Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2019-2020

Business Administration: 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)

This program prepares graduates to become members of an executive team in today’s fast-paced business environment. It includes in-depth instruction in computer applications (personal management software and productivity software such as presentation, word processing, and spreadsheet applications) and essential workplace "soft skills" (teamwork, leadership, and problem solving). Students can earn a certificate in project management by completing this degree.​

Career Opportunities: executive assistant, administrative assistant, office manager, office administrator, administrative manager.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Term 1

BUS-101

Orientation to Business Professionalism

1

BUS-102

Introduction to Business

3

ENG-105

Composition I

3

ADM-133

Business Math and Calculators OR

3

MAT-102

Intermediate Algebra (or higher)

 

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management OR

3

PSY-111

Introduction to Psychology

 

 

 

13

Term 2

ACC-111

Introduction to Accounting OR

3

ACC-152

Financial Accounting

 

ADM-163

Office Concepts and Procedures*

3

BCA-136

Advanced Word Processing

3

CSC-110

Introduction to Computers

3

MGT-121

Project Management Basics

3

 

 

15

Term 3

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Humanities Course

3

MGT-170

Human Resources Management

3

 

 

6

Term 4

ADM-164

Administrative Office Applications

3

BCA-213

Intermediate Computer Business Applications

3

BCA-179

Emerging Technology Trends

3

ENG-108

Composition II: Technical Writing

3

MGT-130

Principles of Supervision

3

 

 

15

Term 5

ADM-187

Administrative Management Capstone

1

BUS-280

FUndamentals of Lean Process Improvement OR

3

MGT-161

Agile Project Management with Scrum

 

BUS-290

Employment Search and Workplace Success

1

MGT-124

Project Management Tools

3

MGT-155

Integrated Project Management

3

BUS-932

Internship

2

 

 

13

Total program credit hours

62

Project Management Certificate Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Term 1

MGT-121

Project Management Basics

3

MGT-130

Principles of Supervision

3

 

 

6

Term 2

MGT-124

Project Management Tools

3

MGT-155

Integrated Project Management*

3

MGT-161

Agile Project Management with Scrum OR

3

BUS-280

Fundamentals of Lean Process Improvement

 

 

 

9

Total program credit hours

15

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

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