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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Office Support Specialist-Microsoft Office (NDP.OFSK.MOS)

Students will complete coursework that focuses on Microsoft Office software, keyboarding, and document formatting to prepare for an office support position. All courses apply toward one of the Office Assistant degrees.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
BUS-114
Advanced Formatting

BUS-114
Advanced Formatting

Development of skill in formatting business correspondence, reports, forms, and tables to meet mailability and production standards. Instruction on word processing software is integrated throughout the course.


Course Outline

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3.0
CIS-160
Practical Software Application

CIS-160
Practical Software Application

Provides an opportunity for the student to work with various types of computer software. These learning activities include MS Windows, word processing, spreadsheet design, database management, Internet access, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
BUS-141
Business Communications

BUS-141
Business Communications

Provides students a practical strategy for creating successful communication products used in business.


Course Outline

OR
BUS-079
Professional Development

BUS-079
Professional Development

Designed as a pre-employment course. Areas of study include job search, professionalism, and communications.

Course Outline

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3.0
CIS-093
Access

CIS-093
Access

An introduction to Microsoft Access, a database management application designed to operate in the Windows environment. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


Course Outline

2.0
CIS-094
Excel

CIS-094
Excel

The basics of the Excel software package will be covered. This includes spreadsheet basics, formulas, functions, charting, data management, and collaborative tools. (Repeatable 3 Times)



Course Outline

2.0
CIS-056
Advanced Software Applications

CIS-056
Advanced Software Applications

Advanced instruction in an office suite program with emphasis on advanced topics in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

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3.0

Semester Totals

16.0

Total Program Hours

16.0
 

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