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    Oct 16, 2021  
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Administrative Support Technology - General Office Specialization, (AAS)


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Program Info

Minimum credits: 66
Length: 4 semesters (2 years), if full-time suggested course sequence is followed

Division: Arts, Sciences, & Business
Contact: 434.797.8402 or 434.797.8462
Award: Associate of Applied Science
Plan Code: 298-02 CIP Code: 52.0499

This program provides broad-based knowledge and skills needed in many different types of business settings.

Program Coordination: Students in the Administrative Support Technology - General Office Specialization may also pursue the Career Studies Certificate in Medical Coding. This option adds an additional semester to the student’s curriculum.

Industry Credentials: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification, Office Proficiency Assessment Certification (OPAC)

 

Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science in Administrative Support Technology - General Office Administration Specialization provides broad-based knowledge and skills needed in many different types of business settings. Students in the Administrative Support Technology - General Office Specialization may also pursue the Career Studies Certificate in Medical Coding.

Program Outcomes: Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of various administrative support functions to perform satisfactorily in an office environment.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Key with a level of speed and accuracy acceptable to perform satisfactorily to industry standards.
  • Perform mathematical calculations to accurately complete financial and accounting functions used in an office environment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of alphabetic and numeric filing rules to efficiently file and retrieve documents.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using word processing software to accurately format a variety of business correspondence.

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