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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3680
Effective Term: 2023 Fall   

Award: AAS
Total Credits: 62-70
CIP Code: 52.0401

Instructional Council: Business/Management
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: Upon completion of this degree, students may pursue a career as:

43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in the Administrative Professional degree is designed to provide training for various office positions. The curriculum incorporates people and technological skills essential for job success. Includes instruction in business communications, office procedures, public relations, accounting, records management, and report preparation. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Administrative Professional is also available.

Learning Outcomes
1. Apply effective oral, written, and visual business communication skills. (GBS120, FYC, [COM])
2. Apply current technology to specific business tasks. (BPC110, CIS105, CIS113DE, CIS114DE, BPC101AA, BPC/OAS111AA, CIS133AA, CIS121AI, CIS121AE, CIS122AE, MKT110, CIS103, CIS214DE, CIS133DA, CIS117DM, ACC115)
3. Create advanced business documents, reports, spreadsheets, and presentations. (ACC115, BPC101AA, BPC110, CIS105, CIS113DE, CIS114DE, CIS117DM, CIS214DE)
4. Demonstrate critical thinking through written and oral formats. (CIS214DE, GBS120, GBS151, GBS205, MGT251, FYC, [SG/SQ], (CRE))
5. Apply functions of modern business, including business principles and marketing to business situations. (GBS151, MKT271, MKT110)
6. Use the Internet as a communication tool and information resource. (BPC101AA, BPC110, CIS103, CIS105, CIS133AA, CIS133DA, GBS120, GBS205, MKT110)
7. Analyze legal, ethical and social implications of business decisions and their impact on various individuals, groups and societies. (GBS151, GBS205, MKT110, SBU200)
8. Apply mathematics to common business calculations. (ACC+++, ACC115, BPC110, CIS105, CIS114DE, CIS214DE, GBS131, [MA])
9. Apply effective interpersonal and customer service skills in the workplace. (GBS120, MGT126, MGT251)
10. Apply professional behavior and ethics. (CIS105, GBS151, GBS205, MGT126, MGT251 SBU200, [HU])
Program Notes
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Required Courses
ACC115 Computerized Accounting 3

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

CIS113DE Microsoft Word: Word Processing 3
CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet 3

FYE101 Introduction to College, Career and Personal Success (1) OR
FYE103 Exploration of College, Career and Personal Success (3) 1-3

GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3
GBS131 Business Calculations 3
GBS151 Introduction to Business 3

Select three (3) of the following courses:
BPC101AA Introduction to Computers I 1
BPC/OAS111AA Computer Keyboarding I 1
CIS121AE Windows Operating System: Level I 1
CIS121AI Mac Operating System 1
+ CIS122AE Windows Operating System: Level II 1
CIS133AA Internet/Web Development Level I-A 1
Credits: 25-27

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 28, 2022

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.