Business Administration programs at IVC, both at the associate degree and certificate of achievement levels, prepare the student by offering courses that allow students opportunities to acquire practical skills, technical knowledge and experience in a variety of fields. The fields of study available are: Business Administration for transfer, Accounting Technician, Administrative Assistant, Financial Services, Management, Marketing and Office Technician. These programs introduce the student to the world of commercial transactions, which occur in the distribution of resources in our American economic system.
This program provides students with entry level competencies for employment in an office environment with the latest technology applications. Students will become team players, communicators, leaders, and self-starters with a high level of organizational skills and confidence. Interpersonal and analytical skills will not only help students do well in the workplace, but also provide possible career advancement opportunities.
I. Required courses for the major (29.0 units)
|BUS||059||Practical English for the Workplace||3.0|
|BUS||063||Essentials in Workplace Communication||3.0|
|BUS||105||Business Office Math||3.0|
|BUS||164||Microsoft Word for the Workplace||3.0|
|BUS||172||Office Procedures for the Workplace||3.0|
|BUS||180||Microsoft Office Suite for the Workplace||4.0|
* It is recommended that the work experience courses be taken after the completion of at least 12 units in the major.
II. Required skill level for the major
Keyboarding skill level 40 nwpm. (BUS 154, Beginning Keyboarding and Document Formatting and BUS 156, Keyboarding: Speed & Accuracy, may be helpful in obtaining this skill level.)
|Total Major Units||29.0|