Administrative Office Professional Certificate of Achievement

This course of study equips the student with the range of skills necessary to perform the duties of an entry level administrative assistant in today’s technological office.  Completers master skills in communication, bookkeeping, office skills, and an essential selection of intermediate computer applications for business. Those completing the Administrative Office Professional Certificate may continue to a degree in Business or Computer Information Systems or in Liberal Arts with an emphasis on Business and Technology.

Required CoursesUnits
CIS 005Computer Survival Skills2
CIS 006Business Research1
CIS 010Computer Literacy4
CIS 012Professional Office Procedures3
CIS 020Integrated Office Technology4
BUMA 094Business Communications3
Accounting Electives
Select one course from the following:3
Accounting With QuickBooks
Accounting In The Business Environment
Fundamentals Of Bookkeeping
Computer Applications
Select two courses from the following:6-7
Current Topics In Technology
Business Data Management With Microsoft Access
Web Publishing I
Business Electives
Select 3 units from the following:3
Principles Of Management
Small Business: Development & Mgmt.
Business Calculations
Human Relations In the Workplace
Computer Information Systems Work Experience (Maximum of 3 units may be used for work experience)
Accounting Work Experience
Business Management Work Experience
Required Courses17
Accounting Electives3
Computer Applications Electives6-7
Business Electives3