Business Information Technology – Office Assistant – Associate in Science Degree, Certificate of Achievement

Top Code: 0514.00

The curriculum prepares students for office positions such as receptionists, virtual receptionists, and information clerks. Employees in these types of positions respond to inquiries from the public, locate and provide information to other employees, coordinate electronic communications into and out of the office, maintain electronic calendars, monitor use of conference rooms, and look up customer information.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Perform a variety of tasks in a business office setting including document processing, greeting visitors, handling telephone calls, using computer systems, and managing business records.
  2. Apply appropriate business software to complete tasks.
  3. Compute, record, and proofread records and reports; review files, records and other documents to obtain information.
  4. Function effectively as a team member using collaborative web-based workspaces.

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Semester I
BIT 011BUSINESS DOCUMENT PROCESSING2
BIT 025SURVEY OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS3
BIT 106BUSINESS SOFTWARE-INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT OFFICE SYSTEM3
BIT 107BUSINESS SOFTWARE-WINDOWS1
Semester II
BIT 108MICROSOFT OUTLOOK AND PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS1
BIT 115BUSINESS RECORDS SKILLS1
BIT 117COLLABORATIVE WEB-BASED WORKSPACES1
BIT 122INTERNET RESEARCH FOR BUSINESS1
BIT 128BUSINESS SOFTWARE-MICROSOFT WORD2
BUS 112BUSINESS ENGLISH3
Total Units18

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General Education Requirements for the Associate in Science Degree