Certificate of Completion in Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Advanced Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Advanced Track II

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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.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Advanced (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5147
Total Credits Required
23

Career Opportunities

This pathway map can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this pathway map. Some of the opportunities presented below may require either a bachelor degree or a post-graduate level education.

Example job titles with salary information
Occupation / Title Annual Median Wage
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive $34,000
Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

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 should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
11
BPC100CD or
(BPC106AH and
BPC106BH)
Living Online or
(MS Outlook: Level I and
Microsoft Outlook: Level II)
RC 1
CIS113DE Microsoft Word: Word Processing RC 3
GBS104 Quality Telephone Techniques RC 1
OAS101 Computer Typing I: Keyboarding and Formatting RC 3
Restricted Elective RE 3

Term 2

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
12
OAS108 Business English RC 3
CSM101 or
TQM101
Quality Customer Service or
Quality Customer Service
RC 3
CIS114DE or
(CIS114AE and
CIS114BE and
CIS114CE)
Excel Spreadsheet or
(Excel: Level I and
Excel: Level II and
Excel: Level III)
RC 3
CIS213DE Advanced Microsoft Word: Word Processing RC 3

Program Electives

Select from the following courses to meet the Restricted Elective requirement.

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ACC115 Computerized Accounting RE 2
BPC101AC Introduction to Handheld Devices RE 1
BPC110 Computer Usage and Applications RE 3
BPC111AA or
OAS111AA
Computer Keyboarding I or
Computer Keyboarding I
RE 1
CIS121AE Windows Operating System: Level I RE 1
CIS122AE Windows Operating System: Level II RE 1
BPC123 Introduction to Speech Recognition (SR) RE 1
CIS133AA Internet/Web Development Level I-A RE 1
CIS133BA Internet/Web Development Level I-B RE 1
CIS233AA Internet/Web Development Level lII-A RE 1
CIS233BA Internet/Web Development Level II-B RE 1
OAS125 Introduction to the Professional Office RE 3

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Program Area Key

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Disclaimer

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=110708).

* Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.