Administrative Assistant - General

Certificate

2012-2013 academic year

You can earn a general administrative certificate. Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 15 Credit Hours.


Required Core Courses

Core 15 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
OFFT 1090 Microsoft Word I
Designed to give practical experience in operating word processing software. Emphasis on creating and editing documents using beginning to intermediate editing and formatting features. Basic computer and keyboarding skills are essential.
3
OFFT 1110 Records and Information Management
Study of the systematic anaylsis and technological control of business records through the records life cycle of both physical and electronic business records. This course covers management considerations for records program development, records creation and form control retention and disposition scheduling and cost analysis of records maintenance. Basic knowledge of a database program and keyboarding skills are essential.
3
OFFT 1170 Business English
Business English is an intensive review of the principles and practical application of grammar, spelling, and punctuation, including the composing and analysis of sentences and paragraphs. The course will help students in their ability to produce correspondence in their program of study, improving a vital employable skill.
3
OFFT 1420 Intermediate Keyboarding
Stresses improvement of manipulative skill, keyboarding rate, and accuracy. Format and produce academic, business and personal documents using word processing software in mailable format. Emphasis on proofreading, editing, following instructions and keying documents from various copy. Integrates knowledge of the Internet and the computer. Includes timed computer keyboarding skills for creating and editing business documents and sending electronic attachments. Must be able to type thirty gross words a minute.
3
OFFT 1500 Microsoft Office
This course will give the student practical experience in operating the word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics portions of the Microsoft Office suite.
3

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