Business Skills (BUSC)

BUSC 108 -  Individualized Computer and Typing Skills  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 25.5-51 hours lab  
BUSC 108 is for students who want to strengthen or add to their previous typing skills. Instructors work with students to assign a program of study and meet with students regularly to monitor progress on assignments.  
Advisory: BUSC 109; or basic typing skills   
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 109 -  Keyboarding for Computers  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
Building technical keyboarding skills is necessary for using word processing software, and is also required if using database software, email, or instant message communications. From an academic standpoint, keyboarding skills are essential for students interested in higher levels of education in almost any field. Students develop a productive and proficient use of a computer keyboard through mastery of a touch system of alphanumeric typewriter keys and ten-key calculator number pad. Students learn how to improve their 10-key skills so they can apply these skills to new career opportunities. Work is done on a computer. Not recommended for students with typing knowledge. Successful completion of the course will permit student to consider and apply for careers that include administrative, data entry and customer service oriented positions. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 117A -  Business Machine Calculations I  (0.5 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 25.5 hours lab  
In this introductory course, students learn the ten-key keyboard by touch (without looking at the keys) with speed and accuracy.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 117B -  Business Machine Calculations II  (0.5 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 25.5 hours lab  
This course is a continuation of BUSC 117A. Students apply ten-key calculator skills learned in BUSC 117A to solving common business problems on an electronic ten-key calculator. Application exercises deal with the solution of common business and accounting problems.  
Advisory: BUSC 117A; MATH 351  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 130 -  Computer Applications - Microsoft Outlook  (0.5 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 25.5 hours lab  
In this introductory course, students use beginning functions of Microsoft Outlook. This is a hybrid course that supports the attainment of an industry standard certificate as a Microsoft Office Specialist - Outlook Associate (MOS). Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 133 -  Computer Applications - Microsoft Access  (1 unit)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
In this introductory course, students use beginning functions of Microsoft Access. This is a hybrid course that supports the attainment of an industry standard certificate as a Microsoft Office Specialist - Access Associate (MOS). Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 140 -  Computer Applications - Microsoft Office Word  (1 unit)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
In this introductory course, students use beginning functions of Microsoft Office Word utilizing integrated software, both Web-based and MS Office Suite of applications programs. Word is a popular word-processing program used mainly for creating documents such as brochures, letters, learning activities, quizzes, tests, and students' homework assignments. Word is also widely used in business, making competency in the program a career requirement. This course also supports the attainment of an industry standard Certificate as a Microsoft Office Specialist - Word Associate (MOS). Successful completion of the course will permit students to consider and apply for careers that include marketing, communications, and journalism. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 141 -  Microsoft Word 2013: Word for Windows II  (1 unit)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
This is a continuation of the introductory course BUSC 140. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: BUSC 140 (or BUSC 100A) or basic MS Word skills; completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 142 -  Microsoft Word 2013: Word for Windows III  (1 unit)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
This course is a continuation of BUSC 141. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: BUSC 141 (or BUSC 100B) or basic MS Word skills; completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 143 -  Microsoft Word 2013: Advanced Word for Windows  (1 unit)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
Students learn advanced features of Microsoft Word for Windows. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: BUSC 142 (or BUSC 100C) or basic MS Word skills; completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 150 -  Computer Applications - Microsoft Office Excel  (1 unit)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
In this introductory course, students use beginning functions of Microsoft Office Excel utilizing integrated software, both Web-based and MS Office Suite of applications programs. This course also supports the attainment of an industry standard Certificate as a Microsoft Office Specialist - Excel Associate (MOS). Successful completion of the course will permit students to consider and apply for careers that include business or market analysis, risk management, credit policy analysis, and financial analysis. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 151 -  Microsoft Excel 2013: Introduction to Spreadsheets II  (1 unit)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
This course is a continuation of BUSC 150. It covers electronic spreadsheet functions of Microsoft Excel. Emphasis is placed on working with formulas, multiple-sheet workbooks, formatting techniques, page setup, use of images, charting, and printing techniques. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: BUSC 150 (or BUSC 119A) or basic spreadsheet preparation skills; completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 160 -  Computer Applications - Microsoft Office PowerPoint  (1 unit)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
