Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

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Administrative Computer Specialist

ALLEGHENY, BOYCE, NORTH, SOUTH
Certificate (234)

This certificate program is designed for students currently employed as administrative assistants or secretaries, and seeking to enhance their information technology (IT) skills in a business, professional, educational, or industrial office environment. Graduates of this program may be eligible for promotion to positions such as senior or executive secretary or administrative assistant.

Students learn the effective use of information technology and application software involving word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, e-commerce, and databases.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduates will:

  1. Apply conventional office management techniques.
  2. Apply essential information technology skills within an office environment.
  3. Use various computer applications to create properly formatted business documents.
  4. Organize work flow and coordinate office activities.

See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.

Certificate Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 23

First Semester

Course #        Course Name

Credits

CIT-115

Introduction to Information Technology   

3

CIT-141

Word Processing

3

CIT-600

Introduction to Windows

1

CIT-601

Introduction to the Internet

1

              

Total Credits 

8

Second Semester

CIT-140

Office Productivity Applications

4

CIT-142

Desktop Publishing Concepts

3

CIT-602

Presentation Graphics: Power Point

1

             

Total Credits

8

Third Semester

BUS-140

Introduction to e-Commerce

3

CIT-206

Administrative Technology & Procedures

3

CIT-607

Office Management: Outlook

1

             

Total Credits

7

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