Administrative Information Services - AAS degree

The Administrative Information Services (AIS) program provides graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to be employed in today's modern offices. Areas of study include: medical transcription, legal office, information systems and office management.

Career opportunities exist in and out of the Northland district communities. Graduates are needed by business, industry, government and public and private agencies.

Associate of Applied Science • 64 CR.

To complete an AAS degree in Administrative Information Services a student must complete the general education requirements (16 cr.), an area of specialization (23-30 cr.) and 18-25 credits of required electives from the list that follows the description of areas of specialization.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS • 16 CR.

Communications • 6 cr.

  • ENL 101 College Composition I • 3 cr.
  • ENL 109 Technical Writing • 3 cr.

Mathematics • 3 cr.

  • MAT 103 Business Math • 3 cr.

Discipline Studies • 7 cr.


Areas of Specialization

Administrative Information Services

Core Requirements • 32 cr.
  • AIS 102 Business Grammar • 1cr.
  • AIS 105 Developing Your Professionalism • 1 cr.
  • AIS 110 Basic Keyboarding and Formatting • 3 cr.
  • AIS 111 Advanced Keyboarding and Document Processing • 3 cr.
  • AIS 112 Proofreading • 1 cr.
  • AIS 114 Introduction to the Modern Office • 3 cr.
  • AIS 115 Ten-Key Adding Machine • 1 cr.
  • AIS 116 Electronic Calculators • 3 cr.
  • AIS 130 Machine Transcription • 3 cr.
  • AIS 145 Microsoft Word for Windows • 3 cr.
  • AIS 170 Written Business Communications • 3 cr.
  • AIS 180 Records Management • 3 cr.
  • CIS 103 Introduction to Windows • 1 cr.
  • CIS 230 Introduction to Microsoft Office • 3 cr.
Required Electives • 16 Cr.

In addition to the core requirements, student will complete a minimum of 16 unduplicated credits from the list of required electives below.

 

Administrative Office Management

Core Requirements • 27 cr.
  • AIS 150 MS Publisher Basics • 1 cr.
  • AIS 170 Written Business Communications • 3 cr.
  • AIS 202 Customer Service for the Office Professional • 1 cr.
  • AIS 214 Administrative Office Management • 3 cr.
  • AIS 298 Portfolio • 1 cr.
  • BUS 105 Techniques of Supervision • 3 cr.
  • or
  • BUS 210 Principles of Modern Managment • 3 cr.
  • BUS 117 Principles of Accounting I-Financial • 3 cr.
  • BUS 180 Organizational Behavior • 3 cr.
  • BUS 185 Ethics in Management • 3 cr.
  • BUS 225 Human Resource Management • 3 cr.
  • CIS 230 Introduction to Microsoft Office • 3 cr.
Required Electives • 21 Cr.

In addition to the core requirements student will complete a minimum of 21 unduplicated credits from the list of required electives.

 

Medical Office Procedures

Core Requirements • 33 cr.

Student must complete 33 credits from the following list:

  • AIS 102 Business Grammar • 1 cr.
  • AIS 105 Developing Your Professionalism • 1 cr.
  • AIS 110 Basic Keyboarding and Formatting • 3 cr.
  • AIS 111 Advanced Keyboarding and Document Processing • 3 cr.
  • AIS 112 Proofreading • 1 cr.
  • AIS 115 Ten-Key Adding Machine • 1 cr.
  • AIS 118 MediSoft Billing • 3 cr.
  • AIS 119 Medical Office Procedures • 3 cr.
  • AIS 123 Vocabulary for the Medical Office • 3 cr.
  • AIS 127 Medical Office Insurance and Coding • 3 cr.
  • AIS 180 Records Management • 3 cr.
  • AIS 198 Internship • 1 cr.
  • or
  • AIS 298 Portfolio • 1 cr.
  • BUS 112 Fundamentals of Bookkeeping for Business • 3 cr.
  • or
  • BUS 117 Principles of Accounting I - Financial • 3 cr.
  • CIS 103 Introduction to Windows • 1 cr.
  • CIS 230 Introduction to Microsoft Office • 3 cr.
Required Electives • 15 Cr.

In addition to the core requirements student will complete a minimum of 18 unduplicated credits from the list of required electives below.

 

Medical Transcription

Core Requirements • 26 cr.
  • AIS 102 Business Grammar • 1 cr.
  • AIS 111 Advanced Keyboarding and Document Processing • 3 cr.
  • AIS 112 Proofreading • 1 cr.
  • AIS 118 MediSoft Billing • 3 cr.
  • AIS 119 Medical Office Procedures • 3 cr.
  • AIS 135 Introduction to Medical Transcription • 3 cr.
  • AIS 198 Internship • 1 cr.
  • or
  • AIS 298 Portfolio • 1 cr.
  • AIS 235 Advanced Transcription - Medical I • 4 cr.
  • AIS 236 Advanced Transcription - Medical II • 4 cr.
  • CIS 230 Introduction to Microsoft Office • 3 cr.
Required Electives • 22 Cr.

