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BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - OFFICE APPLICATIONS CERTIFICATE

The Office Applications Certificate curriculum includes key office software applications and an opportunity to earn Microsoft Office Specialist certifications in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. The program provides complementary skills utilized by employees in various office positions within a company. This certificate requires successful completion of a minimum of 20 credits as outlined.  

Program Requirement Sheet

Certificate Pathway

This is a suggested certificate pathway, a sequence of courses to earn the degree completely online. Please connect with an advisor to customize your program to meet your needs.

- Fall - Winter - Spring - Summer

Course # Qtr. Offered Course Title Requirements Credits
BSTEC 130       Computer Fundamentals Elective, recommended prerequisite for Microsoft classe 5
BSTEC 110       Business Communications

Requirement

5
BSTEC 107       Business English Elective 5

Total: 15 credits

Course # Qtr. Offered Course Title Requirements Credits
BSTEC 109    Word Processing (Word)

Requirement; Microsoft Office Specialist Certification opportunity

BSTEC 213 Advanced Word Projects may substitute for BSTEC 109

5
BSTEC 211      PowerPoint Projects Elective; Microsoft Office Specialist Certification opportunity 5
BSTEC 260   Supervision and Management Requirement 5

Total: 15 credits

Course # Qtr. Offered Course Title Requirements Credits
BSTEC 224 Spreadsheet (Excel)

Elective; Microsoft Office Specialist Certification opportunity

BSTEC 225 Advanced Excel Projects may substitute for BSTEC 224

5
BSTEC 222      Database (Access) Elective; Microsoft Office Specialist Certification opportunity 5
BSTEC 210 Microsoft Outlook Elective; Microsoft Office Specialist Certification opportunity 2

Total: 12 credits

Grand Total: 42 credits

 

Notes: 

  • BSTEC 211 and 222 alternate quarters. The order these classes are taken may be switched depending on quarter available. 
  • If BSTEC 222 Database (Access) and BSTEC 211 PowerPoint Projects are taken as electives, students also earn the 20-credit Office Applications Certificate (AASOPC20) from Edmonds College.

Program Advisors:

Stephanie Bevans (stephanie.bevans@edmonds.edu)

Kari Meehan (kari.meehan@edmonds.edu)

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