At a Glance:

Advisors:
Floyd: Gina Stephens
Gina Stephens, Program Director & Instructor of Business Administrative Technology
Office: J140
Phone: 706-295-6513
Email:
Campus: Floyd County Campus
Department: Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

A.S. Floyd College; Diploma Coosa Valley Technical College

 & Tonya Haley
Tonya Haley, Instructor of Business Administrative Technology
Office: J147
Phone: 706-295-6077
Email:
Campus: Floyd County Campus
Department: Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.S., Emporia State University; B.S., Covenant College; A.A.S., Floyd College; Business Office Technology Diploma, Coosa Valley Technical College

  
Gordon: Brenda Lovell
Brenda Lovell, Program Director & Instructor of Business Administrative Technology
Office: 124
Phone: 706-378-1725
Email:
Campus: Gordon County Campus
Department: Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.S., Mercer University; B.B.A., West Georgia College

 & Daniel Roebuck
Daniel Roebuck, Instructor of Business Administrative Technology
Office: 124
Phone: 706-378-1727
Email:
Campus: Gordon County Campus
Department: Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.B.A., Shorter College; B.S., Samford University


Polk: Barbara Pharr
Barbara Pharr, Instructor of Business Administrative Technology & Assistant Campus Manager for Polk County Campus
Office: A108
Phone: 706-378-1789
Email:
Campus: Polk County Campus
Department: Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.Ed., University of Georgia; B.A., Winthrop College


Walker: Karen Whitfield
Karen Whitfield, Instructor of Business Administrative Technology
Office: 209
Phone: 706-764-3712
Email:
Campus: Walker County Campus
Department: Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.A., Central Michigan University; B.S., Brenau University

Whitfield Murray: Karen Whitfield
Karen Whitfield, Instructor of Business Administrative Technology
Office: 209
Phone: 706-764-3712
Email:
Campus: Walker County Campus
Department: Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.A., Central Michigan University; B.S., Brenau University

Microsoft Word Application Professional (MWA1)

Offered at the Following Campuses

  • Whitfield Murray Campus
  • Walker County Campus
  • Polk County Campus
  • Gordon County Campus
  • Floyd County Campus

Program Overview

The certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills to perform word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation applications in an office environment. It is designed to provide hands-on instruction for developing foundation skills for office assistant careers.

Note: Effective Summer Semester 2013, all required courses within the Microsoft Word Application Professional Certificate program must be completed with a "C" or better in order to graduate from the program.

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Required Courses (14 hours)
Introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include an introduction to computer terminology, the Windows environment, Internet and email, word processing software, spreadsheet software, database software, and presentation software.
BUSN
1400
4
PREREQUISITE: BUSN 1100 OR THE ABILITY TO KEY 25 GWAM (gross words a minute)ON 3-MINUTE TIMINGS WITH NO MORE THAN 3 ERRORS. This course covers the knowledge and skills required to use word processing software through course demonstrations, laboratory exercises and projects. Minimal document keying will be necessary as students will work with existing documents to learn the functions and features of the word processing application. Topics and assignments will include: word processing concepts, customizing documents, formatting content, working with visual content, organizing content, reviewing documents, sharing and securing content.
4
Reinforces the touch system of keyboarding placing emphasis on correct techniques with adequate speed and accuracy and producing properly formatted business documents. Topics include: reinforcing correct keyboarding technique, building speed and accuracy, formatting business documents, language arts, proofreading, and work area management.
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Occupational Guided Elective
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