Office Applications Technician Certificate

Division: Business and Computer Information Systems

PROGRAM CODE: 2C37108

The Office Applications Technician Certificate is designed to prepare students for a career using computers and computer software in a business environment including communication software like email and modern business software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases. A grade of C or better is required in each course taken. This degree requires 29-31 units.

Required Courses - Office Applications Apprentice (11 units):
CIS 104 FPresentation Graphics3
CIS 106 F Beginning Spreadsheet (MS Excel)3
CIS 123 F Beginning Word Processing (MS Word) (formerly Word Processing)3
CIS 148 F Introduction to Personal Computer Communications2
Required Courses - Office Applications Apprentice Certificate (6 units):6
Advanced Word Processing (MS Word) (formerly Advanced Word)3
Web Design I (formerly Web Page Design II)3
Business Web Graphics3
Advanced Spreadsheet (MS Excel) (formerly Spreadsheet Advanced MS Excel)3
Required Courses - Office Applications Apprentice Certificate (3-4 units):3-4
Introduction to Operating Systems3
Introduction to Networking Concepts4
Introduction to Networking Hardware3
Windows Server3
Select from the following (9-10 units):9-10
Computerized Accounting with QuickBooks3
Introduction to Operating Systems3
Advanced Word Processing (MS Word) (formerly Advanced Word)3
Database I3
Web Design I (formerly Web Page Design II)3
Business Web Graphics3
Introduction to Networking Concepts4
Introduction to Networking Hardware3
Windows Server3
Total Units29-31

Outcome 1: Demonstrate proficiency in one or more common business software programs.

Outcome 2: Demonstrate an understanding of common computer technology-related items.

Outcome 3: Demonstrate the ability to be effective communicators using common business communication tools.

Outcome 4: Demonstrate knowledge of common internet-related technologies and software.