Associate in Applied Science

Administrative Professional Services AAS

This option emphasizes the need for quality customer service, human relations, communication, and technology skills in the office where employment opportunities increase significantly for those who have these essential skills and can assume responsibility and perform a variety of office functions.  Prerequisite and requisite courses must be completed with a minimum grade of 2.0.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • IO1 Communication
    Students will write, speak, and present information effectively by creating professional documents that would be used in an office or medical office environment.
  • IO2 Quantitative Reasoning
    Students will be able to reason mathematically using methods appropriate to the profession
  • IO3 Human Relations/Workplace Skills
    Students will be able to demonstrate teamwork, professionalism, and/or workplace specific skills.
  • PO4 Students will identify the interpersonal and ethical attributes needed for success in the profession by developing a professional portfolio and/or successfully completing a mock Interview with industry professionals.
  • PO5 Students will develop proficient Microsoft Office techniques by creating professional business documents while meeting an 85% competency level.

The following schedule of courses is the recommended program for completing this degree. Depending on a student’s English or Math placement, and keyboarding skills, additional courses may be required. Substitutions must be approved by a BIM advisor. Some electives are not available every quarter or year. Ask about other classes in which you may be interested.

Two-Year Degree

Course Code
Title
Credits
66
18
Sub-Total Credits
94

First Year

Fall Quarter

Course Code
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
13

Spring Quarter 

Course Code
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
15

Summer Quarter* 

*Students who do not plan to take summer classes, should complete summer quarter classes in additional quarter or add to previous quarter.

Course Code
Title
Credits
5
Sub-Total Credits
5

Second Year - suggested schedule

Fall Quarter 

Course Code
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
12

Spring Quarter 

Course Code
Title
Credits
7
Sub-Total Credits
15
Course Code
Title
Credits
6
Sub-Total Credits
6
Total Credits
94