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2016-17 Catalog 
2016-17 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Office Administration - Administrative Executive Assistant, AAS

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Program Code: AASEX

The Administrative Executive Assistant associate degree program prepares students for careers as administrative assistants, executive secretaries, and/or office managers. Employment opportunities are found in every industry, including manufacturing, construction, wholesale and retail trade, banking, insurance, real estate, education, government and health care facilities. This curriculum provides skills in business communications, interpersonal relations, keyboarding and word processing, accounting principles, spreadsheets, records and database management, office procedures, and on-the-job training. This program affords students the opportunity to tailor the electives to courses that will better meet their goals such as courses in management, web development, or transcription.

Program Outcomes/Objectives:

When students complete this program, they will be able to:

  1. demonstrate professional verbal and nonverbal communication skills expected in the business world.
  2. produce documents at mailable industry standards in the areas of speed, coding, formats, and input technologies.
  3. utilize software and equipment to efficiently produce office documents.
  4. demonstrate organization, prioritization, and scheduling skills.
  5. utilize critical thinking/problem solving skills to manage resources (people, procedures, information, equipment, and environment).
  6. apply language arts skills effectively.

Suggested Course Sequence

Range Total Credit Hours/Range Total Contact Hours = 63/63

* Students placing out of OA 110  can earn the required 63 credits needed for the program by taking ACD 140  , CIS 202  , or CIS 205  .
** or MTH 102  or higher.
*** Can also be taken in summer semester. An application is required; inquire in Room 200, A. J. Theisen Building for application process and deadlines.

NOTE: Upon successful completion of the required courses, all graduation competencies will be satisfied. Completion of entire Office Administration program constitutes one GA competency.

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