Business Administrative Assistant


Business Administration programs at IVC, both at the associate degree and certificate of achievement levels, prepare the student by offering courses that allow students opportunities to acquire practical skills, technical knowledge and experience in a variety of fields. The fields of study available are: Business Administration for transfer, Accounting Technician, Administrative Assistant, Financial Services, Management, Marketing and Office Technician. These programs introduce the student to the world of commercial transactions, which occur in the distribution of resources in our American economic system.

adminassistThis Business Administrative Assistant program provides students with education training needed to quality for jobs that require a higher level of education and work experience in an office setting. These typed of jobs require good communication and technology skills, and it helps to be someone who works independently, is organized, and takes initiative. These individuals provide administrative support to an individual or an office. Job duties may include directing and coordinating administrative services.



Degree Requirements

I. Required courses for the major (30.0 units)

ACCT  210** Principles of Financial Accounting 4.0
BUS 105 Business Office Math 3.0
BUS 136 Human Relations in Management 3.0
BUS 145 Human Resources Management 3.0
BUS  169 Records Management 2.0
BUS 172 Office Procedures for the Workplace 3.0
BUS 180 Microsoft Office Suite for the Workplace 4.0
BUS 260 Business Communications 3.0
CIS 101 Introduction to Information Systems 3.0
WE 201* Employment Readiness 1.0
We 220* Internship 1.0


* It is recommended that the work experience courses be taken after the completion of at least 12 units in the major.

** It is recommended that ACCT 099 be taken as preparation for ACCT 210.

II. Required skill level for the major

Keyboarding skill level 50 nwpm. (BUS 154, Beginning Keyboarding and Document Formatting and BUS 156, Keyboarding: Speed and Accuracy, may be helpful in obtaining this skill level.)

Total Major Units 30.0 

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