Office Professional I Certificate

WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE PROGRAM OUTLINE. This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer. Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of individual courses.  Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog.  Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicable.

First YearCredits
ACT 1210 Fundamentals of Accounting*3  
BUS 1010 Introduction To Business*3  
BUS 1201 Let's Talk Business*2  
BUS 1230 Math for Business & Finance3  
CSP 1203 Microsoft Office Professional I3  
CSO 1202 Microsoft Windows (Spring only)  2
CSP 2203 Microsoft Office Professional II  3
CSP 1230 Computer Keyboarding Applications  2
CSP 1231 Adv Keyboarding/Document Formatting (Spring only)  2
SPH 1204 Oral Communication Skills for Business, Industry & Technology (Spring only)  3
Year Total: 14 12
Total Credit Hours:  26

For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360 or (815) 224-0441.
This curriculum, leading to a certificate, is designed to prepare personnel for entry into general office positions requiring proficiency in document preparation, filing, word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation software.  Students are strongly encouraged to complete the required courses in the order they are listed above.  Some coursers may be available only at night or online.

*ACT 1210, BUS 1010 & 1201 must be taken together as a learning community. Students are strongly encouraged to complete the required courses in the order they are listed above. Some advanced courses may only be available at night or in specific semesters.  

Proficiency exams are available for CSP 1230, CSP 1203, & CSO 1202.  Contact the Workforce Development Division at 815-224-0233 or or speak with a counselor about the available proficiency exams.  Proficiency Exam Study Guides are available at   Course outline provides course description, working outcomes and related  competencies.

Formerly called Business Technology I