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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Advanced program provides advanced skills in computer software applications for a wide variety of occupations. Coursework includes advanced software applications in word processing, electronic spreadsheets, and other office skills. This certificate program is designed to assist students in preparing for the expert examinations for certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist.
Important information you’ll need when applying to MCC:
- Academic Career
- Degree/Certificate Type
- Career and Technical Certificate
- Academic Plan
- Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Advanced (CCL)
- Academic Plan Code
- Total Credits Required
- 19 - 23
- Catalog Year
- Effective Dates
- 5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019
Successful completion of this program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this program. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
Course Sequence by Term
The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:
- The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
- Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
- Students may be required to successfully complete a College Success Course (CPD150 or CPD/AAA115) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
- Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.
Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.
|OAS101||Computer Typing I: Keyboarding and Formatting||RC||3|
|CSM101 or Quality Customer Service||RC||3|
|Restricted Elective||BPC110 recommended course||RE|
|GBS104||Quality Telephone Techniques||RC||1|
|BPC210||Advanced Computer Usage And Applications||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BPC110, or permission of Instructor.||RC||3|
|BPC250||Post-Advanced Computer Usage and Applications||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BPC210, or permission of Instructor.||RC||3|
Select from the following courses to meet the Restricted Elective requirements.
|ACC115||Computerized Accounting||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ACC107 or ACC111 or ACC211 or ACC230, or permission of Instructor.||RE||2|
|BPC110||Computer Usage and Applications||RE||3|
|Computer Keyboarding I or OAS111AA||RE||1|
|CIS121AE||Windows Operating System: Level I||RE||1|
|CIS122AE||Windows Operating System: Level II||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS121AE, or permission of Instructor.||RE||1|
|CIS133AA||Internet/Web Development Level I-A||RE||1|
|CIS133BA||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS133AA.||RE|
|CIS233AA||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS133BA, or permission of Instructor.||RE|
|CIS233BA||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS233AA or permission of Instructor||RE|
|OAS125||Introduction to the Professional Office||RE||3|
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Program Area Key
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the Required Courses area
Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.
All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.
View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Advanced (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=125859).