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HCC Office Systems Technology/Administrative [AAS] to APSU Professional Studies [BS]

NOTE:  Any student entering APSU with less than 12 earned credit hours MUST take APSU 1000,
a one-hour Freshman Orientation course, which will count in the Electives section.

HCC: Office Systems Technology:
Administrative Option

APSU:  Professional Studies

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Course
Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

General Education Core

General Education Core (41 hours)

101 ENG

Writing I

3

ENGL 1010

English Composition I

3

102 ENG

Writing II

3

ENGL 1020

English Composition II

3

181 COM

Basics of Public Speaking

3

COMM 1010

Funds. of Public Speaking

3

 

 

 

HIST 2010

American History I

3

 

 

 

HIST 2020

American History II

3

 

Heritage/Humanities course

3

Humanity

Link to Catalog

3

 

 

 

Humanity

Link to Catalog

3

 

 

 

ENGL 2030

Traditions in World Literature

3

 

 

 

Science  w/lab

Link to Catalog

4

 

 

 

Science w/lab

Link to Catalog

4

 

Social Interaction course

3

Social/Behavioral Science

Link to Catalog

3

 

 

 

Social/Behavioral Science

Link to Catalog

3

 

 

 

Math

Link to Catalog

3

Major

Lower Division
Technical Concentration (27 hours)

100 CIS

Introduction to Computers

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

110 OST

Intermediate Word Processing

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

210 OST

Advanced Word Processing

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

150 OST

Office Techniques/Transcript

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

160 OST

Database & Records Mgmt

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

215 OST

Office Procedures

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

225 OST

Desktop Publishing

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

235 OST

Business Communication Tech

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

220 OST

Office Simulations

3

 

Tech Elective:

3

Lower Division Electives (12 hours)

Lower Division Electives (12 hours)

110 MT

Applied Math

3

 

Elective:

3

101 ACT

Accounting & Applications

3

 

Elective:

3

 

Science course

3

 

Elective:

3

130 CIS

Microcomputer Apps./ Develop

3

 

Elective:

3

 

 Professional Studies Required (15 hours)

 

 

 

PTMA 3020

Managing Inform. Technlgy

3

 

 

 

PTMA 3050

International Bus.& Stand.

3

 

 

 

BLAW 3300
or

PM 4320

Soc Legal and Pol Environ.  

Administrative Law

 

3

 

 

 

PM 3200

Public Sector Management

3

 

 

 

ENGT 3820

Technology and Society

3

 

Professional Studies Electives (15 hours)

 

 

 

 

 Link to Catalog

3

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

Upper Division Electives (9 hours)

 

 

 

Upper

Division

Elective________________

Elective_______________

Elective________________

3

3

3

Total Hours =  54

Total Requirements: 120 Hours

NOTES:  1.  The Associate of Applied Science Degree from Hopkinsville Community College may require more hours than are indicated on this program of study.  Because of the BS in Professional Studies degree requirements, only approximately 54 of those AAS hours are applicable to the BSPS degree.
2.  Lower division general education courses required for the BSPS  that are not a part of your AAS degree requirements may be taken at Hopkinsville Community College and transferred to Austin Peay State University.
3.  All upper division BSPS courses from APSU are offered online.     

To contact an APSU advisor for the Professional Studies degree program, send an email to:

Dr. Robyn Hulsart

Dr. Victoria McCarthy

Dr. Sue Evans

Advising Request Form