Secretarial Studies

OBJECTIVES

  • To equip students with knowledge and skills of office and management that can enable them fully compete in the job market.
  • To introduce students to vast array of Job opportunities through out carrier information employ ability skills and industrial training
  • To shape students’ attitude and human relationships with “people skills”. The value of team work and self-confidence.
  • To provide practical up-to-date information that will prepare students for the competitive Job market.

PROSPECT

  • To increase enrollment
  • To train administrative assistants for corporations who can ably handle the office administration even in absence of the Boss.
  • To have inspired staff aiming at enhancing their academic qualifications.
  • To equip students with specialized computer packages required by modern automated offices

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

SECRETARIAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE-SECC

YEAR 1 QUARTER 1

SUBJECT NAME

CODE

CU

 

 

Basic Business Communication

COM110

4

 

 

Basic Entrepreneurship

ENT140

4

 

 

Basic Business French

SEC111

3

 

 

Basic Business Swahili

SEC112

3

 

 

Commerce

SEC113

4

 

 

YEAR 1 QUARTER 2

Fundamentals of Accounting

ACC120

4

 

 

Basic shorthand 1(50-60 w.p.m)

SEC121

4

 

 

Basic Typewriting 1(25 w.p.m)

SEC122

4

 

 

YEAR 1 QUARTER 3

Computer Fundamentals

COF140

3

 

 

Computer Applications

CSC113

3

 

 

Basic Shorthand II (60-70 w.p.m)

SEC131

3

 

 

Basic Typewriting 11(30 w.p.m)

SEC132

4

 

 

YEAR 2 QUARTER 1

Computer Applications

CSC113

3

 

 

Secretarial Duties

SEC211

3

 

 

Office Practice

SEC212

4

 

 

Industrial training

SEC213

3

 

 

 SECRETARIAL STUDIES DIPLOMA-SECD

YEAR 1: QUARTER 1

SUBJECT NAME

CODE

CU

 

 

Communication Skills

COM210

4

 

 

Economics

ECO130

4

 

 

Entrepreneurship

ENT240

4

 

 

Business French 1

SED111

4

 

 

Business Swahili 1

SED112

5

 

 

YEAR 1: QUARTER 2

Fundamentals of Accounting

ACD100

4

 

 

Introduction to Typewriting 1 (25 w.p.m)

SED121

3

 

 

Shorthand 1 (50-60w.p.m)

SED122

4

 

 

Typewriting I (30 wpm)

SED131

5

 

 

YEAR 1: QUARTER 3

Computer Fundamentals

COF240

3

 

 

Computer Applications

CSD113

3

 

 

Typewriting I (30 wpm)

SED131

3

 

 

Short Hand 1

SED132

3

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 1

Computer Applications

CSD113

3

 

 

Research Methodology

REM210

4

 

 

Computer and Data processing

SED211

4

 

 

Secretarial & Administrative Duties

SED212

4

 

 

General principles of Law

SED213

3

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 2

Research Project

REP220

3

 

 

Word processing Application 1

SED221

4

 

 

Office  Management

SED222

3

 

 

Shorthand  11 (80 - 90wpm)

SED223

4

 

 

Typewriting 11 (40 wpm)

SED224

3

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 3

Computer Applications

CSD113

3

 

 

Word Processing Application 11

SED231

4

 

 

Business Swahili  11

SED232

3

 

 

Business French   11

SED233

3

 

 

Records Management

SED234

4

 

 

Customer Care & Public Relations

SED235

3

 

 

Internship

SED236

4

 

 

Contact the head of department at: secretarial@yci.ac.ug

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME
BSA BACHELORS SECRETARIAL & ADMINISTARTIVE STUDIES
SECD DIPLOMA SECRETARIAL & ADMINISTARTIVE STUDIES
SECC CERTIFICATE SECRETARIAL & ADMINISTARTIVE STUDIES

Entry Requirements for bachelors:

Two principle passes are required for Degree program enrollment.

bachelors program is offered on Weekend and Evening sessions:

Duration: 3 years. 

Entry Qualification for Diploma

‘A’ Level and above or Certificate in Secretarial Course the equivalent qualifications
Duration: 2 years

Entry Qualification forCertifcate

‘0’ Level Certificate and above
Duration : 1 1/2 years