Administrative Systems Technology (AST)

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Administrative Systems & Technology (AST) prepares students for a career as a supervisor, administrative assistant, executive assistant, records manager, technology coordinator, corporate trainer, social media designer, and manager. Demand for qualified and highly-skilled personnel is expected to grow in all areas of business, industry, government, not-for-profit, and education entities. The planned sequence of courses in the AST program provides incremental skill development using up-to-date technology, equipment. The program offers courses in Alpine and online. AST provides students with an understanding of the impact of technology on business routines and procedures with the skills necessary to work with supervisors, co-workers, customers, and clients. An AST minor is available.

AST Adviser: Mazie E. Will, CPS/CAP, Associate Professor, ACR 102, 432-837-8072

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Bachelor of Arts Administrative Systems & Technology
2014-2015 Catalog
Hours
AREA I: CORE CURRICULUM (42 sch)
COMMUNICATION
ENG 1301; ENG 1302
LANGUAGE, PHILOSOPHY & CULTURE
ENG 2341, 2331, 2312, 2315, 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, MAS 2301
PHIL 1301 OR WS 2301
 
6
3
 
 
AMERICAN HISTORY
HIST 1301, 1302
6
   
COMPONENT AREA OPTION
COMM 1310, 1311; ENG 2341, 2311, 2312, 2315, 2322, 2323
THEA 2304 OR 2366
6
   
MATHEMATICS
MATH 1314, 1332, OR 1342
3
   
LIFE & PHYSICAL SCIENCES (Choose 2 classes)
ASTR 1303, 1304; BIOL 1311,1313; CHEM 1311, 1312;
GEOL 1303, 1304, 1305, IT 1309, NRM 1301, 2305
6
   
SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
ANTH 1301, ECO 2301, 2302, GEOG 1302, 2302, PSY 1302, SOC 2303
3
   
CREATIVE ARTS
ART 1301; FA 1315; IT 2304; MUS 1303, 1308; THEA 1310
3
   
POLITICAL SCIENCE
PS 2305
PS 2306
3
3
   
AREA II: UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENT (1 sch)
 
FIRST YEAR SEMINAR
SRSU 1101
1
   
AREA III: BACHELOR OF ARTS REQUIREMENTS (11-13 sch)
 
   
FOREIGN LANGUAGE (TWO COURSES)
3 or 4
3 or 4
   
LITERATURE
Any Literature Course
3
   
SCIENCE LAB
Lab corresponding to core science course
Lab corresponding to core science course
1
1
   
AREA IV: MAJOR (42 sch)
42
AST 1305, AST 1383, AST 2380, AST 2381, AST 3380, AST 3381
AST 3382, AST 3383, AST 3384, AST 3385, AST 4350
COMM 2308
Select IT 2303 or IT 2304
Select IT 3323 or IT 3354
 
   
ADVANCED ELECTIVES (12 sch)
12
   
FREE ELECTIVES (10-12 sch)
10-12
   
DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION, IF REQUIRED
ENG 0300; ED 0300; MATH 0300, MATH 0301
 
   
MINIMUM FOR DEGREE
120

AST Required Courses for 2013-2014 Catalog Hours
ACC 2330 Principles of Accounting I
3
AST 1305, 1383, 2380, 2381, 3380, 3381, 3382, 3383, 3384, 3385, 4350
33
GBA 3351 Business Law; GBA 4354 Mgt Comm; GBA 4355 International Business
9
Communications: COMM 1303
3
English 1301, 1302; 2301 or any other literature; any other 2000 level or higher course
12
Fine Arts: Select from Fine Arts 1301, Art 1301, Music 1312, 1313 or Theatre 1302
3
Foreign Language (CLEP exam option can be considered)
8
Free Electives (including at least 9 sch Advanced Electives)
21
History 1301, 1302
6
Laboratory Science: Select from Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology or Physics
8
Math 1310 or higher
3
Multicultural: HIST 2301 or 2302, MAS 2301, PS 2307, WS 2301
3
Physical Education 1150 and Select from PE 1153, 1155, 1156 (activity course)
2
Political Science 2305, 2306
6
Social Science: Select from PSY 1302, GEOG 1302, SOC 1302, ANTH 1301, PHIL 1302, ECO 2300, 2305
3
Total
120