Administrative Support Assistant Certificate – AS21

(Embedded in Business Technology Diploma and Degree)

Program Description:

The Administrative Support Assistant program prepares individuals to provide administrative support under the supervision of office managers, executive assistants, and other office personnel. Courses include: Introduction to Microcomputers, Word Processing, and Office Procedures. The course prepares students for the MOS: Microsoft Office Word certification testing.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER – Sentence Skills60COMPASS – Writing32
Reading Comp.55Reading 70
Arithmetic34Math26

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 20

Administrative Support Specialist Certificate Curriculum Essential Courses

Courses 20 credits

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

BUSN 1240Office Procedures

3

BUSN 1400Word Processing Applications

4

BUSN 1440Document Production

4

XXXX xxxxOccup. Guided Electives

6

Select elective courses from list below for min. of 6 credits:

BUSN 2190Business Document Proofreading and Editing

3

BUSN 1410Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications

4

BUSN 1100Introduction to Keyboarding

3

BUSN 1300Introduction to Business

3

BUSN 1320Business Interaction Skills

3