Administrative Assistant Certificate


The Administrative Assistant Certificate is designed to provide a working knowledge of office systems and procedures and advanced-level c omputer skills required for a successful career or employment in an office or business environment.


Units required for the certificate: 33
Required Core Courses (27 units):


Course Number Description Units
CIT 036 Microsoft Outlook - Brief 1.5
CIT 082 Adobe Acrobat - Brief 1.5
CIT 101 Introduction to Computers 3
CIT 110 Keyboarding and Document Processing 3
CIT 115 Business English 3
CIT 116 Business Communications 3
CIT 120 Office Procedures 3
CIT 140 Survey of Microsoft Office Programs 3
CIT 150 Microsoft Word I 3
CIT 155 Microsoft Excel I 3
Required Electives (Choose 6 units from any of the following courses):
Course Number Description Units
CIT 035 The Internet - Brief 1.5
CIT 074 Introduction to Photoshop 1.5
CIT 105 Microsoft Windows 3
CIT 111 Advanced Keyboarding and Document Processing 3
CIT 145 QuickBooks Pro I 3
CIT 151 Microsoft Word II 3
CIT 156 Microsoft Excel II 3
CIT 160 Microsoft Access I 3
CIT 166 Desktop Publishing 3