Office Technology Certificate [30-36 credit]

Code: CERT.OFF.TECH

This certificate prepares a student to effectively use software in a modern office environment. Word processing, spreadsheet applications, database skills, presentation ability, use of the Internet, electronic scheduling and communications, and web design and publishing are investigated. This program will assist with preparation towards the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate proficiency using standard business productivity software.
  • Use standard business productivity software to support electronic projects.

Recommended Semester Sequence

First Semester

  General Education Elective** 3
BUS-101Introduction to Business

3

INF-101Introduction to Information Technology

3

INF-114Microsoft Office [Office 2013]

3

INF-161Internet Research and Data Handling

1

WRT-101English Composition I

3

Total Credit Hours:16

INF-114: Credit by Exam Tests may be available.

Second Semester

INF  Restricted Elective†
3

BUS-103Business Mathematics

3

INF-119Document Processing [Word 2013]

3

INF-146Web Development

3

-or

INF-147Web Development using Dreamweaver

3

INF-253Technical Communications

3

INF-228Excel Problem Solving [Excel 2010]

1

Total Credit Hours:16

General Education Requirements

  General Education Elective** 3
WRT-101English Composition I

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Restricted Program Requirements

INF  Restricted Elective†  3
BUS-101Introduction to Business

3

BUS-103Business Mathematics

3

INF-101Introduction to Information Technology

3

INF-114Microsoft Office [Office 2013]

3

INF-119Document Processing [Word 2013]

3

INF-146Web Development

3

-or

INF-147Web Development using Dreamweaver

3

INF-161Internet Research and Data Handling

1

INF-253Technical Communications

3

INF-228Excel Problem Solving [Excel 2010]

1

Total Credit Hours:26

INF-114: Credit by Exam Tests may be available.

Total Credit Hours: 32

Specific Program Notes

*Credit by Exam Tests may be available.

***General Education Course List.

***Class offered only during fall semester.

†Restricted INF Electives: INF-108, INF-150***, INF-160, INF-217, INF-230.

Students enrolled in this program ARE NOT REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by Placement Testing.