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Business Appications and Technology Degree & Certificate

Santa Ana College: Degrees and Certificates for 2006-2007

Business Applications and Technology Degree (SAC 0170) and Certificate (SAC 1698)

The associate degree and certificate curriculum in business applications is designed to prepare students for employment as administrative assistants, secretaries and office support staff in a variety of business offices including legal and international. Includes training in all phases of office work including keyboarding, office procedures, office administration, word processing, desktop publishing, business mathematics, office equipment, and computer operations.

Business Applications and Technology Degree
Core Requirements

Course Units
Business Applications 017, Business Writing Skills 3
Business Applications 018, Office Procedures
OR 3
Business Applications 120, Administrative Office Management
Business Applications 035, Computer Basics 1.5
Business Applications 115, Computer Keyboarding Speed & 1
Accuracy Development
Business Applications 147, Introduction to Windows 1.5
Business Applications 179, Introduction to Microsoft Office 3
Business 080, Business Mathematics
OR 3
Accounting 010, Accounting Procedures
TOTAL 16

General Business Applications and
Technology Option Degree (SAC 0170)

Major requirements for the associate in arts or science degree and certificate:
Course Units
Business Applications and Technology Degree Core Requirements 16
Select 6 units from the following courses:
Business Applications 160, Microsoft Publisher 3
Business Applications 180, Advanced Microsoft Office 3
Business Applications 183, Microsoft Word 3
Business Applications 188, Microsoft Excel 1.5
Business Applications 189, Excel - Application Projects 1.5
Business Applications 190, Microsoft PowerPoint 1.5
Business Applications 191, PowerPoint – Application Projects 1.5
Select 3 units from the following electives: 3
Business Applications 016, 029, 034, 036, 038, 043, 066, 070,
110, 125, 165, 169, 170, 171, 172, 175, 184, 192 and193.
TOTAL 25

General Business Applications and
Technology Option Certificate (SAC 1698)

Course Units
Business Applications 018, Office Procedures
OR 3
Business Applications 120, Administrative Office Management
Business Applications 034, Machine Calculation 1.5
Business Applications 038, Telephone Techniques 0.5
Business 080, Business Mathematics
OR 3
Accounting 010, Accounting Procedures
Business Applications 115, Computer Keyboarding Speed & 1
Accuracy Development
Business Applications 183, Microsoft Word 3
Business Applications 188, Microsoft Excel 1.5
Business Applications 190, Microsoft PowerPoint 1.5
Select 3 units from the following electives: 3
Business Applications 016, 029, 035, 036, 043, 066, 070, 110,
125, 147, 148, 165, 169, 170, 171, 172, 175, 179, 180, 184, 189,
190, 192 and193.
TOTAL 18

Bilingual Option Degree (SAC 0201)

Major requirements for the associate in arts or science degree:
Course Units
Business Applications and Technology Core Requirements 16
Business Applications 052, International Office Skills 3
Business Applications 053, Spanish Bilingual Interpreting for 3
Legal, Medical & General Offices
Business Applications 054, Spanish Bilingual Computer Applications 3
Select 3 units from the following electives: 3
Business Applications 029, 038, 043, 049, 056, 066, 070, 110,
125, 148, 169, 170, 171, 188, and190.
TOTAL 28

Bilingual Option Certificate (SAC 1699)

Course Units
Business Applications 052, International Office Skills 3
Business Applications 053, Spanish Bilingual Interpreting for 3
Legal, Medical & General Offices
Business Applications 054, Spanish Bilingual Computer Applications 3
Business Applications 056, General Foundation for Bilingual Business 3
Interpretation-Spanish/English
Business Applications 115, Computer Keyboarding Speed & 1
Accuracy Development
Select 3 units from the following electives: 3
Business Applications 017, 018, 029, 035, 038, 043, 049, 066,
070, 110, 125, 147, 148, 169, 170, 171, 179, 188, and190.
TOTAL 16

Digital Publishing Option Degree (SAC 0253)

