Certificate in Administrative Office Occupations
Students who receive the Administrative Office Occupations Certificate are prepared for management assignments in the business office environment. This certificate is recommended for both experienced office staff as well as entry-level office workers who are seeking to increase their potential for promotion. Certificate recipients will have expert office skills and in-depth software knowledge. The courses leading to this certificate provide training in office information systems, human relations, business communications, and business records management.
|BUS 152||Business Communications||3|
|OFF 101||Introduction to Microsoft Office Applications||3.5|
|OFF 120||Microsoft Excel||3|
|OFF 215||Microsoft Outlook||2|
|OFF 260||Computer Keyboarding and Document Processing||3.5|
|OFF 281||Filing and Records Management||3|
|OFF 285||Administrative Office Procedures||3|
|OFF 294||Microsoft Word||3|
|ENGL 101||Reading and Composition||3-4|
|or ENGL 101H||Reading and Composition - Honors|
|or SPCH 100||Interpersonal Communication|
Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Administrative Office Occupations Certificate of Achievement will:
- Perform all general office clerk tasks:
- use e-mail to communicate with others;
- understand and utilize filing procedures;
- examine incoming materials and code it numerically, alphabetically or by subject matter;
- enter data electronically in various storage devices;
- use electronic calendars;
- use correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation in prepared documents;
- file data on computers;
- keyboard and file data on computers as well as access information;
- keep payroll records and prepare invoices;
- make photocopies and take inventory;
- set up spreadsheets;
- work with customers and answer questions;
- format letters, memos, tables and reports using current office application programs;
- compose routine letters memos and e-mail messages.
- Understand current office procedures and techniques.
- Prepare various business forms and documentation and understand their purpose.
- Operate a variety of business machines, including computer equipment, photocopy machines, facsimiles, printers, telephone and calculating machines.
- Follow directions as well as demonstrate management initiative, dependability and pride in good work.
- Understand the systems and procedures of organizing and planning office work, and exercise leadership skills in the business environment.