• Administrative Computer Specialist (234)

    Allegheny, Boyce, North, South

    This certificate program is designed for students currently employed as administrative assistants or secretaries, and seeking to enhance their information technology (IT) skills in a business, professional, educational, or industrial office environment. Graduates of this program may be eligible for promotion to positions such as senior or executive secretary or administrative assistant.

    Students learn the effective use of information technology and application software involving word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, e-commerce, and databases.

    Upon successful completion of the program, the graduates will:

    1. Apply conventional office management techniques.
    2. Apply essential information technology skills within an office environment.
    3. Use various computer applications to create properly formatted business documents.
    4. Organize work flow and coordinate office activities.


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    Degree Requirements

    First Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    CIT-115Introduction to Information Technology3
    CIT-141Word Processing 3
    CIT-600Introduction to Windows1
    CIT-601Introduction to Internet Research1
    Total Credits: 8

    Second Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    CIT-140Office Productivity Applications4
    CIT-142Desktop Publishing Concepts3
    CIT-602Presentation Graphics: Powerpoint1
    Total Credits: 8

    Third Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    BUS-140Introduction to E-Commerce3
    CIT-206Admin Technology & Procedures 3
    CIT-607Office Management:Outlook1
    Total Credits: 7
    Minimum Credits to Graduate: 23