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Business Information Systems

Business Information Systems

The need for personnel that effectively use computerized software office software is paramount in position in industry and government. The Business Information System Degree and Certificate programs are designed to give students the skills and knowledge to prepare them for these challenges.

Degree Major/Certificate Requirements: 
Dept/No. Title Units
FIRST SEMESTER
BUS 205 Filing and Records Management 3
BUS 207A Business English 3
BUS 237+ Microsoft Windows 2
BUS 230 DEF Beginning Keyboarding (1-1-1) 3
SECOND SEMESTER
BUS 38+ Introduction to Microcomputers and Business Software 4
BUS 201*** Business Communications 3
BUS 202** Business Mathematics 3
Select one course from the following:
BUS 245B+ Word Processing Using WordPerfect 4
BUS 245E+ Word Processing Using Microsoft Word 4
THIRD SEMESTER
BUS 204AB Business Machine Calculation (1-1) 2
BUS 221ABC Office Procedures and Practices (1-1-1) 3
BUS 20 General Accounting 3
Select one course from the following:
BUS 5+ Human Relations in Business 3
BUS 10 Introduction to Business 3
FOURTH SEMESTER
BUS 246 Advanced Word Processing Applications 3
Select one course from the following:
BUS 43A+ Introduction to Lotus 1-2-3 for Business
Applications
4
BUS 43B+ Introduction to Microsoft Excel 4
Total Required Units for Degree Major 43
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**Math 201 or 210ABCD or a more advanced math course may be substituted for Bus 202.

***Eng 1A or 201A or 201B may be substituted for Bus 201.

+Course may be applied to Associate Degree General Education Requirement.

For Associate Degree General Education requirements, refer to page 115 of the 2017-2018 catalog.

Recommended:

Bus 24, 40A, 54, 222, 231DEF

Comm 45

Econ 2

Rlest 2A