Business - General Office Support
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Business - General Office Support

Certificate of Mastery

Minimum of 18 credit hours
If you enjoy working in office environments, consider a certificate of mastery in general office support at Oklahoma City Community College. This program will train you to become an efficient member of any office staff – an invaluable resource to any company.

Your first step will be to contact and work with a faculty advisor to enroll in the program. Through the program, you’ll learn modern office operations as well as the traits that will make you invaluable to any business office team.

  • Course Sequence
    Course ID Course name Credits Type Min Gd
    Suggested Freshman 1st Semester
    BUS 1113 COMPUTER KEYBOARDING 3 Major C
    BUS 1713 BEGINNING WORD PROCESSING 3 Major C
    BUS 2473 BUSINESS SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS 3 Major C
    Suggested Freshman 2nd Semester
    BUS 2363 INTERMEDIATE WORD PROCESSING 3 Major  C
    FA GEN FACULTY APPROVED GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE 3 Gen Ed  
    BUS 2663 CAREER EDUCATION/INTERNSHIP 3 Major  C
  • Course Grouping

    Major Courses: (15 credit hours) Business: (C)BUS 1113; (C)BUS 1713; (C)BUS 2363; (C)BUS 2473; (C)BUS 2663

    General Education Courses: (3 credit hours) Electives: ENGL or COM Faculty Approved General Education elective

    Life Skills Courses: None

    Support Courses: None

    (C) - A grade of "C" or higher must be achieved.

  • Program Notes

    Notes: A Certificate of Mastery program is designed to meet the needs of an individual who wants an entry-level position in the job market following the completion of the certificate.

  • Course Descriptions

    Business

    BUS 1113 - COMPUTER KEYBOARDING
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0106 or adequate placement score.
    3 CREDITS

    The student will master the keyboard by touch and begin development of acceptable speed and accuracy levels on the alphabetic and alphanumeric keyboard and the ten-key number pad. Formatting of basic documents is also included.

    BUS 1713 - BEGINNING WORD PROCESSING
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0106 or adequate placement score.
    3 CREDITS

    Students will use word processing software to create, modify, store, retrieve, and print documents. Word processing features include create, edit, print, format, spell-check, thesaurus, file management, find/replace and tables and graphics. This course is an introduction and overview with the emphasis being on learning and applying the mechanics of the software.

    BUS 2363 - INTERMEDIATE WORD PROCESSING
    Prerequisites: (R) (W), MATH 0203 or adequate math placement test score, BUS 1713 with a minimum grade of "C" or better.
    3 CREDITS

    Students will extend basic word processing knowledge and skill to include proficiency in producing office correspondence. Emphasis will be on formatting, proofreading, using advanced features of word processing software, and increasing production speed.

    BUS 2473 - BUSINESS SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures, MATH 0203, or adequate math placement test score.
    3 CREDITS

    The student will develop ten-key by touch skills. Students will format spreadsheets using effective design principles, enter common spreadsheet formulas and functions, sort data, and use graphic/chart features to solve business problems. Appropriate industry standard spreadsheet software programs will be used.

    BUS 2663 - CAREER EDUCATION/INTERNSHIP
    Prerequisites: (R) (W), MATH 0203 or adequate math placement test score. A grade of “C” or better in BUS 1113, BUS 1713 and BUS 2473, and by evaluation.
    3 CREDITS

    This course will assist students in earning academic credit in a planned process that integrates academic preparation with supervised work experience. Students will work in an approved office environment with cooperating employers for a specified period of time and will attend arranged lectures relating to a variety of business-related topics. The course may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credit hours with the consent of the instructor.

    Electives

    FA GEN - FACULTY APPROVED GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE
    Prerequisites: None
    3 CREDITS

    Faculty approved General Education elective

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