Office Professional II 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
or ACT 1010 Financial Accounting
BUS 1010 Introduction To Business3  
BUS 1201 Let's Talk Business (is preferred*)2  
BUS 1230 Math for Business & Finance (is preferred*)3  
CSP 1203 Microsoft Office Professional I
or CSI 1002 Intro To Business Computer Systems
CSP 2203 Microsoft Office Professional II  3
CSO 1202 Microsoft Windows (Spring only)  2
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)
or SPH 1001 Fundamentals of Speech
Year Total: 14 12
Second YearCredits
CSP 2204 Microsoft Office Professional III (Fall only)
or CSD 1210 Comprehensive Access
CSM 1209 Management Information Systems (Fall only)3  
MGT 2010 Principles of Management3  
CSN 1200 Using Internet and The World Wide Web3  
ENG 1205 Writ Comm Skills for Bus Ind & Tech
or ENG 1001 English Composition I
Year Total: 15  
Total Credit Hours:  41

For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360 or 224-0441.

This curriculum, leading to a certificate, is designed to prepare personnel for entry into general office positions requiring basic computer troubleshooting skills in addition to proficiency in document preparation, bookkeeping, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software.
Students are strongly encouraged to complete the required courses in the order they are listed above. Some courses 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.  

*Alternate options:

  • for BUS 1201: CSP 2204, CSD 1210, CSN 1200

  • for BUS 1230: ECN 2004, MTH 1008, MTH 1003, MTH 1004, MTH 1005, MTH 1006, MTH 1007, MTH 2001

Proficiency exams are available for CSP 1230, CSP 1203,  CSO 1202, & CSN 1200.  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.