Academics

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

Pathway programs at ICC have a map that shows the courses/degree requirements that will lead students to their desired education and employment goals.

Career Cluster: Business Management and Administration
Pathway: Administrative Support
ICC Pathway: Office Professional

Early College

If you are a high school junior or senior, you can get a head start on your future by taking college-level courses now! Visit our Dual Credit webpage for a listing of area high schools with courses available

COMM 110 | ENGL 110 | PSY 110 | Social Science

Point of Entry

High School Diploma or GED

Getting Started: Apply to ICC | Paying for College | Career Information: Office and Administrative Support | Student Information

Certificate of Completion

Clerk Typist (25 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

Microsoft Office Certifications

Employment Information

Procurement clerks, Word processors & typists, Office clerks $10-15/hr

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Office Professional(60 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

Microsoft Office Specialist

Industry Credentials

Executive secretaries & executive administrative assistants, Secretaries, Administrative assistants$10-15/hr

OCCUPATION BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

There are no current articulation agreements to Bachelor degree programs at this time.

CAREER CLUSTER BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

Program transfer guides layout course work to be taken at ICC and the transfer institution to complete specific programs of study or majors.

Olivet Nazarene University Bachelor of Applied Science in Management

University of Illinois Springfield Business Administration

University of Illinois Springfield Business Administration Management

GENERAL BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

General transfer agreements formalize the transfer process from ICC to other colleges and universities.

For additional transfer information:
Transfer Assistance
Useful Transfer Links
Transfer Agreements