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2013-2014 Course Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Office Assistant, Professional Concentration, Diploma


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The Office Assistant diploma curriculum is for individuals who want to develop or refresh their office skills in order to qualify for general office work. This program emphasizes the development of multifunctional office and computer skills.

Students gain a basic knowledge of English, math, computer applications and human relations skills. By selecting a concentration during Semester 2, students are able to customize their curriculum and gain specialized skills.

To successfully complete this program, a student must complete all coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average. A grade of “C-” or better is required in the first course of a sequential course offering before enrolling in the second-level course of the sequence or in a prerequisite course. This includes ADM 157 , ADM 162 , BCA 133 , BCA 213  and BCA 212  or CSC 110 .

For more information about the Office Assistant program, please visit our website at www.dmacc.edu/programs/btec/officeassistant.asp.

Locations: Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Urban

Selected courses in this program are offered at other campuses.

Program Entry Requirements

  1. Complete an application for admission.
  2. Satisfy the assessment requirement.
  3. Attend any required information/registration session.

Students start any semester.

Graduation Requirements

To earn an Office Assistant diploma, a student must complete all coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.  

Required Courses


Note:


(Students must demonstrate a keyboarding speed of 25 NWPM or above by taking a five-minute test before enrolling in BCA 133 .)

Courses Required for the Professional Concentration


In addition to the required courses in Semester 2, students are required to select one of the Emphasis Options

Note:


*Meet with the internship supervisor the semester before enrolling.

Total Credits Required to Complete this Diploma - 34


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