Associate in Applied Science Degree - Office Administration

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Office Administration Major Courses

Concentration

Electives

Students must complete the Associate in Applied Science Office Administration Degree requirements with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Student Learning Outcomes

The undergraduate program in Office Administration will enable students to:

  1. Display a comprehensive knowledge of administrative support tasks (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, and V.)
  2. Communicate accurately and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with clients, customers, coworkers, and supervisors in the workplace (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, and V.)
  3. Develop procedures for incoming and outgoing communications in a business environment (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, and V.)
  4. Demonstrate proficiency to information processing systems that include word processing, database, spreadsheets, and desktop publishing (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, and V.)
  5. Exhibit an understanding and an effective use of telecommunications (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, V.)
  6. Express the ability to manage time and multiple tasks (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, and V.)
  7. Complete an internship successfully in a specific concentration area (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, and V.)
  8. Plan and prepare for employment and career advancement (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, and V.)

Requirements

The following are required as a part of general education:

COMM 110Fundamentals Of Public Speaking

3

CSCI 101Introduction To Computers

3

ENGL 110College Composition I

3

ENGL 120College Composition II

3

MATH 103College Algebra

4

Total Credit Hours:16

Office Administration Major Courses

ACCT 200Elements Of Accounting I

3

ACCT 301Computerized Accounting

3

BADM 336Management and Leadership

3

BOTE 147Word Processing and Presentation Software

3

BOTE 210Business Communication

3

BOTE 218Desktop Publishing

3

BOTE 247Spreadsheet Applications

3

BOTE 275Administrative Office Procedures

3

 

BOTE 297Office Administration Internship, Externship, Cooperative Education

1-6

Three Credits Required

 

CSCI 200Database Software Applications

3

ECON 201Principles Of Microeconomics

3

Total Credit Hours:33

Electives and Concentrations

  1. Select a TOTAL of 15 credit hours from ANY courses listed below to complete 64 credit hours. Note courses offered at BSC.
  2. If you choose a concentration, completion of courses in that concentration will be posted on your final transcript.

Accounting Concentration suggested courses

ACCT 201Elements Of Accounting II

3

ACCT 305Cost Accounting

3

ACCT 310Government & Nonprofit Acct

3

ACCT 330Financial Statement Analysis

3

ACCT 331Intermediate Accounting I

4

ACCT 332Intermediate Accounting II

4

ACCT 333Income Tax I

4

Agri-Business Concentration suggested courses

AGEC 142Agricultural Accounting

3

AGEC 246Introduction to Agricultural Finance

3

ANSC 114Introduction to Animal Science

3

ANSC 123Feeds and Feeding

3

PLSC 110World Food Crops

3

Legal Concentration suggested courses

ACCT 315Business Law I

3

ACCT 316Business Law II

3

POLS 201The Criminal Justice System

3

Courses may be offered collaboratively through Bismarck State College (BSC).

BOTE 253Legal Office Procedures

2

BOTE 251Legal Transcription

2

Management Concentration suggested courses

BADM 346Human Resource Management

3

BADM 356Organizational Behavior

3

BADM 364Electronic Commerce and Social Networking

3

BADM 369Business Ethics and Critical Thinking

3

BADM 388Management Information Systems

3

Medical Concentration suggested courses

BOTE 171Medical Terminology I

3

HPER 215Survey of Human Anatomy

4

Courses may be offered collaboratively through Bismarck State College (BSC).

BOTE 138Medical Coding I

2

BOTE 139Medical Coding II

2

BOTE 172Medical Terminology II

3

BOTE 222Medical Transcription I

3

BOTE 223Medical Transcription II

3

Total Credit Hours:64