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Administrative Assistant Technology (APAATD)

Associate in Applied Science Degree

This program has been replaced by Business Office Administration Associate in Applied Science Degree (APBOAD). Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2016 semester.

If you have questions about this program please contact a program advisor or contact a general student advisor.

Description

This program prepares students for higher-level support positions in office settings where increased responsibilities require technical skills in desktop publishing, presentation software, accounting, and database software. Students will also gain broader skills through completion of the general education courses required for an associate's degree.

Note: This program is not an AAMA Certification preparation program.

Complete the required courses along with one of the following concentrations for Administrative Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant or Law Office Administration (13-15 credits).

Administrative Assistant (ADMA)
ACC 111 Principles of Accounting I
BOS 208 Desktop Publishing for the Office
BOS 230 Electronic Forms Design
BOS 250 Office Administration II
BOS 284 Spreadsheet Software Applications II

Law Office Administration (LAWA)
BMG 111 Business Law I
BOS 211 Introduction to Paralegal Studies
BOS 250 Office Administration II
CJT 160 Criminal Justice Constitutional Law

Medical Administrative Assistant (MEDA)
BOS 210 Medical Transcription
BOS 223 Medical Office Procedures
BOS 224 Medical Office Insurance and Billing
HSC 101 Healthcare Terminology
HSC 115 Clinical and Lab Procedures for Office Assistants
HSC 131 CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid

Note: The Law Office Administration (LAWA) concentration should not be regarded as a paralegal certification program and is intended solely for those students considering transferring into the undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies at Eastern Michigan University. Interested students should consult the EMU-WCC articulation guide for information on course and program transferability.

Articulation

Eastern Michigan University, BS degree (only applies to the Law Office Administration concentration).

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet.edu/departments/curriculum/articulation.php?levelone=colleges

Contact Information

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Business Office Systems Dept
Advisors
Joyce Jenkins

Requirements

Select a concentration for requirements and total credits required for program.

First Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 101C Advanced Keyboarding 1
BOS 106 Electronic Planning, Sharing and Organization 3
BOS 206 Personal Management Application and Internet Resources 2
ENG 111 Composition I 4
MTH 125 Everyday College Math 4
Total 14
Second Semester
Class Title Credits
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 3
BOS 107 Office Administration I 4
BOS 207 Presentation Software Applications 2
CIS 117 Windows Operating System 2
ACC 111 Principles of Accounting I 3
Total 14
Third Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 157 Word Processing and Document Formatting I 3
BOS 184 Spreadsheet Software Applications I 3
COM 101 Fundamentals of Speaking 3
BOS 208 Desktop Publishing for the Office 3
Total 12
Fourth Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 182 Database Software Applications 3
BOS 257 Word Processing and Document Formatting II 3
Nat. Sci Elective(s) 3 - 4
Total 9 - 10
Fifth Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 225 Integrated Office Applications 3
BOS 230 Electronic Forms Design 3
BOS 250 Office Administration II 4
BOS 284 Spreadsheet Software Applications II 3
COM 102 or Interpersonal Communication
ENG 226 Composition II 3
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
Total 19
Total Credits Required
68 - 69
First Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 101C Advanced Keyboarding 1
BOS 106 Electronic Planning, Sharing and Organization 3
BOS 206 Personal Management Application and Internet Resources 2
ENG 111 Composition I 4
MTH 125 Everyday College Math 4
Total 14
Second Semester
Class Title Credits
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 3
BOS 107 Office Administration I 4
BOS 207 Presentation Software Applications 2
BOS 211 Introduction to Paralegal Studies 3
CIS 117 Windows Operating System 2
Total 14
Third Semester
Class Title Credits
BMG 111 Business Law I 3
BOS 157 Word Processing and Document Formatting I 3
BOS 184 Spreadsheet Software Applications I 3
COM 101 Fundamentals of Speaking 3
Total 12
Fourth Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 182 Database Software Applications 3
BOS 257 Word Processing and Document Formatting II 3
Nat. Sci Elective(s) 3 - 4
Total 9 - 10
Fifth Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 225 Integrated Office Applications 3
BOS 250 Office Administration II 4
COM 102 or Interpersonal Communication
ENG 226 Composition II 3
CJT 160 Criminal Justice Constitutional Law 3
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
Total 16
Total Credits Required
65 - 66
First Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 101C Advanced Keyboarding 1
BOS 106 Electronic Planning, Sharing and Organization 3
BOS 206 Personal Management Application and Internet Resources 2
ENG 111 Composition I 4
MTH 125 Everyday College Math 4
Total 14
Second Semester
Class Title Credits
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 3
BOS 107 Office Administration I 4
BOS 207 Presentation Software Applications 2
HSC 101 Healthcare Terminology 1
CIS 117 Windows Operating System 2
Total 12
Third Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 157 Word Processing and Document Formatting I 3
BOS 184 Spreadsheet Software Applications I 3
BOS 210 Medical Transcription I 3
BOS 223 Medical Office Procedures 3
COM 101 Fundamentals of Speaking 3
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 182 Database Software Applications 3
BOS 224 Medical Office Insurance and Billing 4
BOS 257 Word Processing and Document Formatting II 3
Nat. Sci Elective(s)* 3 - 4
Total 13 - 14
Fifth Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 225 Integrated Office Applications 3
COM 102 or Interpersonal Communication
ENG 226 Composition II 3
HSC 115 Clinical and Lab Procedures for Office Assistants 3
HSC 131 CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid 1
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
Total 13
Total Credits Required
67 - 68

Footnotes

*BIO 102 or BIO 109 is required for the Medical Administrative Assistant Concentration.

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