• Administrative Office Assistant


    Program code: CC.ADMINOFFTRNG

    This program provides a strong foundation of basic skills in office administration. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and human relations skills. Course work includes Related Instruction requirements, industry-standard computer programs and specific business and office administration courses.


    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • identify and analyze effective working relationships and Human Resources practices within a business or office environment,
    • identify and analyze the skills necessary for effective business office operations,
    • effectively use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint),
    • apply correct English grammar in a business office environment,
    • apply key concepts in the full cycle bookkeeping process,
    • effectively apply basic math skills as required in business and financial environments.


    Career opportunities include administrative assistant, legal secretary and medical secretary.

    For information contact Beverly Forney, 503-594-3115 or beverlyf@clackamas.edu

    Administrative Office assistant Certificate

    FALL TERM Credits

    BA-104* Business Math 3

    BA-131 Introduction to Business Computing 4

    BT-121 Data Entry 1

    BT-122 Keyboarding Skillbuilding 2

    BT-124 Business Editing I 3

    WR-121 English Composition 4

    WINTER TERM Credits

    BA-285 Human Relations in Business 4

    BT-125 Business Editing II 3

    BT-160 Word I 3

    CS-135S Microsoft Excel 3

    — — Any BA/BT course not already included in the Administrative Office Assistant program 4

    SPRING TERM Credits

    BA-111 General Accounting I

    or BA-211 Financial Accounting I 4

    BA-280 Business/CWE 3

    BT-161 Word II 3

    BT-172 Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2

    BT-216 Office Procedures 4

    Credits required for certificate 50

    * For this certificate, BA-104 meets the Related Instruction Computation requirement.

    Information from the 2015-2016 catalog.

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    Email us: marys@clackamas.edu

    Call us: 503-594-3071