Office Administration Certificate Requirements


A.S. Degree

The degree and certificate programs in Office Administration include options in office systems, management, bookkeeping, computer applications, and office clerk.  Upon completion of the requirements, students will be able to operate office equipment appropriate to their specialty, apply American business office procedures, and understand information management principles, operations, and organization.  Competency will be assessed regularly through examinations and projects.

El Camino College Major Requirements
18 units of the major requirements must be completed at El Camino College. 

Office Systems Option:
Business 27, 28, 40, 41, 43, 52A, 52B, 55, 60A, 60B, 60C, Computer Information Systems 13; 
one course from: Computer Information Systems 26, 28

Total Units: 26

Management Option:
Business 22, 27, 28, 29, 41, 43, Computer Information Systems 13;
three courses from: Business 1A or 11; Business 20, 25

Total Units: 29-30

Certificates of Achievements

Office Administration Certificates of Achievement prepare students in a relatively short time with skills needed for entry-level office positions. The required courses emphasize skills essential for students to obtain their first job experience in the respective field or to upgrade their skills for job promotion or career change. The Certificates of Achievement described herein may be earned at the same time as an Associate in Science Degree.

Office Applications Specialist:
A Certificate of Achievement will be granted upon the completion of all program requirements. A minimum of 11 units must be completed at El Camino College. All units must be completed within five years of the date of issue of the certificate.

Business 27, 29, 40, 43, 52A, 52B, 55, 60C, Computer Information Systems 13

Total Units: 19