Executive Assistant

Administrative Assistant Diploma Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 42
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

The Administrative Assistant–Diploma program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

Part-time students, visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

2015–2016 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Semester 1
ADM105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1 $159.50
ADM131 Office Calculators 1 $159.50
ADM159 Proofreading and Editing 3 $478.50
BCA134 Word Processing 3 $478.50
BCA205 Database/Spreadsheets 3 $478.50
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $478.50
Math Elective 3  
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $478.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $478.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 17
Semester 2
ACC115 Introduction to Accounting -OR- 4 $638.00
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I 4 $638.00
ADM108 Keyboarding Skill Development 1 $159.50
ADM162 Office Procedures 3 $478.50
ADM180 Administrative Management 3 $478.50
ADM222 Career Capstone 3 $513.50
BCA132 Electronic Communications -OR- 3 $478.50
BCA213 Intermediate Computer Business Applications 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 17
Semester 3
ADM148 Transcription 2 $319.00
BUS903 Business Field Experience 3 $478.50
ENG105 Composition I -OR- 3 $478.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 8
Math Electives
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3 $478.50
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $797.50
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $638.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $478.50
MAT156 Statistics 3 $478.50
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $638.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $638.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $638.00

Course Cost Calculation:
2015–2016 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 177
319-296-4021
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Program Advisor (A-L)

Sharon Buss
Black Hawk Hall 251
319-296-2329 ext.1742
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Program Advisor (M-Z)

Beth Sindt
Black Hawk Hall 250
319-296-4424
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Dean

Bryan Renfro
Black Hawk Hall 180
319-296-4427
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