Clerk Typist

The mission of the Clerk Typist certificate program is to educate the student who has had little previous training in typing and other business subjects, and to develop office skills to qualify for entry-level jobs such as typist, file clerk, receptionist, and cashier.

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 25

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ACCTG 105 BOOKKEEPING/ACCOUNTING I  3
BUS 100 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR EMPLOYEES  3
BUS 120 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS  3
OFACS 126 OUTLOOK  1
OFOCC 111 TELEPHONE SKILLS FOR THE OFFICE  1
OFOCC 114 FUNDAMENTALS OF TRANSCRIPTION  3
OFOCC 205 FUNDAMENTALS OF RECORDS CONTROL  3
TYPE 120 KEYBOARD/WORD PROCESSING I  3
TYPE 121 KEYBOARDING/WORD PROCESSING II  3
TYPE 141 TYPING SPEED DEVELOPMENT TO 50 NWPM * 1
WP 161 DATA ENTRY  1

* Enroll in TYPE 130 to earn credit in one of the following courses: TYPE 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, or 145.

Contact the Business, Hospitality, and Information Systems Department for information regarding the TYPE 120 placement exam and the TYPE 121 proficiency exam. 

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1BUS 120; BUS 100; TYPE 120; TYPE 121; OFACS 126
Spring Semester 1OFOCC 111; OFOCC 114; OFOCC 205; TYPE 141; ACCTG 105; WP 161

Program Contact Information

Business, Hospitality, and Information Systems Department
Technology Center
Room 205
(309) 694-5558

Illinois Career Cluster

Business, Management and Administration

Career Pathway:
Administrative and Information Support

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