Business Support Specialist Certificate

Curriculum BUS.SUP.CERT (C307D)

Students interested in pursuing executive assistant positions in business today can pursue this certificate. Students will learn the skills and knowledge in computer software applications, accounting principles, records management and customer service, which is required in today’s high-tech business environment. A grade of "C" in BUS 104◊ (40 wpm, with five errors or fewer, on five-minute timing) is required for graduation.

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

ACC 100

Basic Accounting I or

 

 

ACC 101

Financial Accounting or

 

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BUS 146

Business Computations

3

 

BUS 103

Keyboarding Technique1*

1

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BUS 122

Business English

3

 

BUS 171

Introduction to Customer Service

3

 

CIS 119

Windows

1

 

CIS 140

Microsoft Word I

3

 

CIS 144

Microsoft PowerPoint

3

 

 

 

17

Semester Two

#

BUS 104

Keyboarding Speed & Accuracy

1

 

BUS 107

Microsoft Office in Business Applications

3

 

BUS 125

Formatting/Proofreading Business Documents

3

 

BUS 267

Records Management

2

 

CIS 142

Microsoft Word II

3

#

CIS 158

Introduction to the World Wide Web

1

 

 

 

13

 

 

Total credits required

30

See BUS course descriptions.

1Any student who can type 25 words per minute on a three-minute timing, with five errors or fewer, using proper touch-typing technique, may take a proficiency test for BUS 103◊.

*Students completing the BUS 103◊ proficiency requirement in the first semester may take BUS 104◊ in the first semester instead of the second semester.

Coordinator: Dr. William M. Griffin, Ext. 3579

Counselor: Dr. Magalene Sudduth, Ext. 3654

Gainful Employment

The information provided in the link below is available to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

http://www.triton.edu/GE_Certificates/BusinessSupportSpecialist_Certificate_C307D.html

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-216W, or send an Email to: finaid@triton.edu.