Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3237
First Term: 2015 Fall   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 60
CIP Code: 52.0407

Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration
Instructional Council: Business/Management (03)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Not Found


Description: The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Administrative Technology degree is designed to give a student a well-rounded preparation for a career in an office environment in the public or private sector. The degree includes a wide range of business and computer skills and applications as well as general education.



Required Courses
ACC111 Accounting Principles I 3
+ ACC115 Computerized Accounting 2

BPC110 Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
CIS183AH Microsoft Office (3) OR
+ BPC/OAS130DK Beginning Word (1) AND
CIS118AB PowerPoint: Level I (1) AND
CIS117AM Database Management: Microsoft Access - Level I (1) 3

CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet 3
+ BPC/OAS131DK Intermediate Word 1

ECN211 Macroeconomic Principles (3) OR
ECN212 Microeconomic Principles (3) 3

GBS110 Human Relations in Business and Industry 3
+ GBS233 Business Communication 3
MGT101 Techniques of Supervision 3
+ OAS101AB Computer Typing I: Letters, Tables, and Reports 1
+ OAS101AC Computer Typing I: Production and Manuscripts 1
OAS108 Business English 3
OAS118 10-Key by Touch 1

CSM/TQM101 Quality Customer Service 3

Credits: 33

Program Competencies
1. Apply generally accepted accounting principles and procedures by analyzing, processing, and reporting information for users of common basic financial statements. (ACC111)
2. Use a microcomputer accounting system for a business situation. (ACC115)
3. Explore computer operations and uses in word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. (BPC110, CIS117AM, CIS118AB, BPC/OAS130DK, CIS105, CIS183AH)
4. Use spreadsheet skills for solving business problems using Excel, including calculations, forecasting, projections, macro programming, database searching, extraction, linking, statistics, and matrix manipulation. (CIS114DE)
5. Organize, setup, maintain, and design reports using a database. (BPC110, CIS117AM, CIS105, CIS183AH)
6. Create charts, graphs, and graphic drawings/files using a microcomputer graphics package. (BPC110, CIS118AB, CIS105, CIS183AH)
7. Use components of a word processing application to create, edit, and print documents using a microcomputer. (BPC/OAS130DK, BPC/OAS131DK)
8. List and describe fundamental computer concepts and perform elementary word processing, spreadsheet, database, and programming applications. (BPC110, CIS105, CIS183AH)
9. Use Microsoft Office to prepare and edit correspondence, develop spreadsheets, create and manipulate data files, and design and extract charts and graphs. (BPC110, CIS183AH)
10. Describe basic economic institutions and factors, theories of consumers choice, income distribution, and related macroeconomic and microeconomic topics as related to a business setting. (ECN211, ECN212)
11. Define practical human behavior principles related to peers, subordinates, and supervisors in business organizations. (GBS110)
12. Communicate effectively in writing and orally in a manner appropriate to the business situation. (GBS233)
13. Apply the five functions of planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and coordinating to meet organizational goals. (MGT101)
14. Master the keyboard including horizontal and vertical centering; use correct word division; type business letters with envelopes, multicolumn tables, outlines, and manuscripts. (OAS101AB, OAS101AC)
15. Edit correspondence including the identification of sentence fragments, distinguishing parts of speech, punctuating, spelling, and capitalizing. (OAS108)
16. Demonstrate touch system on ten-key pad. (OAS118)
17. Demonstrate the attitudes, knowledge, and skills needed to work effectively in a quality customer service environment. (TQM101)
Last Updated: 6-26-07

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