Word Processing/Desktop Publishing, Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the Word Processing/Desktop Publishing Certificate program, the student demonstrates skills and knowledge for entry level careers in information technology specifically in the areas of word processing. Word processing involves the organization, production and distribution of information utilizing automated equipment for recording, text editing/retrieval and printing capabilities. A word processor at a large firm may be full-time, while at a small firm, such as a legal office, medical firms, etc., the duties would be part-time and would be part of a full-time job such as secretary, receptionist or office assistant.

Minimum Units Required: 29.5

Recommended Sequence:

First Semester

Units

BIM 002

Advanced Keyboarding: Document Processing

3.5

BIM 007A

MS Word: Beginning Concepts and Applications

3

BUS 017A

Beginning Business Communications

3

CSA 018

Microcomputers and Small Business Applications: Apple-Mac

3

BIM 023P

Beginning Desktop Publishing, Using PageMaker

2

Electives

See Group I Below

2

Second Semester

BUS 017B

Advanced Business Communications

3

BIM 007B

MS Word: Advanced Concepts and Applications

3

CSA 035

Multimedia Presentations

3

Electives

See Group I Below

4

Group I (Electives)

(minimum of 6 units from the following)

CSA 020

MS Word, Excel, and Access

3

BUS 008

Introduction to The American Legal System

3

BUS 015

Computer Spreadsheets for Accounting

2

BUS 030

Supervision and Human Relations

3

CSA 045

Microsoft Windows

1

 

(C S 045 has been changed to CSA 045)

 

GUID 033

Job Seeking Skills

1

COM ST 001A

Fundamentals of Speech

3

ENG 072

Technical Writing

3

Minimum Units 29.5