Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

Administrative Management

Business & Information Technology

203 Nielsen Hall

319-398-5416

www.kirkwood.edu/businessdept

Entry time
Fall

Award
Associate of Applied Science degree
2 years (4 terms)
Office Assistant diploma option
1 year (2 terms)

This program prepares graduates to become members of the executive team in today’s fast-paced business environment. It includes in-depth instruction in computer applications (word processing, desktop publishing, multimedia) and essential workplace "soft skills" (teamwork, project development, problem-solving).

Career Opportunities: executive assistant, administrative assistant, office manager, information coordinator, communications facilitator and telecommuting coordinator.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Term 1-Fall

ADM-176

Electronic Records System

3

BCA-136

Advanced Word Processing

3

ADM-157

Business English

3

BCA-179

Emerging Technology Trends

3

BUS-190

Professionalism: BPA1 OR

1

ADM-257

Professionalism in the Workplace

 

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management OR

3

PSY-111

Introduction to Psychology

 

 

 

16

Term 2-Spring

ADM-133

Business Math and Calculators OR

3

MAT-102

Intermediate Algebra (or higher)

 

ADM-163

Office Concepts and Procedures2

3

BCA-138

Advanced Word Processing Applications

3

BUS-190

Professionalism: BPA1

1

BCA-167

Comprehensive Databases

3

BCA-152

Comprehensive Spreadsheets

3

 

 

16

Term 3-Fall

ACC-111

Introduction to Accounting OR

3

ACC-152

Financial Accounting

 

ADM-142

Desktop Publishing

3

ADM-164

Administrative Office Applications

3

BUS-185

Business Law I

3

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Humanities or History/Culture Course

3

 

 

15

Term 4-Spring

ADM-187

Administrative Management Capstone

1

ADM-154

Business Communication OR

3

ENG-105

Composition I

 

MGT-158

Office Supervision and Management

3

BUS-932

Internship

3

BUS-290

Employment Search/Workplace Success

1

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Business/Computer Electives

4

 

 

15

Total program credit hours

62

Business/Computer Electives

ACC-152

Financial Accounting

4

ACC-156

Managerial Accounting

4

ACC-313

Accounting Applications

4

ACC-362

Accounting Spreadsheets

4

BUS-102

Introduction to Business

3

CIS-207

Fundamentals of Web Programming

3

ECN-120

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECN-130

Principles of Microeconomics

3

HSC-115

Medical Terminology

4

HSC-117

Basic Medical Terminology

2.5

MGT-101

Principles of Management

3

MGT-121

Project Management Basics

3

MGT-124

Project Management Tools

3

MGT-161

Agile Project Management with Scrum

3

MGT-155

Integrated Project Management

3

BUS-280

Fundamentals of Lean Process Improvement

3

MGT-130

Principles of Supervision

3

MGT-137

Developing Leadership Skills

1

MGT-139

Effective Team Building for Managers

1

MGT-140

Time Management in the Workplace

1

MGT-170

Human Resource Management

3

MGT-171

Human Resource Strategies and Tools

3

MGT-179

Human Resource Strategies-Total Rewards, Safety and Labor

3

MGT-305

Business Plans for Entrepreneurs

3

MGT-300

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

3

MKT-110

Principles of Marketing

3

MKT-140

Principles of Selling

3

Optional Courses

BCA-135

Introduction to Word Processing

3

Office Assistant Diploma Requirements

Term 1-Fall

BCA-136

Advanced Word Processing

3

BCA-179

Emerging Technology Trends

3

ADM-176

Electronic Record System

3

ADM-157

Business English

3

BUS-190

Professionalism: BPA1

1

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management OR

3

PSY-111

Introduction to Psychology

 

 

 

16

Term 2-Spring

ADM-133

Business Math and Calculators OR

3

MAT-102

Intermediate Algebra (or higher math)

 

ADM-163

Office Concepts and Procedures2

3

BCA-167

Comprehensive Database

3

BCA-152

Comprehensive Spreadsheets

3

ADM-154

Business Communication OR

3

ENG-105

Composition I

 

BUS-290

Employment Search/Workplace Success

1

 

 

16

Total program credit hours

32

1 Students who are primarily part-time or enrolled in courses held at Kirkwood county centers, may wish to register for the Professionalism in the Workplace class rather than the Professionalism: BPA course listed during the first and second semesters. Professionalism in the Workplace (ADM-257) is a Distance Learning course worth two credits. Students must either take both semesters of the on-campus course or the Distance Learning course offered in the spring. See the program coordinator for assistance in making this decision.

2Requires typing speed of 30 wpm (words per minute) or concurrent enrollment in Advanced Word Processing.

Students wishing to transfer to a four-year college or university may substitute the following courses:

PSY-111 Intro to Psychology

FOR

MGT-145 Human Relations In Management

ENG-105 Composition I

FOR

ADM-154 Business Communication

ACC-152 Financial Accounting

FOR

ACC-111 Introduction to Accounting

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