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Administrative Office Specialist (AAS-AOS)

Program Locations:  Bay Minette, Brewton, Thomasville Campuses and Online

Applied Technology Division

Length: Four Semesters

The Associate in Applied Science Degree as an Administrative Office Specialist is designed to prepare students who wish to pursue careers in administrative areas in business and industry.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion. Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study; therefore, it is not subject to the terms and conditions of Alabama Transfers state transfer and articulation reporting system.

Semester One

Item # Title Credits
BUS 188 Personal Development 3
CIS 149 Introduction to Computers 3
OAD 101 Beginning Keyboarding 3
OAD 125 Word Processing 3
BUS 215 or OAD 133 + 3
WKO 107 or ORI 101 + 1
Sub-total Credits 16

Semester Two

Item # Title Credits
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
OAD 103 Intermediate Keyboarding 3
OAD 127 or BUS 263 + 3
OAD 138 Records/Information Management 3
MTH 116 or MTH 100 + 3
Sub-total Credits 15

Semester Three

Item # Title Credits
OAD 135 or BUS 241 + 3
OAD 230 Computerized Desktop Publishing 3
OAD 233 Trends in Office Technology 3
BUS or OAD Elective + 3
Math, Science, or Computer Science Elective + 3
Sub-total Credits 15

Complete Graduation Application

Semester Four

Item # Title Credits
OAD 137 Computerized Financial Record Keeping 3
OAD 218 Office Procedures 3
OAD 243 Spreadsheet Applications 3
History, Social Science, or Behavioral Science Elective + 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective (T) + 3
Sub-total Credits 15


*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.





Financial Aid is Available


Thomasville Campus

30755 Highway 43 South
Thomasville, AL 36784

Coastal Online


Brewton Campus

220 Alco Drive
Brewton, AL 36426

Bay Minette Campus

1900 Highway 31 South
Bay Minette, AL 36507