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Administrative Services AAS Degree: Office ApplicationsAssociate of Applied Science

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First Year

First Semester Courses 12 Credits
POFT 1301 Business English 3
POFT 1329 Beginning Keyboarding 3
ITSC 1301 Introdution to Computers 3
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework: 1st Year Experience 3
Second Semester Courses 9 Credits
POFT 1325 Business Math Using Technology 3
ITSW 1301 Introduction to Word Processing 3
ITSW 1304 Introduction to Spreadsheets 3

Second Year

First Semester Courses 6 Credits
ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database 3
ITSC 2331 Integrated Software Applications III 3
Second Semester Courses 12 Credits
POFT 1309 Administrative Office Procedures I 3
POFT 2331 Administrative Project Solutions 3
BMGT 1309 Information and Project Management 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
Third Semester Courses 8 Credits
ENGL 1301 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Elective Life & Physical Sciences 4
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Wellness 1
Fourth Semester Courses 13 Credits
POFT 1132 Workplace Diversity 1
Elective Speech1 3
Elective Social/Behavioral Sciences1 3
Elective Creative Arts or Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
POFT 2380-or-POFT 2386 Cooperative Education - Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science General4-or-Internship - Administrative Assistant4 3
Administrative Support AAS - Office Applications Degree Program Total 60 Credits

Credits earned in the Business Operations Assistant Certificate Level I and Administrative Support Services Certificate Level II: Office Applications Specialty programs may be applied to this degree.

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Program Details

Administrative Services programs provide students with the skills, knowledge, and atti­tudes needed for the current and future office environment. Skills include time manage­ment, human/customer relations, administrative management, information management, oral and written communications, word processing, spread­sheets, presentations, document formatting, and Internet research.

A wide variety of job opportunities are avail­able to program graduates in many types of offices. Jobs include receptionist, office assistant, administrative assistant, medical administrative specialist, medical administrative assistant, medical office administration professions, and office applications specialist. After a few years in the field, graduates can become an executive assistant, office manager, or office coordinator. Skilled administrative profession­als are expected to be in demand in several industries, including education, manufacturing, construction, financial services, employment services, health care and social assistance, local government, and energy production.

The Administrative Services Associate of Applied Science degrees are awarded for successful completion of 60 credit hours that include a common core of academic courses and a maximum selection of technical courses based upon specialization.

Medical office specialty only: At some facilities, students may be required to show proof of immunizations such as Hepatitis B, tuberculosis, tetanus, and MMR (mumps, measles, rubella). These costs are incurred by the student.

Graduation Requirement

The general education core will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities, and the degree will transfer in whole to some universities. Through articulation, some students may have earned college credit while in high school. Contact a counselor, division advisor, or faculty member at any college for specific information about articulation and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses

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