Instructional Programs
Administrative Assistant

 Course Overview

The Administrative Assistant Degree Program will prepare individuals to work in an office environment, utilizing the current technology, providing graduates with the necessary skills required in today's business office.

Students will learn how to use software applications, (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook, etc); Business projects will be applied in the classroom environment to reinforce skills. Other focus areas of study include Web Design, Integrated Software Applications, Desktop Publishing, Business English, Administrative Office Procedures, Keyboarding and Speed/Accuracy Building, Vector Graphics for Production, and Cooperative Education.

Students will be highly encouraged to take the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) Exam. Becoming MCAS Certified validates your skills in each of the applications, as well as adding strength to your resume, which employers will recognize, and enhances your ability to further your career in your field of choice.

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 District Wide Coordinator

Debbi J. Farrelly
Transmountain Campus
Tel: (915) 831-5830


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 Course Descriptions

Fall 2011 Course Descriptions (PDF)


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