2016 - 2017 Catalog Program: Business Office Systems and Support Degree Plan: Office Assistant Certificate
Gainful Employment Information
(Level I Certificate)
Officially known as: Office Technology -- Office Assistant
Brookhaven, Eastfield, El Centro, North Lake, and Richland only
Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the
Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites. Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.
Degree Plan Code: C1.BOSS.OFC.ASST.12
Upon satisfactory completion of the Office Assistant Certificate, students are prepared for entry-level positions requiring basic office skills. This certificate may be completed in one semester.
Minimum Hours Required
+Elective - must be selected from any 3 or 4 credit hour
ACCT, ACNT, BMGT, BUSI, IMED, ITSC, ITSW, MRKG, POFI or POFT course including but not limited to:
POFT 1325 Business Math Using Technology
POFT 1329 Beginning Keyboarding
POFT 1380 Cooperative Education - Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
POFT 1382 Cooperative Education - General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
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.