Administrative Office Technology (ADOT)

(CIP Code 520401)

69 Semester Hours

The Administrative Office Technology Associate Degree in Applied Science program is designed for individuals who want to become administrative professionals in an electronic office environment. Students will develop skills in the following areas: keyboarding, word processing, spreadsheets, database management applications, desktop publishing, web page design, presentation graphics, accounting, effective communication and customer service, and office management skills.

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 - 15 Credit Hours

ENG 101 English Composition I

MAT 101 Beginning Algebra


MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics

SPC 205 Public Speaking

------ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

------ Social/Behavioral Science Elective

Developmental Courses

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 101 Beginning Algebra 303


MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics



AOT 110 Document Formatting 303

BUS 130 Business Communications 303

CPT 174 Microcomputer Spreadsheets 303

CPT 179 Microcomputer Word Processing 303

SPC 205 Public Speaking 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



ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 303

AOT 210 Document Production 303


AOT 212 Medical Document Productions

IST 281 Presentation Graphics 303

------ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective303

------ Social/Behavioral Science Elective303



AOT 254 Office Simulation 303

AOT 256 Office Management Skills 303


MGT 101 Principles of Management

AOT 265 Office Desktop Publishing 303

------ Departmental Approved Elective303



69069Program Total


This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Business, Management & Administration

Departmental Approved Electives

ACC 124 Individual Tax Procedures

ACC 150 Payroll Accounting

AHS 102 Medical Terminology

AHS 105 Medical Ethics and Law

AHS 131 Computers in Healthcare

AOT 210 Document Production

AOT 212 Medical Document Productions

AOT 213 Legal Document Production

BUS 110 Entrepreneurship

BUS 121 Business Law I

CPT 242 Database

CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice

CRJ 115 Criminal Law I

MGT 101 Principles of Management

MGT 150 Fundamentals of Supervision

MKT 101 Marketing

SPA 101 Elementary Spanish I

SPA 105 Conversational Spanish

Program Contact

Croteau, Kevan H. Department Chair, Information Technology