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Business Information Worker, Certificate of Achievement

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The Business Information Worker Certificate of Achievement is designed to prepare students for entry-level office and administrative support in a variety of fields or businesses. (Formerly known as Office Admin/Specialist/Manager.)

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Communicate effectively, organize and manage daily operations in a professional office setting.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

A Certificate is awarded upon completion of the required coursework with a grade of C or higher in each course. To receive the certificate, the student must file a petition for graduation during his/her final semester. In addition:

Certificate of Achievement

  • Student must be in attendance at the time requirements are completed.
  • Students must also earn a minimum of 12 units of coursework at Coastline, excluding experiential credit.
  • A student with prior experience may be excused from certain certificate courses.
  • 50 percent of the certificate program’s units must be completed at Coastline no matter how the total number of units required for the certificate can be met.
Course Title Units
Required Courses
Students will complete all of the following:
BC C104Introduction to Windows Operating System1.5
BC C107AKeyboarding1.5
BC C107BKeyboarding and Formatting Documents1.5
BC C112Office Organization3
BC C115Customer Service/Soft Skills1.5
BC C120Microsoft Excel 11.5
BC C121Microsoft Excel 21.5
BC C147Beginning Microsoft Word2
BC C148Intermediate Microsoft Word2
CIS C100Introduction to Information Systems3
ENGL C136Business Communication3
Total Units22