Metropolitan Community College offers a Microcomputer Office Technology – Office Applications (OTGC1) program that may be completed entirely online. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be awarded the Certificate of Achievement. The program’s curriculum delivers the knowledge and expertise that is required for careers within entry-level level clerical positions.
Students will need to complete the required courses in order to fulfill the 51.5 credit requirement. The total credits are divided into 18 general education, 20 major requirement, and 13.5 option requirement credits. The program may be completed within one year or four academic quarters.
The general education courses at MCC will prepare students for both personal and professional success. Students will be given an educational background within a variety of subjects as well as the essential career skills for future occupations. The general education courses will provide students the principles of becoming a productive individual, contributing team member and a lifelong learning student. Students will need to complete 4.5 credits within the humanities/social sciences, other, quantitative numeracy, and communications subjects.
The major requirement courses will prepare students for future careers within the Microcomputer Office Technology field. Courses will focus on topics that are specific for careers within IT and office environments. Students will need to complete five courses for a total of 20 credits. Some of the courses are Keyboarding Skill Building, Microsoft Word I, and Building Presentations.
Finally, students will be required to complete three option requirement courses. The three courses are Business Office Communications, Electronic Filing & Calculating, and Document Processing. The option requirement courses will deliver an education that will make students more successful within office application fields.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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