Administrative Assistant - Level III (Certificate N0464)

Business Division
Certificate N0464

The Level III Certificate prepares students for administrative assistant positions where a variety of skills are needed.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Completion of the Administrative Assistant - Level 1 coursework9.5
PLUS
Completion of the Administrative Assistant - Level II coursework9
PLUS
Completion of the Administrative Assistant - Level III coursework7-8.5
Total Units25.5-27
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Administrative Assistant - Level I Coursework
CISB 10Office Skills3
CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
CISB 31Microsoft Word3
Total Units9.5
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Administrative Assistant - Level II Coursework
BUSO 25Business Communications3
CISB 21Microsoft Excel3
CISB 51Microsoft PowerPoint3
Total Units9
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Administrative Assistant - Level III Coursework
BUSO 26Oral Communications for Business3
CISB 16Macintosh Applications2
Choose one course or any lecture-lab combination from the following: 2-3.5
Database Management - Microsoft Access
and Database Management - Microsoft Access Laboratory
Windows Operating System
Practical Computer Security
Web Site Development
Total Units7-8.5

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Program Level Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a students will be able to:

  • Touch type effectively.
  • Effectively use formulas and functions in worksheets.
  • Use Microsoft Word to create professional looking reports.
  • Design and create visual presentations utilizing desktop presentation software (i.e. Power Point).
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively produce a variety of professional-looking business publications (at least five) i.e. newsletter, flyer, brochure, letterhead, business card, event program, etc.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
CISB 10 Office Skills 3 3
CISB 15 Microcomputer Applications 3.5 3.5
CISB 31 Microsoft Word 3 3
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4 4
Certificate: Administrative Asst L1 E0516 6  
Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records  
 Units13.5
Spring Term 1
BUSO 25 Business Communications 3 3
CISB 21 Microsoft Excel 3 3
CISB 51 Microsoft PowerPoint 3 3
Certificate: Administrative Assistant L2 N0463 3  
Submit to Admissions Records Submit to Admissions Records  
 Units9
Fall Term 2
CISB 16 Macintosh Applications 2 2
BUSO 26 Oral Communications for Business 3 3
Certificate: Administrative Assistant, L3 N0464 4  
Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records  
 Units5
 Total Units27.5
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