• Administrative Office Professional: Web Curriculum


  • Associate of Applied Science Degree Program

    Catalog Year 2016-2017

    Students who are self-confident with integrity and accountability and who like to work in a fast-paced environment will enjoy this program. This career path seeks a highly-motivated individual who is detail-oriented and creative. Core courses develop organizational, problem-solving, interpersonal and leadership skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. Along with project management and Internet research skills, the student will have an opportunity to take electives in Web page development, support and maintenance.

    Program Outcomes
    At the completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • Apply standard English rules in clear, concise and effective business communications
    • Use business software applications to import graphics, charts and text into documents
    • Apply critical thinking and technology skills to select appropriate software to solve a business problem
    • Receive, interpret and follow both written and verbal instructions in a simulated office environment
    • Demonstrate competence in production of business documents
    • Transfer office skills to the workplace
    • Evaluate the validity of a website when using the Internet for information searches
    • Create effective spreadsheets that communicate financial and other business information
    • Explore the efficient use of Web design, graphics and navigation in a Web environment using website and page design principles, process management, implementation phases and techniques
    • Incorporate graphic elements and animation into Web pages using the principles of good design for page structure and site architecture and organization
    • Create Web pages using HTML5 and CSS3 concepts and beyond
    First Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA101 Introduction to Business
    4
    BA131 Introduction to Business Computing1,2
    4
    BT101 Office Careers Survey
    1
    BT110 Business Editing
    3
    BT116 Communication Technologies
    3
    BT121 Keyboarding Principles
    3
    18
    Second Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BT111 Editing Techniques
    3
    BT118 Records and Information Management
    3
    BT123A Keyboarding Skill Development
    3
    BT125 Microsoft Word Training2
    3
    MTH065 Beginning Algebra II (or higher) 1,3, ‡
    4
    16
    Third Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BT122 Professional Keyboarding
    3
    BT126 Microsoft Word Simulation2
    3
    BT210ZAB Access - Level II
    1
    BT250 Procedures for the Office Team
    3
    CIS120 Computer Concepts I
    3
    MO214 Building a Professional Portfolio or
    HD209RES Developing Your Resume
    1
    14
    Fourth Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA211 Principles of Accounting I
    4
    BT123B Keyboarding Skill Refinement
    3
    BT210ZEB Excel - Level II
    1
    BT210ZEC Excel - Level III
    1
    CIS195 Web Development I
    3
    CIS197HTM Web Authoring: HTML5 and CSS3
    3
    CIS197WAG Web Authoring: Graphics
    3
    18
    Fifth Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA267 Business Project Management4
    3
    BT210ZIO Internet for the Professional
    2
    BT251 Integrated Office Systems
    3
    CIS197WAA Web Authoring: Applications
    3
    WR121 English Composition1
    4
    Health and Physical Education requirement‡
    3
    18
    Sixth Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA226 Introduction to Business Law or
    HUM202 Age of Technology: Ethics in the Workplace
    3-4
    BT210ZPB PowerPoint II
    1
    PSY101 Psychology of Human Relations
    3
    WE280OP_ Cooperative Education Internship8
    3
    WR227 Technical Report Writing
    4
    14-15
    Total Credits 98-99

    1Prerequisite for this course is not included in this curriculum. See course descriptions.
    2 Minimum typing skill level is required.
    3 A College Placement Test (CPT) score does not fulfill this requirement. Students must successfully complete the required mathematics course (or higher.)
    4 Students may substitute BA265 for BA267. BA265 is offered fall term. Prerequisites for BA265 are BA131 and BA206.
    5 Cooperative Education Intership is recommended.
    6 Students may use any combination of WE280OPA, WE280OPB or WE280OPC to total three credits. Instructor and dean consent is required; check with instructor for the course number and credits appropriate to the internship assignment.

      ‡ See Associate of Applied Science degree requirements.