Administrative Support Technology - General Office Specialization

The General Office Specialization provides broad-based knowledge and skills needed in many different types of businesses.  Required courses include: 

First Semester   Lecture Hours Lab Hours Course Credits
AST 101 Keyboarding I 2 0 2
AST 103 Keyboarding I Lab 0 2 0
ECO 100 Elementary Economics 3 0 3
ENG 134 Grammar for
Writing & Speaking
3 0 3
BUS 121 Business Math I 3 0 3
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts 3 0 3
ITE 115L Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts (Lab) 0 2 1
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
HLT/PED Health/Physical Ed. 0 2 1
Total   15 6 18
Second Semester   Lecture Hours Lab Hours Course Credits
AST 102 Keyboarding II 2 0 2
AST 104 Keyboarding II Lab 0 2 1
ITE 151 Database Management 3 2 3
BUS 235 Business Letter Writing 3 0 3
ENG 135 Applied Grammar 3 0 3
HLT/PED Health/Physical Ed. 0 2 1
AST/ITE Elective 0 2 1
BIO/NAS OR        
MTH Science or Math Elective 3 0 3
Total   14 8 17
Third Semester   Lecture Hours Lab Hours Course Credits
ACC 111 Accounting I 3 0 3
AST 243 Office Administration I 3 0 3
AST 238 MS Word 2 0 2
AST 239 MS Word Lab 0 2 1
AST 234 Records & Database Management 3 0 3
AST 113 Speedbuilding 0 2 1
ITE 140 ITE Spreadsheet Software 3 0 3
Third Semester   Lecture Hours Lab Hours Course Credits
ACC 110 Introduction to
Computerized Acct. Peachtree
2 0 2
AST 244 OfficeAdministration II 3 0 3
AST 201 Keyboarding III(Intern.) 2 0 2
AST 202 Keyboarding III Lab 0 2 1
AST 205 BusinessCommunications 3 0 3
AST 253 Desktop Publishing 2 0 2
AST 255 Desktop Publishing Lab 0 2 1
SPA 103 Basic Spoken Spanish 3 0 3
SDV 106 Job Search Strategies 1 0 1

Total Minimum Credits for the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Administrative Support Technology (General Office Specialization): 69