The BSOT Office Clerk Certificate
You can use this to enhance career opportunities in:
The Office Clerk occupation is projected to add nearly half a million jobs by 2020.
Source: Employment Projections Program, US Department of Labor, US Bureau of Labor Statistics
While I was doing my job searching, I found that even with an entry-level, clerk position, many would have liked at least 6 months of office experience. Luckily for me I was accepted on the fact that I had been taking BSOT classes for a year prior to applying for the job.
—Theresa Guerrero, Student
Note: Some courses within the major may have a required prerequisite. If you feel you have equivalent knowledge and skills to those included in the prerequisite course through professional experience, licensure, or certification, you have the opportunity to submit a Prerequisite Challenge to be reviewed by the faculty chair. For the Prerequisite Challenge to be considered, you must submit documentation/verification to substantiate the basis for the challenge. Please consult a counselor for more information regarding Prerequisite Challenge.
Complete all of the following courses:
|BSAD C070||Business Mathematics||3 Units|
|BSOT C100||Introduction to Business Office Technology||3|
|BSOT C121||Beginning Word||1|
|BSOT C123||Beginning Excel||1|
|BSOT C125||Beginning Access||1|
|BSOT C127||MS PowerPoint||1|
|BSOT C131||Basic Computer Keyboarding||1|
|CSCI C070||Computer Literacy||1|
This certificate requires 12 units and will likely take 2 semesters.
x $46 per unit
x ($211 + $21) per unit
= $552 in tuition and fees
= $2784 in tuition and fees
+ ~$720* for books and supplies
= $1272 across two semesters
= $3504 across two semesters
*This is an estimate. Actual costs will vary.