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Computer Applications: Office Administration - Certificate

Office Administration - Certificate

The Certificate of Achievement in Office Administration is designed for students seeking to acquire skills to work in a business office environment using computers and software applications.

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Program Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic computer skills necessary in an entry level administrative position.

To earn this certificate, students must complete the minimum required courses with a grade of C (or P) or better.

Core Curriculumn Courses (Required):
Code Class Units
BUS 078B Business Communications (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
COU 012 Careers and Life Styles (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
CAP 033A Word Processing - Course 1 (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
CAP 033B Word Processing - Course 2 (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BUS 021 Introduction to Business Computing (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
CAP 062B An Introduction to Microsoft Excel (1.0 Lecture) 1.0
CAP 063B Intermediate Microsoft Excel (2.0 Lecture) 2.0

plus one (1.0) of the following courses:

Code Class Units
CAP 013 Ten-Key Numeric Keypad (1.0 Lab) 1.0
CAP 010C Computer Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy (1.0 Lab) 1.0
CAP 010A Learning the Keyboard (1.0 Lab) 1.0

plus three (3.0) unites from the following:

Code Class Units
CAP 046D Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint (1.0 Lecture) 1.0
BUS 021L Introduction to Business Computing Laboratory (1.0 Lab) 1.0
CAP 081B Introduction to Microsoft Access (1.0 Lecture) 1.0
CAP 045A Introductory Microsoft Project (1.0 Lecture) 1.0

Units Required

  Units
Total Required Units 22.0
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Career/Transfer Opportunities:

Career opportunities include the following: business information worker, executive secretary, and executive administrative assistant.