Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3680
First Term: 2015 Fall   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 60-63
CIP Code: 52.0401
Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration

Instructional Council: Business/Management (03)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: 43-6011, 43-6014 


Description: 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



Required Courses
BPC110 Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) 3

BPC/OAS111AA Computer Keyboarding I 1
CIS113DE Microsoft Word: Word Processing 3
CIS121AE Windows Operating System: Level I 1
CIS133AA Internet/Web Development Level I-A 1
GBS131 Business Calculations 3
GBS151 Introduction to Business 3

GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3

MGT251 Human Relations in Business 3
Credits: 21

Program Competencies
1. Apply microcomputer software applications including word processing, database management, electronic spreadsheets, microcomputer graphics, and disk operating system. (BPC110, CIS105)
2. Produce business documents such as letters, memos, tables, and reports, utilizing keyboarding, proofreading and editing techniques. (BPC110, BPC/OAS111AA, CIS105)
3. Apply proper skill and techniques of 10-key equipment with speed and accuracy. (BPC/OAS111AA)
4. Use word processing software to produce documents applying business formatting including features and functions. (CIS113DE)
5. Use an operating system to control, operate and manage files utilizing basic commands and functions. (CIS121AE)
6. Access and use the Internet as a communication tool and as a source of information. (CIS133AA)
7. Identify and describe the communication process and various aspects of communication including barriers, styles, and active listening techniques. (GBS120)
8. Write a variety of business communications using proper grammar, punctuation, organization and style. (GBS120)
9. Prepare and present an oral presentation for a specific type of audience, including the use of visual aids. (GBS120)
10. Demonstrate proficiency in completing common arithmetic operations, reconciling bank statements, computing cash and trade discounts, calculating sales commissions and comparing simple and compound interest rates on loans. (GBS131)
11. Calculate depreciation rates and financial rations form an income statement and balance sheet. (GBS131)
12. Describe in writing economic systems, marketing functions, economic effects of international business, laws affecting business and consumers, and mergers and acquisitions. (GBS151)
13. Identify in writing aspects of owning and operating a small business, management functions, labor unions, major financial institutions, and basic accounting functions. (GBS151)
14. Apply interpersonal communication skills to the business workplace. (MGT251)
15. Identify and demonstrate positive human relation techniques and behaviors in individuals and the business organization. (MGT251)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 16, 2015

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.