Administrative Support Specialist Certificate

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This certificate program prepares students for executive and/or administrative assistant duties in the office. The program provides training in the latest technical and software skills.

Suggested/Sample Course Sequence

The sequence taken by the student may vary depending on prerequisites, course availability, and personal/professional responsibilities.

(Major Code 4690; State CIP Code 52.0401)

First Semester

BOT 103Business English3
BOT 105Keyboarding and Formatting I3
BOT 106Intro to Business Computer Applications*3
BOT 130Office Systems Concepts3
Total Hours12

Second Semester

BOT 110Skillbuilding I*1
BOT 115Electronic Calculators1
BOT 150Records Management*3
BOT 155Word Processing Application I*2
BOT 125Document Formatting*1
BOT 180Business Spreadsheet Applications*1
or BOT 185 Business Database Applications*
BUS 225Human Relations3
Total Hours12

Note: Students attempting to take BOT 155 and BOT 125 in the same semester should contact the department chair.

Third Semester

BOT 255Word Processing Applications II*2
BOT 260Desktop Publishing for the Office*3
Total Hours5

Fourth Semester

BOT 265Computerized Office Applications*3
BOT 275Office Internship I*1
Total Hours4

Total Program Hours: 33