Administrative Assistant AAT with Concentration in General Office
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The administrative assistant is a key member of the office team performing a wide variety of duties which enable management to focus on management functions. These duties may include coordinating work flow, keeping projects on schedule, handling phones, composing correspondence, setting up meetings, including agenda and minutes, greeting and screening visitors, making travel arrangements, managing data storage and retrieval, and supervising and hiring clerical support staff. Students seeking an administrative assistant degree may choose to focus their studies on general office or medical office. During the last few quarters of attendance, students will complete a cooperative work experience. Students must complete all specifically listed courses and Major Area Requirements with a minimum grade of "C" or better in order to successfully complete the program and earn the degree.
|General Education Requirements|
|BTEC 107||BUSINESS ENGLISH||5|
|BUS 102||BUSINESS MATH APPLICATIONS||5|
|or CMST&230||SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION|
|BTEC Core Requirements|
|BTEC 101||BEGINNING KEYBOARDING||3|
|or BTEC 103||REFRESHER KEYBOARDING|
|BTEC 114||INTRODUCTION TO OUTLOOK||1|
|BTEC 120||INTRODUCTION TO WORD||3|
|BTEC 131||FILING AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT||3|
|BTEC 135||10-KEY CALCULATOR||1|
|BTEC 199||COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE 1||3|
|BTEC 148||BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL SELF DEVELOPMENT||3|
|BTEC 169||INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL||3|
|BTEC 211||ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES||5|
|Take 4 credits from the following:|
|BTEC 140||BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR||2|
|BTEC 141||BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR||2|
|BTEC 143||BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR||2|
|BTEC 145||BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR||2|
|General Office Concentration|
|BTEC 155||INTRODUCTION TO OFFICE PUBLISHING TOOLS||3|
|BTEC 165||POWERPOINT PRESENTATION||3|
|BTEC 170||EXCEL FOR BUSINESS||3|
|BTEC 180||ACCESS FOR BUSINESS||3|
|BTEC 201||DOCUMENT FORMATTING||3|
|BTEC 203||SPEED AND ACCURACY BUILDING||3|
|BUS& 101||INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS||5|
|Complete a minimum of 17 credits from the following||17|
|BUS 028||BASIC ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES||3|
|BUS 029||BASIC ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES||3|
|BUS 110||CUSTOMER SERVICE||3|
|BUS& 201||BUSINESS LAW||5|
|ECON 101||INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS||3|
|MGMT 101||PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT||3|
BTEC 199 requires 6 credits total to complete the degree
Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Communicate with various audiences using a variety of methods.
- Solve quantitative problems and interpret the solutions.
- Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills.
- Create, compose, and edit correspondence, reports, memoranda, tables, spreadsheets, charts, and database reports.
- Use Windows to create and organize files and directories.
- Professionally perform procedures used in general offices.
- Identify functions of business organizations and management in the global marketplace.
- Use computational skills to solve business problems
- Articulate well-considered ideas and written claims to an academic audience, using effective rhetorical techniques, properly credited evidence, and a command of Standard English. (GE)
- Demonstrate and clearly explain an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
- Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills. (GE)