Administrative Professional Technology

A.A.S. / CERTIFICATE / A.A.S. / CERTIFICATE

Program Information

Career Community: Business
Degree Type: A.A.S. / CERTIFICATE / A.A.S. / CERTIFICATE
Program Location: Main Campus

What is Business Office Concentration: Administrative Professional Technology A.A.S.?

EXPECTED HOURS FOR A.A.S. DEGREE: 63

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Office Concentration: Administrative Professional Technology, A.A.S. prepares individuals for employment in today’s dynamic workplace environment. Graduates will be equipped to adapt to the continual change that evolving technology demands.

What is Business Office Certificate?

EXPECTED HOURS FOR CERTIFICATE: 24

The Business Office Option: Administrative Professional Technology Technical Certificate is intended to prepare students for employment in a variety of business office settings and positions.

What is Legal Office Concentration: Administrative Professional Technology A.A.S.?

EXPECTED HOURS FOR A.A.S. DEGREE: 63

The Associate of Applied Science degree Legal Office Concentration: Administrative Professional Technology A.A.S. prepares individuals for employment in today’s dynamic workplace environment. Graduates will be equipped to adapt to the continual change that evolving technology demands.

What is Legal Office Certificate?

EXPECTED HOURS FOR CERTIFICATE: 24

The Legal Office Option: Administrative Professional Technology Technical Certificate is intended to prepare students for employment in a legal environment.

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Program Outcomes

Upon completion of these programs, students will be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate skill development in software applications.
  • Perform electronic and routine office procedures.
  • Prepare documents pertinent to an office environment.
  • Explain proper management protocol for office files.
  • Demonstrate use of specialty vocabulary through effective office communication.
  • Develop decision-making and problem-solving skills.

What Are My Options to Pay for This Degree?

Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov. A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid and must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

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Classes You Might Take

Business Office Concentraion Degree

  • ENGL 1010 – English Composition I (3 credits)
  • GEN 1010 – First Year Seminar (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1305 – Business English (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1309 – Records Management (3 credits)
  • Choose one:
    • ADMN 1302 – Keyboarding/Formatting I (3 credits)
    • BUSN 1302 – Keyboarding with Word Processing (3 credits)
  • INFS 1010 – Computer Applications (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1308 – Office Procedures (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1322 – Presentation Applications (3 credits)
  • MATH 1530 – Introductory Statistics (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1311 – Word Processing I (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1312 – Keyboarding/Formatting II (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1313 – Spreadsheet Applications (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2322 – Introduction to Basic Law (3 credits)
  • COMM 2025 – Fundamentals of Communication (3 credits)
  • PHIL 1040 – Introduction to Ethics (3 credits)
  • Choose one:
    • ECON 2100 – Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)
    • ECON 2200 – Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1304 – Transcription/Editing (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1310 – Business Communications (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2375 – Career Development and Planning (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2395 – APT Internship (3 credits)
  • Choose one:
    • ADMN 2330 – Database Applications (3 credits)
    • CITC 1303 – Database Concepts (3 credits)

Business Office Certificate

  • ADMN 1305 – Business English (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1309 – Records Management (3 credits)
  • INFS 1010 – Computer Applications (3 credits)
  • Choose one:
    • ADMN 1302 – Keyboarding/Formatting I (3 credits)
    • BUSN 1302 – Keyboarding with Word Processing (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1308 – Office Procedures (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1311 – Word Processing I (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1304 – Transcription/Editing (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1312 – Keyboarding/Formatting II (3 credits) 

Legal Office Concentration Degree

  • ADMN 1305 – Business English (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1309 – Records Management (3 credits)
  • GEN 1010 – First Year Seminar (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2322 – Introduction to Basic Law (3 credits)
  • Choose one:
    • ADMN 1302 – Keyboarding/Formatting I (3 credits)
    • BUSN 1302 – Keyboarding with Word Processing (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1308 – Office Procedures (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1311 – Word Processing I (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2306 – Legal Terminology & Transcription (3 credits)
  • ENGL 1010 – English Composition I (3 credits)
  • INFS 1010 – Computer Applications (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1312 – Keyboarding/Formatting II (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1313 – Spreadsheet Applications (3 credits)
  • COMM 2025 – Fundamentals of Communication (3 credits) 
  • LEGL 1306 – Law Practice Management (3 credits)
  • MATH 1530 – Introductory Statistics (3 credits)
  • PHIL 1040 – Introduction to Ethics (3 credits)
  • BUSN 2370 – Legal Environment of Business (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1310 – Business Communications (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2375 – Career Development and Planning (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2395 – APT Internship (3 credits)
  • Choose one:
    • ECON 2100 – Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)
    • ECON 2200 – Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)

Legal Office Certificate

  • ADMN 1305 – Business English (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1309 – Records Management (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2322 – Introduction to Basic Law (3 credits)
  • Choose one:
    • ADMN 1302 – Keyboarding/Formatting I (3 credits)
    • BUSN 1302 – Keyboarding with Word Processing (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1308 – Office Procedures (3 credits)
  • ADMN 2306 – Legal Terminology & Transcription (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1312 – Keyboarding/Formatting II (3 credits) 
  • INFS 1010 – Computer Applications (3 credits)

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels worldwide and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Every quality business program worldwide is accredited. Click here for public information about the program.

Business Department Mission Statement:

The business department empowers future leaders through exceptional business education, with a focus on fostering innovation, ethics, and leaderships skills. Our mission includes a commitment to continuous assessment, ensuring students acquire the knowledge and skills needed for success.

Program Results:

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