CURRICULAR GUIDE

Office Assistant
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 0789  (Effective Fall 2002 - Summer 2007)

Students completing this program are prepared for entry-level positions in an
office. Training is focused on basic computer skills, editing documents, general
office procedures, and internet usage. Additional training will enhance an
individual's employment and advancement opportunities. 

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Office Administration Program, Office Unit B, telephone number (517)

REQUIREMENTS                                                  TOTAL: 6 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CABS 104    Keyboarding Improvement                                          2
OADM 102    Editing Business Documents                                       2
OADM 203    Professional Office Procedures                                   2

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                TOTAL: 8-10 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each choice listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Computer Related                                      8-10 Credits
CABS 119    Microsoft Word                                                   2
CABS 126    Excel                                                            2
CABS 129    Excel-Advanced                                                   2
CABS 133    Microsoft Access Database                                        2
CABS 182    Microsoft PowerPoint                                             2
CABS 219    Advanced Microsoft Word                                          2
CABS 232    Advanced Microsoft Access                                        2
CISB 102    Internet Literacy                                                3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   14

1.    It is recommended that students entering this curriculum have keyboarding
      and Windows experience.  This experience may come from life or work
      experience, CABS 100 seminars, CABS 101, or CABS 195.
2.    Students must complete all courses with a grade of 2.0 or higher to
      receive this certificate of completion.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.
I                 II
CABS 104          OADM 203
OADM 102          Lim.Ch.
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.