Administrative Support (ADSU)
(CIP Code 520408)45 Semester Hours
The Administrative Support Diploma in Applied Science program is designed for individuals who desire to develop skills as proficient office support personnel in an electronic office environment. Students will develop skills in the following areas: keyboarding and input technologies, word processing, spreadsheets, database management applications, web page design, effective communication and customer service. Students may apply courses in the Administrative Support Diploma toward the Associate Degree in Applied Science with a major in Administrative Office Technology.
Graduates of this program are prepared for careers in a variety of administrative professional positions in any global business environment.
Authorized certification course materials (MOS—Microsoft Office Specialist) are used in a variety of the courses. Graduates are encouraged to obtain their MOS certification.
General Education Core Requirements - 9 Credit Hours
ENG 101 English Composition I
MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics
------ Social/Behavioral Science Elective
This program of study requires that all developmental courses must be completed prior to graduation. These developmental courses may or may not be prerequisites to courses required in the program. Developmental courses are determined by placement tests taken at the time of admission into the College. The developmental courses are MAT 031, MAT 032, RDG 032, and ENG 032. These courses do not count for credit in any program of study.
courses required to complete this program
Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:
AOT 104 Keyboarding and Input Technologies 303
COL 105 Freshman Seminar 303
CPT 101 Introduction to Computers 303
ENG 101 English Composition I 303
MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics 303
AOT 110 Document Formatting 303
BUS 130 Business Communications 303
CPT 174 Microcomputer Spreadsheets 303
CPT 179 Microcomputer Word Processing 303
------ Social/Behavioral Science Elective303
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 303
AOT 180 Customer Service 303
AOT 251 Administrative Systems and Procedures 303
CPT 172 Microcomputer Database 303
IST 222 Introduction to Webpage Production 303
This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Business, Management & Administration