Students following the study plan below will complete the Administrative Professional associate degree in the number of semesters shown.
10-103-111 Micro: Windows/Computer Basics
10-103-121 Micro: Word-Intro
10-103-122 Micro: Word-Part 2
10-103-151 Micro: PowerPoint-Intro
10-105-102 Career Planning
10-106-102 Info Process Principles
10-106-107 Keyboard-Speed Building 1
10-106-131 Proofreading/Editing Essen 1
10-106-153 Professional Profile
* 10-801-136 English Composition 1
** 10-890-101 College 101
10-103-131 Micro: Excel-Intro
10-103-141 Micro: Access-Intro
10-106-127 Admin Business Procedures 1
10-106-132 Proofreading/Editing Essen 2
10-106-142 Software Projects
10-106-154 Records Management
10-106-157 Office Politics
10-106-172 Telephone/Messaging Skills
10-804-123 Math w Business Apps
10-103-132 Micro: Excel-Part 2
10-103-142 Micro: Access-Part 2
10-103-163 Micro: Expression Web
10-105-103 Career Preparation
10-106-125 Skills for Admin Leadership
10-106-136 Admin Business Procedures 2
10-809-197 Contemporary Amer Society
10-809-199 Psychology Of Human Relations
10-101-103 Accounting Principles-Applied
10-106-137 Integrated Software Applic
10-106-199 Admin Prof Career Experience
10-801-197 Technical Reporting
10-809-172 Intro to Diversity Studies
* Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in 10-801-136, English Composition to enroll in 10-801-197, Technical Reporting.
**The credit for 10-890-101, College 101, is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program credit requirements.
Portfolio: Students are required to complete a program portfolio prior to graduation.
Micro: Publication Software, 10-103-165
Supervisors-Personal Skills, 10-196-164
Customer Service, 10-104-191
These courses provide an opportunity for students to develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding required for employment in this field.
10-101-103 ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES-APPLIED ...the accounting fundamentals, recording of business transactions, preparation of financial statements, accrual accounting, accounting for service enterprises and merchandising businesses, payroll, and use of Quickbooks software.
10-103-111 MICRO: WINDOWS/COMPUTER BASICS ...Windows desktop elements, help features, folder and file management (create, delete, move, find file), and Search strategies. Blackboard, internet, and e-mail usage.
10-103-121 MICRO: WORD-INTRODUCTION ...word processing basics including creating, revising, formatting, printing; sections, tabs, multiple-page numbering; manipulating text; creating headers/footers; creating/formatting tables, graphics; and merging documents. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics.
10-103-122 MICRO: WORD-PART 2 ...advanced word processing features including working with headers/footers, inserting quick parts, themes, styles, sort and select; footnotes/endnotes, images, shapes, shared documents; specialized tables and indexes; forms; and sharing data. (Corequisite: 10-103-121, Micro: Word-Intro)
10-103-131 MICRO: EXCEL-INTRODUCTION ...creating a worksheet, enhancing worksheet appearance, moving and copying data, using formulas and functions, creating charts and using clip art. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics.
10-103-132 MICRO: EXCEL-PART 2 ...advanced formatting techniques and functions, working with templates, collaborating with multiple Excel users, creating macros, Excel's database features and analysis tools. (Corequisite: 10-103-131, Micro: Excel-Intro)
10-103-141 MICRO: ACCESS-INTRODUCTION ...creating/modifying database tables, compacting a database, managing records, defining table relationships, creating queries, calculations, and aggregate functions, sorting, and using form/report wizards. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics.
10-103-142 MICRO: ACCESS-PART 2 ...creating advanced queries, custom forms, multi-page forms, custom reports, pivot tables, pivot charts, and labels. (Corequisite: 10-103-141, Micro: Access-Intro)
10-103-151 MICRO: POWERPOINT-INTRODUCTION ...presentation skills using: graphics, diagrams, design themes, sounds, animations, slide transitions, and integration with other software. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics. (Corequisite: 10-103-121, Micro: Word-Intro)
10-103-163 MICRO: EXPRESSION WEB ...create a website, customize, manage pages and images; create interactive forms using CSS style sheets; publish web pages to a web server. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics.
10-105-102 CAREER PLANNING ...experiential learning introduction. Learn how personal branding allows candidates to differentiate themselves from the competition through appearance, personality, and marketing competency. Career portfolio introduced. (Corequisite: 10-890-101, College 101)
10-105-103 CAREER PREPARATION ...create professional resume and cover letter, prepare for interviews, understand interviewing techniques, participate in a mock interview. Submission of experiential learning proposal. (Prerequisite: 10-105-102, Career Planning; 10-801-136, English Composition 1)
10-106-102 INFORMATION PROCESSING PRINCIPLES ...an introduction to the information processing cycle including new technology, computer system unit, Internet research, input and output devices, software, networks, ergonomics, and data storage.
10-106-107 KEYBOARD-SPEED BUILDING 1 ...skill development on the alphabetic keyboard using analytic/diagnostic software. Requires touch keyboarding at 30 wpm. Students can learn touch keyboarding method in 10-106-145, Keyboarding.
