Microsoft Office Applications (BP/EP) Occupational Certificate

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

This certificate is designed for the business professional who needs to become competent in business software most in demand at the personal computer level. This certificate provides in-depth technical computer skills needed in industry today. Students will use the Microsoft Office Suite of products that can be applied in business situations. Some courses can be taken online. A course completed while earning a certificate may also be applied to the Desktop Support or Executive Administrative Professional A.A.S. degrees or diplomas.

Prerequisite: Basic computer literacy, familiarity with the Internet, college-level reading ability, and proficiency in basic mathematics. All students must pass the Computer Literacy assessment test before registering for these courses.

Award Outcomes

Compare decision making solutions.

Construct relational databases with an efficient design.

Produce variety of business documents.

Create dynamic presentations.

Create variety of publications.

Demonstrate integration features of office suite.

Utilize office suite personal information manager.

Provide solutions using office suite.

Differentiate desktop vs. cloud apps.

Career Opportunities

This certificate is designed to improve the computer skills of office personnel.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 20 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1125Excel

3

CCIS1032Access 2016

3

CCIS1035Word 2016

3

CCIS1042PowerPoint 2016

3

CCIS1095Microsoft Office 365

2

CCIS1310Publisher 2016

3

CCIS2090Microsoft Office Integration

3

General Education Required 0 Credits

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 0 Credits

Total Occupational Certificate Credits 20

Semester Sequence

Completion of this award may require taking courses at both campuses.  For more information, please contact your faculty program advisor.

Qualifying score on the computer literacy assessment test or CPLT1000 and CPLT1100 or CPLT1200.

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1125Excel

3

CCIS1035Word 2016

3

CCIS1042PowerPoint 2016

3

Total Credits  9

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CCIS1032Access 2016

3

CCIS1095Microsoft Office 365

2

CCIS1310Publisher 2016

3

CCIS2090Microsoft Office Integration

3

Total Credits  11

Graduation (20 Credits)

Prerequisite: Basic computer literacy, familiarity with the Internet, college-level reading and communication ability, and proficiency in basic mathematics.  All students must pass the computer literacy assessment test before registering for these courses.

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.  This listing is to be used strictly as an advising tool.

6/5/2018 : BP 2120 / EP 2175