This certificate program prepares students for administrative assistant positions in business offices. Emphasis is on the development of communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills, learning office procedures for various administrative tasks, and using current web tools and software application programs to complete projects. The program provides training for students seeking entry-level positions and for those who are upgrading existing skills.

(Major Code 5320; CIP Code 52.0401)

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Certificate Requirements

Fall Semester

BOT 105Business Document Preparation*3
BOT 130Business Office Procedures3
BUS 121Introduction to Business3
CSS 128PC Applications: MS Office3
ENGL 121Composition I*3
Total Hours15

Spring Semester

ACCT 111Small Business Accounting3
or ACCT 121 Accounting I
BOT 260Desktop Publishing for the Office: Publisher*3
COMS 120Interpersonal Communication3
or COMS 121 Public Speaking
or COMS 125 Personal Communication
CSS 118Groupware: Outlook*1
CSS 121Introduction to Project Management*1
CSS 228PC Applications II: MS Office*3
LAW 121Introduction to Law3
or BLAW 261 Business Law I*
Total Hours17

Total Program Hours: 32


This course has registration requirements.