Business Certificates: Computer Software Fundamentals

These certificates offer students accelerated programs to quickly build the skills necessary to compete for desirable career opportunities in Lincoln County and beyond. The best businesses and offices rely heavily on talented, professional, and expertly trained administrative team members. Have more questions about OCCC’s business certificate and degree programs? Contact us any time for a prompt, personal reply.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Computer Software Fundamentals Certificate

Outcomes: Be prepared for entry-level positions in related fields. Learn new computer applications and office skills. Upgrade existing computer applications and office skills.

Courses: CAS 122: Keyboarding for Speed/Accuracy (3) CAS 133: Basic Computer Skills/MS Office (4) CAS 170: Beginning Excel (3) CAS 216: Beginning Word (3) Total Credits: 13 Credits

Pre-Requisites: Placement in Writing 115, Reading 115, and Math 20 Keyboarding by touch or CAS 121 Additional skill requirements are specified in course descriptions



Career Information

State of Oregon Employment Department


Oregon Coast Community College is committed to providing equal opportunities for students with disabilities throughout the College community. Students with documented disabilities are entitled to reasonable accommodations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Our philosophy is to maximize your independence and self-reliance, providing a variety of support options to assist you in achieving your educational and/or vocational objectives. To receive services, you must submit documentation of your disabling condition(s) to the Vice President for Student Affairs. To initiate support services, please contact the Vice President for Student Affairs at 541-867-8511 or  Dr. Andres Oroz. Students are responsible for requesting, in a timely manner, accommodation and documenting the nature and extent of their disability.

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

The College prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law in any area, activity or operation of the College. The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under anti-discrimination laws. In addition, the College complies with applicable provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended), related Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (as amended), Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (“USERRA’), and all local and state civil rights laws. Under this policy, equal opportunity for employment, admission, and participation in the College’s programs, services, and activities will be extended to all persons, and the College will promote equal opportunity and treatment through application of this policy and other College efforts designed for that purpose.

Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact either: 
Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Andres Oroz   or Human Resources Manager Joy Gutknecht  

Questions can also be mailed to their attention at:
400 SE College Way, Newport, OR  97366.