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Administrative Assistant (AA)


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2021-2022 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 002 Computer Keyboarding and Document Applications II 3
CAOT 031 Business English 3
CAOT 032 Business Communications 3
CAOT 033 Records Management and Filing 3
CAOT 037 Introduction to Bookkeeping 3
CAOT 047* Applied Office Practice 2
CAOT 082 Microcomputer Software Survey in the Office 3
CAOT 084 Microcomputer Office Applications: Word Processing 3
CAOT 085 Microcomputer Office Applications: Spreadsheet 3
CAOT 092 Computer Windows Application  2
CAOT 097 Internet for Business 3
CAOT 108 Presentation Design for the Office 2

Complete 2 courses from the following

Course Course Title UNITS
CAOT 001 Computer Keyboarding and Document Applications I 3
CAOT 043* Office Procedures 3
CAOT 078 Microcomputer Acctg Applications for the Electronic Office 3
CAOT 086 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.