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2015-2016 SLCC General Catalog 
2015-2016 SLCC General Catalog [**** ATTENTION: YOU ARE VIEWING AN ARCHIVED CATALOG **** ]

Administrative Office Specialist: CP (Competency-Based)(CTE)

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Certificate of Proficiency | 625 clock hours

School of Applied Technology
Program Location: South City Campus, Highland Campus
General Information: 801-957-7522
Program Information: 801-957-3354

Program Website:
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor: Liliana Rodriguez 801-957-3469, Hector Cando 801-957-2112

Program Faculty:
Professors − Jeanne Noble, Dee Ann Jensen
Associate Professors − Sally Williams, Vonadean McFarland, Karl Jorgensen
Assistant Professors − Diego Pardo

Program Description:
The Office Specialist program enables students to develop entry-level skills in the computer/office occupations area. The most up-to-date tools necessary for securing and maintaining employment are emphasized throughout the program. Emphasis is placed on keyboarding skill building, ten-key calculator skills, computer concepts, Windows, Internet, and e-mail. Further emphasis is placed on computer applications including spreadsheets, word processing, presentations, database and basic QuickBooks. Students learn business communication skills, business office procedures, customer service, and life skills training.

Career Opportunities:
For state and national occupation information, visit and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 43-9061.00 General Office Clerk
  • 43-6014.00 Secretaries

Program Entry Requirements:
Students must demonstrate basic education skills as assessed by the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE):

  • Vocabulary: 8.0
  • Reading: 10.0
  • Math: 8.0
  • Total Language: 10.0

Total Program/Course Fees:
Please visit the following program website for up-to-date cost information:

Estimated Time to Completion: 625 Clock Hours

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire Substantive Knowledge
  2 - Communicate Effectively
  3 - Develop Quantitative Literacy
  4 - Think Critically and Creatively
  5 - Civic Engagement
  6 - Work Professionally and Constructively
  7 - Develop Computer and Information Literacy
Training and skills in computer software applications required to obtain employment 1, 7
Training and skills in office applications and equipment necessary to succeed in the workplace 1
Training and skills in written, oral, customer service and interpersonal communication 1, 2
Training and skills in job seeking, preparation, and interviewing required to be hired and succeed in the workplace 1
Entry level skills in office etiquette and professionalism 1, 6

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