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 017Business Data Management with Microsoft Access4
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 at least six units from the following:6-7
Microsoft Outlook
Introduction to Microsoft Word
Current Topics in Technology
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 three units from the following:3
Principles of Management
Small Business/Entrepreneurship
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