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Business Office Technology AAS

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Courses in the certificate program transfer directly into the degree.

Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree, students will be able to:

  • Construct and present effective oral and written forms of professional business communication.
  • Integrate technology in performing business functions.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in selecting and using appropriate business software applications.
  • Understand and perform office record-keeping functions.
The Associate of Applied Science degree can be completed 100% online. The program is designed to take two years to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Degree Requirements

First Semester
POFT 1329 BEGINNING KEYBOARDING 3 credit hours
POFT 1309 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE PROCEDURES I 3 credit hours
POFI 2301 WORD PROCESSING 3 credit hours
POFT 2331 ADMINISTRATIVE PROJECT SOLUTIONS 3 credit hours
ACNT 1303 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING I 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15
Second Semester
ACNT 1311 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING 3 credit hours
POFI 1349 SPREADSHEETS 3 credit hours
POFT 1328 BUSINESS PRESENTATIONS 3 credit hours
POFT 1319 RECORDS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT I 3 credit hours
POFI 2331 DESKTOP PUBLISHING FOR THE OFFICE 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15
Third Semester
ITSW 1307 INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE 3 credit hours
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I 3 credit hours
BCIS 1305 BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 3 credit hours
POFT 1325 BUSINESS MATH AND MACHINE APPLICATIONS 3 credit hours
POFT 2312 BUSINESS CORRESPONDENCE AND COMMUNICATION 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15
Fourth Semester
MATH 1332 CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS I 3 credit hours
POFT 2380 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT AND SECRETARIAL SCIENCE 3 credit hours
SPCH 1321 BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION 3 credit hours
ARTS 1301 ART APPRECIATION 3 credit hours
ECON 2301 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 60

Capstone Requirement: POFT 2380 Cooperative Education - Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science is the capstone requirement and may not be substituted. It should be taken the last semester before graduation.