10-106-125 SKILLS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP ...understanding of leadership, collaboration, quality management, utilization of data in decision-making, and introduction to software applications utilized in project management. (Corequisite: 10-106-136, Administrative Business Procedures 2; Prerequisites: 10-106-153, Professional Profile; 10-106-157, Office Politics)
10-106-127 ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS PROCEDURES 1 ...today's business environment includes management of prioritization and organizational skills, workplace mail and copying, meeting coordination, and creating effective business communication using appropriate formats and variety of application tools. (Prerequisites: 10-106-131, Proofreading/Editing Essentials 1; 10-106-102, Information Processing Principles; Corequisite: 10-106-142, Software Projects)
10-106-131 PROOFREADING/EDITING ESSENTIALS 1 ...develop skills for using, identifying, and correcting grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, numbers and abbreviations to creat error-free business documents. Introduction to and use of reference resources and portfolio guidelines. (Corequisite: 10-801-136, English Composition 1)
10-106-132 PROOFREADING/EDITING ESSENTIALS 2 ...apply advanced proofreading, editing and composition skills in electronic and business documents using reference manuals and other resources. Multitasking and decision-making skills are enhanced through proofreading abilities. (Prerequisite: 10-106-131, Proofreading/Editing Essentials 1)
10-106-136 ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS PROCEDURES 2 ...global business environment including Internet-based research, event planning, customer service, technology integration, financial responsibilities, travel coordination, and career advancement. (Prerequisite: 10-106-127, Administrative Business Procedures 1)
10-106-137 INTEGRATED SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS ...manage data to prepare integrated documents using Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, create an e-portfolio using Expression Web, and use practice certification software to demonstrate competencies. (Prerequisites: 10-103-122, Micro: Word-Part 2; 10-103-132, Micro: Excel-Part 2; 10-103-142, Micro: Access-Part 2; 10-103-151, Micro: PowerPoint-Intro; 10-103-163, Micro: Expression Web)
10-106-142 SOFTWARE PROJECTS ...applying Windows and Word features to manage and format business documents while exercising decision-making, increasing efficiency, and enhancing keyboarding skills. Windows, advanced Word, and minimum 45 wpm is highly recommended. (Prerequisite: 10-106-112, Keyboard-Speed Building 2; Corequisite: 10-103-122, Micro: Word-Part 2)
10-106-153 PROFESSIONAL PROFILE ...developing a professional image and attitude, including study of business ethics and etiquette; goal setting; anger, stress, and time management; understanding of diverse cultures; and development of platform skills.
10-106-154 RECORDS MANAGEMENT ...major systems of filing classification: alphabetic, numeric, geographic and subject; retention and disposition of records; records equipment and technology.
10-106-157 OFFICE POLITICS ...develop understanding of ethical and unethical political tactics on the job. Through discussion of media, role-playing, and case studies, students will be exposed to ideas for practicing ethical workplace politics.
10-106-172 TELEPHONE/MESSAGING SKILLS ...using the telephone effectively and efficiently in the world of work; telephone etiquette, messaging, and voice mail.
10-106-199 ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONAL CAREER EXPERIENCE...hands-on experience applying skills developed in the program at an approved employment site with employer supervision and discussion with the instructor. Course should be taken during the last semester. (Prerequisites: 10-106-127, Administrative Business Procedures 1; 10-801-136, English Composition I; 10-804-123, Math w Business Apps; 10-105-103, Career Preparation)
10-801-136 ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 ...learners develop knowledge/skills in planning, organizing, writing, editing. Students will also analyze audience/purpose, use elements of research, format documents using standard guidelines, and develop critical reading skills. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills =75 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing or 10-838-105, Intro to Reading and Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-890-101 COLLEGE 101 ...develops tools and strategies that support success in college. Focuses on study skills, college resources, goal setting, time management, and learning styles. Introduces concepts for self assessing learning and completing an Exit Assessment that provides evidence that learning took place. Students should take this course prior to or during the first semester of their programs. 1 cr.
10-804-123 MATH W BUSINESS APPS ...real numbers; basic operations; proportions/one variable; percents, simple/compound interest; annuity; apply math concepts to purchasing/buying process, selling process; and basic statistics with business/consumer applications. (Prerequisites: Accuplacer-Arithmetic score=65 or ACT-Math score=15 or 10-834-109, Pre Algebra AND Accuplacer-Reading=55 or ACT-Reading=15 or 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-809-197 CONTEMPORARY AMER SOCIETY...the major social institutions within the American society: government, family, education, religion, and economic system. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-809-199 PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS ...decision making, motivation, conflict resolution, learning strategies, growth and adjustment, diversity, psychological theories, relationships, psychological disorders, stress, career analysis, social psychology, and lifespan development. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-801-197 TECHNICAL REPORTING ...principles of report writing and correspondence, proposals, feasibility reports, progress reports, investigation reports, evaluation reports, meeting reports, memos, and correspondence. (Prerequisite: 10-801-136, English Composition I OR 10-801-195, Written Communication with “C” or better) 3 cr.
10-809-172 INTRO TO DIVERSITY STUDIES...basic American values of justice and equality by teaching vocabulary, history of immigration/conquest, transcultural communication, legal liability, multicultural majority/minority relations, ageism, sexism, gender, sexual orientation, the disabled/ADA. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-809-195 ECONOMICS ...scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment, and global economic issues. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.