Word Processing Specialist
Certificate (Certificate Program) - 35 Credit Hours
The mission of the Word Processing Specialist Certificate is to prepare students for entry-level positions in information processing by developing a high level of keyboarding and word processing skill in conjunction with entry-level office skills.
Admission to the Program:
Students are expected to be computer literate, to know the Windows operating system, and be able to touch type. If this is not the case, TYPE 120 and 121 are prerequisites for entering this program.
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:|
Fall Semester 1:
Spring Semester 1:
Fall Semester 2:
|Required Program Courses|
|BUS 120||BUSINESS MATHEMATICS||3|
|OFACS 132||ELECTRONIC SPREADSHEETS||3|
|OFOCC 111||TELEPHONE SKILLS FOR THE OFFICE||1|
|OFOCC 114||FUNDAMENTALS OF TRANSCRIPTION||3|
|OFOCC 151||PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR OFFICE EMPLOYEES||3|
|OFOCC 200||MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION AND SPECIALIZED TERMINOLOGY||2|
|OFOCC 205||FUNDAMENTALS OF RECORDS CONTROL||3|
|OFOCC 210||ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE PROCEDURES||3|
|OFOCC 250||OFFICE OCCUPATIONS INTERNSHIP||3|
|TYPE 142||TYPING SPEED DEVELOPMENT TO 60 NWPM *||1|
|WP 122||KEYBOARD/WORD PROCESSING III||4|
|WP 161||DATA ENTRY||1|
|WP 186||WORD PROCESSING FOR DESKTOP PUBLISHING||3|
|OFACS 211||INTEGRATED OFFICE PROJECTS||3|
* Enroll in TYPE 130 to earn credit in one of the following courses: TYPE 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, or 145.
Students should submit a "Petition for Graduation" after completing 26-30 of the above hours. The form is available in the Student Service Center, L211. The graduation fee should be paid in the Student Service Center, L210.
For Program Information Contact:
Business, Hospitality, and Information Systems Department
% of students who graduated in 2013 is suppressed to protect the privacy of our graduates.
Median Loan Debt: Unavailable
Full Time Employed: 100%
Possible Occupations: Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, & Executive, Executive Secretaries & Administrative Assistants.