Computer Business Technology Program

 

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Computer Business Technology Program

2017-2018

Description

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.

Gainful Employment Information

Career Options

Administrative Assistant, Office Manager, Office Clerk, Word Processor, Records Information Management, Customer Service Representative, Receptionist, Records Clerk, Cashier, and Business Computer Applications.

Award Type Units
Certificate of Performance:
Desktop Publishing 9
General Office Clerk 10
Keyboarder/Word Processor 7-8
Certificate of Achievement:
Administrative Assistant 23
Information Management Technology 20
Associate of Science Degree:
Administrative Assistant 33*
Information Management Technology 20*
Microcomputer Applications 26-28*

*and courses to meet graduation requirements, general education and electives as needed to meet the minimum of 60 units required for the degree.

Students will be assessed through a combination of performance evaluations, written assignments, and written tests and quizzes.

Certificate of Performance

Desktop Publishing*

This certificate in desktop publishing equips students to create published materials for businesses and public agencies.

Courses: Units
CBTE 170 Desktop Publishing 2
CBTE 175 Publishing and Digital Design I: Using InDesign 3
CBTE 176 Publishing and Digital Design II: E-publishing and Interactivity Using InDesign 3
CBTE 177 Acrobat Portable Document Format File Creation 1
Total Units =9

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

General Office Clerk*

This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions as administrative assistants.

Courses: Units
CBTE 101 Basic Computer Keyboarding 1
CBTE 120 Beginning Microsoft Word 2
CBTE 164 Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 1
CBTE 180 Microsoft Office 3
CBTE 210 Computers in Business 3
Total Units =10

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed with in the San Diego Community College District.

Keyboarder/Word Processor*

This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions as administrative assistants.

Courses: Units
CBTE 101 Basic Computer Keyboarding
or
CBTE 102 Keyboarding 1-2
CBTE 120 Beginning Microsoft Word 2
CBTE 122 Intermediate Microsoft Word 3
CBTE 164 Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 1
Total Units = 7-8

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

 

Certificate of Achievement

Administrative Assistant

Prepares the student for employment in business or civil service as a general office clerk, clerk typist, file clerk, receptionist, cashier, word processor or other positions not requiring stenography.

Courses Required for the Major: Units
ACCT 150 Computer Accounting Applications 3
CBTE 95 Keyboarding Skill Development 1
CBTE 101 Basic Computer Keyboarding 1
CBTE 114 Introduction to Microsoft Windows 1
CBTE 120 Beginning Microsoft Word 2
CBTE 140 Microsoft Excel 2
CBTE 151 Microsoft Access: Basic 1
CBTE 205 Records Management 3
CBTE 211 Office Administration 3
BUSE 101 Business Mathematics 3
BUSE 119 Business Communications 3
Total Units = 23

Information Management Technology

Courses Required for the Major: Units
CBTE 151 Microsoft Access: Basic 1
CBTE 161 Learning the Internet 1
CBTE 180 Microsoft Office 3
CBTE 200 Office Telecommunications 2
CBTE 205 Records Management 3
CBTE 210 Computers in Business
or
CBTE 211 Office Administration 3
BUSE 119 Business Communications 3
CISC 130 Introduction to Local Area Networks 1
COMS 103 Oral Communication 3
Total Units = 20

For graduation requirements see Requirements for the Associate Degree .

Electives as needed to meet minimum of 60 units required for the degree.

Recommended Electives: Accounting 116A ; Business 101 , 140 , 150 ; Computer Business Technology 140 , 270 .

Associate of Science Degree

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant Associate Degree prepares students for employment in the private and public sector as an administrative assistant, an executive assistant, a receptionist, a records clerk, a customer service representative assistant, a general office clerk, a human resources assistant, and a data entry clerk.

Courses Required for the Major: Units
ACCT 150 Computer Accounting Applications 3
CBTE 95 Keyboarding Skill Development 1
CBTE 101 Basic Computer Keyboarding 1
CBTE 114 Introduction to Microsoft Windows 1
CBTE 120 Beginning Microsoft Word 2
CBTE 122 Intermediate Microsoft Word 3
CBTE 127 Introduction to Powerpoint 2
CBTE 140 Microsoft Excel 2
CBTE 151 Microsoft Access: Basic 1
CBTE 161 Learning the Internet 1
CBTE 164 Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 1
CBTE 165 Webpage Creation with Dreamweaver
or
WEBD 165 Beginning Web Design: Dreamweaver 3
CBTE 205 Records Management 3
CBTE 211 Office Administration 3
BUSE 101 Business Mathematics 3
BUSE 119 Business Communications 3
Total Units = 33

For graduation requirements see Requirements for the Associate Degree .

Electives as needed to meet minimum of 60 units required for the degree.

Recommended Electives: Computer Business Technology 162 , 206 , 207 .

Information Management Technology

Courses Required for the Major: Units
CBTE 151 Microsoft Access: Basic 1
CBTE 161 Learning the Internet 1
CBTE 180 Microsoft Office 3
CBTE 200 Office Telecommunications 2
CBTE 205 Records Management 3
CBTE 210 Computers in Business or
CBTE 211 Office Administration 3
BUSE 119 Business Communications 3
CISC 130 Introduction to Local Area Networks 1
COMS 103 Oral Communication 3
Total Units = 20

For graduation requirements see Requirements for the Associate Degree .

Electives as needed to meet minimum of 60 units required for the degree.

Recommended Electives: Accounting 116A ; Business 101 , 140 , 150 ; Computer Business Technology 140 , 270 .

Microcomputer Applications

Provides training in major office systems and Technology used to enhance productivity and communications.

For graduation requirements see Requirements for the Associate Degree .

Electives as needed to meet minimum of 60 units required for the degree.

Recommended Electives: Business 150 ; Computer Business Technology 126 , 162 , 270 ; Computer and Information Sciences 150 .

Courses Required for the Major: Units
CBTE 101 Basic Computer Keyboarding
or
CBTE 102 Keyboarding
or
CBTE 103 Beginning Computer Keyboarding 1-3
CBTE 120 Beginning Microsoft Word 2
CBTE 122 Intermediate Microsoft Word 3
CBTE 140A Introduction to Microsoft Excel 1
CBTE 151 Microsoft Access: Basic 1
CBTE 161 Learning the Internet 1
CBTE 164 Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 1
CBTE 170 Desktop Publishing 2
CBTE 200 Office Telecommunications 2
CBTE 205 Records Management 3
CBTE 210 Computers in Business
or
CBTE 211 Office Administration 3
BUSE 101 Business Mathematics 3
BUSE 119 Business Communications 3
Total Units = 26-28

Transfer Information

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.


Program Learning Outcomes