Office Assistant Certificate

Curriculum BUS.OFA.CERT (C407D)

Students that pursue this certificate program will be prepared to begin entry-level office positions. Students learn the skills and knowledge in office procedure and word processing, customer service and records management.

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

BUS 103

Keyboarding Technique1*

1

#

BUS 122

Business English

3

 

CIS 119

Windows

1

 

CIS 140

Microsoft Word I

3

 

 

 

8

Semester Two

#

BUS 104

Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy1

1

 

BUS 125

Formatting/Proofreading Business Documents

3

 

BUS 267

Records Management

2

 

HUM 126

Modern Business Ethics

1

 

 

 

7

 

 

Total credits required

15

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