Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-2019 
    Jan 27, 2022  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Clerical Studies Certificate

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Certificate: Business and Office in Clerical Studies

Length: Two-semester (one-year) program

Purpose: The program in Clerical Studies is a one-year course of study and practice to provide training in the art and skills of clerical practice.

Occupational Objective:
Bank Teller
Bookkeepers and Accounting Clerks
Clerk Typist
Data Entry Keyer
Receptionist and Information Clerk
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agent
Shipping and Receiving Clerks
Travel Clerk

Admission Requirements: Proficiency in English. (Virginia Placement Test will be administered to determine English course placements).

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in one year.

Suggested Credits for Semester: 16

Second Semester

Suggested Credits for Semester: 18

Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum: 34

1Students who possess Keyboarding skills may petition for advanced placement with Credit by Examination.

2Students who desire transferable credits must take ENG 111  in place of ENG 137 .

3Social Science Electives:  ECO 201  , ECO 202  , HIS 101  , HIS 102  , HIS 121  , HIS 122  , PLS 211  , PLS 212  , PSY 200  , PSY 215  , PSY 230  , SOC 200  , SOC 215  

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