Office Support - Certificate of Proficiency

The Office Support Certificate of Proficiency is part of the Business Office Technology Technical Certificate Program. The Business Office Technology Program is designed to prepare students for employment as data entry operators, word processing operators, accounting clerks, receptionists, administrative assistants, executive secretaries, and members of management.

Dept Course
Number
Course Title Credit
Hours
Fall Semester
BUS 1123 Tech Accounting 3
BUS 1203 Tech Keyboarding 3
BUS 2143 Tech Business Mathematics 3
BUS 2003 Tech Business English 3
BUS 1303 Tech Computer Applications for Business 3
EXIT: Certificate of Proficiency - Office Support 15

Business Office Technology

UAM College of Technology-McGehee would like to welcome you to an exciting career in the field of Business Office Technology.

We have three options in the Business Office Technology Program:

  1. Certificate of Proficiency, requirements listed above.
  2. Technical Certificate, courses listed below
  3. Associate of Applied Science Degree in General Technology, click here for requirements

The Business Office Technology program provides contemporary training required in today’s business office in computer applications, word processing, accounting, administrative support procedures, and communication. Business Office Technology students receive computer training in utilization of Windows, database management, spreadsheet applications, desktop publishing, and word processing.  English and communication courses developed specifically for business are integral parts of the program.  Students have the opportunity to enhance and refine their skills in the Tech Vocabulary Development and the Tech Administrative Support Procedures courses.  Field trips to technologically efficient offices, up-to-date videotapes, current business publications and training in obtaining employment give the student the self-confidence needed to make successful applications for appropriate jobs. 

Student Learning Outcomes:

Students successfully completing the UAM CTM Business Office Technology program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate abilities to produce appropriate business documents such as letters, forms, tables, graphs, financial documents and other materials inherent in office technology.  
  2. Demonstrate the ability to rapidly and appropriately respond to multiple requests within a contemporary office environment.
  3. Demonstrate the integration of theory, lab and field content in manners to obtain employment in entry level business office.

Technical Certificate

Graduation Requirements (Suggested Schedule)

Dept Course
Number
Course Title Credit
Hours
Fall Semester
BUS 1123 Tech Accounting 3
BUS 1213 Tech Keyboarding Applications 3
BUS 1303 Tech Computer Applications for Business 3
EXIT: Certificate of Proficiency - Office Support 9
   
Spring Semester
BUS 2143 Tech Business Mathematics 3
BUS 2003 Tech Business English 3
BUS 1563 Tech Administrative Support Procedures 3
BUS 2153 Tech Computerized Accounting 3
BUS 2013 Tech Business Communications (elective) 3
BUS 2613 Tech Small Business Management (elective) 3
18
Summer I Term
BUS 2623 Tech Business Practicum 3
EXIT: Technical Certificate -
Business Office Technology
30

Additional Electives when available

BUS 1073 Tech Introduction to Law 3
BUS 1083 Tech Legal Transcription 3
BUS 2173 Tech Data Entry 3
BUS 1213 Tech Keyboarding Applications 3
BUS 2163 Tech Spreadsheet Applications 3
BUS 2023 Tech Introduction to Marketing 3
BUS 2033 Tech Electronic Presentations 3
BUS 2043 Microsoft Office Prep and Certification 3
BUS 1603 Tech Vocabulary Development 3
BUS 1043 Bank Teller Operations 3
BUS 1033 Principles of Banking 3
HOSP 1033 Customer Service Relations 3

 

Click here to print a Technical Certificate Program of Study