Microsoft Office Specialist

Microsoft Office Applications Proficiency Preparation Certificate Program

UAPC Codes for Microsoft Office Applications Proficiency Preparation
Certificate Program — Day: 0901; Evening: 3901

The Certificate Program in Microsoft Office Applications Proficiency Preparation prepares students to skillfully utilize the leading office applications programs. Corporations are seeking proficient, productive employees for their offices; students in this program will learn to use Microsoft applications with competence and confidence, and they will be prepared to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification tests, which are the first global standard for desktop productivity across Microsoft Office applications. The Certification Program in Microsoft Office applications Proficiency Preparation is a revision of the Certificate Program in Word Processing.

GENERAL EDUCATION CORE REQUIREMENTS Credits

EN-101 or 103 English Composition I or Writing for the New Media

3

Sub-total

3

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR

BU-500 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications

3

BU-850 Fundamentals of Microsoft Windows

1

BU-906 Advanced Microsoft Office

3

BU-907 Information Processing using Microsoft Word

3

BU-920 Graphic Presentations Development Using
Microsoft PowerPoint

3

BU-804 Personal Information Management/Electronic
Messaging Using Microsoft Outlook

3

BU-921 Advanced Project Development in Preparation
for MOS Certification

3

BU-909 Cooperative Education in Business

3

One course selected from the following
(dependent on typing ability)†

2

BU-801 Typewriting/Keyboarding I

BU-802 Typewriting/Keyboarding II

BU-803 Advanced Typewriting/Keyboarding

Sub-total

24

ELECTIVES

BU- Advised Business Electives

3

Sub-total

3

Total Credits Required for the Microsoft Office Applications Proficiency Preparation Certificate Program

30

†Students who have had previous training in typewriting/keyboarding may take
BU-802 (Typewriting/Keyboarding II) and BU-803 (Advanced Typewriting /
Keyboarding). Students should seek advisement from the Department of Business.

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