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Administrative Assistant

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The administrative assistant program enhances skills in computer technology, communication, human relations, and office support. Be prepared for positions that include technical skills, supervising, leading and customer service. Train for current and changing technology in office settings.

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CourseCredits
Principles of Accounting I 4
Quickbooks Accounting 2
Business Math I 3
Business Communications 3
Business English 3
Speed and Accuracy Development 1
Operating Systems OR Intro to Information Management 3
Word Processing Applications 3
Spreadsheet Applications 3
Human Relations 3
Managing Career Development 3

 

Choose twelve (12) course credits from the following list of departments– as approved by major academic advisor: ACCT, BADM, BOTK, CMAP, CPED, ENTR, IMGT, MGT, MKT

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

CourseCredits
Writing Level I 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
University Studies 1

Students must complete six (6) credits of General Education courses distributed over two (2) different general education areas, one of which is either WR2 or ORAL.

Total Credit Hours: 60

Certificates

The Certificate I in Office Support is intended to prepare students for entry-level positions in an office where they will perform basic office functions. Students will be introduced to fundamental computer concepts and applications to assist them in their employment.
The general education requirements are designed to encourage students to develop computation and communication skills. 

Total Credit Hours: 30

Explore gainful employment information, where you can find occupational information, estimated cost and time of program completion, and job placement opportunities. 

Program Requirements

CourseCredits
Business Communications 3
Speed and Accuracy Development 1
Operating Systems 3
Microcomputer Applications 3
Word Processing Applications 3
Intro to Information Management 3

 Program Electives

Courses selected from the following program electives must be approved by major academic advisor: ACCT, BADM, BOTK, CMAP, CPED, ENTR, MGT, MKT.

General Education Requirements 

CourseCredits
Writing Level I 3
Math/APPM 3
University Studies 1

 

 The Office Specialist Certificate II is designed for the student who wants to keep current with changing market requirements, but already has prior computer and office skills.

Total Credit Hours: 15

Program Requirements

CourseCredits
Business English 3
Operating Systems 3
Microcomputer Applications OR Intro to Information Management 3
Word Processing Applications 3
Spreadsheet Applications 3