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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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For more information on this program, contact the Business and Technology division at 615-230-3301 or at bustechinfo@volstate.edu.

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 students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at https://www.volstate.edu/testing.

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 http://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 $17,700 $29,920
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks $23,320 $37,400
Desktop Publishers $20,000 $43,300
Information Clerks $18,560 $26,520
Postal Service Clerks $34,580 $58,550
Receptionists $18,560 $26,520
Secretaries, Administrative Assistants $20,730 $32,160

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)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)

  • Required Major Core Course Elective (See List Above) Credits: (6)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)

  • Required Major Core Course Elective (See List Above) Credits: (6)

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