NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog
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Administrative Support Technology Specialization AL, WO  

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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.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ACC211Principles of Accounting I3
AST141Word Processing I3
   BUS100Introduction to Business3
   ENG111College Composition I3
MTH120Introduction to Mathematics3
PED116Lifetime Fitness and Wellness1
   AST107Editing and Proofreading 3
BUS125Applied Business Mathematics 3
   BUS200Principles of Management 3
   ENG112College Composition II 3
   MKT201Principles of Marketing 3
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1718

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   BUS201Organizational Behavior3
   BUS226Microcomputer Appli. in Business or
   AST236 Specialized Software Appli. or
   IST117 Intro. to Microcomputer
___Business Elective3
   IST129Webpage Design I or
   ART116 Design for the Web I or
   ENG123 Writing for the World Wide Web3
   SPD110 Intro. to Speech Communication3
   AST234Records and Database Management 3
   AST243Office Administration I 3
   BUS205Human Resource Management 3
   BUS241Business Law I 3
ECO120Survey of Economics 3

Total Credits/Semester1516

Total credits for the Business Management A.A.S. Degree with a Specialization in Administrative Support Technology = 66.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

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 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 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

4 Students considering a transfer should consult a faculty advisor.

5 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (including anthropology). Students considering transfer, may substitute ECO 201 or 202 after consulting a faculty advisor.

6 It is strongly recommended that AST 260, Presentation Software, AST 253, Desktop Publishing I or IST 123 Spreadsheet Software be taken for this elective. Other business electives may be selected from accounting, acquisitions, administrative support technology, marketing, or real estate. Students considering transfer should consult a faculty advisor for appropriate choices.

7 Students considering transfer may take ECO 201 or 202 after consulting a faculty advisor.

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