Office Skills - Fundamentals

Program Information

Degree Type: 
Certificate of Achievement

Prepares students to provide basic administrative support under the supervision of office managers, administrative assistants, secretaries, and other office personnel. Students will learn computer keyboarding; the Windows operating system; and the basics of the Microsoft Office Suite of Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Students will review the language arts and learn business grammar and the basic principles underlying business communication to create effective business documents.

Learning Outcomes: 
  • Compose effective written communication for a business environment.
  • Demonstrate effective non-verbal and verbal communication skills for a business environment.
  • Identify effective organizational skills in a business environment.
  • Use word processing software at an advanced level.
Minimum Number Of Credits To Graduate: 
18.0 (Including Options/Electives)

Requirements are Subject to Change

The information represented here is for the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the Program Evaluation section of WebAdvisor.

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Business and Computer Technology Division: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Diana Baran: 313-317-1583,, Liberal Arts Bldg, Room: K-326