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2012-2013 Catalog & Student Handbook 
2012-2013 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Systems

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Curt Pervier, Dean
143 TC 685-4677
Fonda Bowen, Division Secretary 143 TC 685-4676
  Sylvia Brown 124 TC 685-4717

For program information, please call (432) 685-4717.

The Business Systems program is designed to prepare students for careers as office professionals, administrative assistants, office managers, and executive assistants. Graduates of the program will possess competencies in the latest office management techniques and computer software applications. The curriculum is designed to provide training in current technology, and acquire skills and knowledge for adapting to a variety of changing business conditions. Specific areas of training include office procedures, business communications, accounting/bookkeeping, and software applications in word processing, presentation media, spreadsheet preparation, and database manipulation. Midland College offers a Business Systems AAS Degree option, a Certificate option, and an Advanced Certificate option. The AAS Degree option consists of a minimum of 61 semester credit hours and takes approximately two years to complete. The Business Systems Administrative Clerk Certificate consists of 17 semester credit hours can be completed in one semester and is intended for those students who wish to develop a marketable skill for immediate employment and/or upgrade their present skills. The Business Systems Administrative Assistant Certificate option consists of 28-35 semester credit hours and takes approximately three semesters (12 months) to complete. Options include specialization in bookkeeping, desktop publishing, medical office technology, or legal office technology. Students interested in any of the Business Systems options should contact the Business Studies Division office to formulate a sequence of courses to meet their individual needs.


    Associate of Applied ScienceCertificate

    Summary of Certificates Offered

    In addition to the many degrees offered by Midland College, there are also many certificates that students have to choose from.

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