Word Processing Certificate

Award

Certificate

Length

Two-Semester (One-Year) Program

Purpose

The rapid growth of technology and the use of electronic equipment have increased the demand for well-trained administrative support assistants. This program is designed to train basic level word processing and information support practitioners for the technological demands of the office.

Occupational Objectives

Admission Requirements

Applicant must meet the general requirements for admission to the college.

Program Requirements

The program requires the student to take courses in English, psychology, orientation, and computer information systems, in addition to the required courses needed for job competence in word processing activities. Upon completion of the two-semester program, the student will be awarded a Certificate in Word Processing.

FIRST SEMESTER (Fall)

Catalog Course Title Credits
AST 101 Keyboarding I 3
AST 107 Editing/Proofreading Skills 3
AST 137 Records Management 3
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
16

SECOND SEMESTER (Spring)

Catalog Course Title Credits
AST 102 Keyboarding II 3
AST 141 Word Processing I (Word) 3
AST 232 Microcomputer Office Applications 3
AST 243 Office Administration I 3
ENG 116 Writing for Business 3
    15
  Total Minimum Credits 31
divied

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