Purpose: This specialization is designed for persons who seek employment in the field of administrative support technology, for those who are presently in that field and who desire to increase their knowledge and update their skills, and for those who must augment their abilities in other fields with knowledge and skills regarding office technology. Occupational objectives include administrative support professional and office administration/management specialists.
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1 Prerequisite is AST 101 or division approval.
2 Students may substitute a higher level of math. Consult a faculty advisor for appropriate selection.
3 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
4 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
5 Students considering a transfer should consult a faculty advisor.
6 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.
7 It is strongly recommended that AST 260, Presentation Software, AST 253, Advanced Desktop Publishing I or ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software be taken for this elective. Other business electives may be selected from accounting, administrative support technology, contract management, marketing, or real estate. Students considering transfer should consult a faculty advisor for appropriate choices.
8 The CST elective may be selected from the following: CST 100, 110, 115, 126, 227 or 229.
9 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.
10 Students considering transfer may take ECO 201 or 202 after consulting a faculty advisor.