In addition to the core requirements, student will complete a minimum of 22 unduplicated credits from the list of required electives below.

 

Legal Office

Core Requirements • 31 cr.
  • AIS 102 Business Grammar • 1 cr.
  • AIS 105 Developing Your Professionalism • 1 cr.
  • AIS 110 Basic Keyboarding and Formatting • 3 cr.
  • AIS 111 Advanced Keyboarding and Document Processing • 3 cr.
  • AIS 112 Proofreading • 1 cr.
  • AIS 115 Ten-Key Adding Machine • 1 cr.
  • AIS 145 Microsoft Word for Windows • 3 cr.
  • AIS 170 Written Business Communications • 3 cr.
  • AIS 180 Records Management • 3 cr.
  • AIS 190 Legal Terminology • 3 cr.
  • AIS 191 Introduction to Law Office Procedures • 3 cr.
  • AIS 192 Legal Document Processing • 1 cr.
  • AIS 198 Internship • 1 cr.
  • or
  • AIS 298 Portfolio • 1 cr.
  • BUS 112 Fundamentals of Bookkeeping for Business • 3 cr.
  • or
  • BUS 117 Principles of Accounting I - Financial • 3 cr.
  • CIS 103 Introduction to Windows • 1 cr.
Required Electives • 17 Cr.

In addition to the core requirements, student will complete a minimum of 24 unduplicated credits from the list of required electives below.

 

Records and Information Management

Core Requirements • 27 cr.
  • AIS 102 Business Grammar • 1 cr.
  • AIS 105 Developing Your Professionalism • 1 cr.
  • AIS 110 Basic Keyboarding and Formatting • 3 cr.
  • AIS 112 Proofreading • 1 cr.
  • AIS 114 Introduction to the Modern Office • 3 cr.
  • AIS 115 Ten-Key Adding Machine • 1 cr.
  • AIS 145 Microsoft Word for Windows • 3 cr.
  • AIS 180 Records Management • 3 cr.
  • AIS 198 Internship • 1 cr.
  • or
  • AIS 298 Portfolio • 1 cr.
  • AIS 280 Forms Management and Micrographics • 3 cr.
  • BUS 128 Spreadsheet Applications for Business • 3 cr.
  • BUS 129 Database Applications for Business • 3 cr.
  • CIS 103 Introduction to Windows • 1 cr.
Required Electives • 21 Cr.

In addition to the core requirements student will complete a minimum of 21 unduplicated credits from the list of required electives below.

 


 

List of required electives for A.I.S. Areas of Specialization:

  • AIS 102 Business Grammar • 1 cr.
  • AIS 105 Developing Your Professionalism • 1 cr.
  • AIS 110 Basic Keyboarding and Formatting • 3 cr.
  • AIS 112 Proofreading • 1cr.
  • AIS 113 Basic Memo & Letter Writing 1 cr.
  • AIS 114 Introduction to Modern Office • 3 cr.
  • AIS 115 Ten-Key Adding Machine • 1 cr.
  • AIS 116 Electronic Calculators • 3 cr.
  • AIS 118 MediSoft Billing • 3 cr.
  • AIS 119 Medical Office Procedures • 3 cr.
  • AIS 123 Vocabulary for the Medical Office • 3 cr.
  • AIS 127 Medical Office Insurance & Coding • 3 cr.
  • AIS 135 Introduction to Medical Transcription • 3 cr.
  • AIS 140 MS Word Basics • 1 cr.
  • AIS 145 Microsoft Word for Windows • 3 cr.
  • AIS 146 Voice Recognition Software • 3 cr.
  • AIS 150 MS Publisher Basics • 1 cr.
  • AIS 153 MS Publisher Complete • 3 cr.
  • AIS 170 Written Business Communications • 3 cr.
  • AIS 180 Records Management • 3 cr.
  • AIS 181 Medical Records Management • 1 cr.
  • AIS 190 Legal Terminology • 3 cr.
  • AIS 191 Introduction to Law Office Procedures • 3 cr.
  • AIS 192 Legal Document Processing • 1 cr.
  • AIS 198 Internship • 1-3 cr.
  • AIS 199 Workshop • 1-3 cr.
  • AIS 202 Customer Service for the Office Professional • 1 cr.
  • AIS 214 Administrative Office Management • 3 cr.
  • AIS 230 Advanced MachineTranscription - Legal • 3 cr.
  • AIS 235 Advanced Transcription - Medical I • 4 cr.
  • AIS 236 Advanced Transcription - Medical II • 4 cr.
  • AIS 245 Advanced Micosoft Word • 3 cr.
  • AIS 298 Portfolio • 1 cr.
  • BUS 100 Introduction to Business • 3 cr.
  • BUS 103 Success on Your Job • 2 cr.
  • BUS 112 Fundamentals of Bookkeeping for Business • 3 cr.
  • or
  • BUS 117 Principles of Accounting I - Financial • 3 cr.
  • BUS 128 Spreadsheet Applications for Business • 3 cr.
  • BUS 129 Database Applications for Business • 3 cr.
  • BUS 132 Introduction to Public Administration • 3 cr.
  • BUS 150 Administrative Policymaking • 3 cr.
  • BUS 180 Organizational Behavior • 3 cr.
  • BUS 185 Ethics in Management • 3 cr.
  • CIS 103 Introduction to Windows • 1 cr.
  • CIS 230 Introduction to Microsoft Office • 3 cr.
  • CIS 235 Advanced Microsoft Office • 3 cr.
  • CTP 150 Computer Diagnosis and Repair for Home and Business • 3 cr.
  • HES 170 Medical Terminology • 3 cr.