Major requirements for the associate in arts or science degree:
Required Courses Units
Business Applications and Technology Core Requirements 16
Business Applications 160, Microsoft Publisher 3
Business Applications 164, Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 3
Business Applications 169, Dreamweaver for Windows 1.5
Business Applications 170, Adobe InDesign 3
Business Applications 187, Graphics & Scanning 1.5
Select 3 units from the following courses:
Business Applications 163, Adobe Acrobat 1.5
Business Applications 165, Microsoft FrontPage 1.5
Business Applications 166, Adobe Illustrator 3
Business Applications 167, Adobe Photoshop Applications 3
Business Applications 168, Introduction to QuarkXPress for Windows 1.5
Business Applications 171, Web Site Development for Business 3
Business Applications 172, Dreamweaver Applications 1.5
Business Applications 173, Macromedia Flash 3
Business Applications 175, Microsoft FrontPage Applications 1.5
Business Applications 178, OuarkXPress Applications 1.5
Business Applications 184, Advanced Microsoft Word 3
TOTAL 31

Digital Publishing Option Certificate (SAC 2495)

Requirements for the certificate:
Required Courses Units
Business Applications 160, Microsoft Publisher 3
Business Applications 164, Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 3
Business Applications 169, Dreamweaver for Windows 1.5
Business Applications 170, Adobe InDesign 3
Business Applications 187, Graphics & Scanning 1.5
Select 6 units from the following courses:
Business Applications 163, Adobe Acrobat 1.5
Business Applications 165, Microsoft FrontPage 1.5
Business Applications 166, Adobe Illustrator 3
Business Applications 167, Adobe Photoshop Applications 3
Business Applications 168, Introduction to QuarkXPress for Windows 1.5
Business Applications 171, Web Site Development for Business 3
Business Applications 172, Dreamweaver Applications 1.5
Business Applications 173, Macromedia Flash 3
Business Applications 175, Microsoft FrontPage Applications 1.5
Business Applications 178, OuarkXPress Applications 1.5
Business Applications 184, Advanced Microsoft Word 3
TOTAL 18

International Office Option Degree (SAC 0184)

Course Units
Business Applications and Technology Core Requirements 16
Business 110, Export Pricing, Quotations & Terms of Sale 1
Business 111, International Business Documentation - Beginning 1
Business 113, International Transportation 1
Business 153, Using Computers for International Marketing 1
Business 154, Using Computers in International Business 1
Business Applications 120, Administrative Office Management 3
Select 3 units from the following electives: 3
Business Applications 029, 034, 038, 043, 049, 066,
070, 148, 165, 169, 170, 171, 188, 189, and190.
TOTAL 27

International Office Option Certificate (SAC 1798)

Course Units
Business 110, Export Pricing, Quotations & Terms of Sale 1
Business 111, International Business Documentation - Beginning 1
Business 113, International Transportation 1
Business 125, Introduction to International Business 3
Business Applications 017, Business Writing Skills 3
Business Applications 179, Introduction to Microsoft Office 3
Select 3 units from the following electives: 3
Business Applications 029, 034, 038, 043, 049, 066, 070, 115,
120, 147, 148, 165, 169, 170, 171, 183, 188, and190.
TOTAL 15

Legal Office Option Degree (SAC 0183)

Course Units
Business Applications and Technology Core Requirements 16
Business Applications 043, Microsoft Office Specialist Preparation 0.5
Business Applications 047, Introduction to the Legal Office 3
Business Applications 120, Administrative Office Management 3
Business Applications 183, Microsoft Word 3
Paralegal 120, Computers in the Law Office 3
Paralegal 143, Civil Litigation Overview 2
Select 3 units from the following electives: 3
Business Applications 029, 034, 038, 049, 066, 070, 148,
165, 169, 170, 171, 180, and189.
TOTAL 33.5

Legal Office Option Certificate (SAC 1797)

Course Units
Business Applications 018, Office Procedures
OR 3
Business Applications 120, Administrative Office Management
Business Applications 043, Microsoft Office Specialist Preparation 0.5
Business Applications 047, Introduction to the Legal Office 3
Business Applications 179, Introduction to Microsoft Office 3
Paralegal 120, Computers in the Law Office 3
Paralegal 143, Civil Litigation Overview 2
Select 1.5 units from the following electives: 1.5
Business Applications 029, 034, 038, 049, 066, 070, 115,
147, 148, 165, 169, 170, 171, 180, 183, 188 and189.
TOTAL 16

