Program Overview

This Certificate and Degree prepares the person to perform high-level administrative support tasks such as compiling correspondence, preparing statistical reports, scheduling appointments, assisting clients in person and over the phone, arranging conference calls, taking and distributing minutes of meetings, handling information requests, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files. These positions require the employee to interact effectively with coworkers and multitask. This person may train and supervise lower-level clerical personnel.


AS Degree Requirements Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 17 units Units
BUS. 101 Human Relations in the Workplace 3 units
BUS. 401 Business Communications 3 units
CBOT 435 Spreadsheets 3 units
CBOT 457 Using PowerPoint in Business 2 units
CBOT 472 Beginning Word Processing 1.5 units
CBOT 474 Intermediate Word Processing 1.5 units
CBOT 475 Using Outlook 1.5 units
CBOT 476 Adobe Acrobat 1.5 units
Selective Courses, choose a minimum of 10 units from the following courses: Units
ACTG 100 Accounting Procedures 3 units
ACTG 200 QuickBooks 3 units
BUS. 100 Introduction to Business 3 units
BUS. 201 Business Law 3 units
CBOT 470 Advanced Spreadsheets 1.5 units
MATH 120 Intermediate Algebra 5 units
Total Required Major Units: 27

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.