Office Administration & Technology Certificates

A certificate program that provides training in essential secretarial skills needed by today’s office professional. This program has been articulated with some area high schools. Recent high school graduates may have earned credit in this program through high school coursework.

Administrative Support (OAT.CERT.ADMIN)

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Credits
OAT 128 Word 2013 3
OAT 132 Access 2013 3
OAT 143 Excel 2013 3
OAT 173 Internet Applications 3
MIS 101 Computer Literacy and Applications 3
ACC 110 Financial Accounting, Part I 2
OAT 202 Document Formatting II 3
OAT 155 PowerPoint 2013 3
MIS 110 Microsoft Windows Operating Systems 3
OAT 170 Business English 3
OAT 172 Business Communications 3
OAT 201 Administrative Support Procedures 3
Total Credit Hours 35

Clerical (OAT.CERT)

A certificate for persons who need to develop keyboarding, word processing and office-based computer skills. This program has been articulated with some area high schools. Recent high school graduates may have earned credit in this program through high school coursework. Please refer to the Dual Credit webpage to determine whether you are eligible.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Credits
OAT 170 Business English 3
BUS 108 Introduction to Business 3
MIS 101 Computer Literacy and Applications 3
OAT 101 Document Formatting I [1] 3
OAT 104 Keyboard Skill Building 3
OAT 128 Word 2013 3
MIS 110 Microsoft Windows Operating Systems 3
OAT 114 Continuous Voice Input-Dragon 1
OAT 115 Outlook 1
OAT 172 Business Communications 3
OAT 202 Document Formatting II 3
OAT 201 Administrative Support Procedures 3
Total Credit Hours 32
1. OAT 100 (Basic Keyboarding Skills) must be taken if instruction does not include at least one year of keyboard instruction.

Microcomputer Applications (CIS.CERT.MICROAPP)

A certificate program that provides instruction in software packages being used by business and industry. This program will prepare someone for an entry-level position as a computer user. This program has been articulated with some area high schools. Recent high school graduates may have earned credit in this program through high school coursework. Please refer to the Dual Credit webpage to determine whether you are eligible.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Credits
MIS 101 Computer Literacy and Applications 3
OAT 128 Word 2013 3
OAT 132 Access 2013 3
OAT 143 Excel 2013 3
OAT 114 Continuous Voice Input-Dragon 1
OAT 115 Outlook 1
OAT 231 Administrative Support Internship 3
OAT 133 Adobe Acrobat 3
OAT 155 PowerPoint 2013 3
OAT 173 Internet Applications 3
OAT 177 Dreamweaver 3
MIS 110 Microsoft Windows Operating Systems 3
Total Credit Hours 30

 

Basic Certificates

South Suburban College offers a variety of basic certificates designed to provide specialized training in specific areas. The following basic certificates are now available. For further information, contact your academic advisor or counselor.

Basic Office Skills (OAT.BASIC.OFF) Credits
OAT 202 Document Formatting II 3
OAT 128 Word 2013 3
OAT 170 Business English 3
MIS 101 Computer Literacy and Applications 3
Total Credit Hours 12
Total Credit Hours14

Microcomputer Tools (CIS.BASIC.MICROTOOLS) Credits
OAT 114 Continuous Voice Input-Dragon 1
OAT 115 Outlook 1
OAT 128 Word 2013 3
OAT 132 Access 2013 3
OAT 143 Excel 2013 3
OAT 155 PowerPoint 2013 3
Microsoft Office Suite Tools (OAT.BASIC.OFFSUITE) Credits
OAT 128 Word 2013 3
OAT 132 Access 2013 3
OAT 143 Excel 2013 3
OAT 155 PowerPoint 2013 3
Total Credit Hours 12

For more information, contact Ona’ Johnson, Chairperson, Business Programs & Computer Technology Department at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2357, Room 3441, Main Campus.