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CAOT - Administrative Assistant

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Program Overview

​The Computer Applications and Offi ce Technologies (CAOT) degree and certifi cate programs are designed to provide students with administrative and clerical competency skills required for employment in a variety of areas, such as business and industry, government agencies, schools, and hospitals. The degree and certifi cate options are designed to meet the varying needs of a wide spectrum of students, including those seeking:
  • Associate in Arts degree(s)
  • Certifi cate(s) that are specific to a discipline or area
  • Entry into the job market
  • Advanced training and/or retraining
  • Lifelong learning

By fulfilling the program requirements, students are prepared for entry level positions, promotion, and career advancement in a variety of offi ce occupations. Students will be profi cient in the use of software application programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Internet research.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

​Upon completion of the Degree/Certificate program, students are able to:
  • Utilize various computer software to process, organize, and present data/information in business formats in offi ce settings where proficiency with technology is necessary.

Program Details

Full Program Details: CAOT - Administrative Assistant (PDF)

Award Title Award Type Required Course Units Total Major Units GE
CAOT: Administrative Assistant AA 31 43 21
CAOT: Administrative Assistant C 22 31

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