Certificate in Office Technology
Certificate in Office Technology
Total Credit Hours: 39
This program is designed to prepare the student for entry- through mid-level employment or may be used to update office technology knowledge and skills for job advancement in the business office.
Effective fall Semester 2003, several academic policy changes were implemented to ensure that students are adequately prepared to meet business and industry standards. All Undeclared or newly Declared Students enrolled in regularly scheduled postsecondary courses must be enrolled in or must have completed developmental coursework for Math and English or have successfully placed into post-secondary Math and English (or equivalent).
Students must fulfill the English general education requirement by the time they have enrolled in 12 credits of classes. This means that students may take only nine (9) credits before they must begin meeting the general education requirements. All declared students in Certificate programs will be required to successfully complete minimum general education course requirements. For more information, refer to the Admissions Information, General Education Policy section of this catalog.
A. General Education Requirements
Students must demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, understanding and speaking English as indicated by one of the following:
Test out of the English Placement Test (or equivalent), or
Satisfactory completion of EN096 or EN097 courses
Test out of the Math Placement Test (or equivalent), or
Satisfactory completion of MA098 course
*Students in the Certificate of Construction Technology program can successfully complete their math requirements with MA094 Mathematics for the Trades in lieu of MA098 Intermediate Algebra.
B. Major Requirements
Total Major Requirements vary by program.
Minimum Total Credits Required for a Certificate is 30 credits.
* No course may be counted for both Major and General Education requirements.
** Placement testing is not mandatory for admission to the College. Completion of placement testing of equivalent, however, is required for enrollment into English and mathematics courses. Therefore, students who plan to enroll full-time in a program should take the placement test to be eligible for a full load of courses.
2019 - 2020 College Catalog
- Obtain knowledge and skills in various computer applications so that they will be able to adapt to the technological needs of their respective organizations.
- Use previously learned skills and information to format and produce various office documents.
- Use and integrate several office applications.
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