Mar 19, 2019  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
  
College Catalog 2019-2020

Administrative Professional Studies, A.S.


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CONTACT

Kelly O’Connor, 413.552.2315, koconnor@hcc.edu

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Administrative Professional Studies program combines strong technical and computer skills with an emphasis on effective writing and communication.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to: 

  • prepare a variety of business documents such as correspondence, reports, newsletters, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases using Microsoft Office software
  • communicate orally and in writing
  • maintain accounting journals and ledgers
  • prepare financial data
  • manage routine office duties

The student will bring to the administrative office position skills such as professionalism, teamwork, time management, decision making, problem solving, and multitasking. Students may use their Business Electives to expand their knowledge in the area of business in which they wish to apply their skills. Most courses will transfer to four year institutions.

PROGRAM ELECTIVES: 12 CREDITS


  • Administrative Professional Studies Electives Credit(s): 32
  • Administrative Professional Studies Electives Credit(s): 32
  • Administrative Professional Studies Electives Credit(s): 32
  • Administrative Professional Studies Electives Credit(s): 32

TOTAL: 62-63 CREDITS


NOTES

1Students interested in taking technology courses are encouraged to choose CSI 111  

2Select from: ACC, BUS, CIS, COM, CUL, EMS, GRT, HCA, HIM, HTH, LAW, MEA, MGT, MKT, or SPO.

Students with an interest in health office administration should choose from GRT, HIM, HTH, and MEA courses.

Students with an interest in office technologies should choose from BUS, CIS, and EMS courses.

Students with an interest in meeting planning should choose from BUS, CUL, HCA, MKT and SPO courses.

Students who intend to transfer to a baccalaureate program should look at the following options:

Depending on course selection, 80% of this program can be completed online. Go to Online Learning  for more information.

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