Programs of Study
Office / Computer Applications
Degree Type: Certificate
Semester Credit Hours: 30
First Semester - 15 SCH
ACNT 1303 - Introduction to Accounting I
ITSC 1305 - Introduction to PC Operating Systems
ITSC 1309 - Integrated Software Applications I
POFT 1321 - Business Math
POFT 1329 - Beginning Keyboarding
Second Semester - 15 SCH
ITSW 1310 - Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software
ITSC 2321 - Integrated Software Applications II
POFT 1319 - Records & Information Management
POFT 1365 - Practicum - Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
POFT 2301 - Intermediate Keyboarding
- Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
- Greet visitors or callers and handle their inquiries or direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
- Create, maintain, and enter information into databases.
- Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing.
- Operate office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers, or phone systems and arrange for repairs when equipment malfunctions.
- Customer Service
- Use oral, written, and presentation skills to communicate effectively in a business environment.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of integrated software.
- Display proficient administrative activities to meet the demands in a business setting
- Prepare and analyze financial information for business purposes.
- Exhibit employability and workplace skills.
Texas wage data: workers on average earn $33,250; 10% of workers earn $21,840 or less; 10% of workers earn $44,760 or more.
Secretary / office assistant; Information / record clerk; Office financial clerk.
High School Endorsements
Business and Industry
Additional Educational Opportunities
Office Information Specialist Degree (AAS)