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2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Business Office Systems and Support
Degree Plan: Administrative Professional Enhanced Skills Certificate

(Enhanced Skills Certificate)

El Centro campus only
  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: ES.BOSS.ADMIN.PROF

This certificate is to provide students an opportunity to obtain certification as an IAAP Certified Administrative Professional. The IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals) Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) is an assessment-based professional certification for office management and business administrative professionals. It is the only recognized certification that encompasses the duties, responsibilities, and knowledge required of an administrative professional in the 21st Century. The student must complete the Business Office Systems and Support--Executive Assistant AAS degree before pursuing this award.

Upon completion of this enhanced skills certificate, students will be eligible to sit for the IAAP CAP certification exam.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
BMGT 1309 Information and Project Management 3
HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting 1 3
POFT 2331 Administrative Project Solutions 3
Semester Total 12
Minimum Hours Required 12

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.