Administrative Assistant - General

Certificate

2013-2014 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 17 Credit Hours.


Required Core Courses

Core 17 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
OFFT 1070 Management of Window Operating Systems
This course provides an overview of operating system functions that are necessary in a microcomputer working environment. This course includes user interface, file, disk and system management techniques, along with basic operating system terminology.
2
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
ACCT 1100 Survey of Accounting
Provides a solid overview of the basics of financial and managerial accounting with an emphasis on the relevance of accounting information. Focus of the course is on providing students with an understanding of the major financial statements, the information provided in the financial statements, and enhancing the student's decision making and problem solving abilities from a user perspective.
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
INFO 2100 Excel Spreadsheet Applications
This course begins with entry-level techniques and quickly progresses into more advanced functions. Advanced topics of integrating database files into spreadsheets, how to write macros, Visual Basic code and graphic fundamentals will be presented. Basic keyboarding skills are essential.
3
BSAD 2160 Customer Service and Business Etiquette
Emphasis on the importance of customer service in an overall business setting. Topics include recognizing the importance of customer service, identification of customer needs, handling of routine and difficult situations, and emphasis of long lasting customer relationships. Students will also develop knowledge and practical experience to exercise good manners, project a professional image, and confidently respond to most business situations.
3

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