Jul 22, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog/Student Handbook 
  
2019-2020 Catalog/Student Handbook

Administrative Support Technology, AAS


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(Christanna and John H. Daniel Campuses)

Award: Associate of Applied Science

Length: Sixty-four credit hour program

Purpose: By 2022, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment for administrative assistants will grow by 13.2 percent. This curriculum is designed to prepare students for full-time employment immediately upon completion of the community college program. Persons who are seeking their first employment in an office position as well as those who are seeking a promotion may benefit from this curriculum.

Occupational Objectives

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Executive Assistant
  • Executive Secretary
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Office Manager
  • Office Services Specialist
  • Technical Secretary

Admission Requirements: In additional to the admission requirements established for the college, entry in the Administrative Support Technology program requires competency in English and Math Essentials (MTE 1-3) as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic test, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE and ENF requirements or equivalents.

Program Description: The two-year program includes instruction in areas required for competence as office support personnel in business, government, industry, and other organizations. Approximately one-half of the curriculum will include courses in Administrative Support Technology with the remaining courses in related subjects, general education, and elective credits. Students are encouraged to consult with their faculty advisor to plan their program and to select electives. Upon satisfactory completion of the program requirements, students will be awarded an Associate of Applied Science degree in Administrative Support Technology.

Contact For More Information: 

Crystal T. Jones 434-949-1035

 

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Required Courses


Approved Social Science Elective


Students should consult with the institution to which they are transferring to see which social science and humanities courses are required. Please see General Education Elective Course Selection  for a list of acceptable social science and humanities electives.

Total Credits: 16


Second Semester


Total Credits: 18


Health or Physical Education Elective: Choose One of the Following


Approved Business Elective: Choose One of the Following


Total Credits: 17


Approved Humanities Elective: Choose One of the Following


Students should consult with the institution to which they are transferring to see which social science and humanities courses are required. Please see General Education Elective Course Selection  for a list of acceptable social science and humanities electives.

Health or Physical Education Elective: Choose One of the Following


Total Credits: 13


Total Credit for Degree: 64


¹Students should consult with the institution to which they are transferring to see which social science and humanities courses are required. Please see General Education Elective Course Selection  for a list of acceptable social science and humanities electives.

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