Microsoft Office Professional Option Degree (SAC 2330)

Course Units
Business Applications and Technology Core Requirements 16
Business Applications 049, Introduction to Microsoft Access 1.5
Business Applications 066, Microsoft Outlook 1.5
Business Applications 180, Advanced Microsoft Office 3
Business Applications 185, Real World Microsoft Projects 3
Business Applications 189, Excel - Application Projects 1.5
Business Applications 191, PowerPoint – Application Projects 1.5
Select 3 units from the following electives: 3
Business Applications 043, 070, 148, 160, 165, 175,
183, 188, and190.
TOTAL 31

Microsoft Office Professional Option Certificate
(SAC 2493)

Course Units
Business Applications 043, Microsoft Office Specialist Preparation 0.5
Business Applications 049, Introduction to Microsoft Access 1.5
Business Applications 066, Microsoft Outlook 1.5
Business Applications 115, Computer Keyboarding Speed & 1
Accuracy Development
Business Applications 147, Introduction to Windows 1.5
Business Applications 179, Introduction to Microsoft Office 3
Business Applications 180, Advanced Microsoft Office 3
Business Applications 185, Real World Microsoft Projects 3
Business Applications 189, Excel - Application Projects 1.5
Business Applications 191, PowerPoint – Application Projects 1.5
TOTAL 18

Office Management Option Degree (SAC 0609)

Course Units
Business Applications 017, Business Writing Skills
OR 3
Business 222, Business Writing
Business Applications 018, Office Procedures
OR 3
Business Applications 120, Administrative Office Management
Business Applications 147, Introduction to Windows 1.5
Business Applications 179, Introduction to Microsoft Office 3
Business 080, Business Mathematics
OR 3
Accounting 010, Accounting Procedures
Business 120, Principles of Management 3
Select 6 units from the following courses:
Accounting 115, Survey of Accounting 3
Business 101, Business Law 3
Business 125, Introduction to International Business 3
Business Applications 066, Microsoft Outlook 1.5
Business Applications 189, Excel - Application Projects 1.5
Business Applications 192, Introduction to Microsoft Project 3
Business Applications 193, Microsoft Visio 1.5
Select 3 units from the following electives: 3
Business Applications 029, 038, 043, 049, 070, 115,
148, 165, 169, 170, 171, 183, 184, 188, and190.
TOTAL 25.5

Office Management Option Certificate (SAC 2097)

Course Units
Business Applications 017, Business Writing Skills
OR 3
Business 222, Business Writing
Business Applications 018, Office Procedures
OR 3
Business Applications 120, Administrative Office Management
Business Applications 179, Introduction to Microsoft Office 3
Accounting 010, Accounting Procedures
OR 3
Business 080, Business Mathematics
Select 6 units from the following electives: 6
Business Applications 029, 035, 038, 043, 049, 066, 070,
115, 147, 148, 165, 169, 170, 171, 180, 183, 184, 188, 189,
190, 192 and193.
TOTAL 18

Spanish/English Interpretation and Translation Option Certificate (SAC 2599)

Course Units
Spanish 195A, Advanced Conversational Spanish 3
Business Applications 056, General Foundation for 3
Bilingual Business Interpretation-Spanish/English
Business Applications 057, Medical Interpretation & 3
Translation-Spanish/English
Business Applications 058, Legal Interpretation & 3
Translation-Spanish/English
Business Applications 059, Court & Business Work Experience 1-2
for Interpreters & Translators
Select 3 units from the following electives: 3
Business Applications 017, 038, 052, 053, 054, 115, 179;
English 061, 101; Spanish N51, 101, 102, 195B, 212 or213.
TOTAL 16-17
Recommended electives for all Business Applications programs: Art 121A, 195 and Journalism 122; Business 100, 121, 125; Business Seminar 065A, 065B, 065C, 066A, 066B, 066C; Management 121,122.