In this introductory course, students use beginning functions of Microsoft Office PowerPoint supported by integrated software, both Web-based and MS Office Suite of applications programs. This course also supports the attainment of an industry standard Certificate as a Microsoft Office Specialist - PowerPoint Associate (MOS). Successful completion of the course will permit students to consider and apply for careers that include business specialists, graphic specialists, and communications specialists. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 170 -  Microsoft Windows 8  (0.5 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 25.5 hours lab  
Students are introduced to the use of Microsoft Windows. Self-paced exercises are used to teach basic Windows skills, including how to manage accounts, files and folders. The course gives the students a good foundation in computer basics for academic, employment, and home use. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 180 -  Business Desktop Publishing  (1 unit)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
Focus is placed on development of proficiency in creating, keying, and formatting text and images using desktop publishing software, with access to graphics libraries, scanners, and a digital camera. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: BUSC 109 or BUSC 170  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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BUSC 409 -  Keyboarding for Computers  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
Building technical keyboarding skills is necessary for using word processing software, and is also required if using database software, email, or instant message communications. From an academic standpoint, keyboarding skills are essential for students interested in higher levels of education in almost any field. Students develop a productive and proficient use of a computer keyboard through mastery of a touch system of alphanumeric typewriter keys and ten-key calculator number pad. Students learn how to improve their 10-key skills so they can apply these skills to new career opportunities. Work is done on a computer. Not recommended for students with typing knowledge. Successful completion of the course will permit student to consider and apply for careers that include administrative, data entry and customer service oriented positions. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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BUSC 430 -  Computer Applications - Microsoft Outlook  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 25.5 hours lab  
In this introductory course, students use beginning functions of Microsoft Outlook. This is a hybrid course that supports the attainment of an industry standard certificate as a Microsoft Office Specialist - Outlook Associate (MOS). Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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BUSC 433 -  Computer Applications - Microsoft Access  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
In this introductory course, students use beginning functions of Microsoft Access. This is a hybrid course that supports the attainment of an industry standard certificate as a Microsoft Office Specialist - Access Associate (MOS). Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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BUSC 440 -  Computer Applications - Microsoft Office Word  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
In this introductory course, students use beginning functions of Microsoft Office Word utilizing integrated software, both Web-based and MS Office Suite of applications programs. Word is a popular word-processing program used mainly for creating documents such as brochures, letters, learning activities, quizzes, tests, and students' homework assignments. Word is also widely used in business, making competency in the program a career requirement. This course also supports the attainment of an industry standard Certificate as a Microsoft Office Specialist - Word Associate (MOS). Successful completion of the course will permit students to consider and apply for careers that include marketing, communications, and journalism. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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BUSC 450 -  Computer Applications - Microsoft Office Excel  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
In this introductory course, students use beginning functions of Microsoft Office Excel utilizing integrated software, both Web-based and MS Office Suite of applications programs. This course also supports the attainment of an industry standard Certificate as a Microsoft Office Specialist - Excel Associate (MOS). Successful completion of the course will permit students to consider and apply for careers that include business or market analysis, risk management, credit policy analysis, and financial analysis. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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BUSC 460 -  Computer Applications - Microsoft Office PowerPoint  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 51 hours lab  
In this introductory course, students use beginning functions of Microsoft Office PowerPoint supported by integrated software, both Web-based and MS Office Suite of applications programs. This course also supports the attainment of an industry standard Certificate as a Microsoft Office Specialist - PowerPoint Associate (MOS). Successful completion of the course will permit students to consider and apply for careers that include business specialists, graphic specialists, and communications specialists. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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