The Administrative Assistant program prepares students for immediate employment as key support personnel in an office environment. This program prepares students for positions that require technical office skills and that may involve supervising office operations, interacting with customers or clients, and managing a billing system or budget. Students receive training in using current computer technologies and are given the opportunity of earning certification as Microsoft Office Specialists.
According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, administrative assistants and secretaries rank among the largest occupations in the U.S. economy. Graduates will enter the job market with strong high tech, management, and communication skills.
Associate of Applied Science Degree
| General Education Requirements |
|Course #||Name || Credits |
|ENGL 1010||English Composition I (or Writing Level I)|| 3|
|POLS 1000||American & Wyoming Gov't (or US & WY Const.)|| 3|
Student must complete six (6) credits of general education courses distributed over
two (2) different general education areas, one of which is either WR2 or ORAL.
Student must complete two (2) credits of Co-Curricular general education courses distributed over two (2) of the following different Co-curricular areas: CLCA, CLCE, OR CLPE
| FIN|| 1|
| PEAC/UNST/WELL|| 1|
| Program Requirements |
|ACCT 1010||Principles of Accounting I|| 4|
|ACCT 1065||Computerized Accounting|| 2|
|BADM 1005||Business Math I (APPM)|| 3|
|BADM 1020||Business Communications (WR2)|| 3|
|BOTK 1540||Business English|| 3|
|BOTK 1655||Speed and Accuracy Development|| 1|
|CMAP 1615||Operating Systems|| 3|
|CMAP 1725||Word Processing Apps: (IT)*|| 3|
|CMAP 1775||Spreadsheet Applications: (IT)**|| 3|
|CO/M 2130||Human Relations (ORAL) OR|| |
|MGT 2130||Human Relations (ORAL)|| 3|
|PFDV 1500||Managing Career Development|| 3|
Students who have limited or no computer experience must take CMAP 1680 before enrolling in CMAP 1725.
CMAP 1725 can be used as an IT general education course ONLY in this program as they are higher level knowledge courses than CMAP 1680.
Courses selected from following program electives must be approved by academic advisor:
ACCT, BADM, BOTK, CMAP, CPED, ENTR, IMGT, MGT, MKT
Choose twelve (12) credits of Program Electives
|General Electives|| || 7|
|TOTAL|| || 60|