Administrative and Information Management
Provides highly sought after credentials needed by administrative professionals in today’s competitive work environment. The mastery of information management, the advancements in computer technology, and the need for support of all business units within an organization have transformed the office setting. The Administrative and Information Management (AIM) program opens a career path for students interested in the administrative/management-support field and provides individuals already in the profession with the opportunity to upgrade their skills.
While working toward the AIM degree, students may choose to earn certificates in Computer Software Applications, Office Administration or Office Skills Fundamentals. After earning 12 credits, students whose declared major is AIM are eligible to apply for the Frederick P. and Violet Sharpe Scholarship.
- Compose effective written communication for a business environment
- Demonstrate effective non-verbal and verbal communication skills for a business environment
- Employ effective organizational skills in a business environment
- Practice proper business etiquette and business protocol
- Employ effective problem-solving skills
- Employ effective supervisory skills
- Work effectively in teams with diverse populations
- Use word-processing software at an advanced level for Microsoft Office
- Use spreadsheet software at an advanced level for Microsoft Office
- Use database software at an advanced level for Microsoft Office
- Use presentation software at an advanced level for Microsoft Office
- Perform financial recordkeeping
- Identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively use information to solve problems
For information regarding the Sharpe Scholarship, please visit the College's Foundation Office located in the Andrews A. Mazzara Administrative Services and Conference Center.
All students receiving an Associate Degree are required to meet Degree-Specific Requirements AND General Education Requirements. Courses listed in the Required Core and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Degree-Specific and General Education Requirements. Developmental courses (those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Attention: It is the student's responsibility to review the entire program form before making course selections for registration purposes. The College recommends that students meet with an advisor or counselor well in advance of registration deadlines and before making course selections.
Complete 15 credits from:
American Society, Events, Institutions and Cultures Outcome: Complete at least one course:
- ENG-235: American Literature Before 1900
- ENG-236: American Autobiography
- ENG-237: American Literature Since 1900
- CRJ-131: Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
- HIST-151: American History I
- HIST-152: American History II
- POLS-131: Introduction to American Government and Political Science
- SOC-131: Introduction to Sociology
- SSC-131: A Survey of the Social Sciences
Computer Literacy Outcome: The following course is required in this program and satisfies this General Education Outcome for this program. Students who change their program will need to confirm in advance that they are completing all required courses for their specific program of study, including additional General Education courses:
Critical Thinking Outcome: Complete at least one non-activity based course numbered 100 or higher
Information Literacy and Written Communication Outcome: Take either English sequence:
Fulfill the Required Core, Required Support, and/or Elective Courses for this program.
Required Core Courses
Required Support Courses
*The following courses do not meet the requirements for this program: MATH 121, MATH 221, and MATH 225.
Requirements are Subject to Change
Graduates of the AIM program will be prepared for career opportunities such as executive assistant, administrative assistant, office manager, office supervisor, and administrative professional.