Administrative Assistant (AS Degree S0514)

Business Division
Degree S0514

This program is intended to prepare students for employment following graduation as administrative assistants, executive assistants, office managers, or other clerical and support staff. Training in a variety of computer and clerical skills is emphasized. Students desiring a bachelor’s degree (transfer program) should consult with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
BUSO 25Business Communications3
BUSO 26Oral Communications for Business3
CISB 10Office Skills3
CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
CISB 16Macintosh Applications2
CISB 21Microsoft Excel3
CISB 31Microsoft Word3
CISB 51Microsoft PowerPoint3
Choose one from the following:2-3.5
Database Management - Microsoft Access
and Database Management - Microsoft Access Laboratory
Windows Operating System
Practical Computer Security
Web Site Development
Total Units25.5-27

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 Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  •  Create and present a visual slide presentation to include text, graphic objects, design theme, slide transition, and object animation.
  •  Create a document in which text, paragraphs, and layout are formatted effectively and efficiently using word processing software (Word).

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