WVNCC | West Virginia Northern Community College

WVNCC | West Virginia Northern Community College

Business Office, Business Career Studies
Certificate of Applied Science

Students selecting the Business Office option will be given training in word processing, transcription, spreadsheet applications, and office procedures which are essential in providing the administrative support in today’s
office environment.

Upon completion of the Business Office option, graduates will be able to:

Occupations available for students completing program requirements include the following: general office clerk, office support clerk, transcriptionist, word processor, file clerk, receptionist, and information clerk. Graduates may expect to obtain entry-level employment in insurance firms, banks, law offices, medical offices, and industrial offices. Students completing the competencies in the following courses should be prepared to pursue Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification in the following area: Microsoft Word I and Microsoft Word II - Microsoft Certified Application Specialist: Microsoft Office Word Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification is possible in this program area. Employment possibilities are much higher with certification in specific software applications.

Fall Semester Cr. Hrs.
ACC 122 Principles of Accounting I - 3
BA 240 Business Law - 3
MGT 250 Principles of Management - (3)
CIT 120 Microsoft Word I - 3
ENG 101 College Composition I - 3
MATH 109 Math of Business and Finance - 3

Spring Semester Cr. Hrs.
ACC 123 Principles of Accounting II - 3
BA 265 Business Communications - 3
BA 241 Business Law II - 3
MKT 230 Principles of Marketing - (3)
CIT 107 Excel - 3
CIT 121 Microsoft Word II - 3

Total Hours in Program - 30

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