Program Overview

This program is designed for the student seeking a career that requires exceptional computer skills. Career opportunities range from data entry operators to computer information specialists. The program gives students experience with the most popular computer software application packages, covers the basics of the Internet, and includes a comprehensive review of English for today's business environment. This career is excellent for a detailed-oriented person with good keyboarding skills and an interest in computer software applications.

Business (AS) Requirements

Required Core Courses Units
BUS. 400 Business English 3 units
BCM. 104 Introduction to Computers with Windows I 1.5 units
BCM. 201 Integration of MS Office Applications 1 unit
BCM. 214 Word Processing I: Word 1 unit
BCM. 222 Business Presentations I: PowerPoint 1 unit
BCM. 225 Spreadsheets I: Excel 1 unit
BCM. 230 Database Applications I: Access 1 unit
BCM. 400 Internet I units
Plus a minimum of 7 units from the following: Units
ACTG 103 Ten-Key Skills .5 units
BUS. 103 Introduction to Business Information Systems 3 units
BUS. 115 Business Mathematics 3 units
BUS. 401 Business Communications 3 units
BUS. 670 Business Work Experience 1 or 4 units
BCM. 101 Computer Keyboarding Skill Building 1.5 or 3 units
BCM. 105 Introduction to Computers with Windows II 1 unit
BCM. 200 Intro to MS Office Suite 2 units
BCM. 215 Word Processing II: Word 2 units
CAOT 221 Desktop Publishing:MSPublisher units
BCM. 226 Spreadsheets II: Excel 2 units
CAOT 227 Spreadsheets III: Excel units
BCM. 231 Database Applications II: Access 2 units
BCM. 301 Maximizing Your Employment Potential 1.5 units
BCM. 403 HTML & Web Authoring Applications I 1.5 units
BCM. 404 HTML & Web Authoring Applications II 1.5 units
BCM. 416 Adobe InDesign Essentials units
BCM. 480 Network Fundamentals (LAN) 3 units
Plus General Education and other requirements for the Associate degree (refer to Associate Degree Requirements).
Total Required Major Units: 16.5

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.