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2023-2024 Course Catalog 
2023-2024 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Office Support Diploma

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Total Credits: 48

Major Number: 5724
CIP Code: 52.0408

Program Description

This program is designed for students interested in a comprehensive program in the office field. A graduate may become employed as a data entry clerk, receptionist, secretary, software application specialist, or other administrative-related positions.

Program Prerequisites


Special Instructions


Program Requirements

Total Credits: 41

Career/Occupational Elective Requirements


MnTC/General Education Requirements

Goal 1: Communication

Total Credits: 7

MnTC Elective Requirements


Additional Elective Requirements


Additional Requirements

Grade of “C” or higher in all Career/Occupational courses.

Program Information

General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy

Program Note


Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer. This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge to create, name, edit, format, store, send, attach, and print typical business documents.
  • Demonstrate the use of a spreadsheet program to analyze, organize, and chart data and present numeric data.
  • Use a database management system to create and edit tables, queries, forms and reports.
  • Make use of a presentation program to create, edit, and enhance presentations suitable for coursework, professional purposes, and personal use.
  • Develop the keyboarding speed and accuracy necessary for employment.

Program Contact Information

Carol Libson 651.779.3345 Room 2247 East

Sample Plan

Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

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