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Administration and Information Systems

Fundamentals of business, economics and administration

An understanding of economic policies and processes, management and accounting principles, and common office software like spreadsheets and schedules means you're prepared to be a leader in most professional environments. Studying Administration and Information Systems sets you up to take on managerial positions in business and the public sector, administrative support positions, customer service, sales, accounting, bookkeeping and public relations.

Programs of Study

  • A
    Associate Degree
  • T
    Transfer Degree
  • C
    Credit Certificate
  • N
  • Limited Enrollment
    Limited Enrollment
  • Online Options Available
    Online Options

Administration and Information Systems

Associate of Arts

  • A
  • Online Options Available

Administration/Information Systems entails the study of theories, procedures and practices and the acquisition of skills necessary to function productively and effectively in an administrative work environment. 

Students completing associate degrees in obtain entry-level positions or choose to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, public administration, management information systems or related fields.

Program Code



18 Units

Why study administration and information systems?

Studying administration and information systems prepares you to work in an office environment, in management and in business. With numerous transferable courses, you're prepared to continue studies at a four-year university in business administration, accounting, and more.

What You'll Learn

  • Basic administrative terms, theories and principles.
  • Economic systems, i.e., the manner in which goods are produced and distributed in a society and theme and by which economic grow this achieved and sustained.
  • Fundamental management principles, such as profit/loss, balancing accounts, conflict resolution, effective customer relations and time management.
  • Functions such as preparation of memoranda, utilization of spreadsheets, adherence to schedules and responding effectively to changes in the work environment.
  • Fundamental concepts from courses in business, public administration, economics and/or information systems
  • Locate, process, and utilize information effectively.

Career Options

  • Business Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Economist
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Manager
  • Public Administrator
  • Bank Manager
  • Business Owner