Academics

Office Assistant

The mission of the Office Assistant certificate program is to educate the student who has had little previous office training and to develop office skills to qualify for entry-level jobs such as file clerk, receptionist, and customer service representative.

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 28

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
BUS 100PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR EMPLOYEES 3
TYPE 120KEYBOARD/WORD PROCESSING I 3
TYPE 121KEYBOARDING/WORD PROCESSING II 3
WP 161DATA ENTRY 1
OFOCC 210ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE PROCEDURES 3
ACCTG 105BOOKKEEPING/ACCOUNTING I 3
BUS 240PERSONAL FINANCE 3
BUS 121PRINCIPLES OF CUSTOMER SERVICE 3
OFACS 132ELECTRONIC SPREADSHEETS 3
OFACS 232ADVANCED SPREADSHEETS 3

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1BUS 100; TYPE 120; TYPE 121; OFACS 132; WP 161
Spring Semester 1OFOCC 210; OFACS 232; BUS 121; ACCTG 105; BUS 240

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