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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study


Administrative Support Technology Specialization
Code: Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Associate of Applied Science Degree   AL, WO, ELI
  Courses Credits Grade
Two Years
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3  
AST 107 Editing/Proofreading Skills 3  
1AST 141 Word Processing I 3  
AST 234 Records and Database Management 3  
AST 243 Office Administration I 3  
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3  
5BUS 125 Applied Business Mathematics 3  
BUS 200 Principles of Management 3  
BUS 201 Organizational Behavior 3  
BUS 205 Human Resource Management 3  
BUS 226 Computer Business Applications or 3  
  Specialized Software Application or    
  Intro. to Computer Application and Concepts    
BUS 241 Business Law I 3  
7___ Business Elective 3  
8CST Elective 3  
10ECO 120 Survey of Economics 3  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
ENG 112 College Composition II 3  
9___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3  
ITD 110 Webpage Design I or 3  
  Design for the Web I or    
  Writing for the World Wide Web    
MKT 201 Introduction to Marketing 3  
2MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I 3  
3PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 1  
3PED/RPK Elective 1  
6___ Social Science Elective 3  
4SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
Total   69  
Total credits for the Administrative Support Technology Specialization =69

Check course descriptions in this catalog for requirements regarding placement test and/or prerequisite.

1 Prerequisite is AST 101 or division approval.

2 Students may substitute a higher level of math. Consult an academic 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 an academic 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 an academic 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 an academic advisor.