Academic Catalog

Business & Professional Studies

Office Software Specialist Level II Certificate of Specialization

This certificate is designed for students interested in working in an administrative support capacity who need working knowledge of word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database and presentation software as well as software integration techniques. Students who complete the certificate may continue taking courses to earn the Executive Assistant Certificate of Achievement.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Explain the basic language and concepts within the field of business office technology.
  • Use computer input devices (e.g., keyboard and mouse) to properly and efficiently create and edit documents in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and electronic communications such as email.

Certificate Requirements

BOT-100Basic Keyboarding1
BOT-118Integrated Office Projects1
BOT-120Comprehensive Word, Level I1
or BOT-114 Essential Word
BOT-121Comprehensive Word, Level II1
BOT-122Comprehensive Word, Level III1
BOT-123Comprehensive Excel, Level I1
or BOT-115 Essential Excel
BOT-124Comprehensive Excel, Level II1
BOT-125Comprehensive Excel, Level III1
BOT-126Comprehensive Access, Level I1
or BOT-116 Essential Access
BOT-127Comprehensive Access, Level II1
BOT-129Comprehensive PowerPoint, Level I1
or BOT-117 Essential Powerpoint
BOT-130Comprehensive PowerPoint, Level II1
Total Units12

Certificate of Specialization

Students who complete the requirements above qualify for a certificate in that area of emphasis. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.