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2011-2012
Administrative Assistant
Certificate
Curriculum code 1315

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Required Courses
(35 credit hours)

Program prerequisite:  Keyboarding skill of 26 net words per minute.  Students who need to reach this skill level may enroll in OSA-100, Keyboarding I.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to the catalog.

Suggested Schedule
First Semester

10 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
IMS-115 3 Microsoft Office I   
OSA-102 3 Document Formatting   
OSA-103 3 Office Language Skills   
OSA-104 1 Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy May need to be repeated. Minimum skill level recommended for employment:  50 wpm.
OSA-116 1 Microsoft Outlook  
OSA-260 1 Seminar  
Total: 10

Second Semester
9 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
OSA-122 3 Microsoft Excel  
OSA-145 3 Microsoft Word  
Total: 9

Third Semester
9 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
OSA-230 3 Microsoft PowerPoint & Presentations  

OSA-249

3 QuickBooks for Office Professionals  
OSA-255 3 Administrative Office Procedures  
Total: 9

Fourth Semester
8 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
OSA-246 3 Microsoft Office Integration  
OSA-257 3 Microsoft Access  

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2 Elective: Select two hours from electives list.  
Total: 8

Electives
Select at least two elective credits from the following table to be included in the above course sequencing for this program.
2 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BUS-100 3 Introduction to Business  
LSC-110 3 Fundamentals of Meeting Planning  
MIS-111 3 Internet Technologies  
MIS-141 3 Web Page Authoring and Publishing  
MIS-146 3 Operating Systems  
OSA-225 3 Microsoft Publisher  
OSA-232 3 Introduction to Adobe Creative Suite  
OSA-243 2 Business Writing  
OSA-250 2 Records Management  
OSA-258 3 Internship  

Graduation Requirements
Successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific certificate; minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 in the courses required for the certificate; at least 50 percent of the certificate hours must be completed at Moraine Valley; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information
Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu
Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising
Department Chair
Michele August

Office: T917
(708) 974-5622 august@morainevalley.edu
Program Coordinator
Carol Straka

Office: T922A
(708) 974-5712 straka@morainevalley.edu   

Gainful Employment Information
Cost of Program and Loan Debt
Job Outlook Information

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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