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CERTIFIED BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL: CPS/CAP CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OPTION

Individuals who have passed the Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) and/or Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) exam administered by the Institute for Certification of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) may be awarded 30 units of course work toward the Associate in Arts Degree at Golden West College.

The 30 course credits (with units earned and a credit grade) awarded to Certified Professional Secretary and/or Certified Administrative Professional certificate holders will be recorded on the student's transcript upon completion of the remaining Associate in Arts degree requirements at Golden West College and/or upon completion of the 12-unit residency requirement.

Eligibility Requirements:

Note: If the student has taken or wishes to take any of the core courses listed, the
student may select other course units on the Course and Credit Selection Agreement to
replace those units.

STUDENTS WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL SECRETARY AND/OR CERTIFIED ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION WILL BE AWARDED 19 (Nineteen) UNITS OF CREDIT IN THE FOLLOWING COURSES. (THESE COURSES WILL ESTABLISH THE AREA OF CONCENTRATION FOR THE AA DEGREE.)

Business G130 Intro to Business Writing 3 Units
Comp Bus App G117 Proofreading Skills 3 Units
Comp Bus App G119 Admin Business Procedures 3 Units
Management G111 Human Resource Management 3 Units
Accounting G100 Accounting Elements 4 Units
OR
Accounting G101 Financial Accounting 4 Units
Business G110 Business Law 3 Units
OR
Business G108 Legal Environment of Business 3 Units

AN ADDITIONAL 11 (Eleven) UNITS (FOR A TOTAL OF 30 UNITS) WILL BE AWARDED FROM AMONG THE LIST OF COURSES OUTLINED ON THE COURSE AND CREDIT SELECTION AGREEMENT, WHICH CAN BE OBTAINED IN THE COUNSELOR'S OFFICE.