Office Assistant, Advanced Certificate

Curriculum code: BSNS.CRT.C63

Program Overview

This program is designed to give students the opportunity to develop competencies needed for success in a beginning or re-entry office position. Graduates will be prepared for employment in a variety of office positions which require office technology skills.

Additional Program Information

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit www.kcc.edu/gainfulemployment/.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

BSNS 1312Proofreading & Editing

2 Credits

BSNS 1353Administrative Office Procedures

3 Credits

BSNS 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

BSNS 2311Successful Customer Service

1 Credit

 

ACCT 1413General Accounting

3 Credits

or

ACCT 1514Financial Accounting

4 Credits

 

COSC 1023Intermediate Word

3 Credits

COSC 1181Voice Recognition

1 Credit

COSC 2033Advanced Word

3 Credits

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

COSC 1172Introduction to the Internet

2 Credits

COSC 1341PowerPoint

1 Credit

COSC 1352Word

2 Credits

COSC 1372Excel

2 Credits

 

ENGL 1413Fundamentals of Writing

3 Credits

or

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

 

MATH 1213Business Mathematics

3 Credits

or

MATH 1414Basic Algebra

4 Credits

A higher level mathematics course may be substituted for MATH 1213/MATH 1414.

Students who have completed at least one year of high school typing/keyboarding with a grade of C or better or who have completed BSNS 1411 with a grade of C or better will be placed in COSC 1023 instead of COSC 1023. Students with less typing/keyboarding background will need to take BSNS 1411 before COSC 1023 unless they demonstrate on a proficiency test that they have adequate skills to enter COSC 1023.

General education

Choose one

BSNS 2143Human Relations in Business

3 Credits

PSYC 1813Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits


Total Credit Hours: 38

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

BSNS 1312Proofreading & Editing

2 Credits

 

BSNS 2143Human Relations in Business

3 Credits

or

PSYC 1813Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

 

BSNS 2311Successful Customer Service

1 Credit

COSC 1023Intermediate Word

3 Credits

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

 

ENGL 1413Fundamentals of Writing

3 Credits

or

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

 

MATH 1213Business Mathematics

3 Credits

or

MATH 1414Basic Algebra

4 Credits

MATH 1414 - or higher level mathematics course

Spring semester

ACCT 1413General Accounting

3 Credits

or

ACCT 1514Financial Accounting

4 Credits

 

BSNS 1353Administrative Office Procedures

3 Credits

COSC 1372Excel

2 Credits

COSC 1181Voice Recognition

1 Credit

COSC 1341PowerPoint

1 Credit

COSC 1352Word

2 Credits

COSC 2033Advanced Word

3 Credits

Summer term

BSNS 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

COSC 1172Introduction to the Internet

2 Credits

Program Cost

Minimum credit hours required for completion: 38
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per credit hour 147.00
$5,586.00
Lab Fees:
BSNS 1353 Administrative Office Procedures 25.00
BSNS 1603 Business Communications 10.00
COSC 1023 Word: Intermediate Document Production 25.00
COSC 1172 Introduction to the Internet 25.00
COSC 1181 Voice Recognition 25.00
COSC 1341 PowerPoint 25.00
COSC 1352 Word 25.00
COSC 1372 Excel 25.00
COSC 1513 Introduction to Information Processing 25.00
COSC 2033 Word: Advanced Document Production 25.00
ENGL 1413 Fundamentals of Writing or ENGL 1613 5.00
240.00
240.00
Books:
ACCT 1413 General Accounting or ACCT 1514 232.05
BSNS 1312 Proofreading and Editing 106.65
BSNS 1353 Administrative Office Procedures 209.00
BSNS 1603 Business Communications 191.40
BSNS 2143 Human Rel. in Business or PSYC 1813 160.00
BSNS 2311 Successful Customer Service 116.65
COSC 1023 Intermediate Word 221.00
COSC 1181 Voice Recognition 38.65
COSC 1172 Introduction to the Internet 179.00
COSC 1341 PowerPoint 152.35
COSC 1352 Word 149.00
COSC 1372 Excel 108.80
COSC 1513 Introduction to Information Processing 208.35
COSC 2033 Advanced Word 221.00
ENGL 1413 Fundamentals of Writing or ENGL 1613 84.95
MATH 1213 Applied Arithmetic or MATH 1414 240.40
All BSNS courses: Pocket Dictionary 6.99
2,626.24
2,626.24
TOTAL $8,452.24
All prices are subject to change. Please visit Hammes Bookstore for the most up-to-date textbook prices.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” Review the GE disclosure for the Office Assistant certificate.