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The Administrative Assistant and Meeting/Event Planning degree prepares the student for an administrative support position with a focus on meeting and event planning. This degree requires a minimum of 65 credits in program requirements, program electives and general education in the courses listed below.

For more information about Office Technology Information, please visit the program page.

Degree Requirements

Field of Study Code: OFTI.AAS.MEET

Program Requirements
OFTI 1105Speed Development Keyboarding3
OFTI 1110Document Formatting3
OFTI 1130Business Correspondence3
OFTI 1200MS Office for Professional Staff3
OFTI 1203E-Mail and Electronic Communication3
OFTI 1210Word Processing I3
OFTI 1215Advanced Word Processing/ Desktop Publishing3
OFTI 1250Electronic Presentations for Business Professionals3
OFTI 2500Professional Office Capstone3
OFTI 2600Professional Development3
HOSP 2253Meeting and Event Management I3
HOSP 2254Meeting & Event Management II3
HOSP 2280Hospitality Marketing Management3
Program Electives
Select eight credits in the Hospitality and Tourism program 18
General Education
Select 18 to 22 credits 118-22
Total Credits65-69

General Education Requirements

For general education requirements for the A.A.S. degree, please visit the A.A.S. degree catalog page.

Suggested Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
OFTI 1105
Speed Development Keyboarding
or Introduction to Business
3
OFTI 1130 Business Correspondence 3
OFTI 1200 MS Office for Professional Staff 3
OFTI 1210 Word Processing I 3
ENGLI 1101
English Composition I
or Workplace Writing
3
 Credits15
Second Semester
OFTI 1110 Document Formatting 3
OFTI 1203 E-Mail and Electronic Communication 3
HOSP 2253 Meeting and Event Management I 3
OFTI 1215 Advanced Word Processing/ Desktop Publishing 1 3
MATH 1100 Business Mathematics 3
 Credits15
Third Semester
OFTI 1250 Electronic Presentations for Business Professionals 3
ELECTIVEProgram Elective 3
GEN EDSocial & Behavioral Science 3
GEN EDHumanities and Fine Arts 3
BIOLO 1100
Survey of Biology
or Physical Geology of Earth's Interior
4
Select one of the following: 3
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Small-Group Communication
Introduction to Business Communication
 Credits19
Fourth Semester
OFTI 2500 Professional Office Capstone 1 3
OFTI 2600 Professional Development 3
HOSP 2254 Meeting & Event Management II 1 3
HOSP 2280 Hospitality Marketing Management 3
ELECTIVEProgram Elective 3
ELECTIVEProgram Elective 2
 Credits17
 Total Credits66
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Course has a prerequisite.

Program Milestones

First Semester

  • Consider joining or visiting with a professional, cultural or interest-based Student Club.

Second Semester

  • If you have not done so yet this semester, it is important to make an appointment with a Faculty or Program Advisor to discuss your future academic progress.