Administrative Assistant

Degree & Certificates - Administrative Assistant


Associate Degree Major Requirements Area of Emphasis Administrative Assistant
(Major Code: 50149)


Subject & Number Title Units

Business Office Technology 102A


Intermediate Keyboarding/Document Processing I


Business Office Technology 102B

Intermediate Keyboarding/Document Processing II


Business Office Technology 104

Filing and Records Management 1

Business Office Technology 106

Effective Job Search 1

Business Office Technology 107

Office Systems and Procedures 2

Business Office Technology 108

Using Calculators to Solve Business Problems 1

Business Office Technology 110

Business English and Communication 3

Business Office Technology
120 and 121 and 122

Comprehensive Word, Levels I and II and III 3

Business Office Technology 115


Essential Excel 1

Business Office Technology
 and 124 and 125

Comprehensive Excel, Levels I and II and III


Business Office Technology 116


Essential Access


Business Office Technology
126 and 127 and 128

Comprehensive Access,
Levels I and II and III


Business Office Technology 117


Essential PowerPoint


Business Office Technology
129 and 130 and 131

Comprehensive PowerPoint,
Levels I and II and III


Business Office Technology 118

Integrated Office Projects





Select ONE (1) of the following courses:

Subject & Number Title Units

Business Office Technology 223


Office Work Experience 1

Business Office Technology 224


Office Work Experience (2)

Business Office Technology 225

Office Work Experience (3)




Select a minimum of THREE (3) units from the following courses:

Subject & Number Title Units

Business Office Technology 103 A or B or C

Building Keyboarding Skills I or II or III .5 - 1.5

Business Office Technology 105

Data Entry Skills 1

Business Office Technology 109

Elementary Accounting 3

Business Office Technology 150

Using Microsoft Publisher 1

Business Office Technology 151

Using Microsoft Outlook 1



Total Required Plus
General Education and
Elective Requirements



Certificate of Achievement
Any student who completes the preceding major requirements for Administrative Assistant or Executive Assistant qualifies for a Certificate of Achievement in Business Office Technology. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Record Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.


Certificates of Proficiency
Certificates of Proficiency are designed for the student who needs to be prepared to enter an entry-level job. A Certificate of Proficiency may be awarded upon successful completion of a prescribed course of study.