Administrative and Information Management

Program Info

Effective Term
Fall 2017
Year Established
2001
Program Code
ADMIS.AB
Degree Type
Associate in Business
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship & Professional Development: 313-845-9645, bepdinfo@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Diana Baran: 313-317-1583, dbaran@hfcc.edu, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-326

Program Description

Description

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.

Program Learning Outcomes
  • 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.
Career Opportunities
  • Executive assistant
  • Administrative assistant
  • Office manager
  • Office supervisor
  • Administrative professional

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements and Eligibility

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).

Degree-Specific Requirements

Program Requirements

Elective Hours
3.00
Minimum Total Credit Hours
60.00