Bakersfield College

Business Administration

Office Assistant

Certificate of Achievement

An Office Assistant Certificate of Achievement increases the student’s employability as office support staff.

To Achieve the Certificate of Achievement

Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an an Office Assistant Certificate of Achievement

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • interact effectively in oral and written communication.
  • participate in office related work experience to achieve the following desirable job qualities:
    • function as a team member.
    • demonstrate interpersonal skills on the job.
    • manage multi-tasks efficiently.
    • model professional and ethical behaviors.
    • identify soft skills such as being on time.
  • demonstrate minimum acceptable skills in ten-key, keyboarding, and document processing.
  • demonstrate minimum filing competencies.

Total Units: 27-29


Required Courses

Course # Name Units
BSAD B252A,B,C Computer Keyboarding, Parts 1-2-3 (3 Courses, 1 unit each) 3.0
BSAD B253A,B,C Document Processing, Part 1-2-3 (3 Courses, 1 unit each) 3.0
BSAD B287 Filing 1.5
BSAD B85/B285 Business English 3.0
COMP B5 Introduction to Microsoft Office 3.0
BSAD B264 Ten-Key Proficiency 0.5
BSAD B53A Introduction to Accounting 3.0
BSAD B5 Human Relations and People Skills 3.0
BSAD B88 Office Procedures 3.0
BSAD B280 Machine Transcription 1.5
  or  
WEXP B248 Occupational Work Experience Education 1 3.0
BSAD B20 Introduction to Business 3.0
Kern Community College District