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Administrative Business Technology–Admin 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, and web page formatting. During the final semester, all students participate in an internship program. Depending on their major, administrative business technology students intern at local hospitals, medical offices, urgent care centers, law firms, the Nassau County District Attorney's office, and in general offices.

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ABT - Admin Support
A.A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5005

Total Credits: 64

First Semester Credits
ABT 102 College Keyboarding (1) 3
ABT 120 Desktop Publishing 3
ABT 230 Web Page Formatting 3
ABT 245 Administrative Management 3
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I, or
ENG 101 Composition I, or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (2)
3
Total Semester Credits 15
   
Second Semester Credits
ABT 109 Word Processing Applications 3
Administrative Business Technology Elective (3) 3
Administrative Business Technology Elective (3) 3
English Elective (4) 3
HED Health Elective or
PED Physical Education Elective
2
History Elective (5) 3
Total Semester Credits 17
   
Third Semester Credits
ABT 105 Administrative Business Technology Workshop 3
ABT 110 Integrated Software I 3
ABT 244 Business Writing 3
Administrative Business Technology Elective (3) 4
Laboratory Science Elective (6) 4
Total Semester Credits 17
   
Fourth Semester Credits
ABT 205 Administrative Business Technology Internship 3
Administrative Business Technology Elective (3) 3
Humanities Elective (7) 3
Mathematics Elective (8) 3
Social Science Elective (9) 3
Total Semester Credits 15
  1. Students are expected to type a minimum of 30 wpm before entering ABT 102 (College Keyboarding). Students who do not meet this requirement should take ABT 100 (Fundamentals of Keyboarding) prior to entering the program. Contact the ABT/HIT Department for placement information.
  2. Depending on placement
  3. Choose from:
    • ABT 127 Legal Office Procedures I, or
    • ABT 128 Legal Office Procedures II, or
    • ABT 129 Medical Malpractice Office Procedures, or
    • ABT 254 Medical Workshop, or
    • HIT 151 Medical Terminology, or
    • HIT 160 Introduction to Healthcare Data Analytics, or
    • HIT 161 Excel and Data Management for Healthcare Data Analytics, or
    • HIT 162 Advance Excel and Data Management for Healthcare Data Analytics, or
    • HIT 166 Healthcare Report Writing and Data Visualization, or
    • HIT 264 Applied Healthcare Data Analytics.
  4. Choose from:
    • COM 101 Interpersonal Communications, or
    • ENG 102 Composition II, or
    • ENG 103 Writing in the Sciences, or
    • ENG 105 Grammar: Structure and Strategy, or
    • ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II.
  5. SUNY GER American History, Other World Civilization, or Western Civilization
  6. SUNY GER Natural Sciences
  7. SUNY GER Humanities, Foreign Language, or The Arts
  8. SUNY GER Mathematics
  9. SUNY GER Social Sciences