Administrative Assistant -
AS Degree and Certificate of Achievement


 

The CAWT Administrative Assistant Degree and certificate is designed to provide a solid foundation in the area of office systems, procedures, and communications required for the modern office environment. At the conclusion of their studies, students will be prepared for entry-level positions in a number of areas that relate to office procedures and protocol including business communications, and document formatting and processing. Also built into the program are options to pursue areas related to medical office procedures, bookkeeping, and database management.

Additionally, the CIT curriculum is tailored to meet the needs of businesses and organizations that are constantly responding to new trends and changes in technology.

Degree and Certificate Student Learning Outcome:
Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment as an administrative assistant.

Program Requirements:
Units Required: 33

CAWT-036
Microsoft Outlook - Brief | 1.5 units
CAWT-082
Adobe Acrobat - Brief | 1.5 units
CAWT-101
Introduction to Computers | 3 units
CAWT-110
Keyboarding and Document Processing | 3 units
CAWT-115
Business English | 3 units
CAWT-116
Business Communications | 3 units
CAWT-120
Administrative Office Procedures | 3 units
CAWT-140
Survey of Microsoft Office Programs | 3 units
CAWT-150
Microsoft Word I | 3 units
CAWT-155
Microsoft Excel I | 3 units

Plus six units from the following:

CAWT-035
The Internet - Brief | 1.5 units
CAWT-074
Introduction to Photoshop - Brief | 1.5 units
CAWT-105
Microsoft Windows | 3 units
CAWT-145
Quickbooks Pro | 3 units
CAWT-151
Microsoft Word II | 3 units
CAWT-156
Microsoft Excel II | 3 units
CAWT-160
Microsoft Access I | 3 units
CAWT-166
Desktop Publishing: Adobe InDesign | 3 units
Computer Applications student at computer. photo © Robin Spurs


Computer Applications software on computer. photo © Robin Spurs


Computer Applications student at computer. photo © Robin Spurs