Administrative Assistant

The Business Office Technology program at Centralia College provides a broad business background and specialized training in office skills to prepare students for jobs as administrative assistants.

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Career Options The Business Technology program prepares students for entry-level employment as office assistants, receptionists, and transcriptionists in general offices, schools, government agencies, or in legal offices.

Bachelor's Degree Option Did you know Centralia College offers an applied bachelor's degree in Applied Management (business)? Turn a two-year degree into a bachelor's degree at CC. 

Business Office Education Plan

Degree: Associate in Technical Arts
Emphasis: Administrative Assistant
Total Credits: 94

Fall Quarter

  • BTEC 102 Keyboarding Skills II - 3 credits
  • BTEC 110 Business English - 5 credits
  • HR 110 Human Relations in the Workplace - 5 credits
  • IT 117 Introduction to Windows OS - 3 credits

Winter Quarter

  • BUS& 201 Business Law - 5 credits
  • BTEC 210 Word I - 5 credits
  • BTEC 221 Business Communications - 5 credits
  • BTEC 233 Files Management - 3 credits

Spring Quarter

  • BTEC 120 Applied Business Math - 5 credits
  • BTEC 191 Work Experience Seminar - 1 credit
  • BTEC 219 Word II - 5 credits
  • BTEC 220 Ten-Key Calculator - 1 credit
  • CMST& 220 Public Speaking - 5 credits

Fall Quarter

  • ACCT 110 Practical Accounting I - 3 credits
  • BTEC 214 Excel I - 5 credits
  • BUS& 101 Introduction to Business - 5 credits
  • HLTH 145 Safety & Fitness - 3 credits

Winter Quarter

  • ACCT 120 Practical Accounting II - 3 credits
  • BTEC 190 Cooperative Work Experience - 3 credits
  • BTEC 205 Outlook - 1 credit
  • BTEC 212 Access I - 5 credits
  • BTEC 222 Power Point Module - 1 credit

Spring Quarter

  • ACCT 130 Basic Computer Accounting - 3 credits
  • BTEC 190 Cooperative Work Experience - 2 credits
  • BTEC 218 Desktop Publishing - 4 credits
  • BTEC 224 Office Procedures - 5 credits