Office Skills - Fundamentals

Program Info

Year Established
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
Business and Computer Technology Division: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Diana Baran: 313-317-1583,, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-326

Program Description


Prepares students to provide basic administrative support under the supervision of office managers, administrative assistants, secretaries, and other office personnel. Students will learn computer keyboarding; the Windows operating system; and the basics of the Microsoft Office Suite of Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Students will review the language arts and learn business grammar and the basic principles underlying business communication to create effective business documents.

Program Learning Outcomes
  • Compose effective written communication for a business environment.
  • Demonstrate effective non-verbal and verbal communication skills for a business environment.
  • Identify effective organizational skills in a business environment.
  • Use word processing software at an advanced level.

Degree-Specific Requirements

Program Requirements

Minimum Total Credit Hours