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Administrative Assistant

Certificate

Learn preparation skills to manage, coordinate and organize an office environment to provide administrative support to an organization.  See an office and administrative professions faculty advisor or counselor located on the Downtown Campus. 

Program/Major Codes: CRTADMINSPEC/OAS

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Obtain employment in the high-demand administrative support field.

Academic Options:  Continue your studies with other business careers programs.

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Program Requirements
  

General Education Requirements

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.*

Credits
Analysis and Critical Thinking Requirement: BUS 151 (only if taken after Spring 2008) fulfills this requirement 0-3
Subtotal 0-3

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
CSA 101 Computer Fundamentals 3
CSA 110 Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel
3
CSA 120 Word Processing: Word 3
OAP 111A** Keyboarding for Office Technology: Basic 1
OAP 111B*** Keyboarding for Office Technology: Skill Building
1
OAP 151 Business English 3
OAP 171 Office Procedures 3
  or BUS 220 Legal Environment of Business
  or CSA 170 Access Database
OAP 199 Co-op: Office and Administrative Professions 1
OAP 199WK Co-op Work: Office and Administrative Professions 1
OAP 251 Business Communications 3
Subtotal 22

Required Support Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
ACC 100 Practical Accounting Procedures 3
BUS 151 Mathematics of Business 3
MGT 110 Human Relations in Business and Industry 3
MKT 100 Customer Service Skills 3
Subtotal 12
Total 34-37

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses:  Communications Requirement - OAP 151; Analysis and Critical Thinking Requirements - BUS 151, only if completed after Spring 2008.

** This course will be waived with a score of 35 or higher on the OAP 111A Assessment exam.

*** This course will be waived with a score of 45 or higher on the OAP 111B Assessment exam.