Laney College

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
BUS 10 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 38+ Introduction to Microcomputers and Business Software 4
BUS 202** Business Mathematics 3
BUS 230 D Beginning Keyboarding 1
BUS 245E+ Word Processing Using Microsoft Word 4
BUS 201*** Business Communications 3
BUS 20 General Accounting 3
BUS 43B+ Introduction to Microsoft Excel 4
BUS 5+ Human Relations in Business 3

Recommended Courses: Bus 24, 54, 456Q & Econ 2


Total Required Units for Certificate 28
Total Required Units for Degree Major 42

**Math 201 or 210D 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 55 of the 2018-2019 catalog.