Business Information Worker Certificate

Division: Business and Computer Information Systems


The Business Information Worker Certificate reflects the employable skills needed for today's business information worker. This program includes computer applications in Word, Excel, Outlook, computer concepts, and human relations in business. To earn a certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College. This certificate requires a total of 16 units.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (16 units):
CIS 075 CBusiness Skills Development2
CIS 111 CComputer Information Systems3
CIS 116 CMS Outlook/Office Procedures3
CIS 132 CSpreadsheet-Excel for Windows4
BUS 100 CIntroduction to Business3
COUN 139 CCareer Exploration1
Total Units16

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

OUTCOME 1: The Business Information Worker Certificate is focused on core skills and is designed to provide students a quicker path to the core skills required by an occupational change, career growth, or immediate placement into an entry level position. Upon successful completion of the program, students demonstrate office skills for a broad range of entry-level business positions.