GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS / BUSINESS OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES
GENERAL OFFICE

Students learn a variety of office procedures such as: sorting mail, answering phones, filing and processing documents, editing and revising memos, emails, letters and reports. The student will learn basic operations in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint to compose entry-level correspondence using appropriate business language.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
   BUSAD 110 Human Relations in Business 3
  CABOT 101 Business Office Procedures 3
CABOT 103 or equivalent CABOT 102 English for Business 4
Eligibility for ENGL 189 or ESL 133 CABOT 103 Business Vocabulary Development 3
  CABOT 104 Filing Methods and Systems 1
CABOT 102 CABOT 105 Introduction to Office Correspondence 3
  CABOT 110 Collegiate Business Mathematics 3
  CABOT 208 Windows Basics 1
  CABOT 210* Computer Keyboarding/Typing II 3
  CABOT 260 Beginning Microsoft Office Applications 4
  CS/IS 191 Internet Orientation 1
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 29
* A minimum typing speed of 35 wpm is required for this certificate. CABOT 230 is available to help students reach this goal. Students should request a card from their GCC instructor verifying their keyboarding speed. This card is valid for one year and must be current at the beginning of the semester/session in which the certificate is awarded. Replacement cards may be obtained by retesting.
NOTE: Courses taken more than five years before granting of this certificate must have the approval of the division chair for acceptance. Substitutions for some of the above courses may be made with department approval.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2014 GCC Catalog 2014-2015

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

Computer Applications and Business Office Technologies: General Office (2012-13 catalog)
Computer Applications and Business Office Technologies: General Office (2011-12 catalog)
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