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

Administrative Office Associate

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Campus Location: Dubuque

Program Entry: Enrollment may occur during any term. Fall term is the start of the program course sequence

Award: Diploma

Description: The office assistant plays an important role in the operation of a successful business and often holds positions involving considerable responsibility.

Duties include organizing the office, typing, handling correspondence, sorting mail, filing, answering the telephone, greeting customers, operating a variety of office machines, making travel arrangements, scheduling appointments and maintaining records. The office assistant is able to interpret the needs of the employer, maintain poise and friendliness, and apply good human relation skills at all times.

Employment opportunities include secretary, clerk, receptionist, record keeper or information processor.

Enrollment Process: See Enrollment Process . Applicants to this program do not need to complete the ALEKS® math assessment.

Minimum Credits: 37

Course Sequence


¹ This Diploma program requires a minimum of 6 credits of general education electives (excluding Developmental courses) from Communication, Humanities, Math, Science or Social Science). Three of these hours can include SDV 179 - The College Experience . If The College Experience course is waived or transfers in for less than three credits, an additional general education elective is required.

Sample Course Schedule


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