OIS: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Advanced

The program below is undergoing modification and the modification will be placed into an addendum upon Chancellor’s Office approval - see your counselor for further information and visit the college website under www.swccd.edu/catalog link for the latest addenda updates

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02053)

Students will be trained in preparation for passing the Microsoft Officer Specialist (MOS) certification test in word processing at the expert level. Gaining certification will allow students to be more competitive in obtaining well-paid office and related technical positions in our community or for career advancement in present positions. The certificate of achievement—advanced will be granted upon completion of the required basic and advanced courses.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will work in an office setting interacting with supervisors, co-workers, and the public in a variety of ways, including receiving, clarifying, and providing information and direction.
  • Student will interact properly with people of diverse backgrounds at work and in the community providing quality customer service.
  • Student will utilize advanced skills in Microsoft Word as well other components of the Microsoft Office Suite and Internet resources to produce clear, accurate, and organized reports, tables, statistics, and reference materials and documents.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”

Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.

For more information regarding the data provided for this program and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to visit our SWC Gainful Employment website at: www.swccd.edu/gainfulemployment.

Program Requirements
BUS 75KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY III1
BUS 182KEYBOARDING FOR OFFICE PROFESSIONALS2
BUS 200AMICROSOFT WORD: BEGINNING2.5-3
or CIS 92 MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE
BUS 200BMICROSOFT WORD: ADVANCED2.5
BUS 210BUSINESS ENGLISH3
BUS 211COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY3
or BUS 212 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
BUS 218PROCEDURES FOR OFFICE PROFESSIONALS4
BUS 240MICROSOFT OUTLOOK2.5
CIS/BUS 129MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATIONS---POWERPOINT1
CIS 122BSPREADSHEET SOFTWARE---EXCEL1
or CIS 133 ADVANCED MICROCOMPUTER SPREADSHEETS SOFTWARE
CIS 134MICROCOMPUTER DATABASE SOFTWARE--- ACCESS1
Total Units23.5-24
Recommended Electives
BUS 35ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE ASSISTANT--- BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH)12
BUS 36LEGAL OFFICE ASSISTANT---BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH)12
BUS 70KEYBOARDING I1
BUS 71KEYBOARDING II1
BUS 73KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY I1
CIS 139WINDOWING ENVIRONMENT1
CIS 150INTRODUCTION TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND THE INTERNET1
CIS 151RESEARCH USING THE INTERNET1
CIS 152USING HTML AND CSS TO CREATE WEB PAGES2