Administrative Support Assistant

Program Description

The Administrative Support Assistant program prepares individuals to provide administrative support under the supervision of office managers, executive assistants, and other office personnel. Courses include: introduction to computers, word processing, and office procedures.

 

Program Details

  • Location: Griffin and Flint River Campus
  • Major Code: AS21
  • Award Level: Technical Certificate of Credit
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 2 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 20

Admission Requirement

 

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirementsStudents enrolling in BUSN 1440 are required to take a typing test indicating the ability to key at least 25 words per minute accurately, or successfully pass BUSN 1100 with grade of C or better.  Following is the link to take the online BUSN 1440 eligibility typing test. Online Typing Test Instructions (PDF)

 

Course Expiration

To ensure that students graduate with current skills in Business Administrative Technology, the following courses must be taken five years prior to graduation:  BUSN 1400--Word Processing Applications, BUSN 1410--Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications, BUSN 1420--Database Applications, BUSN 1430--Desktop Publishing and Presentation Applications, BUSN 1440--Document Production, and BUSN 2160--Electronic Mail Applications.  Courses transferred from other colleges also follow the five-year rule.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

CourseTitleCredits

First Term
COMP 1000Introduction to Computers3
BUSN 1240Office Procedures3
Specific Occupational Guided Electives6

Second Term
BUSN 1400Word Processing Applications4
BUSN 1440*Document Production4

Specific Occupational Guided Electives
ACCT 1105Financial Accounting II4
ACCT 1115Computerized Accounting3
ACCT 2140Legal Environment of Business3
ACCT 2145Personal Finance3
BUSN 1100Introduction to Keyboarding3
BUSN 1200Machine Transcription3
BUSN 1210Electronic Calculators3
BUSN 1300Introduction to Business3
BUSN 1340Customer Service Effectiveness3
BUSN 1420Database Applications4
CIST 1001Computer Concepts3
MGMT 1100Principles of Management3
MGMT 1105Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 1110Employment Rules & Regulations3
MGMT 1115Leadership3
MGMT 1125Business Ethics3
MGMT 2115Human Resource Management3
MGMT 2155Quality Management Principles3

* Students enrolling in BUSN 1440 are required to take a typing test indicating the ability to key at least 25 words per minute accurately, or successfully pass BUSN 1100 with a grade of C or better.  Following is the link to take the online BUSN 1440 eligibility typing test. Online Typing Test Instructions (PDF)

administrative support assistant

Program Advisor
Karla Weaver
karla.weaver@sctech.edu
770-233-6195

Kim Yevak
kim.yevak@sctech.edu
706-646-6473

Career and Academic Planning
CAP Center
Career Advisor
@sctech.edu
770-229-3048
Griffin Campus
Room 107

Bridgette Worst
Career Advisor
bridgette.worst@sctech.edu
770-412-5706
Flint Campus
Room 250A