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Business Office Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree

Courses in the certificate program transfer directly into the degree.

Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree, students will be able to:

  1. Construct and present effective oral and written forms of professional business communication.
  2. Integrate technology in performing business functions.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in selecting and using appropriate business software applications.
  4. Understand and perform office record-keeping functions.
The Associate of Applied Science degree can be completed 100% online.  The program is designed to take two years to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Degree Requirements

First Semester

POFT 1329BEGINNING KEYBOARDING

3 credit hours

POFT 1309ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE PROCEDURES I

3 credit hours

POFI 2301WORD PROCESSING

3 credit hours

POFT 2331ADMINISTRATIVE PROJECT SOLUTIONS

3 credit hours

ACNT 1303INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING I

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

ACNT 1311INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING

3 credit hours

POFI 1349SPREADSHEETS

3 credit hours

POFT 1328BUSINESS PRESENTATIONS

3 credit hours

POFT 1319RECORDS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT I

3 credit hours

POFI 2331DESKTOP PUBLISHING FOR THE OFFICE

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Third Semester

ITSW 1307INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE

3 credit hours

ENGL 1301COMPOSITION I

3 credit hours

BCIS 1305BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

3 credit hours

POFT 1325BUSINESS MATH AND MACHINE APPLICATIONS

3 credit hours

POFT 2312BUSINESS CORRESPONDENCE AND COMMUNICATION

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Fourth Semester

MATH 1332CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS I

3 credit hours

POFT 2380COOPERATIVE EDUCATION - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT AND SECRETARIAL SCIENCE

3 credit hours

SPCH 1321BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

3 credit hours

ARTS 1301ART APPRECIATION

3 credit hours

ECON 2301PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours:  60

Capstone Requirement: POFT 2380 Cooperative Education - Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science is the capstone requirement and may not be substituted. It should be taken the last semester before graduation.