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2022-2023 Catalog 
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Office Applications Specialist (lor)

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Official Title of Letter of Recognition: Office Applications Specialist, Letter of Recognition

Award: Letter of Recognition

Total Credit Hours: 8

About the Computer Sciences Department 

Purpose: Provides office staff and technical and non-technical professional personnel an opportunity to develop a comprehensive foundation in the use of computers to produce solutions to word processing, spreadsheet and database management problems. Introduces students to comprehensive use of major software applications packages. Emphasis is on using word processing, spreadsheet and database management software to address typical office applications. With this letter of recognition, students have a choice of learning comprehensive software in two of the three areas: word processing, spreadsheet or database management.

Special Conditions

Financial Aid: This program has not been approved by the U.S. Department of Education for eligibility for federal student aid. Students enrolled in this program may not be eligible to receive financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education (Pell Grants, SEOG, Federal Work-Study, Direct Loans or PLUS loans) or the Maryland Higher Education Commission (Educational Assistance Grants, Senatorial Scholarships or Delegate Scholarships). For current information on eligible programs, contact Financial Aid by calling 410-777-2203, emailing or stopping by a Financial Aid office.

Entrance/Admission Requirements

Entrance Requirements

Students must have a strong computer background or permission of the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)/Applications coordinator.

Degree/Award Requirements

Award Requirements

Students must complete each of the required CTA, CTP or CTS courses with a grade of C or better. Students must apply to the Records and Registration office for the letter of recognition after they have completed the requirements.

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