Associate of Science

Secretarial Science

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1. To have a functional understanding of secretarial practices.

Complete Course List

Bible Core (12 hrs)

Old Testament Survey
New Testament Survey
Foundations of Faith
Theology of Holiness

General Education Core (18 hrs)

Christian Service Class
English Composition
History of Civilization I or II
Philosophical Studies
General Psychology
Public Speaking

Secretarial Major (18 hrs)

WOffice Internship
Introduction to Business
Business Communications
Records and Database Management
Word Processing

Directed Electives (12)

Admission Requirements

Education: Graduation from high school is the basic requirement for entrance. It is recommended that high school graduates have successfully completed at least four units in English, three units in Science, three units in Mathematics and three units in Social Studies. Students graduating from A.C.E. and other nontraditional schools should have completed the requirements for a college entrance diploma.

Students, who have an equivalent of a high school education, may be admitted if they have successfully passed the General Educational Development (G.E.D.) test. Anyone presenting a G.E.D. must be at least 18 years of age and must have a minimum score of 410 on each of the five tests and an average standard score of 450 on all five tests. (Total standard points required to pass = 2250)

Homeschooled students seeking admission to HSBC are required to submit official transcripts from reputable home school organizations documenting the completion of all academic work necessary for a high school diploma. If this is not possible, the student may be required to take the G.E.D. test.

Tests: All applicants are required to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT)with writingprior to being admitted to school. HSBC prefers the ACT. These tests are used for counseling and advising purposes.

Hobe Sound Bible College has been assigned the following test code numbers: The American College Test (ACT)5471. The CLEP5306 and the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)5306.

Course Schedule

Year #1 (Fall Semester)

Orientation (NC)
Old Testament Survey (3)
Christian Service Class (3)
English Composition (3)
Spreadsheets (3)
Intro to Business (3)


Year #1 (Spring Semester)

New Testament Survey (3)
History of Civilization II (3)
General Psychology (3)
Word Processing (3)
Elective (3)

Year #2 (Fall Semester)

Philosophical Studies (3)
Public Speaking (3)
Foundations of Faith (3)
Business Communications (3)
Elective (3)

Year #2 (Spring Semester)

Theology of Holiness (3)
Office Internship (3)
Records and Database Management (3)
Elective (3)
Elective (3)

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