Workplace Administrative Professional (BP/EP) Diploma

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

The workplace administrative professional is a key member of the office team. This individual will use current software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations. As a workplace administrative professional, you may have the opportunity to serve as a communications liaison to the technology staff. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to assume additional responsibility are essential including an awareness of the issues surrounding computer security in today's highly technological world. Upon completing the diploma program, students will have the knowledge to undertake a variety of tasks and responsibilities within a professional office environment.

Prerequisite: CPLT1000 Computer Keyboarding or comparable course. 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

Record business transactions.

Compare decision making solutions.

Describe issues surrounding computer security.

Construct relational databases with an efficient design.

Produce variety of business documents.

Create dynamic presentations.

Provide solutions using office suite.

Perform basic operating system functions.

Utilize office suite personal information manager.

Compose business documents.

Differentiate desktop vs. cloud apps.

Identify communication styles.

Utilize proofreading and editing skills.

Exhibit detail-oriented skills.

Career Opportunities

Positions are available as office managers and assistants. Employment may be found with banks, insurance companies, health care facilities, government agencies, educational institutions, retail industries and various service and manufacturing businesses. 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.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 29 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1000Introduction to Accounting

3

ACCT1125Excel

3

CCIS1005Computer Security Awareness

3

CCIS1032Access 2016

3

CCIS1035Word 2016

3

CCIS1042PowerPoint 2016

3

CCIS1095Microsoft Office 365

2

CCIS1102PC Operating Systems

3

CCIS2090Microsoft Office Integration

3

CPLT1005Advanced Keyboarding and Document Processing

3

General Education Required 8 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
COMM1050Communication in the Workplace

2

ENGL1010Business English

3

 

MATH1050Math Pathways Plus for College and Careers

4

or

MATH1060Math Pathways for College and Careers

3

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 0 Credits

Total Diploma Credits 37

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.

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1125Excel

3

CCIS1035Word 2016

3

CCIS1102PC Operating Systems

3

ENGL1010Business English

3

 

Choose one of the following:

MATH1050Math Pathways Plus for College and Careers

4

MATH1060Math Pathways for College and Careers

3

Total Credits  15

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1000Introduction to Accounting

3

CCIS1005Computer Security Awareness

3

CCIS1042PowerPoint 2016

3

CPLT1005Advanced Keyboarding and Document Processing

3

COMM1050Communication in the Workplace

2

Total Credits  14

Third Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CCIS1032Access 2016

3

CCIS1095Microsoft Office 365

2

CCIS2090Microsoft Office Integration

3

Total Credits  8

Graduation (37 Credits)

Prerequisite: CPLT1000 Computer Keyboarding or comparable course. 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 theses courses. 

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.


6/11/2018 : BP 2118 / EP 2119