Office Administration Technology - Associate of Applied Science

(61-64 credits)

Core/General Education Requirements (16 credits)
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition 14
BOT 106Business Mathematics 3
or MATH 120 Intermediate Algebra
BOT 209Business and Technical Communications3
or ENGL 203G Business and Professional Communication
or ENGL 218G Technical and Scientific Communication
ECON 201GIntroduction to Economics3
or ECON 251G Principles of Macroeconomics
or ECON 252G Principles of Microeconomics
BMGT 140Principles of Supervision I3
or BMGT 240 Human Relations
Related/Professional Requirements (25-27 credits)
BOT 102Keyboarding: Document Formatting3
BOT 105Business English I 3
BOT 109Business English II3
BOT 110Records Management 23
or HIT 110 Electronic Health Records
BOT 120Accounting Procedures I3
or ACCT 221 Principles of Accounting I (Financial)
BOT 211Information Processing I3
BOT/HIT 221Internship I 31-3
or BOT 222 Internship II
BOT 239Personal Development3
or BMGT 201 Work Readiness and Preparation
BOT 260Bookkeeping Simulation Capstone3
or BOT 270 Business Office Technology Capstone
Technical/Major Requirements (21 credits)
Choose one of the following three options:21
Bookkeeping Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Medical Office Assistant
Total Credits62-64

Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.


HIT 110 Electronic Health Records should be taken only by those who plan to pursue the Medical Office Assistant option.


BOT 221 Internship I/BOT 222 Internship II/HIT 221 Internship I are restricted to majors. A maximum of 6 credits of BOT 221 Internship I/BOT 222 Internship II and HIT 221 Internship I may be applied toward a degree.

Bookkeeping Assistant Option

BOT 121Accounting Procedures II3
BOT 140Payroll Accounting3
BOT 203Office Equipment and Procedures I3
or BOT 250 Electronic Office Systems
BOT 205Microcomputer Accounting I3
BOT 206Microcomputer Accounting II3
or BOT 215 Spreadsheet Applications
BOT 241Auditing and Business Issues3
or BMGT 231 Legal Issues in Business
BOT 244Tax Preparation3
Total Credits21

Administrative Assistant Option

BOT 202Keyboarding Document Production3
BOT 203Office Equipment and Procedures I3
BOT 207Machine Transcription3
BOT 215Spreadsheet Applications3
BOT 217Powerpoint Presentation (or Approved BOT elective)3
BOT 218Information Processing II3
BOT 250Electronic Office Systems3
or BOT 191 Taking Minutes & Proofreading
Total Credits21

Medical Office Assistant Option

HIT 150Introduction to Medical Terminology3
or AHS 120 Medical Terminology
HIT 158Advanced Medical Terminology3
BOT 202Keyboarding Document Production3
BOT 208Medical Office Procedures3
BOT 218Information Processing II3
BOT 223Medical Transcription I3
BOT 228Medical Insurance Billing3
Total Credits21