Microsoft Office Generalist (BP/EP) Occupational Certificate

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

This certificate provides students with Microsoft Office computer skills expected by most employers for an entry-level position in a general office setting. Communication styles in the workplace will also be addressed. Students may apply this certificate towards advanced certificates, diplomas or A.A.S. degrees in Workplace and Desktop careers. Courses for this certificate may be delivered in the classroom and/or online. Certificate qualifies for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

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.

Award Outcomes

Compare decision making solutions.

Produce variety of business documents.

Provide solutions using office suite.

Identify communication styles.

Career Opportunities

Information on careers, salary and employment outlook, is available on the iSeek and Bureau of Labor Statistics websites: www.iseek.org and www.bls.gov. Search suggestion: Receptionist

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 9 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1125Excel

3

CCIS1035Word 2016

3

CCIS1080Microsoft Office Productivity Apps 1

3

General Education Required 2 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
COMM1050Communication in the Workplace

2

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 0 Credits

Total Occupational Certificate Credits 11

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 CPLT1100 or CPLT1200 or METS1000.

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1125Excel

3

CCIS1035Word 2016

3

CCIS1080Microsoft Office Productivity Apps 1

3

COMM1050Communication in the Workplace

2

Total Credits  11

Graduation (11 Credits)

Prerequisite: Basic computer literacy, familiarity with the Internet, college-level reading ability, and proficiency in basic mathematics.

Note: This certificate qualifies for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

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 2176 / EP 2177