Administrative Office Professional - Associate in Applied Science

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

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

All first time degree-seeking students are required to take BLUE-0101, Freshman Seminar.  See exemptions

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENG 0101 Composition I* 3
ENG 0102 Composition II* 3
SPCH 0151 or
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking* or
Interpersonal Communication
BUSN 0110 Business Math** 3
Humanities elective 3
ECON 0201 or
PSYC 0101
Principles of Macroeconomics or
Natural & Physical Science Elective 3
Total General Education Requirements 21
* 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.

Degree Specific Requirements

Course Credit Hours
BUSN 0101 Accounting I 3
BUSN 0204 Business Law 3
BUSN 0210 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 0211 Business Communications 3
CIST 0111 Microcomputer Business Software 3
BUSN 0108 Human Relations in Business 3
BUSN 0140 Essential Career Skills 1
BUSN 0109 Microcomputer Applications I-II: (Advanced Word) 2
BUSN 0209 or
BUSN 0250
Computerized Accounting or
Obtaining Employment
BUSN 0285 Occupational Internship I 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 2202 Business English 1
BUSN 2203 Proofreading 1
BUSN 2251 Office Simulations 3
BUSN 2253 Customer Service 2
CIST 0166 Microcomputer Applications I: (Spreadsheets) 3
BUSN 0293 or
BUSN 0267
Business Dynamics or
Supervision Skills
Total Hours for Administrative Office Professional Requirements 41
*See course syllabi for program course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total hours to complete degree 63

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