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Business Careers

[Updated for Fall 2019 Semester]

NOTE: Classes in Business Careers can be taken as an individual course or as a Gold Certificate Program.

Accounting/Accounting Clerk/ Bookkeeper

L.A.C. Appraisal Testing required before registration into program.

Learn basic accounting concepts on verifying the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents. Also on how to update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and records and reports detailing financial business transactions both manually and electronically (QuickBooks).

Cost: $75 per class.

Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper Gold Certificate

Note: Financial Aid is available with concurrent enrollment in either the General Office Clerk Program (1080 hours) or Administrative Assistant Program (1080 hours).

     
Principles Of Accounting With QuickBooks Pro (144 hours)

Course No Days Time Location &
Room No.
Teacher
63301.013 M-Th 5:00 pm -
8:00 pm
Willow Center, 100 R. Sibaja


Date: August 12, 2019 - December 19, 2019

     
Advanced Accounting (144 hours)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of general accounting or recommendation by instructor.

Course No Days Time Location &
Room No.
Teacher
63302.013 M-Th 5:00 pm -
8:00 pm
Willow Center, 100 R. Sibaja


Date: August 12, 2019 - December 19, 2019
 

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business support and services/general office clerk/Basic Computer Specialist-general office clerk 

Prerequisite: L.A.C. Appraisal Testing required before registration into program.

Students attain knowledge of basic level office concepts, procedures, and techniques commonly used in an office setting. This course provides the foundation for preparing students for entry-level jobs and careers in the business environment. This series of classes allows students to develop skills in keyboarding, enhance communication skills, and attain the basics of the Microsoft Office Program. Students ill learn strategies for creating a resume and interview etiquette. Students must satisfactorily complete all eight courses to be awarded a Gold Certificate of Completion. Students completing this program will be well prepared to enter a college level course of study in business. (1080 Hrs)

Cost: $495 per semester + textbook required.

Course No Days Time Location &
Room No.
Teacher
93100.019 M - Th 8:00 am -
4:00 pm
Willow Center, 100 C. Barela


Date: August 12, 2019 - May 21, 2020

Prerequisites:

  •  Intro to computer or computer knowledge
  •   MS Office (Recommended)

Program Courses Required:
(Not all courses offered every semester, see instructor for details.)

Microsoft - comprehensive course in:

• Word



63102.019

• Excel

63101.019

• Publisher

63104.019

• PowerPoint

63103.019
Applied Office Skills, including Outlook 63206.019
Employment Skills/Soft Skills 63106.019
Business Math 63208.019
Business English 63108.019

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business support and services/Administrative Assistant

Prepare for an exciting career as an administrative assistant. This course is designed to give you the precise skills needed in today's world. Learn how to be proficient in your interpersonal skills, phone etiquette, professional teamwork, office equipment and common administration procedures including customer service skills - all in an office like setting. Learn advanced techniques in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access and Outlook), become familiar with Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign), and develop basic Business math and English skills. This is a 2 semester Gold Certificate Program which includes 10 courses listed below. (1080 Hours)

Cost: $495 per semester + textbook required.

Course No Days Time Location &
Room No.
Teacher
63200.019 M - Th 8:00 am -
4:00 pm
Willow Center, 98/104 A. Yoshioka


August 12, 2019 - May 21, 2020
 

Prerequisites:

  • Intro to computer or computer knowledge
  • Minimum typing speed of 35 wpm
  • Basic Microsoft Word and Excel (Recommended)

Program Courses Required:
(Not all courses offered every semester, see instructor for details.)

Microsoft - comprehensive course in:

• Word



63202.019

• Excel

63201.019

• Access

63204.019

• Publisher

63205.019

• PowerPoint

63203.019
Applied Office Skills, including Outlook 63206.019
Employment Skills/Soft Skills 63106.019
Business Math 63208.019
Business English 63108.019
Adobe Suite (Basic) 63410.012

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Want to just take a class?

Individual classes are available!

All classes in this section will take place from August 12, 2019 - December 19, 2019.

Intro To Computers / Microsoft Office

This course is designed for the novice who wishes to learn the basic operations of the computer. The intro portion will cover everything from the components, maintenance to the computer to creating documents and graphics using Microsoft Windows. Advancing into basic Microsoft Office. Applications covered will include: Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and PowerPoint. This is a lecture/hands-on and practice class. Student will need some computer knowledge.

Cost: $75 per class.

     
Intro to Computers/Microsoft Office

Part 1: 63500.011 - Intro to Computer
Part 2: 63600.011 - Microsoft Office

Course No Days Time Location &
Room No.
Teacher
- M - Th 8:00 am -
10:00 am
Willow Center, 99 R. Manriquez
63500.013 M/T 5:00 pm -
7:30 pm
Willow Center, 99 R. Manriquez

 

Accounting through Excel

Designated for students experienced and already comfortable with Excel environment. Learn to budget, payroll, invoice, inventory control, checkbook design through Excel. Emphasis placed on real- world applications. Welcome to bring in your workplace projects or questions. 

Cost: $75 per class.                                                                            Prerequisite: Basic Microsoft Excel.

Course No Days Time Location &
Room No.
Teacher
63612.013 M-Th 5:30 pm -
8:00 pm
Willow Center, 98 C. Hwang

 


Intro To Computer Graphics / Adobe Suite

Learn to use the most powerful programs in industry, Adobe Suite. Components will include Photoshop (photo enhancement), Illustrator (drawing), and InDesign (publication/layout). (CC).

Cost: $75 or part of the Administrative Assistant Program.

Prerequisite: Student must be computer literate.

Course No Days Time Location &
Room No.
Teacher
63410.012  M/W 1:30 pm -
4:00 pm
Willow Center, 99 R. Manriquez



Intro to Maya 3D / Animation

Students will learn how to create 3D and 3D animation using industry standard software. Lean to design characters, models and effects – rendering images into 3D form or computer generated 3D animation. AutoDesk Maya is the tool of choice for those in film, television, and game development in the design industry. Publication and industrial manufacturing companies use Maya as one of their primary program in 3D models. (Maya 2016)

Cost: $75.

Prerequisite: Student must be computer literate.

Course No  Days   Time           Location &
Room No.
Teacher
63460.112 T/Th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Willow Center, 99 R. Manriquez

     

Computer Lab

Computer lab is designed for review of course work and practice skills. Contact instructor for details.

Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in a CTE Business course. Must be computer literate with keyboarding skills.

Cost: Free for concurrent enrolled students.

Course No Days Time Location &
Room No.
Teacher
63109.019 M - Th 12:30 pm -
4:00 pm
Willow Center, 100 A. Yoshioka
63109.119 T/Th 10:15 am -
12:15 pm
Willow Center, 99 R. Manriquez

     

Typing Test

Register in Willow Center Office.

Cost: $10

For more information call:
(626) 934-2844.

Course No Days Time Location &
Room No.
63900.012 M/W 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Willow Center, 100

     

Prerequisite for entrance to the Business Careers Program: LAC Appraisal Testing and Department Assessment Test required before registration into program.