This certificate may lead to employment competency but does not lead to an Associate degree.

The Business Information Worker Certificate of Achievement is designed to prepare students for entry-level and administrative support in a variety of fields and businesses. 

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate computer literacy with respect to computer hardware and software applications.
  • Apply standard rules of business conduct and customer service.
  • Develop specialized keyboarding skills at an employable level of accuracy and speed.
  • Use word processing, spreadsheet, presentation graphics, and scheduling software to perform business and office tasks.
  • Apply oral and written communication skills in various business and office environments.
  • Design, modify, query, and manipulate lists (database and information in workbooks using common formulas, data and what if scenario tools to organize and convey information. 
Required Courses (19 units) Units
CAT-1A Business Etiquette 1
CAT/CIS-3 Computer Applications for Business 3
CAT-31 Business Communications 3
CAT-51 Intermediate Typewriting/Document Formatting 3
CAT/CIS-90 Microsoft Outlook  3
CAT-93 Computers for Beginners 3
CAT/CIS-98A Introduction to Excel 1.5
CAT/CIS-98B Advanced Excel 1.5