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Computer Applications for Business

Administrative Assistant Certificate
24 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0307

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3

CAB 104 Skill Building and Formatting

3

CAB 125 Word Processing Using Word

3

CAB 130 Presentation Software Using PowerPoint

2

CAB 135 Electronic Spreadsheeting Using Excel

2

CAB 180 Administrative Office Management and Professional Development

3

CAB 184 Communication Strategies

3

CAB 225 Advanced Word Processing and Publishing

2

Elective (MGT course to total a minimum of 3 credit hours)

3


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:


24

 

Prior to pursing this certificate, it is recommended that the student has completed CAB 102 and CAB 106 or a minimum of 20 wpm keyboarding skills.

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As a student, Jake Harris cofounded Students for Social Justice and lobbied to bring fair trade coffee to Oakton’s cafeterias.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

August 31
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 7
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 20
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 21
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

October 4
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 9
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.


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