Business Support Specialist Certificate

Curriculum BUS.SUP.CERT (C307D)

Students interested in pursuing executive assistant positions in business today can pursue this certificate. Students will learn the skills and knowledge in computer software applications, accounting principles, records management and customer service, which is required in today’s high-tech business environment. A grade of "C" in BUS 104◊ (40 wpm, with five errors or fewer, on five-minute timing) is required for graduation.

Semester One

ACC 100Basic Accounting I

3 credits

OR

ACC 101Financial Accounting

4 credits

OR

BUS 146Business Computations

3 credits

 

BUS 103Keyboarding Technique

1 credit

BUS 122 #Business English

3 credits

BUS 171Introduction to Customer Service

3 credits

CIS 119Windows

1 credit

CIS 140Microsoft Word I

3 credits

CIS 144Microsoft PowerPoint

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:17-18

BUS 103◊: Any student who can type 25 words per minute on a three-minute timing, with five errors or fewer, using proper touch-typing technique, may take a proficiency test for BUS 103◊.

BUS 103◊: Students completing the BUS 103◊ proficiency requirement in the first semester may take BUS 104◊ in the first semester instead of the second semester.

Semester Two

BUS 104 #Keyboarding Speed & Accuracy

1 credit

BUS 107Microsoft Office in Business Applications

3 credits

BUS 125Formatting/Proofreading Business Documents

3 credits

BUS 267Records Management

2 credits

CIS 142Microsoft Word II

3 credits

CIS 158 #Introduction to the World Wide Web

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:13

Total Credit Hours: 30-31

See BUS course descriptions.

Coordinator: Dr. William M. Griffin, Ext. 3579

Gainful Employment

The information provided in the link below is available to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

http://www.triton.edu/GE_Certificates/BusinessSupportSpecialistCertificate/52.0401-Gedt.html

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-160, or send an email to: finaid@triton.edu.