General Office Assistant Certificate

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The Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for positions in administrative support careers. It equips office professionals to respond to the demands of a dynamic computerized workplace.

Students will complete courses designed to develop proficiency in the use of integrated software, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and systems, and other support topics. Emphasis is placed on non-technical as well as technical skills.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of positions in business, government and industry. Job classifications range from entry-level to supervisor to middle management.


  • CIS 110 Introduction to Computers may be taken in lieu of CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy
Hours Per Week Hours
FIRST SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
BUS 151 People Skills 3 0 3
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 2
OST 131 Keyboarding 1 2 2
OST 184 Records Management 2 2 3
7 6 10
Hours Per Week Hours
SECOND SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 3
OST 136 Word Processing 2 2 3
4 4 6

Total Semester hours credit: 16

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