 


 

Certificate of Applied Science

To complete a Certificate of Applied Science in Administrative Information Services student must complete core requirements in a selected area of specialization and MAT 103 and ENL 101.

Certificates of Proficiency

Legal Office Fundamentals • 16 cr.
  • AIS 102 Business Grammar • 1 cr.
  • AIS 110 Basic Keyboarding and Formatting • 3 cr.
  • AIS 112 Proofreading • 1 cr.
  • AIS 145 Microsoft Word for Windows • 3 cr.
  • AIS 190 Legal Terminology • 3 cr.
  • AIS 191 Introduction to Law Office Procedures • 3 cr.
  • AIS 192 Legal Document Processing • 1 cr.
  • CIS 103 Introduction to Windows • 1 cr.
Medical Office Fundamentals • 16 cr.
  • AIS 102 Business Grammar • 1 cr.
  • AIS 110 Basic Keyboarding and Formatting • 3 cr.
  • AIS 112 Proofreading • 1 cr.
  • AIS 115 Ten Key Adding Machine • 1 cr.
  • AIS 118 MediSoft Billing • 3 cr.
  • AIS 119 Medical Office Procedures • 3 cr.
  • AIS 127 Medical Office Insurance and Coding • 3 cr.
  • CIS 103 Introduction to Windows • 1 cr.
Medical Transcription • 23 cr.
  • AIS 102 Business Grammar • 1 cr.
  • AIS 110 Basic Keyboarding and Formatting • 3 cr.
  • AIS 112 Proofreading • 1 cr.
  • AIS 123 Vocabulary for the Medical Office • 3 cr.
  • or
  • HES 170 Medical Terminology • 3 cr.
  • AIS 135 Introduction to Medical Transcription • 3 cr.
  • or
  • AIS 130 Machine Transcription • 3 cr.
  • AIS 145 Microsoft Word for Windows • 3 cr.
  • AIS 235 Advanced Transcription - Medical • 4 cr.
  • AIS 236 Advanced Transcription - Medical II • 4 cr.
  • CIS 103 Introduction to Windows • 1 cr.
Modern Office Fundamentals • 17 cr.
  • AIS 102 Business Grammar • 1 cr.
  • AIS 105 Developing Your Professionalism • 1 cr.
  • AIS 110 Basic Keyboarding and Formatting • 3 cr.
  • AIS 112 Proofreading • 1 cr.
  • AIS 114 Introduction to Modern Office • 3 cr.
  • AIS 115 Ten-Key Adding Machine • 1 cr.
  • AIS 145 Microsoft Word for Windows • 3 cr.
  • AIS 180 Records Management • 3 cr.
  • CIS 103 Introduction to Windows • 1 cr.

Records Management/Data Processing Fundamentals • 17 cr.

  • AIS 102 Business Grammar • 1 cr.
  • AIS 105 Developing Your Professionalism • 1 cr.
  • AIS 110 Basic Keyboarding and Formatting • 3 cr.
  • AIS 112 Proofreading • 1 cr.
  • AIS 115 Ten-Key Adding Machine • 1 cr.
  • AIS 145 Microsoft Word for Windows • 3 cr.
  • AIS 180 Records Management • 3 cr.
  • BUS 129 Database Applications for Business • 3 cr.
  • CIS 103 Introduction to Windows • 1 cr.

Word Processing Fundamentals • 15 cr.

  • AIS 102 Business Grammar • 1 cr.
  • AIS 105 Developing Your Professionalism • 1 cr.
  • AIS 110 Basic Keyboarding and Formatting • 3 cr.
  • AIS 112 Proofreading • 1 cr.
  • AIS 115 Ten-Key Adding Machine • 1 cr.
  • AIS 145 Microsoft Word for Windows • 3 cr.
  • CIS 230 Introduction to Microsoft Office • 3 cr.
  • CIS 103 Introduction to Windows • 1 cr.
  • AIS 198 Internship • 1 cr.
  • or
  • AIS 298 Portfolio • 1 cr.