Administrative Professional

Associate of Applied Science Degree
10-106-6

Businesses depend on high-quality, accurate information. If you value organization, care about details, and understand the importance of clear communication and current technology skills, developing those talents as an administrative professional may be just what you need to succeed.

The Administrative Assistant program prepares individuals in the software/hardware, administrative, and interpersonal skills needed to perform the duties of administrative support personnel. With additional education and/or work experience, there is opportunity for advancement into supervisory or managerial positions.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate effective workplace communications
  • Apply technology skills to business and administrative tasks
  • Perform routine administrative procedures
  • Manage administrative projects
  • Maintain internal and external relationships
  • Model professionalism in the workplace

Graduates Have Found Employment As

  • Administrative Assistant/Secretary
  • Administrative Support
  • Desktop Publisher Specialist
  • Information Coordinator
  • Information Processing Specialist
  • Office Assistant
  • Office Support
  • Program Assistant
  • Project Coordinator
  • Receptionist
  • Secretary
  • Transcriptionist
  • Word Processor
Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
102-148 Introduction to Business and Management 3
103-132 Intro to Adobe Illustrator 1
103-133 Intro to Photoshop - Designing and Editing 1
103-138 Word Documents 2
106-127 Administrative Office Communications 3
203-130 Intro to Video - Capture and Edit 1
203-131 Intro to Digital Photography & Color 1
801-136 English Composition 1 3
 Credits15
Semester 2
102-109 Business Careers Planning and Communication 3
103-107 Intermediate Excel 2
103-134 Intro to InDesign & Layout 1
104-102 Marketing Principles 3
106-142 Customer Service Essentials 1
201-114 Typography 1
804-134
Mathematical Reasoning
or Intermediate Algebra with Applications
3
 Credits14
Semester 3
101-111 Accounting I 4
104-156 Social Media Marketing 2
106-144 Meeting and Event Planning 2
196-193 Human Resource Management 3
201-121 Intro to Graphic Design 2
801-198 Speech 3
 Credits16
Semester 4
101-135 Payroll Accounting 2
102-155 Introduction to Project Management 3
103-126 Introduction to QuickBooks 1
106-147 Administrative Office Management 1 1
106-150 Administrative Office Management 2 1
106-148 Administrative Professional Internship 1
809-143
Microeconomics
or Intro to American Government
3
809-198 Introduction to Psychology 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits60

General Education Courses

801-136English Composition 13
801-198Speech3
809-198Introduction to Psychology3
809-143Microeconomics3
or 809-122 Intro to American Government
804-134Mathematical Reasoning3
or 804-118 Intermediate Algebra with Applications