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Business: Office Tech-Administration Support (A.A.S.)–This curriculum provides students with a broad conceptual framework in office automation and information systems combined with a strong learning experience in communication skills, management, keyboarding, and computer applications. This program includes an up-to-date curriculum that incorporates word processing, spreadsheets, database applications, desktop publishing, web page formatting, and e-commerce. During the final semester, all students participate in an internship program.

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Business: Office Tech-Administration Support
A.A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5005

Total Credits: 66-67

First Semester Credits
ABT 102 College Keyboarding* 3
ABT 109 Word Processing Applications I 3
ABT 120 Office Technology Desktop Publishing 3
ABT 230 Web Page Formatting 3
ENG 101 Composition I 3
PED Activity Course (s) 1
Total Semester Credits 16
Second Semester Credits
ABT 110 Word Processing Applications II 3
ABT 235 E-Commerce for Office Professionals 3
ABT 245 Administrative Management 3
English Elective** 3
PED Activity Course (s) 1
Social Science Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 16
Third Semester Credits
ABT 105 Executive Workshop 3
ABT 107 Machine Transcription I 3
ABT 119 Word Processing Applications III 3
ABT 244 Business Writing 4
Laboratory Science Elective 4
Total Semester Credits 17
Fourth Semester Credits
ABT 205 Executive Work/Study 3
ABT Elective*** 3
HED Health Elective 2-3
Humanities Elective 3
Mathematics Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 17-18

* Students are expected to type a minimum of 30 wpm before entering ABT 102 (College Keyboarding). Students who do not meet this requirement are invited to take ABT 100 (Fundamentals of Keyboarding) prior to entering the program.

** Choose from:
COM 101 Interpersonal Communications.
ENG 102 Composition II, or
ENG 105 Grammar: Structure and Strategy.

*** Choose from:
ABT 127 Legal Office Procedures I, or
HIT 151 Medical Terminology.