Program Overview

Interested in an office career in an administrative support position? The Office Assistant program can provide you with the necessary tools. Students acquire computer applications skills, strengthen written and oral communication skills, office procedures and practices, html, as well as internet topics such as searching, e-mail, file management, FTP and discussion groups, and scan for viruses.

For gainful employment information, see this program’s gainful employment website.

Business (CA) Requirements

Required Courses Units
BCM. 101 Computer Keyboarding Skill Building 1.5 units
BCM. 104 Introduction to Computers with Windows I 1.5 units
BCM. 106 Microsoft Outlook 1 unit
BCM. 200 Intro to MS Office Suite 2 units
BCM. 214 Word Processing I: Word 1 unit
BCM. 215 Word Processing II: Word 2 units
BCM. 225 Spreadsheets I: Excel 1 unit
BCM. 226 Spreadsheets II: Excel 2 units
BUS. 401 Business Communications 3 units
Plus a minimum of 3 units from the following: Units
ACTG 194 Introduction to QuickBooks & QuickBooks Pro
BUS. 103 Introduction to Business Information Systems 3 units
BUS. 670 Business Work Experience 1 unit
BCM. 105 Introduction to Computers with Windows II 1 unit
BCM. 201 Integration of MS Office Applications 1 unit
BCM. 222 Business Presentations I: PowerPoint 1 unit
BCM. 223 Business Presentations II: PowerPoint 1 unit
BCM. 230 Database Applications I: Access 1 unit
BCM. 231 Database Applications II: Access 2 units
BCM. 301 Maximizing Your Employment Potential 1.5 units
Total Required Units: 18