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Career & Workforce Education

Career & Workforce Education

Computer Applications & Office Technologies - Business Information Worker

Gainful Employment Disclosures - Business Information Worker

Program Description

The Business Information Worker (BIW) Certificate of Achievement is designed to prepare students for entrylevel office and administrative support in a variety of job positions, including general office clerks, retail salespersons, customer service representatives, receptionists, and information clerks.

With a solid foundation in Microsoft Windows and Office, as well as strong digital and web literacy skills, students will be better prepared to meet the workforce demands of today’s business environment.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Employ basic oral and written communications
  • Apply basic computer application skills, including beginning Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Analyze the fundamentals of computer systems
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills

REQUIRED COURSES
CAOT 1 Keyboarding I (3 Units)
CAOT 32 Business Communications (3 Units)
CAOT 84 Microcomputer Office Applications:
Word Processing (3 Units)
CAOT 85 Microsoft Office Applications: Spreadsheet (3 Units)
CAOT 92 Microcomputer Applications:
Windows Operating System (2 Units)
CoSci 401 Introduction to Computers & Their Uses (3 Units)
Mgmt 31 Human Relations for Employees (3 Units)

Total Units: 20

CTE Counselors

Online counseling only.
Schedule an appointment here: Cranium Cafe Link
 

Contact Us

Career & Workforce Education

Location: Collaboartive Studies Building (CSB) 107

Marla Uliana
Dean, Career & Workforce Education
818-833-3327
UlianaMR@laccd.edu

Ana Iniguez
SFP Program Technician
818-833-3327
Inigueak@lamission.edu

Sophia Robles
SFP Specialist 
818-364-7600 ext 7114
Roblesse@lamission.edu

Tracy Harkins
Health and Kinesiology Faculty
CE Faculty Liaison

harkintl@laccd.edu