree Information

Academic Plan

AAS Administrative Professional

Academic Plan Code

3680

Credits

60–63

Career Pathway

Associated Programs

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administrative Professional degree is designed to provide training for various office support positions. These positions are generally identified as entry level (clerical), information processing, or advanced administrative support. The curriculum incorporates language, people, and technological skills essential for job success. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: MC, PC

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Term 1

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
15
RC BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or
Survey of Computer Information Systems
3
RC CIS121AE Windows Operating System: Level I 1
RC CIS133AA Internet/Web Development Level I-A 1
RC BPC111AA or
OAS111AA
Computer Keyboarding I or
Computer Keyboarding I
1
FYC ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
3
HU Humanities Any approved general education course from the Humanities, Arts and Design area 3
RC GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
12-15
RC CIS113DE Microsoft Word: Word Processing 3
RC GBS151 Introduction to Business 3
FYC ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
3
Critical Rdg Critical Reading Any approved general education course from the Critical Reading area OR Equivalent as indicated by assessment Recommended course: CRE101 0–3
SB SBU200 Society and Business 3

Term 3

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
17
RC GBS131 Business Calculations 3
MAT Mathematics 3
Oral Com Communication 3
RE Restricted Elective 8

Term 4

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
16
RC MGT251 Human Relations in Business 3
NS Natural Science 4
RE Restricted Elective 9

Program Electives

Students should select 17 credits from the following courses in consultation with a Department Advisor to fulfil the Restricted Elective requirement.

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RE ACC111 Accounting Principles I 3
RE ACC115 Computerized Accounting 2
RE CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet 3
RE CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management 3
RE CIS118AB Powerpoint: Level I 1
RE CIS122AE Windows Operating System: Level II 1
RE GBS205 Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business 3
RE MGT+++ Any MGT Management prefixed course 1–17
RE MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3

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