About Administrative Support & Office Technology

The Administrative Support and Office Technology credit programs are designed for students working or planning to work in office-support positions in business, industry, and government.

Typical job titles include administrative assistant, secretary, office assistant, office clerk, and office specialist. All courses earn college credit, and there is a fee for tuition. Financial aid is available. The Business Employment Program provides assistance finding jobs.

Explore Potential Careers

Studying Administrative Support & Office Technology can lead to a variety of different jobs or career paths.

Credit Program Options 

Click on the degree or certificate you're interested in earning to see a sample map of courses to take to complete your goal from start to finish. 

Please note that the course maps provided are just an example to help you get started. Please meet with a counselor to personalize the plan to you and your Academic goals. 

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Semester 1

Course Number Course Title Units Notes
CCSF Area F US History & Government Requirement 3  
BSEN 70 Grammar and Writing Essentials for Business 3  
GNBS 100 Essential Skills for Business Professionals 1  
MABS 30 or 35 Computer Keyboarding or Keyboarding: Speed-building 1.5-3  
English 1A + 1AS Written Composition Requirement 4-6  

Total Units: 12.5-16 

Semester 2

Course Number Course Title Units Notes
BSEN 74 Written Business Communication 3  
BSMA 68 Mathematics of Business 3  
MABS 391 Word Processing/Microsoft Word 3  
CCSF Area C Natural Sciences 3-4  
CCSF Area D Social and Behavioral Science 3  

Total Units: 15-16 

Semester 3

Course Number Course Title Units Notes
MABS 101 Microsoft Excel 3  
MABS 202 PowerPoint Presentations 3  
MRKT 145 Computer Marketing Applications 3  
CCSF Area E Humanities 3  
CCSF Math Requirement See Counselor 3-5  

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Semester 4

Course Number Course Title Units Notes
BSEN 76 Business and Technical Report Writing 3  
MABS 67 Database for Business/Microsoft Access 3  
MABS 408, MABS 409, MABS 410 Major Elective 3  
CCSF Area H Ethnic, Women, Gender, LGBTQ Studies 3  
Degree Applicable Elective See Counselor 3-5  

Tota Units: 15-17

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Noncredit Program Options

Our Noncredit Certificate Programs are FREE. They are designed to help you build the necessary skills for job entry and/or advancement. They do not earn college credit.

Click on the degree or certificate you're interested in earning to see a sample map of courses to take to complete your goal from start to finish.