Associate of Applied Science Administrative Assistant Outcomes

Students who complete this degree should be able to:

  1. Produce professional, error-free, timely documents by using current and emerging software and hardware technology.
  2. Effectively communicate their own creative and critical ideas; respond effectively both verbally and in written format to the spoken, written, and visual ideas of others.
  3. Use critical thinking, organization and problem solving to effectively manage numeric, alphabetic and digital data.
  4. Assess and analyze new tasks to determine what computer technology should be utilized to effectively complete the tasks.
  5. Establish and follow procedures to manage digital and hard copy office documents.
  6. Apply planning and time management principles to accomplish workplace efficiency and achieve company objectives.
  7. Perform general office tasks: plan and participate in meetings, coordinate travel arrangements, schedule appointments, greet clients/customers, and process mail.
  8. Understand roles within teams, work units, departments, and organizations to identify the effect of systems on the activities of a business or an organization.
  9. Exhibit people skills to deal effectively with a variety of personalities and diverse individuals.