Bachelor Of Secretarial Studies

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Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Undergraduate Level
Duration of Program : 3

About this Program

This programm is meant to meet the needs of managerial, administrative and secretarial personnel in public offices. On completion of the courses, graduates are equipped with concepts, methods, techniques and tools that allow them to begin a career in government ministries, international organisations or the private sector. The course's structure and content are based on the 21st Century's need to produce highly trained graduates as envisioned in the Education Review Report and Government White Paper.
The programm focuses on enabling students to enhance their practical skills and widen their intellectual scope to cope with the demands of a Public Office. Students are helped to acquire efficient communication skills needed in all aspects of life. Throughout the courses there is an emphasis on the production of bilingual or multilingual personnel with excellent translation and interpretation skills.
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Courses

Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Mittelstufe I (Language Acquisition) SES 2210 4 Undergraduate Level
Year 1
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Introduction to Computer Skills I SES 1114 4 Undergraduate Level
SES 1101 Shorthand 1A - (40 wpm) SES 1101 4 Undergraduate Level
Language Skills and Office Communication (CU – 3) SES 1103 3 Undergraduate Level
Introduction to Psychology SES 1105 3 Undergraduate Level
Basic French Communication Skills SES 1109 4 Undergraduate Level
Grundestufe I (Language Acquisition) SES 1110 4 Undergraduate Level
Introduction to Kiswahili & Applied Language Skills I SES 1111 4 Undergraduate Level
Introduction to Typewriting 1 SES 1113 4 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Shorthand 1B SES 1201 4 Undergraduate Level
Social Psychology SES 1206 4 Undergraduate Level
Introducing the French vocabulary and orthography SES 1209 4 Undergraduate Level
Grundstufe II (Language Acquisition) SES 1210 4 Undergraduate Level
Kiswahili - Basic Kiswahili Discourse SES 1211 4 Undergraduate Level
Introduction to Typewriting II SES 1213 4 Undergraduate Level
Word Processing SES 1214 4 Undergraduate Level
Interpersonal Communication SES 1215 3 Undergraduate Level
Office Management SES 1216 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 2
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Accounting Fundamentals SES 2119 3 Undergraduate Level
Public Administration SES 2120 3 Undergraduate Level
Desktop Publishing SES 2113 4 Undergraduate Level
Kiswahili for special needs SES 2111 4 Undergraduate Level
Shorthand IIA SES 2101 4 Undergraduate Level
Intermediate French Communication Skills SES 2109 4 Undergraduate Level
Grundstufe III (Language Acquisition) SES 2110 4 Undergraduate Level
Intermediate Typewriting (40WPM) SES 2117 4 Undergraduate Level
Principles of Records and Information Management SES 2118 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Shorthand Speed Development II SES 2201 4 Undergraduate Level
Intermediate French language use SES 2209 4 Undergraduate Level
Writing techniques in Kiswahili SES 2211 4 Undergraduate Level
Advanced Typewriting SES 2217 4 Undergraduate Level
Power point presentations and Hyper Media Technology SES 2218 4 Undergraduate Level
Internship SES 2219 4 Undergraduate Level
Human Resource Management SES 2220 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 3
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Document processing and spread sheets SES 3115 4 Undergraduate Level
Public speaking skills SES 3116 3 Undergraduate Level
Fundamentals of Business Administration SES 3118 3 Undergraduate Level
Secretarial Duties and Ethics SES 3103 3
Public Relations SES 3105 3 Undergraduate Level
French for Secretarial Duties SES 3109 4 Undergraduate Level
German for Secretarial Duties SES 3110 4 Undergraduate Level
Kiswahili for Secretarial Duties SES 3111 4 Undergraduate Level
Research Methods SES 3113 4 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Basic Translation and Interpretation in French and English SES 3209 4 Undergraduate Level
Basic Translation and Interpretation Skills in Kiswahili and English SES 3210 4 Undergraduate Level
Basic Translation and Interpretation Skills in German and English SES 3211 4 Undergraduate Level
Research Project SES 3215 4 Undergraduate Level
Entrepreneurship SES 3216 4 Undergraduate Level
Written Communication SES 3217 4 Undergraduate Level
Database management system SES 3218 4 Undergraduate Level
General Principles of Law SES 3219 3
Principles of Economics SES 3220 3 Undergraduate Level