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College Catalog 2014-2015

Discontinued SP 2014

Administrative Support Technology Specialization
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Offered through AL, ELI, WO

Purpose:  This program is designed for individuals who seek employment in the field of administrative support technology, for those who are presently in that field and who wish 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/management specialists.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3
1AST 141 Word Processing I 3
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
2MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I 3
3PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 1
4SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   17
2nd Semester
AST 107 Editing/Proofreading Skills 3
5BUS 125 Applied Business Mathematics 3
BUS 200 Principles of Management 3
ENG 112 College Composition II 3
MKT 201 Introduction to Marketing 3
6___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   18
3rd Semester
BUS 201 Organizational Behavior 3
BUS 226 Computer Business Applications or 3
  AST  236  Specialized Software Application or  
  ITE  115  Intro. to Computer Application and Concepts  
7CST Elective 3
8___ Business Elective 3
9___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
ITD 110 Webpage Design I or 3
  ART  116  Design for the Web I or  
  ENG  123  Writing for the World Wide Web  
Total   18
4th Semester
AST 234 Records and Database Management 3
AST 243 Office Administration I 3
BUS 205 Human Resource Management 3
BUS 241 Business Law I 3
10ECO 120 Survey of Economics 3
3PED/RPK Elective 1
Total   16
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: AST 101 or division approval.

2 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 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

5 Students considering transfer should consult an academic advisor.

6 See social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.

7 Select from the following: CST 100, CST 110, CST 115, CST 126, CST 227, or CST 229.

8 It is strongly recommended that AST 260, AST 253, or ITE 140 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.

9 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.

10 Students considering transfer may take ECO 201 or 202 after consulting an academic advisor.