Business Academy

Queensborough Academy
The Business Academy provides the highest quality business expertise to the people and industries of New York State and the broader United States.

Office Admin & Technology - Associate in Applied Science degree (A.A.S.)

Course no. Course title Common core category Credits
Common core requirements
EN-101 English Composition I I.A 3
EN-102 English Composition II I.A 3
MA-321 Mathematics in Contemporary Society I.B 3
Laboratory Science I.C 3-4
SP-211 Speech Communication II.B 3
ECON-101 or ECON-102 Introduction to Macroeconomics
Introduction to Microeconomics
II.D 3
Social Science or History elective (HI-100 series) II.A/II.B/II.D 3
Subtotal 21-22
Major requirements
BU-201 Business Organization and Management 3
BU-801 Typewriting/Keyboarding I 2
BU-802 Typewriting/Keyboarding II 2
BU-812 Transcription and Dictation of Business Documents 2
BU-804 Administrative Office Procedures 3
BU-850 Fundamentals of Microsoft Windows 1
BU-907 Word Processing 3
CIS-101 (formerly BU-500) Introduction to Microcomputer Applications 3
BU-859 Desktop Publishing 3
BU-906 Advanced Microsoft Office 3
Any BU-800 or BU-900 course 3
Business electives 6
Subtotal 34
Additional major requirements
One science lab. course (STEM variant in common core satisfies this requirement): choose from BI-132, BI-171; CH-102, CH-111, CH-121; ET-842; or PH-112 0-1
One course in Physical Education from PE-400 or 500 series or one from DAN-100 series 1
Subtotal 1-2
Free electives 3
Subtotal 3
Total credits required 60
All students must complete two (2) Writing Intensive designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.