MS Office Suite Specialist

Certificate of Completion

This certificate option prepares students with technology skills for work in today’s business and service industries. Students will develop foundational skills in teamwork, critical thinking, basic office skills, customer service, and current office technology.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Work effectively, individually and as a team member, to serve customers and complete projects and tasks.
  2. Use verbal, written and visual communication skills to build effective human relations.
  3. Perform computer functions in a MS Office environment, produce professional documents and communicate electronically.
  4. Recognize when and how to use problem solving skills, and applied technology solutions.
Advisor Office Phone
Bermea, Nancy Business 213 360.475.7838
Hudson, Tia Business 114 360.475.7384
Salas, Joanne Business 109 360.475.7372

Required Courses Credits

Choose one of the following three courses based on skill level, or proficiency by voice recognition (45 NWAM keyboarding requirement):
BSTEC 110 Beginning Keyboarding 3  
BSTEC 111 Intermediate Keyboarding* 3  
BSTEC 112 Advanced Keyboarding* 3 3
BSTEC 114 MS Outlook   1
BSTEC 123 MS Word Specialist*   4
BSTEC 124 MS Excel Specialist*   4
BSTEC 125 Intro to MS Office PowerPoint 2007   4
BSTEC 126 Integration of Software Applications*   2
BSTEC 127 MS Publisher Basic*   4
CIS 112 Introduction to Windows   1
CIS 150 Survey of Computing   4
CIS 154 Access for Professionals*   4
Total Credits Required 31

*See course description for prerequisite.

Source: 2014-2015 Olympic College Catalog