Business Information Systems/Information Processing BUIP.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 37 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Business Information Systems
Effective as of Fall 2016

What is the program about?

This one-year certificate is intended to provide specialized training necessary to work with personal computers and end-user software applications. Students master the basics of customer service, workplace technology and electronic files management to provide administrative support in a variety of entry-level office positions.

Program Outcomes

  • Use specialized terminology effectively.
  • Identify good human relations skills in various settings such as one-to-one, teams and groups.
  • Assess business problems using analytical and critical thought processes to identify the best technology solution.
  • Explain the flow of information, media and documents throughout the life cycle; input, processing, output, distribution, use, storage, retrieval and disposition.
  • Apply quantitative skills appropriate to business information occupations.

Additional Information

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program: View the Gainful Employment Information


Course Title Credits
ACC 1210 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
BIS 1201 Keyboarding & Document Formatting 3
BIS 1220 Word Processing Software 3
BIS 1230 Spreadsheet Software 3
BIS 1240 Presentation Software 2
BIS 1301 Advanced Document Formatting & Keyboarding 3
BIS 1260 Database Software 3
BIS 1400 Customer Service 3
BIS 2140 Records Management 2
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
MAT 1120 Business Mathematics 3
(COM 2206 OR COM 2225) 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.