This program will prepare you for an entry-level position with the career goal of managing the operations and personnel of business offices. Includes instruction in budgeting, scheduling, and coordinating; office systems operation and maintenance; office record management, organization, and security; office facilities design and space management; and human relations.Students will develop and refine their office technical skills using current technology. Students have the opportunity to obtain Microsoft Certified Specialist (MOS) certifications.
Through your coursework you may qualify to take industry certification exams. Butler Community College BST Department is a certified Certiport Testing Center for Microsoft Office Specialist certifications and administers those tests on campus to students and community members. Please see your department chair for details.
This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), reflecting a strong commitment to the enhancement of student learning, the advancement of teaching excellence, and the measurement of program effectiveness.
Program Entry Requirements
BE 101. Beginning Document Processing or successful completion of the placement test which will include document formatting and a minimum keyboard speed of 40 wpm.
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All students who have not taken the ACT or SAT within the last 3 years or have had no previous college English or math courses are required to take a placement test prior to enrolling in English or mathematics courses.
To receive this degree or certificate, a student must:
- Attain a grade of C or higher in each required course.
- Attain a minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 (C).
- Complete at least one Term of Internship.
Department Chair, Professor
Office: BOA 5205s