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Administrative Assistant (AA)


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 degree applicable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Download Graduation Petition Form and return the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office early in your last semester of completing the requirements.  Indicate the degree(s) and general education plan(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Complete the following 12 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
CAOT 2 Computer Keyboarding and Document Applications II 3
CAOT 31 Business English 3
CAOT 32 Business Communications 3
CAOT 33 Records Management and Filing 2
CAOT 37 Secretarial Accounting 3
CAOT 47* Applied Office Practice 2
CAOT 82 Microcomputer Software Survey in the Office 3
CAOT 84 Microcomputer Office Applications: Word Processing 3
CAOT 85 Microcomputer Office Applications: Spreadsheet 3
CAOT 92 Computer Windows Application  2
CAOT 97 Internet for Business 3
CAOT 108 Presentation Design for the Office 2

Complete 2 courses from the following

Course Course Title UNITS
CAOT 1 Computer Keyboarding and Document Applications I 3
CAOT 43* Office Procedures 3
CAOT 78 Microcomputer Accounting Applications for the Electronic Office 3
CAOT 86 Microcomputer Office Applications: Database 3
CAOT 123 Web Design Applications for the Office Professional 3
CAOT 124 Introduction to Image Creation for the Office Professional 3


Follow Associate Degree General Education Requirements – LACCD Plan to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 21

Required degree applicable elective units: 1


*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
#Cross-referenced course.