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ADAS (Administrative Assistant) - Course Outcomes

ADAS-2510 - Microsoft Office Applications II
  • Use the computer keyboard with accuracy and speed
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Format documents so that they have a professional appearance
  • Perform critical thinking on classroom assignments
ADAS-2520 - Office Transcription II
  • Use language skills to effectively communicate in the modern business office
  • Produce correspondence that meets business standards
  • Transcribe documents proficiently
  • Make effective choices concerning decision-making
  • Use vocabulary pertaining to a wide array of career fields in the business world
  • Format a wide variety of documents used in business offices
ADAS-2530 - Office Technology and Procedures II
  • Understand current trends in the business office and the need to adapt in an ever changing business environment
  • Use the Internet to research topics pertaining business situations
  • Understand basic job responsibilities of the administrative professional
  • Write and speak effectively in a business environment
  • Understand and effectively use Microsoft Outlook Software Program
  • Use effective interpersonal skills in a business environment
  • Develop ability to analyze, evaluate, and exercise their own value judgment
ADAS-2570 - Administrative Office Management
  • Understand current management principles
  • Understand basic management practices, opportunities, and challenges in administrative office management
  • Understand the need for leadership and motivation skills as they pertain to the administrative office manager
  • Apply language skills (oral, written, and listening skills) effectively
  • Research Internet for data pertaining to business offices
  • Use Microsoft Excel to analyze business expenditures
  • Produce accurate reports using computer technology in a variety of business
  • Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and goals
ADAS-2580 - Administrative Office Technology Cooperative Education I
  • Develop critical thinking skills in self-assessment in order to make the right choices affecting their careers.
  • Develop good communication skills-listening; writing; and speaking
  • Devise strategies for building rapport in teamwork within a diverse workplace culture
  • Learn how to use critical thinking skills in problem solving
  • Develop techniques that build confidence in the resume writing and interviewing processes
ADAS-2590 -Administrative Office Technology Cooperative Education II
  • Develop critical thinking skills in self-assessment in order to make the right choices affecting their careers.
  • Develop good communication skills-listening; writing; and speaking
  • Devise strategies for building rapport in teamwork within a diverse workplace culture
  • Learn how to use critical thinking skills in problem solving
  • Develop techniques that build confidence in the resume writing and interviewing processes
ADAS-2610 - Microsoft Office Applications III
  • Use the computer keyboard with accuracy and speed
  • Demonstrate proficiently in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of Microsoft Access
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of Microsoft Power Point
  • Format documents so that they have a professional appearance
  • Perform critical thinking via course projects
ADAS-2620 - Office Administration Career Development
  • Identify and focus on his/her job strengths and has the ability to match them to the best possible job and career targets
  • Prepare resumes and cover letters that get positive results
  • Develop a career portfolio that shows job readiness
  • Improve interviewing skills
  • Negotiate for a fair salary and benefits package

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Last Updated: 2/27/14