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
Electives
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
 
1
A prerequisite for Keyboarding II (BOTE 152) is to be able to key with proper technique approximately 40+ words a minute. 
2

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

3

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.