Municipal Clerk, Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the Municipal Clerk Certificate, the student will be prepared for careers as a City Clerk, support staff in the office of the city clerk, or other similar public administration positions. The duties of a Municipal Clerk requires knowledge of public relations, organizational behavior, management, public administration, legislative procedures, meeting preparation and keeping of official minutes, elections planning and procedures, processing of annexations and vacations, license and permit processing, projects and capital improvements approvals, contracts and deeds processing, and records management. This program provides training in all of these areas.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Municipal Clerk Certificate, the student will be prepared for careers as a City Clerk, support staff in the office of the city clerk, or other similar public administration positions. The duties of a Municipal Clerk requires knowledge of public relations, organizational behavior, management, public administration, legislative procedures, meeting preparation and keeping of official minutes, elections planning and procedures, processing of annexations and vacations, license and permit processing, projects and capital improvements approvals, contracts and deeds processing, and records management. This program provides training in all of these areas.

Core Requirements

Complete 32 units

BIM 043

Records Management in Public Agencies

3

BUS 001A

Principles of Accounting

5

BUS 017

Business English

3

BUS 031

Introduction to Management

3

BUS 033

Introduction to Public Administration

3

BUS 034

Introduction to Municipal Clerkship

3

BUS 037

Human Behavior in Organizations

3

CS 011

Fundamentals of Computer Science

3

ENG 001A

Reading and Composition

3

ENG 001D

Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking

3

Restricted Electives

Area A - Complete 3 units selected from:

BUS 030

Supervision and Human Relations

3

BUS 036

Human Resources Management

3

Area B - Complete 3 units selected from:

BUS 017B

Advanced Business Communications

3

POLSC 001

American Government and Institutions

3

Minimum Units Required: 38

Complete all courses with a grade of "C" or better.