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2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Introduction to Workplace Office Professional, Career Studies Certificate


The Introduction to Workplace Office Professional Career Studies Certificate (Plan Code 221-298-37) provides students with the foundational skills necessary to perform professionally in an office setting. The program is designed for students who wish to enter or advance in the workforce. Except for keyboarding and the internship, students can complete the CSC with all courses applying towards completion of an associate degree for transfer to a four-year school. Students in college transfer programs should ask their advisors which course options are most appropriate for their associate degree program and their major at their intended transfer school. This career studies certificate can lead directly to employment as office assistants, clerks, and other entry-level positions in a variety of workplaces.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • Apply the foundational precepts and principles of business in their performance in the workplace
  • Communicate effectively in professional contexts using oral, nonverbal,  and written strategies
  • Manipulate numbers and mathematical operations to address common needs in entry level professional settings
  • Apply technology to advance the goals and accomplish tasks of businesses and organizations