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2016-2017 VSCC Catalog 
2016-2017 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business - Administrative Professional Technology Concentration - A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science degree (A.A.S.) in Administrative Professional Technology prepares individuals for employment in today’s dynamic workplace environment.  Graduates will be equipped to adapt to the continual change that evolving technology demands. This concentration is a course of study designed to teach the skill set required of the administrative professional in today’s business office environment.  Courses are designed to ensure expertise in current office procedures, software applications, editing and proofreading, critical thinking, office management, and interpersonal skills.  Career opportunities include receptionist, office manager, administrative assistant, or executive assistant.

All Business students are required to take the business exit exam and the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

Major Core Course Requirements - Credits (30)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)

Career and Salary Information

 The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Career Beginning Salary Experienced Salary Median
Bill and Account Collectors $20,490 $29,940
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks $21,330 $33,780
Desktop Publishers $21,130 $31,960
Information Clerks $17,970 $25,690
Postal Service Clerks $26,940 $55,580
Receptionists $17,970 $25,690
Secretaries, Administrative Assistants $18,840 $29,190


Recommended Schedule

This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)

  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

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