Program offered in 2 Texas Locations: San Antonio and McAllen

General Office Skills

General Office Skills

I Want To Learn More About This Program

General Office Skills Program - continued

Course Cirriculum


B101 Business Communication For Careers 1

25 Clock Hours – 25 Lecture 2.5 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will learn how to use basic grammar and parts of speech.
(Prerequisite: None)


B102 Business Communication For Careers 2

25 Clock Hours – 25 Lecture 2.5 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will learn sentence structure to write effectively. Emphasis is on punctuation and skills needed for effective business english. (Prerequisite: None)


B103 Business Communication For Careers 3

25 Clock Hours – 25 Lecture 2.5 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will learn correct usage in written and oral communications for business. (Prerequisite: None)


C101 Computer 1

50 Clock Hours – 10 Lecture 40 Lab – 3.0 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will learn basic use of word processor and spreadsheet applications.
(Prerequisite: None)


C102 Computer 2

50 Clock Hours – 10 Lecture 40 Lab – 3.0 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will learn basic use of database and presentation applications.
(Prerequisite: None)


C103 Computer 3

50 Clock Hours – 10 Lecture 40 Lab – 3.0 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will learn advanced word processor and spreadsheet applications. (Prerequisite: C101)


C104 Computer 4

50 Clock Hours – 10 Lecture 40 Lab – 3.0 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will learn advanced database and presentation applications. (Prerequisite: C102)


C105 Computer 5

25 Clock Hours – 5 Lecture 20 Lab – 1.5 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will learn advanced schedule and organizational applications. (Prerequisite: C104)


J100 Job Readiness

25 Clock Hours – 5 Lecture 20 Lab – 1.5 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will learn how to develop possibilities for employment by preparing resumes and interviewing successfully. (Prerequisite: None)


K101 Keyboarding 1

50 Clock Hours – 10 Lecture 40 Lab – 3.0 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will learn how to perform the proper keyboarding and formatting techniques. Students will have a goal for speed and accuracy to reach 29 words per minute. (Prerequisite: None)


K102 Keyboarding 2

50 Clock Hours – 10 Lecture 40 Lab – 3.0 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will continue to learn how to perform the proper keyboarding and formatting techniques. Students will have a goal for speed and accuracy to reach 38 words per minute. (Prerequisite: K101)


K103 Keyboarding 3

50 Clock Hours – 10 Lecture 40 Lab – 3.0 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will continue to learn how to perform the proper keyboarding, formatting, skill building, and ten keys techniques. Students will have a goal for speed and accuracy to reach 45 words per minute. (Prerequisite: K102)


O101 Office Procedures 1

25 Clock Hours – 20 Lecture 5 Lab – 2.0 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will learn business office procedures, filing, office machines, processing mail, and ethics. (Prerequisite: None)


O102 Officer Procedures 2

25 Clock Hours – 20 Lecture 5 Lab – 2.0 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will learn the telephone systems and procedures for communicating properly, time management and working with others. (Prerequisite: None)


O103 Office Procedures 3

25 Clock Hours – 20 Lecture 5 Lab – 2.0 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will learn the fundamental business calculations used in today’s workplace, processing and understanding financial information. (Prerequisite: None)


P100 Professional Development

25 Clock Hours – 25 Lecture 2.5 Quarter Credit Hours
Students will learn basics of personal and office skills necessary for today’s workplace. (Prerequisite: None)

Graduates Testimonials

Hear what our students have to say...
  • I got the job that I really wanted.
  • Thank you Southwest! That phone call that I made was the best thing that I have done in a long time. It has changed my life and allowed me to pursue a rewarding career.
  • If you want to change your life and get started in a rewarding career, I recommend that you come to Southwest Schools. They will make a difference in your life. Andrea R.
  • I am Graduate of the Pharmacy Technician program at Southwest Schools. The teachers at Southwest are the best. You are not a number at Southwest, the teachers care about you and your future. Breanna F
  • Southwest is the best. You get in, get your education, get out, and start working right away.
  • I would recommend Southwest because the programs are shorter, class sizes are small and you get the attention you need from some great instructors.
  • The teachers at Southwest are more motivated to make you who you should be and what you want to be.
  • After graduation I got a great job and just got my first raise which allowed me to purchase my first new car. If you are looking for a school to get you started in a new career, Southwest is the place to be. Breanna F
  • I would recommend that someone go to Southwest if they want to change their life and get started in a rewarding career.
  • My life has changed now that I am working as a Certified Medical Assistant
  • Southwest has given me the opportunity to go to school, get a job, and live my dream. The Education at Southwest Schools really works and so do their Graduates. Jennifer G.

SWS has two Texas Campus Locations

View Contact Details Here or call 830-626-7007


For Beauty Schools: Nuvani Institute


© 2014 Southwest Schools of Business and Technical Careers, All Rights Reserved.

830-626-7007 | | Privacy Policy | Consumer Information
Digital Marketing by Gatorworks