60 Credits    AAS 3292/2255,  Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Degree Description

This degree is designed to prepare learners for employment as administrative assistants. Administrative assistants perform a variety of tasks, which may include the following: learn and use various computer applications, prepare and edit business documents, file, manage records, use electronic calendars, handle telephone calls, schedule meetings, make travel arrangements, greet visitors, and process mail. Other responsibilities may include the following: perform research, supervise or train others, record minutes at meetings, purchase equipment and supplies, and present data. After completion of this program, students will be proficient with verbal and written communications, as well as decision-making and problem-solving skills.

Campuses: Faribault and North Mankato
Program Start Dates: Fall and Spring Semesters

The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

NOTE: Basic Entrance Requirement
Students must either currently have or attain the skills in OTEC 1001 Computer Software for College and OTEC 1790 Keyboarding for College before entry in the Office Administration and Technology programs.

Required Core Courses 11 Courses / 34 Credits (required for ALL emphasis areas)

Complete all of the following courses:


Office Specialist Emphasis

Complete the following courses:


Required Arts and Sciences for Office Specialist
16 credits from 3 MnTC Goal Areas

OR


(Choose 10 more LAS credits in consultation with Advisor)


Office Specialist – Financial Emphasis

Complete the following courses:


Required Arts and Sciences for Financial Emphasis
15 credits from 3 MnTC Goal Areas

OR


OR


(Choose 6 more LAS credits in consultation with Advisor)


Office Specialist - Legal Emphasis

Complete the following courses:


Required Arts and Sciences for Legal Emphasis
15 credits from 3 MnTC Goal Areas

OR


(Choose 9 more LAS credits in consultation with Advisor)


Office Specialist - Medical Emphasis

Complete the following courses:


Required Arts and Sciences for Medical Emphasis
16 credits from 3 MnTC Goal Areas

OR


OR

(Choose 10 more LAS credits in consultation with Advisor)


Office Specialist - Technical Emphasis

Complete the following courses:


Required Arts and Sciences for Techical Emphasis
15 credits from 3 MnTC Goal Areas

OR


(Choose 9 more LAS credits in consultation with Advisor)


PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.