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Business Assistant

The Business Assistant Certificate program places emphasis on general office skills.  It will prepare students for entry-level office positions.

Occupational Objectives:  General Office Assistant or Business Assistant

  • Develop the ability to think critically and analyze problems
  • Use business-related information processing systems with proficiency
  • Demonstrate skill in administrative support tasks
Estimated Program Costs
Tuition and Fees $2250
Program Fees $0
New Student Fee $15
Books $700
TOTAL $2965

* The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

Related Instruction Requirements
Communications: WRIT 101 or WRIT 104 3
Computer Applications: CAPP 131 3
Human Relations: HS 100 1
Mathematics: M 111 or M121 3-4
Total Related Instruction credits required for degree 10-11
Business Assistant Program of Study
ACTG 180/ACTG 202 Payroll Accounting/Principles of Managerial Accounting 3-4
ACTG 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
CAPP 156 Microsoft Excel 3
TASK 145 Records Management 3
TASK 210 Office Success Strategies 3
WRIT 122 Business Writing 3
Total Program of Study credits required for certificate 19-20
Total credits required for certificate 30

*Program Requirements Based On FPCC Courses-All Transfer Students (credits) Will Be Evaluated On An Individual Basis

**Students who opt for M 111 must take ACTG 202; Student who opt for M 121 may take either ACTG 180 or ACTG 202 to meet the min 30 Credit Requirement