Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Professional Administrative Assistant - Associate of Applied Science (Major Code - PAA)

The Professional Administrative Assistant Associate of Applied Science degree prepares students for direct employment as administrative assistants and executive secretaries. The program provides a broad foundation of knowledge and skills needed for employment in business, industry, government, law and medical offices, and public and private agencies.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

18-19 CREDITS

Composition

ENG 101 ( ENG 1101)

3

English Composition

ENG 102 ( ENG 1102)

3

Mathematics

MAT 123 or higher

3-4

Liberal arts

 

6

Technology literacy

CIS 116 or CIS 120 ( CIS 1120)

3

CORE CURRICULUM

43 CREDITS

Business Math

BUS 104

OR

Introduction to Accounting

BUS 146

3

Administrative Assistant Skills I

BUS 106

4

Essential Workplace Success Skills

BUS 160

3

Business Communications

BUS 167

3

Administrative Assistant Skills II

BUS 206

4

Office Administration

BUS 207

3

Business Speech Communications

BUS 209

3

Automated Office Procedures

BUS 210

3

Automated Office Practice

BUS 211

3

Administrative Assistant Skills III

BUS 216

4

Administrative Assistant Skills IV

BUS 217

4

Computer Applications

CIS 181

3

Technical Presentations

CIS 268

3

ELECTIVES
(AS NEEDED TO COMPLETE 64 CREDITS)

 

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

64 CREDITS