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

 

#

BUS 146

Business Computations

3

 

BUS 103

Keyboarding Technique1*

1

#

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 below is provided to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

Curriculum

Curriculum Title

CIPS Code

BUS.SUP.CERT

(C307D)

BUSINESS SUPPORT SPECIALIST

52 0401

# of Graduates

# of Graduates Completing
On-Time

% Completing
On-Time

1

0

NA

Avg. Program Tuition Cost

Avg. Program Book Cost

Total Program Costs*

$ 3,302.00

$ 1,218.00

$ 4,520.00

Program Length
in Semesters

Program Credit

Hours

Median Loan

Debt

2

30

NA

SOC Code

SOC Description
(Associated Program Occupation(s))

Occupational Summary
(ONET webpage)

436011

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-6011.00

436014

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical and Executive

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-6014.00

*Estimated Costs of Attendance may vary on an individual basis, as not all students may require Room & Board, Transportation and/or other variable costs.

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.