Administrative Support Specialist
Certificate - Computer Information Technology Department
|Course Title||Course Number||Semester Taken||Credits||Prerequisites|
|MS Word I||OIM103 - see *note||3|
|Administrative Business Communication I||OIM132 - see *note||3||ENG095 or placement and OIM103|
|Applications/Concepts or Introduction to Microsoft Office||CIT110 - see *note or CIT133||3||Prerequisite for CIT110: RDG095 or ESL098 or placement|
|Records and Information Management||OIM106||3||pre/co-req CIT110 or CIT133|
|Principles of Internet & Information Security||CIT118||3||CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval|
|Decision Support Using MS Excel||CIT234||3||CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval|
|Database Design with MS Access or Collaboration, Communication and Integration in MS Office Applications||CIT128 or CIT250||3||Prerequisite for CIT128: CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval; prerequisite for CIT250: CIT110 or CIT113 or Chair approval|
*Note: Exemption exams are available for OIM103, OIM132 and CIT110.
OIM103 requires 40 words per minute as well as knowledge of MS Word and document format.
OIM132 includes English grammar/punctuation, letter writing and MS Outlook application.
Contact the Prior Learning Assessment program coordinator (D221I) for detailed information.
Using the most current computer applications, this program prepares students to acquire the competencies needed to work in an office environment.
Graduates of this program may qualify for entry-level positions such as receptionists, data-entry clerks, word processing specialists, office assistants, or customer service representatives in a wide range of small and large organizations. More experienced graduates may obtain positions as executive assistants or office managers. Students qualify to take the MS Office certification exam at the end of the program.
Upon Completion of this Program, Graduates will be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in computer and software applications.
- Use the complete range of Microsoft Office application in an efficient manner.
- Demonstrate the ability to use various communication mediums
Exemption exams are available for OIM103 and OIM132.
MS Office certification is available after CIT233.