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Administrative Office Professionals

Associate in Applied Science

Dean: Dr. Marvin Hunt

Program Coordinator: Kristen Ball

A 2.0 (C) overall grade point average must be achieved in all coursework and a 2.0 (C) or better in all Business core and specialty courses.

This two-year program prepares students for an administrative office professional's position. Besides possessing a mastery of office skills, the administrative office professional must know about business organization and policies which are included in the course of study. Enrollees must complete one semester of on-the-job training. Students who have scored 70 or higher on the CPS® and CAP® Exams may receive academic credit hours from KCKCC. Contact the Administrative Office Professionals Coordinator for more information. Any deviation from the program must be approved by the Dean of Business and Continuing Education.

Since the transferability of courses will vary depending on the specific four-year institution, it is strongly recommended that if students are intending to transfer to a four-year institution, they must consult with the transfer institution and with their respective KCKCC advisor before enrolling in order to determine the transferability of their courses. It is the student's responsibility to follow the transfer requirements established by his/her transfer institution.

General Education Requirements

College Requirement - All first time degree-seeking students who score 73 or above on the COMPASS reading exam are required to take HUDV0100, First Year Experience. All degree-seeking students who score below 73 on the COMPASS reading exam will take HUDV0101, Strategies for Academic Excellence/Lifelong Learning. (See exemptions)

Course Number
Course Title
Hours
HUDV Requirement:
HUDV0100 First Year Experience or
1
HUDV0101 Strategies for Academic Excellence/Lifelong Learning
2
Total
1-2
 
Basic Skill Requirements:
ENGL0101 Composition I*
3
ENGL0102 Composition II*
3
SPCH0151 Public Speaking or
SPCH0153 Interpersonal Communication
3
Total
9
 
Mathematics Requirement:
BUSN0110 Business Math*
3
Total
3
 
Humanities Requirement:  (from one of the following disciplines: Art, History, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Theatre or Modern Language):
Humanities Core Elective
3
Total
3
 
Social and Behavioral Science Requirements: (from one of the following disciplines: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology)
ECON0201 Principles of Macroeconomics or
3
PSYC0101 Psychology*
3
Total
3
 
Natural and Physical Science Requirement:
  Natural and Physical Science Core Elective
3-5
Total
3-5
   
Total General Education Requirements:
22-23
 
Business Core Requirements:
BUSN0101 Accounting I
3
BUSN0210 Introduction to Business
3
BUSN0204 Business Law*
3
BUSN0211 Business Communications*
3
CIST0111 Microcomputer Business Software*
3
Total Business Core Requirements
15
 
Administrative Office Professional Core:
BUSN0108 Human Relations in Business
3
BUSN0191 Microcomputer Applications I-II: (Advanced Word)
2
BUSN0209 Computerized Accounting* or
CIST0166 Microcomputer Applications I: (Spreadsheets)
3
BUSN0250 Obtaining Employment
1
BUSN0285 Occupational Internship I*
3
BUSN0290 Motivational Dynamics or
BUSN0150 Supervision Techniques
2
BUSN1151 Basic Keyboarding
1
BUSN1152 Document Formatting I*/**
1
BUSN1153 Speedbuilding I*/**
1
BUSN2201 Records Management*/**
1
BUSN2202 Business English*/**
1
BUSN2203 Proofreading*/**
1
BUSN2251 Office Simulations*/**
3
BUSN2252 Business Etiquette*/**
1
BUSN2253 Customer Service*/**
2
Total Administrative Office Professional Core
26
 
Total hours required for an Associate in Applied Science in Administrative Office Professional Degree:
63-64

*See course description for prerequisite.