Feb 01, 2023  
2016-2017 SLCC General Catalog 

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

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Certificate of Achievement | 355 clock hours

School of Applied Technology
Program Location
Taylorsville Redwood Campus, TB 534
General Information (801) 957-7522
Program Information (801) 957-3354
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor Liliana Rodriguez

Program Faculty
Professors − Jeanne Noble, Dee Ann Jensen
Associate Professors − 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 computer concepts, Windows, word processing, business writing & grammar, spreadsheets, and customer service. 

Career Opportunities
For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/ and enter the following O*Net code(s):

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

Program Entry Requirements
Prospective students must have been assessed (TABE) within 90 days prior to enrollment.

  • Reading: 10.0
  • Math: 8.0
  • Total Language: 10.0
  • Keyboarding speed of 30 CWPM (correct words per minute) on a 5 minute timing.  
  • 10 Key speed of 5,000 sph (strokes per hour) on a 5-minute timing with 98% accuracy.

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

Estimated Time to Completion
355 Clock Hours

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
Training and skills in computers and software applications required to obtain employment in the office environment 1, 7
Training and skills in business writing and customer service 1, 2
Training and skills in job seeking, preparation, and interviewing required to be hired and succeed in the workplace 1

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