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2021 - 2022 Catalog

Office Professions - Office Assistant - Advanced Certificate


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Program Code: CBA.35291

Office professions continue to evolve along with new office automation and organizational restructuring. In many cases, office professionals have assumed new responsibilities and learned to operate a variety of office equipment. Most organizations employ office professionals to perform and coordinate office activities and to ensure that information is disseminated to staff and clients. Managers, professionals, and other support staff rely on them to keep administrative operations under control. Office professionals are responsible for a variety of clerical and administrative duties that are necessary to run and maintain organizations efficiently. They use personal computers to communicate electronically and to run spreadsheet, word processing, database management, desktop publishing, and graphics programs.

Total Semester Credits: 12


Winter First Year:


Total Semester Credits: 15


Total Credits: 27


Notations


THIS CERTIFICATE IS PART OF A LADDERED PROGRAM. CREDITS EARNED MAY BE APPLIED TOWARDS COMPLETION OF AN OFFICE PROFESSIONS - OFFICE SPECIALIST - ADVANCED CERTIFICATE.

  1. A Grade of “C” (2.0) or higher is required in CST 151 , CST 155 , OAT 171 , OAT 172 , OAT 151  and OAT 152  or ENG 111  and ENG 112  or ENG 111  and ENG 113 .
  2. CST 105 , CST 147 , CST 151 CST 155 , OAT 171  and OAT 172  are key courses and must be completed within 5 years of completing the certificate. Failure to complete within the stated time frame will require you to repeat this course.
  3. Credit by examination is available for CST 105 , CST 151 , OAT 151 , OAT 171 , OAT 172  and OAT 175 .
  4. Keyboarded assignments are required for OAT 151  and OAT 152 .
  5. OAT 175  requires MATH LEVEL 2.
  6. Students may earn credit hours with evidence of Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) certification. Consult Counseling & Advising Services for more information.
  7. OAT 171  - Document Processing: Beginning requires OAT 170  - Keyboarding with a “B” grade or better. A keyboarding waiver test is available for OAT 170 . Contact the BTec Division office, 989.686.9127, to arrange for a waiver test.

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