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Office Clerk
Career Pathway Certificate of Completion

Catalog Year 2014-2015

MHCC Faculty Advisers:
Robin Brush
: 503-491-7174 - Room AC 2663
(Students with last name beginning A-F)

Brenda Houchen: 503-491-7431 - Room AC 2661
(Students with last name beginning G-N)

Anna Johnson: 503-491-7686 - Room AC 2662
(Students with last name beginning O-Z)

Administrative Office Professional
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Students who successfully complete the Office Clerk Career Pathway Certificate of Completion will be prepared for entry-level administrative support positions in any industry or business. Skills to be acquired include: keyboarding with industry-appropriate speed and accuracy; gaining a working knowledge of the rules, procedures and techniques of maintaining (filing) office records; becoming aware of current business etiquette techniques; using Microsoft Outlook to manage business email, calendars and contacts; using business telephone systems effectively; and editing and creating professional-quality documents using software programs in the current version of Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word). Students will develop their professional attitude and project management skills and may choose to continue on to earn a one-year certificate and/or an associate degree in the Administrative Office Professional program.

The demand for office support personnel is high in both the private and the public sector. Employment opportunities for full-time, temporary and part-time office assistants are excellent in the Portland metropolitan area.

First Quarter Cr
BT110 Business Editing 3
BT118 Records and Information Management 3
BT122 Professional Keyboarding1, 2 or
BT121 Keyboarding Principles
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing1, 3 4
Second Quarter
BT111 Editing Techniques 3
BT116 Communication Technologies 3
BT123A Keyboarding Skill Development1 3
BT125 Microsoft Word Training1 3
BT210ZEB Excel – Level II 1
BT210ZPB PowerPoint – Level II 1

1 Minimum typing skill level is required.
2Students must complete either (1) BT121 and BT123A or (2) BT122 and BT123A.
3 See course description for prerequisite.

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