The Computer Applications and Office Systems (CAS/OS) program prepares students for careers in two large and growing fields: administrative support and web site development and design. Many students take these courses to improve their current job skills or to learn new skills to help them move into a new career. The CAS/OS classes will support students in many other academic endeavors.
In this program you can earn the following:
- Administrative Assistant Associate of Applied Science
- Administrative Office Professional Associate of Applied Science
- Administrative Assistant Certificate
This certificate is intended for entry-level administrative assistants, secretaries, receptionists, file clerks and data entry personnel. Students may perform a wide variety of duties such as working with modern office technology to produce and file business documents, greeting the public, planning and scheduling, accounting and creating web pages.
- Virtual Assistant Certificate
Students will be able to use technological skills to contract office support to entrepreneurs, businesses, and organizations; use critical thinks and problem solving to effectively communicate to clients; create a virtual community and manage equipment, supplies and other resources to maintain office efficiency.
- Basic Computer Literacy Career Pathways
The targeted jobs are office support and information clerk.
- Word Processing Career Pathways
The targeted jobs are word processing, clerical support and project assistant.
- Spreadsheet Career Pathways
The targeted jobs are bookeeping assistant, data entry, office assistant, and bank teller.
- Office Assistant Career Pathways
The targeted job is an office assistant who maintains all the events and activities in an office setting.
See the catalog(pdf) for information regarding program requirements. All CAS/OS courses applied to a certificate or degree must be passed with a "C" grade or better.