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Administrative Assistant

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Administrative Assistant prepares students for immediate employment as key support personnel in an office environment. The program is designed to prepare students for positions that require technical office skills and 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 to earn certification as a Microsoft Certified Application Specialist.

The general education requirements are designed to encourage students to develop skills, such as critical and creative thinking, computation and communication, lifelong learning, and technical skills, all of which are used by an Administrative Assistant.

Course Number Course Credits
ACCT 2010Principles of Accounting I4
ACCT 2110Quickbooks Accounting2
BADM 1005Business Math I3
BADM 1020Business Communications3
BOTK 1540Business English3
BOTK 1655Speed and Accuracy Development1
CMAP 1615Operating Systems:3
IMGT 2400Intro to Information Management3
CMAP 1715Word Processing Applications:3
CMAP 1765Spreadsheet Applications:3
COMM 2130Human Relations3
MGT 2130Human Relations3
PFDV 1500Managing Career Development3

Choose twelve (12) course credits from the following list of departments– as approved by major academic advisor: ACCT, BADM, BOTK, CMAP, CPED, ENTR, IMGT, MGT, MKT

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

Writing Level I (WR1) 3 credits
American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000) 3 credits
MATH/APPM/LSCI (in program)
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.
ARTS/HUM/IT/ORAL/SOC/WR2 (in program)
UNST 1 credits
Students 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.

Total Credit Hours: 60

Administrative Assistant

The Certificate I in Office Support is intended to prepare students for entry-level positions in an office where they will perform basic office functions. Students will be introduced to fundamental computer concepts and applications to assist them in their employment.

The general education requirements are designed to encourage students to develop computation and communication skills. 

Total Credit Hours: 30 Explore gainful employment information, where you can find occupational information, estimated cost and time of program completion, and job placement opportunities.

Program Requirements

Course Number Course Credits
BADM 1020Business Communications3
BOTK 1655Speed and Accuracy Development1
CMAP 1615Operating Systems:3
CMAP 1200Computer Information Systems3
CMAP 1715Word Processing Applications:3
IMGT 2400Intro to Information Management3

 Program Electives

Courses selected from the following program electives must be approved by a major academic advisor: ACCT, BADM, BOTK, CMAP, CPED, ENTR, MGT, MKT. Students must take seven (7) credits of program electives.

General Education Requirements

Writing Level I (WR1)/ORAL 3 credits
MATH/APPM 3 credits
UNST 1 credits

The Office Specialist Certificate II is designed for the student who wants to keep current with changing market requirements, but already has prior computer and office skills. 

Total Credit Hours: 15

Program Requirements

Course Number Course Credits
BOTK 1540Business English3
CMAP 1615Operating Systems:3
CMAP 1200Computer Information Systems3
IMGT 2400Intro to Information Management3
CMAP 1715Word Processing Applications:3
CMAP 1765Spreadsheet Applications:3