Program Overview

The Office Assistant Certificate prepares students with the range of skills to perform the duties of an entry level office support position in today's technological office. Students acquire computer application skills, strengthen written and oral communication skills, essential computer application skills, and the ability to build positive human relations needed for today's business office.

For gainful employment information, see this program’s gainful employment website.

Program Requirements

Required Courses Units
BCM. 101 Computer Keyboarding Skill Building 1.5 units
BCM. 104 Introduction to Computers with Windows I 1.5 units
BCM. 106 Microsoft Outlook 1 unit
BCM. 200 Intro to MS Office Suite 2 units
BCM. 214 Word Processing I: Word 1 unit
BCM. 215 Word Processing II: Word 2 units
BCM. 225 Spreadsheets I: Excel 1 unit
BCM. 226 Spreadsheets II: Excel 2 units
BUS. 401 Business Communications 3 units
Plus a minimum of 3 units from the following: Units
BUS. 101 Human Relations at Work 3 units
BUS. 103 Introduction to Business Information Systems 3 units
BUS. 670 Vocational Cooperative Education in Business 3 units
Total Required Units: 18