Business Support Specialist Certificate

Curriculum BUS.ADA.CERT (formerly BUS.SUP.CERT) (C307D)

Students interested in pursuing executive administrative assistant positions in business today can pursue this certificate. This certificate will prepare students to assist executives in a mid-size to large business organizational environments. Business acumen skills will be taught in customer service, management and business, accounting, records management, and computer software applications. This program will also prepare them to take the Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) Exam.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the completion of the Executive Administrative Assistant Certificate program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Explain the role of organizational structures that include the supervisor's role and any subordinate roles;
  • demonstrate teaming and collaboration and personal and interpersonal skills to develop effective working relationships;
  • prioritize, plan, and manage for results;
  • prepare written communications and distribute processed information;
  • show how to set up and maintain paper and electronic files;
  • demonstrate basic financial tasks;
  • show how create appointments, maintain calendars, and receive visitors;
  • originate meetings and conferences;
  • prepare travel arrangements; and
  • prepare for future professional challenges.

Semester One

BUS 103Keyboarding Technique

1 credit

BUS 107Microsoft Office in Business Applications

3 credits

BUS 141Introduction to Business

3 credits

BUS 171Introduction to Customer Service

3 credits

BUS 188Business Writing

3 credits

 

BUS 146Business Computations

3 credits

OR

BUS 102Small Business Accounting

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

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 125Formatting/Proofreading Business Documents

3 credits

BUS 150Principles of Management

3 credits

BUS 161Business Law I

3 credits

 

CHN 101Elementary Chinese I

4 credits

OR

SPN 101Elementary Spanish I

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:14

Total Credit Hours: 30

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.