Computers and web technologies are ubiquitous in the majority of businesses and industries. Computer Business Technology is a versatile field that offers employment opportunities in a variety of business settings. The Computer Business Technology Associate Degree and Certificate programs are designed to prepare students for positions as working professionals with the opportunity to enhance and modernize their skills in computer technologies, information records management,desktop publishing and computer-related office skills.
Administrative Assistant, Office Manager, Office Clerk, Word Processor, Records Information Management, Customer Service Representative, Receptionist, Records Clerk, Cashier, and Business Computer Applications.
*and courses to meet graduation requirements, general education and electives as needed to meet the minimum of 60 units required for the degree.
program learning outcomes
Students who complete the Communication Studies Program will be able to:
- Technological Awareness: Students will be able to evaluate and apply appropriate technology to support specific business activities and business solutions.
- Critical Thinking: Students will be able to analyze specific business problems or situation sand identify possible solutions, including predictive analysis, synthesis of information,resourcefulness, and troubleshooting.
- Communication: Students will be able to choose the appropriate mode of communication for a specific situation and then communicate ideas,concepts, and solutions through effective written and oral communication.
Students will be assessed through a combination of performance evaluations, written assignments, and written tests and quizzes.
Certificate of Performance
This certificate in desktop publishing equips students to create published materials for businesses and public agencies.
Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses required for the university major and the general education pattern required by that transfer institution. See catalog TRANSFER INFORMATION section. Additional courses may be required to meet university lower-division requirements.
Course requirements at the transfer institution are subject to change and may be verified by a counselor or by consulting the current university catalog. Many Baccalaureate in Arts degrees require third semester competency in a foreign language. Consult the current catalog of the transfer institution and consult with a counselor.