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Administrative Professional (A.A.S.)

Study administrative and office technology at JCC

The Administrative Professional A.A.S. degree provides the student with skills necessary to prepare for employment in today’s technology-enhanced office settings. Training is available for those who have had no office preparation and for students with limited office skills who desire to enhance or update present skills. The program emphasizes written communication in a variety of formats using technologically advanced equipment, financial tasks, management of records and files, and the use of a variety of software packages. The ability to develop decision-making and problem-solving skills will be stressed throughout the program. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to enter the workplace or transfer credits to a four-year institution.

  • This program is available online.
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Courses

Semester 1

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

BUS 1360: Keyboarding/Word Processing

3

BUS 1410: Accounting Fundamentals

3

BUS 1500: Introduction to Business

3

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3 College Composition

INT 1520: Student Success Seminar or

INT 1555: Inquire

1-2

Elective

Recommended:

Choose any BUS or HIT course (1000 level)

BUS 1610: Personal Finance or

HIT 1420: Health Data Procedures or

HIT 1410: Medical Terminology

1-2
  • Explore employment opportunities in the Counseling and Career Center.
  • Visit the Learning Center.

Semester 2

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

BUS 1420: Office Procedures

3 Values and Ethics

CSC 1560: Computer Applications Software I

4

ENG 1530: English Composition II

3 Oral Communication

Social Sciences Elective

Recommended:

PSY 1510: General Psychology

3 Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

Mathematics Elective

Recommended:

MAT 1500: Problem Solving

3 Mathematical Reasoning

Semester 3

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

BUS 2320: Word Processing Production

3

CMM 1510: Introduction to Communication or

CMM 1610: Public Speaking

3

BUS 2550: Marketing or

BUS 2570: Principles of Management or

BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior

3

Natural Sciences Elective

Recommended:

BIO 1510: Health Science

3 Scientific Reasoning: Natural Sciences

Elective

Recommended:

Choose any BUS or HIT course to complement the pathway chosen by student

3
  • Discuss internship locations.

Semester 4

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

BUS 2420: Professional Development/Internship

5 Applied Learning

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

BUS 1650: Global Business

3 Global Perspectives

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

BUS 2550: Marketing or

BUS 2570: Principles of Management or

BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior

3

Social Sciences Elective

Recommended:

SOC 1510: Introduction to Sociology

3 Cultural Understanding
  • Apply for graduation.
  • Use College Central Network and other resources to begin job search.