Administrative Assistant—General

New enrollments into this program are restricted as of Spring 2025. Please contact an academic advisor about alternative options.

Associate in Applied Science

Prescribed Technical Program40-42
General Education15-16
Elective Credit6
Digital Literacy
Total Degree Credits61-64
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
ACCT 200Elements of Accounting I3
BADM 282Human Resource Management3
BOTE 108Business Mathematics3
BOTE 121Business English (Fall)3
BOTE 152Keyboarding II (Spring) 13
BOTE 197Cooperative Education/Internship (1 credit minimum is required)1-3
BOTE 209Office Management (Fall)3
BOTE 210Business Communications3
CIS 102Computer Software Applications - Word (Spring) 23
CIS 104Microcomputer Database 23
CIS 105Microcomputer Spreadsheets 23
CIS 130Presentations (Spring) 23
CIS 147Principles of Information Security 33
CIS 202Advanced Software Applications (Spring)3
Total Credits40-42
General Education Requirements
Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences
Select one of the following recommended courses:3
United States to 1877
Principles of Microeconomics
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Written or Oral Communications
ENGL 110College Composition I3
Select one of the following:3
College Composition II
Introduction to Professional Writing
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Business, Math, Science & Technology (Two Areas of Study)
CSCI 101Introduction to Computers (Required) 33
Select one of the following recommended courses:3-4
Math in Society
Applied Algebra
Principles of Information Security 3
Networking Fundamentals I
Total Credits15-16
ACCT 218Computer Applications in Business (Recommended)3
BADM 240Sales (Recommended)3
Total Credits6
Digital Literacy Requirements
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Computers 3
Principles of Information Security 3
BSC Approved Training Course
NDUS Institution Approved Training Course
NDUS Institution Designated Digital Literacy Course
A prerequisite for Keyboarding II (BOTE 152) is to be able to key with proper technique approximately 40+ words a minute. 

CIS 102, CIS 104, CIS 105 and CIS 130 may be challenged. 


CSCI 101, CIS 147 or courses transferred in from another NDUS Institution that are listed as both general education and digital literacy may satisfy both requirements upon successful completion.