Administrative Office Assistant Certificate of Achievement

This course of study prepares the student with basic competencies for an entry level office clerk whether or not the individual has previous office experience. Administrative Office Assistant Certificate of Achievement is designed to provide a foundation of introductory, but essential office skills for individuals who are considering a career in office administration or for those who require computer, communication, and business orientation skills to increase employability in a variety of fields. Those who complete the Administrative Office Assistant Certificate may continue to the Administrative Office Professional Certificate.

Required CoursesUnits
CIS 005Computer Survival Skills2
CIS 006Business Research1
CIS 010Computer Literacy4
CIS 012Professional Office Procedures3
Accounting Electives
Select one course from the following:3
Accounting with QuickBooks
Accounting in the Business Environment
Fundamentals of Bookkeeping
Computer Applications
Select at least three units from the following:3-4
Microsoft Outlook
Introduction to Microsoft Word
Current Topics in Technology
Business Data Management with Microsoft Access
Information & Communication Technology Essentials
Computer Network Fundamentals
Routing and Switching Essentials
Systems and Network Administration
Information Systems Security
Intro to Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking
Website Design
Business Electives
Select at least two units from the following:2-3
Principles of Management
Small Business/Entrepreneurship
Business Calculations
Human Relations in the Workplace
Business Communications
Computer Information Systems Work Experience (Maximum of 3 units may be used for work experience)
Accounting Work Experience
Business Management Work Experience
Required Courses10
Accounting Electives3
Computer Applications Electives3-4
Business Electives2-3