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Advanced Manufacturing

(2014-2015 Catalog) Course Selection Guide for this program

Business Office Technology: Executive Assistant Option (code: EB18)   

Associate in Science Degree

This program provides students with the skills necessary to excel in an office environment. Students become proficient in keyboarding, word processing, office procedures, office management skills, interpersonal skills, and customer service or help desk orientation as well as decision-making and problem-solving techniques. Students are encouraged to develop individual areas of interest through elective courses and through part-time and summer employment.

Outcomes

  • Read, understand, and prepare standard types of documents with speed and accuracy.
  • Compose business documents that are clear, concise, complete, and courteous.
  • Possess appropriate skills in the following software applications: operating system, word processing, spreadsheet, database management, integrated office applications, presentation graphics and other software appropriate for the office environment.
  • Employ appropriate administrative office procedures and office management decision-making and problem-solving skills and techniques.
  • Apply communication skills related to the occupation, including, but not limited to, reading, writing, listening, verbal, and nonverbal communication.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:
Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Freshman Year

  ENG* E101
Composition    
3
  Mathematics 1
Elective    
3 - 4
  ACC* E113
Principles of Financial Accounting    
3
  BOT* E111
Keyboarding for Information Processing I    
3
  Humanities
Elective    
3
  ENG* E102
Literature & Composition    
3
  Science
Elective    
3 - 4
  BOT* E112
Keyboarding for Information Processing II    
3
  BOT* E137
Word Processing Applications    
3
  Fine Arts
Elective    
3

Sophomore Year

  Business (restricted) 2
Elective    
3
  ECN* E101
  or ECN* E102
Principles of Macro-Economics    
   Principles of Micro-Economics
3
  BBG* E231
Business Law I    
3
  BOT* E215
Word Processing Applications II    
3
  Business 3
Elective    
3
  BOT* E260
  or BMG* E210
Administrative Management    
   Organizational Behavior
3
  BOT* E251
Administrative Procedures    
3
  BBG* E210
Business Communication (Spring and Summer only)    
3
  Business 3
Elective    
3
  Behavioral Science
Elective    
3

Total Credits 

60 - 62

1 MAT* E075 and MAT* E095 not acceptable. MAT* E103 is preferred if going to a 4-year school, see your BOT Academic Advisor.

2 Restricted Elective: BOT* E216, BOT* E218, or CSA* E220

3 Approval of BOT advisor required. Business Electives: ACC, BBG, BES, BMG, BMK, BOT, CSA, CSC, CST. alternate ECN

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