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Administrative Office Professional - Associate in Applied Science

Program Code - CIP Code: ADOP.AAS/52.0401
Credits Required: 63
Academic Division: Math, Science, Business and Technology

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 500 or higher on the CAP® Exam may receive academic credit hours from KCKCC.  Contact the Administrative Office Professional Coordinator for more information. Any deviation from the program must be approved by the Dean of Math, Science, and Computer Technology.

Requirements for admission to the program:                                 

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.


College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 0101 Composition I * 3
ENGL 0102 Composition II* 3
SPCH 0151 OR
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking OR
Interpersonal Communication
BUSN 0110 Business Math** 3
PSYC 0101 OR
ECON 0201
Psychology* OR
Principles of Macroeconomics
Humanities Elective OR Natural and Physical Science Elective 3
Total Hours for General Education Requirements 18
*See course syllabus for prerequisite. **Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution. Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Administrative Office Professional Requirements*

Course Credit Hours
BUSN 0124 Accounting Software Application 3
BUSN 0204 Business Law I 3
BUSN 0210 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 0211 Business Communications 3
BUSN 0108 Human Relations in Business 3
BUSN 0140 Essential Career Skills 1
BUSN 0191 Microcomputer Applications I-II: (Advanced Word) 2
BUSN 0250 Obtaining Employment 1
BUSN 0267 Supervision Skills 2
BUSN 0285 Occupational Internship I 3
BUSN 0292 Current Topics in Supervision: Management: Meeting & Event Planning 3
BUSN 1151 Basic Keyboarding 1
BUSN 1152 Document Formatting 1
BUSN 1153 Speedbuilding I 1
BUSN 2201 Records Management 1
BUSN 2202 Business English 1
BUSN 2203 Proofreading 1
BUSN 2251 Office Simulations 3
BUSN 2253 Customer Service 2
CIST 0111 Microcomputer Business Software 3
CIST 0166 Microcomputer Applications I: (Spreadsheets) 3
Total Hours for Administrative Office Professional Requirements 44
*See course syllabi for Administrative Office Professional course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total Hours for an Associate in Applied Science in Administrative Office Professional Degree 63
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