The Business Office Assistant Technical Certificate of Credit is designed to provide inclusive higher education experiences that support positive employment outcomes for individuals with intellectual and/or cognitive disabilities in preparation for a career in any business office. Graduates with this certificate are prepared to perform a variety of duties in any office clerical occupation that requires knowledge of office systems and procedures. Along with taking credit classes, the participants will be required to participate in human resource development workshops, social community integration, job shadowing and internships.
This certificate is a vital component of the - Leveraging Education for Advancement Program (LEAP) for Inclusive Learning. This is a program of study for unique learners who are highly motivated young adults who have a developmental or intellectual disability. “Intellectual disability is a disability characterized by significant limitations in both intellectual functioning and in adaptive behavior, which covers many everyday social and practical skills” (**AAIDD)
Acceptance into L.E.A.P. is a competitive application process. Successful applicants will have typically received extensive special education services in their secondary schools, graduating with a special education diploma, certificate of attendance or alternative diploma or been awarded their diploma via HB 91 and would be denied access to a traditional college degree program. Contact Regina Watts, Special Needs/Disability Services Coordinator at (229) 430-2854 for additional information.
|BUSN 1100||Introduction to Keyboarding|
|BUSN 1240||Office Procedures|
|BUSN 1330||Personal Effectiveness|
|BUSN 1440||Document Production|
|BUSN 2160||Electronic Mail Applications|
|COMP 1000||Introduction to Computers|
*All program information subject to change without notice.