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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administrative Assistant, A.S. (785.1)


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Allegheny, Boyce, North, South
Associate of Science

This program prepares students to be administrative assistants through the effective use of essential business skills, technology skills and office administration skills. Upon completion of the program, graduates may seek employment as a secretary or administrative assistant in a business, medical, legal, educational, governmental or industrial office.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Apply conventional office management techniques.
  2. Apply essential information technology skills within an office environment.
  3. Use various computer applications to create properly formatted business documents.
  4. Organize work flow and coordinate office activities.

Degree Requirements


Total: 15–16 Credits


Total: 16 Credits


Total: 16–17 Credits


Total: 15–16 Credits


Minimum Credits to Graduate: 62–65


Students considering a career path as a general administrative assistant should take the following restricted electives: BUS 103 , BUS 108 , BUS 140  and BUS 200 .

Students considering a career path as a legal office administrative assistant should take the following restricted electives: PAL 101 , PAL 111 , PAL 105  and PAL 121 .

Students considering a career path as a medical office administrative assistant should take the following restricted electives: ALH 140 , MDA 208  and MDT-101.

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