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Program Overview

This 8 credit-hour certificate program prepares students for positions as assistants in a business office. Students are introduced to advanced word processing and spreadsheets, to use of the Internet including Web browsing and e-mail, and to integrated use of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. Students are also introduced to office skills such as time and records management and collaboration. This certificate is the first in a two-certificate sequence and may be followed by the Administrative Assistant certificate.

Program Requirements

Course Number Course Title Credits
CAS 105 Word Processing Software1 and
CAS 115 Spreadsheet Software1 and
CAS 125 Database Software1 or
CAS 160 Introduction to Business Software Packages 1-3
CAS 135 Presentation Software 1
CAS 205 Advanced Word Processing Software 1
CAS 215 Advanced Spreadsheet Software 1
CAS 290 Office Assistant Capstone 2

1 - Students may take CAS 105, 115 and 125 OR CAS 160 to satisfy this requirement.

Gainful Employment

Non-financial aid eligible program.

Last Updated: 1/2/18