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 also choose to earn certificates in Computer Software Applications, Office Administration or Office Skills Fundamentals.
NOTE: 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 record keeping.
- Identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively use information to solve problems.
For information regarding the Frederick P. and Violet Sharpe Scholarship, please visit the College's Foundation Office located on the fourth floor of the Andrew A. Mazzara Administrative Services and Conference Center (Building L).
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.
The following courses are required in this program and satisfy HFC’s General Education Outcomes 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. All Associate in Business degrees require at least 15 credits total including at least three credits from each of the five areas below. For this program:
1. Civil Society & Culture: Complete one of the following:
- ASL-130: Deaf Culture and the Deaf Community
- EDU-260: History and Civics in Elementary Schools
- GEOG-132: World Regional Geography
- HIST-151: American History I
- HIST-152: American History II
- POLS-101: American Government: Democratic Participation and Civic Engagement
- POLS-131: Introduction to American Government and Political Science
- POLS-152: International Relations
- POLS-200: Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies
- SOC-131: Introduction to Sociology
- SOC-152: Women, Men, and Society
- SOC-251: Ethnic and Racial Diversity in Society
- WR-131: Religious Traditions in the World
2. Communication: Complete both of the following:
3. Computer Technology: Complete the following:
4. Critical Thinking & Information Literacy: Complete one of the following:
5. Quantitative Literacy: Complete one of the following:
- BMA-110: Business Math
- MATH-115: College Algebra
- MATH-131: Mathematics for the Modern World
- MATH-141: Introduction to Statistics
- MATH-150: Finite Mathematics
- MATH-153: Calculus for Business, Life Science, and Social Sciences
- MATH-175: Precalculus
- MATH-180: Calculus I
- MATH-183: Calculus II
- MATH-280: Calculus III
- MATH-283: Linear Algebra
- MATH-289: Differential Equations
NOTE: For this program, General Education minimum credits: 18
Fulfill the Required Core Courses for this program.
Required Core Courses
Requirements are Subject to Change
- Executive assistant
- Administrative assistant
- Office manager
- Office supervisor
- Administrative professional