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Business Careers

[Updated for Fall 2020 Semester]

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

quickbooks

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 Administrative Clerk Program (1080 hours) or Executive Administrative Assistant Program (1080 hours).

     
Accounting with Intro to QuickBooks Pro (144 hours)

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

 

     
QuickBooks (144 hours)

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

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


 

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Administrative clerk 

The Administrative Clerk program is an introduction to computers and computer applications on personal computers.  The objective of this program is to provide a skill set that will display business standards for efficiency, time management, and quality of work while projecting a professional image. The program focus is for students to demonstrate introductory skills in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher) and entry-level office-related tasks such as letter and report creation, basic spreadsheet creation/editing, and presentations.  (1080 Hours)

Cost: $1,013 (includes registration $990, insurance $18, and ID badge $5). Textbook and flash drive to be purchased by student. 

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

 

Prerequisites:

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

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

Microsoft Office 2016 - 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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executive Administrative Assistant

The Executive Administrative Assistant program provides students with the necessary skills to thrive as an assistant in an office environment.  In addition to basic computer skills, students receive an in-depth training on the latest computer software utilized in today’s industry. Students are taught to advanced user levels in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Access and Outlook) and focus on developing their basic Math and English skills.  (1080 Hours)

Cost: $1,013 (includes registration $990, insurance $18, and ID badge $5). Textbook and flash drive to be purchased by student.

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

 

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 10, 2020 - December 18, 2020.

Intro To Computers / Microsoft Office

This course, using both lecture and lab practice, introduces students to basic computer concepts in software, cloud-based apps, emerging technologies such as Google applications and OneDrive.  Students learn techniques to search, evaluate, and validate information found online.  Widely used applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications are studied.  Students will learn the touch method of keyboarding using a personal computer keyboard. 

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
63600.011 M - Th 8:00 am -
10:00 am
Willow Center, 99 R. Manriquez
63500.013 M 5:00 pm -
7:30 pm
Willow Center, 99 R. Manriquez

 


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 Executive 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 / 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
Typing Test

Register in Willow Center Office.

Cost: $10

For more information call:
(626) 934-2801.

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.