Plan Code 398, CIP Code 52.0499
Program Head: Rachael Thompson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Length: Three Semesters (One-year full-time study)
Purpose: This program is designed to provide entry-level employment skills for occupations in clerical support areas.
Admission Information: Students whose placement test scores indicate the need to increase their level of proficiency in reading, writing and/or mathematics will be required to take appropriate developmental courses. Enrolling in developmental courses may increase the length of time necessary for completing the chosen course or program of study, but will enhance the student’s preparation for college-level coursework and increase the chances for successful attainment of academic, occupational and personal goals.
Admission Requirements: In addition to the general admission requirements of the College, this program requires proficiency in mathematics, writing and reading. Students not proficient in these areas will be required to enroll in prerequisite skills courses. Students who have some training in keyboarding, computer use, or other clerical skill areas may be granted advanced placement or elective course credit.
Program Requirements: The curriculum requires the student to complete office skills courses, including communications and mathematics, needed to function in an office. Upon completion of the program and maintaining an overall GPA of at least 2.0 in all applicable classes, the student will be awarded the Administrative Support Technology Certificate.
Related Degree: AAS Business Management with Specialization in Administrative Support