Nov 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Course Catalog

Administrative Assistant, AAS


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Total Credits: 60

Major Number: 5060
CIP Code: 52.0401

Program Description

This program is designed to prepare students with broad-based skills-general business knowledge and knowledge of software/hardware technology. Students may be employed in various administrative support positions in business, government, and organizational operations.

Program Prerequisites

None

Special Instructions

None

Program Requirements


Total Credits: 41


Career/Occupational Elective Requirements


Select 3 credits from ACCT, BMGT, COMM, CAPL, CSCI, ENGL, MKTG, or OFFT

Total Credits: 3


MnTC/General Education Requirements


Goal 1: Communication


Goal 2: Critical Thinking


Fulfilled when all MnTC goals for this degree are complete.

Goal 3 and/or 4: Natural Sciences/Math/Logical Reasoning


Minimum of 3 credits; one course from either Goal 3 and/or Goal 4.
NOTE: Goal 3 courses do not have to be lab courses. Goal 4 courses must be numbered between MATH 1025  and MATH 1082 , or PHIL 1041  

Total Credits: 3

Goal 5: History/Social/Behavioral Sciences


Minimum of 3 credits.

Total Credits: 3

Goal 6: Humanities/Fine Arts


Minimum of 3 credits.

Total Credits: 3

Goals 7-10: Theme Goals


Three credits in one Goal area selected from Goals 7, 8, 9 or 10 are required. Many courses from Goals 1-6 also meet Goals 7-10. One course may fulfill a maximum of two Goals. Credits count only once.

Goal 7: Human Diversity

Goal 8: Global Perspectives

Goal 9: Ethical and Civic Responsibility

Goal 10: People and the Environment

Total Credits: 16


MnTC Elective Requirements


None

Additional Elective Requirements


None

Additional Requirements


  • A grade of C or higher in all Career/Occupational and specifically designated MnTC courses is required.

Program Information


General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy 3.17.0.1

Program Note

None

Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer. This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge to create, name, edit, format, store, send, attach, and print typical business documents.
  • Demonstrate the use of a spreadsheet program to analyze, organize, and chart data and present numeric data.
  • Use a database management system to create and edit tables, queries, forms and reports.
  • Make use of a presentation program to create, edit, and enhance presentations suitable for coursework, professional purposes, and personal use.
  • Develop the keyboarding speed and accuracy necessary for employment.

Program Contact Information

Carol Libson 651.779.3345 Room 2247 East

Sample Plan


Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.

Note


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.

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