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Administrative Professional — Accelerated

Associate in Applied Science Degree
School of Business
Oak Creek Campus
Program Code: 10-106-6.AA


For Information:
414-571-4500

Overview — This Accelerated program allows you to earn your Administrative Professional associate degree in as few as 16 months. Classes are offered one evening each week, year-round. To earn the A.A.S. degree, General Studies courses must be completed in addition to the Accelerated schedule of Technical Studies courses.

The core responsibilities for administrative assistants include performing and coordinating an office’s administrative activities and storing, retrieving and integrating information. As reliance on technology continues to expand in offices, administrative assistants also are expected to provide training and orientation for new staff, conduct online research, and operate and troubleshoot office technologies.

The Administrative Professional degree is also available in a nonaccelerated format.


Dual Degree Option — You can take extra courses to earn the Legal Administrative Professional — Accelerated degree. See your program advisor for details.

Added Career Value — Earn the Office Technology Assistant technical diploma on your way to completing this associate degree. Courses marked with a  ^ symbol in the list of courses below are needed for the diploma program.


Career Outlook — Administrative professionals will have among the largest number of job openings due to growth and the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or retire. Opportunities are best for those having extensive knowledge of computer software applications.


Program Learning Outcomes — Employers will expect graduates to: 

  • Demonstrate effective office/business communication
  • Apply technology skills to business and administrative tasks
  • Perform routine administrative office procedures
  • Manage administrative projects
  • Maintain business relationships
  • Model professionalism in the office/business environment
  • Key at a rate of 55 wpm with 95% accuracy 


Preparation for Admission
— The following are required for admission to this Accelerated program:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment
  • Two years of work experience (full-time or part-time)

 

Possible Careers:
Administrative Assistant
Administrative Secretary
Administrative Support
Information Manager
Information Specialist

 

Related Programs:
Legal Administrative Professional - Accelerated
Office Technology Assistant

 

Start Dates: August/January

This program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.


Curriculum effective 2013-14.

TECHNICAL STUDIES

Credits

 

(S) is summer session.

 

 

 

(1)


OFTECH-101

Windows 7 and Word 2010 Keyboarding Shortcuts ^

3


(1)


OFTECH-103

Keyboard and Keypad ^

1

 

(1)

 

OFTECH-122

Business English Essentials ^

3

 

(1)   OFTECH-136 Keyboarding Skill Development 1 ‡ ^

1

 
(2)   OFTECH-102 Office Technologies ‡ ^

3

 
(2)   OFTECH-119 Information Management ^

3

 

(2)


OFTECH-133 

Business Document Production 1 ‡ ^

3


(2)


OFTECH-146

Keyboarding Skill Development 2 ‡

1


(S)


ACCTG-102

Basic Office Accounting ^

3


(S)


OFTECH-137

Business Document Production 2 ‡

3


(3)


OFTECH-123

Machine Transcription: Business  Proofreading/Editing Administration ‡

3

 

(3)


OFTECH-165

Administrative Office Procedures 1 ‡ ^

3


(3)

 

OFTECH-184

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint ‡ ^

3

 

(4)

 

OFTECH-185

MS Office - Intermediate

3

 

(4)


OFTECH-196

Administrative Professional Internship ‡

1


(4)   RBUS-180 Business Career Planning ^

1

 
(4)   RBUS-111 Business Communications ‡ 

3

 
(4)   RBUS-102 Mathematics of Business

3

 

GENERAL STUDIES

 

 



ECON-195

Economics

3

 

 

 



OR Any 200-series ECON course

 

 


 

ENG-151 and

Communication Skills 1 ‡

3

 


 

ENG-152

Communication Skills 2 ‡

3

 

 

 



OR ENG-201 and any 200-series ENG or SPEECH course

 

 



NATSCI-167

Science of Technology

3




NATSCI-169

Energy in Nature, Technology and Society

3


 

 


OR Any 200-series NATSCI course

 

 


 

PSYCH-199

Psychology of Human Relations

3

 

 

 


OR Any 200-series PSYCH course

 

 


 

SOCSCI-197

Contemporary American Society

3

 

 

 


OR Any 200-series SOCSCI or HIST course

 

 

 

 


ELECTIVES


Suggested Electives: Choose courses to total 3 elective credits


3

 

 

 

RBUS-141

Legal Terminology and Court Structure

 

 


OFTECH-124

Medical Office Terminology 1

 



OFTECH-156

Keyboarding Skill Development 3 ‡


TOTAL CREDITS: 68

‡ Prerequisite required.

^ These courses are required for the related Office Technology Assistant diploma program.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

Students who have not been accepted, or have not decided on a program, may begin with GENERAL STUDIES courses, if course prerequisites have been met.

For course descriptions, class times, locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

 

Page updated July 2013.