Clerical Assistant

Program Description

The Clerical Assistant certificate is designed to prepare persons for an entry-level position in an office. Keyboarding, filing, word processing, administrative support technology courses, and general education courses provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary for performance in today’s automated office.

Opportunities for Employment

In the immediate area and throughout the nation, business, industry, and government offices have job opportunities for entry-level office workers.

Program Requirements

Students are required to take English and mathematics placement tests. Developmental classes in these areas may be required. Students may not take a course out of normal sequence without the approval of your instructor.

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PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course #

Course Title

Credit

ACC

115

Applied Accounting

3

AST 

107

Editing/Proofreading Skills

3

AST

141

Word Processing I

3

ENG

111

College Composition I

3

AST

236

Specialized Software Applications

3

MKT

170

Customer Service

1

SDV

100

College Success Skills

1

FIRST YEAR SPRING

AST

108

Telephone Techniques

1

 AST 137

Records Management

3

AST

150

Desktop Publishing

1

AST

155

Intro to Desktop Info Management

1

AST

160

Learning the Internet for Business

1

AST

238

Word Processing Advanced Operations

3

MTH

141

Business Mathematics

3

PSY

120

Human Relations

3

SDV

106

Preparation for Employment

1

Total Minimum Credits for Certificate

34

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