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The study of Office Information Systems is a field within the school of business that provides concepts and skills requisite for contemporary work environments where the emphasis is on team building and technology.

The role of secretary, receptionist, office assistant, administrative assistant, and
transcriptionist has been changing rapidly due to the downsizing of companies and major shifts in the philosophy of the work ethic.

Students learn traditional secretarial skills, mastery of office technology and computers, communication techniques, and how to assume responsibility for their work by exercising initiative and sound judgment.

Degree/Certificate Options

Associate in Science: Office Information Systems Professional —Bilingual
Certificate of Achievement: Office Information Systems Professional —Bilingual — Basic
Certificate of Achievement: Office Information Systems Professional —Bilingual — Advanced

Certificate of Achievement: Administrative Office Assistant - Biligual

Associate in Science: Office Information Systems Professional —Bilingual

The curriculum is designed to prepare students to work in an automated office environment in a bilingual (English/Spanish) or multicultural setting.Students will gain comprehensive training in word processing, filing and records management, machine transcription, business communications, and in the integrated electronic office including knowledge of e-mail, Internet office applications, and management information systems software. Students will gain preparation for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)certification and may desire to pass a certifying examination. Associate of science degree is granted upon the completion of courses listed in both basic and advanced certificates.

BUS 73 Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy 1 unit
BUS 74 Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy II 1 unit
BUS 75 Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy III 1 unit
BUS 78 Electronic Calculator 1 unit
BUS 181 Spanish Computer Skills for Interpretation and Translation 3 units
BUS 182 Keyboarding for Office Professionals 2 units
BUS 200A Microsoft Word: Beginning Certification Preparation 2.5 unit
s
BUS 200B Microsoft Word: Advanced Certification Preparation 2.5 units
BUS 206 Filing and Records Management 3 units
BUS 210 Business English 3 units
BUS 211 Communication in Business and Industry 3 units
or
BUS 212 Business Communication 3 units
BUS 218 Procedures for Office Professionals 4 units
BUS 225 Interpretation and Translation: General Business 3 units
or
LEGL 257 International Business and Legal Communications:Spanish 3 units
BUS 246 Desktop Publishing 1 unit
SPAN 216 Spanish for Bilinguals II * 5 units
or
SPAN 230 Intermediate Spanish II * 5 units
BUS 290 –293 Work Experience in Business I –IV 2 units
Total units 38
Recommended Electives:BUS 70,71,81,140,142,152,153,
158,159,160,161,162,164,165,166,167,183,226,227,228,
229,233,247,291,292,293;CIS 92,101,133,134,135,139,
140.

*Native speakers from a Spanish-speaking country who have
finished high school or the equivalent in that country will have
satisfied the Spanish language requirement.Students who have
completed high school in the United States and have completed
the fourth-year level of Spanish will have satisfied the Spanish
language requirement.

Certificate of Achievement: Office Information Systems Professional —Bilingual — Basic

Bus 73 Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy 1 unit
Bus 78 Electronic Calculator 1 unit
Bus 181 Spanish Computer Skills for Interpretation and Translation 3 units
Bus 182 Keyboarding for Office Professionals 3 units
BUS 200A Microsoft Word: Beginning Certification Preparation 2.5 unit
s
Bus 206 Filing and Records Management 3 units
Bus 210 Business English 3 units
Bus 246 Desktop Publishing 1 unit
Span 216 Spanish for Bilinguals II * 5 units
or
Span 230 Intermediate Spanish II *24 5 units
Total units 21.5

*Native speakers from a Spanish-speaking country who have
finished high school or the equivalent in that country will have
satisfied the Spanish language requirement.Students who have
completed high school in the United States and have completed
the fourth-year level of Spanish will have satisfied the Spanish
language requirement.

Certificate of Achievement: Office Information Systems Professional —Bilingual — Advanced

BUS 73 Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy 1 unit
BUS 74 Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy II 1 unit

BUS 75 Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy III 1 unit
BUS 78 Electronic Calculator 1 unit
BUS 181 Spanish Computer Skills for Interpretation and Translation 3 units
BUS 182 Keyboarding for Office Professionals 2 units
BUS 200A Microsoft Word: Beginning Certification Preparation 2.5 unit
s
BUS 200B Microsoft Word: Advanced Certification Preparation 2.5 units BUS 206 Filing and Records Management 3 units
BUS 210 Business English 3 units
BUS 211 Communication in Business and Industry 3 units
or
BUS 212 Business Communication 3 units
BUS 218 Procedures for Office Professionals 4 units
BUS 225 Interpretation and Translation: General Business 3 units
or
LEGL 257 International Business and Legal Communications:Spanish 3 units
BUS 246 Desktop Publishing 1 unit
SPAN 216 Spanish for Bilinguals II * 5 units
or
SPAN 230 Intermediate Spanish II * 5 units
BUS 290 –293 Work Experience in Business I –IV 2 units
Total units 38
Recommended Electives:BUS 70,71,81,140,142,152,153,
158,159,160,161,162,164,165,166,167,183,226,227,228,
229,233,247,291,292,293;CIS 92,101,133,134,135,139,
140.

Certificate of Achievement: Administrative Office Assistant - Biligual

Prepares students to work in a bilingual (Spanish/English) office setting in an entry-level position. Emphasis on developing skills in business English, keyboarding, word processing (Microsoft Office software applications), filing, record keeping, and office procedures. Students will complete work experience internships while enrolled in this course by also enrolling in BUS 290.

Prepara a los estudiantes para empleos en oficinas bilingües (español/inglés) a nivel básico. Enfatiza el desarrollo de aptitudes en inglés comercial, mecanografía, procesador de palabras (word processing, utilizando Microsoft Office) archivonomía, contabilidad y procedimientos de oficina. Los estudiantes llevarán a cabo la práctica de trabajo inscribiéndose simultáneamente en BUS 290.

BUS 35 Administrative Office Assistant—Bilingual 12 units
BUS 290 Work Experience in Business I–IV 1 unit
Total units 13

Last updated: 10/29/2012 1:16:12 PM