NVCC 1997-1998 Catalog
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Associate in Applied Science Degree AL, AN

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Purpose: This curriculum 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 professionals and office administration and management specialists.

Recommended Preparation: The student should possess a proficiency in high school English and a strong background in basic arithmetic operations.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   AST101Keyboarding I3
   AST119Shorthand I or
   AST 123 Speedwriting I or
Business Elective3
   BUS100Introduction to Business3
   ENG111College Composition I3
   IST100Intro. to Information Systems3
   AST102Keyboarding II 3
   AST107Editing/Proofreading Skills 3
   AST141Word Processing 1 3
   AST232Microcomputer Office Applications or 
   AST 236 Specialized Software Applications 3
   MTH120Introduction to Mathematics 3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication 3

Total Credits/Semester1618

1 Business electives may be selected from ACC, BUS, IST, or AST prefixes.

In order to qualify for this degree, students must complete one of the two specializations.

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