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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Microsoft Office Specialist emphasizes advanced training on word processing, spreadsheet, and database software for business purposes. This certificate builds upon the knowledge and skills gained by the CCL in Microsoft Office Professional for use in various business settings. This certificate helps prepare students for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification examinations. This certificate embeds into the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Information Technology.
Important information you’ll need when applying for admission to MCC:
- Field of Interest
- Computer and Information Technology
- Academic Plan
- Microsoft Office Specialist (CER)
- Academic Plan Code
- Total Credits Required
- MC, RS
- Program Notes
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses required within the program.
Only required courses taken within eight (8) years of completion of the program may be applied towards this certificate. Consult with your faculty mentor or academic advisor.
This program replaces: CCL/5218 Advanced Computer Usage and Applications
What You’ll Learn
This certificate will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Discuss the role of computer information systems in developing business solutions.
- Create macros using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).
- Prepare business documents in Microsoft Word using advanced word processing features.
- Develop complex workbooks using Microsoft Excel.
- Create advanced relational databases using Microsoft Access.
- Produce presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint.
- Manage files using the Windows Operating System.
- Utilize Microsoft Project to manage business projects.
- Integrate Microsoft applications to meet multi-faceted business needs.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|The following courses are required and included in Microsoft Office Professional CCL|
|BPC/OAS111AA||Computer Keyboarding I (1) OR|
|Permission of Program Director (0)||0-1|
|CIS105||Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR|
|Permission of Program Director (0)||0-3|
|CIS113DE||Microsoft Word: Word Processing||3|
|CIS117DM||Microsoft Access: Database Management||3|
|CIS118DB||Desktop Presentation: Powerpoint||3|
|BPC270||A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support (3) OR|
|CIS121AE||Windows Operating System: Level I (1) AND|
|CIS122AE||Windows Operating System: Level II (1) OR|
|MST150++||Microsoft Windows (3)||2-3|
|CIS124AA||Project Management Software: Level I (1) AND|
|CIS124BA||Project Management Software: Level II (1) OR|
|CIS224||Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows (3)||2-3|
|The following courses are required in Microsoft Office Specialist CCL|
|CIS213DE||Advanced Microsoft Word: Word Processing||3|
|CIS214DE||Advanced Excel Spreadsheet: Level II||3|
|CIS217AM||Advanced Microsoft Access: Database Management||3|
Meet with an Advisor
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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.
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View MCCCD's curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Microsoft Office Specialist (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=154965).
Full Award Details
- First Term
- 2020 Fall
- Final Term
- Total Credits
- CIPS code
- SOC codes
- 43-6011.00, 43-6014.00, 43-9061.00, 43-9021.00, 15-1151.00, 11-3021.00, 15-1121.00, 15-1122.00
- Program Availability
- MC, RS
- Occupational Area
- Information Technology
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