Program Overview

The Business Assistant Associate's Degree offers an advanced layer of core training for business and office assistants for a variety of duties. The business assistant curriculum enriches the chosen career of all who work in a professional office setting. This program trains business and office assistants for a variety of duties. Advanced core training for this program includes organizational behavior and interpersonal relations curriculum, Quickbooks accounting software training, and management principles with an emphasis on effective leadership.


AS Degree Requirements Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 27 units Units
ACTG 100 Accounting Procedures 3 units
ACTG 200 QuickBooks 3 units
BUS. 100 Introduction to Business 3 units
BUS. 101 Human Relations in the Workplace 3 units
BUS. 103 Introduction to Business Information Systems 3 units
BUS. 401 Business Communications 3 units
CBOT 432 Introduction to Computer Applications 3 units
CBOT 435 Spreadsheets 3 units
MGMT 100 Introduction to Business Management 3 units
Selective Courses, choose a minimum of 3 units from the following: Units
CBOT 415 Beginning Computer Keyboarding 1.5 units
CBOT 417 Skill Building 1.5 units
CBOT 448 Using Microsoft Windows 1.5 units
CBOT 470 Advanced Spreadsheets 1.5 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
Total Required Major Units: 30

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.