OIS: Office Information Systems Professional: Bilingual

The program below is undergoing modification and the modification will be placed into an addendum upon Chancellor’s Office approval - see your counselor for further information and visit the college website under www.swccd.edu/catalog link for the latest addenda updates.

Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02041)

The curriculum is designed to prepare students to work in an automated office environment in a bilingual (English/Spanish) or multicultural setting. Students will gain comprehensive training in word processing, filing and records management, machine transcription, business communications, and in the integrated electronic office including knowledge of email, Internet office applications, and management information systems software. Students will gain preparation for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification and may desire to pass a certifying examination. The associate in science degree is granted upon the completion of courses listed in both basic and advanced certificates.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will work in an office setting and interact with supervisors, co-workers, and the public in a variety of ways, including taking, clarifying, and providing information and direction, and producing verbal and written work products in both English and Spanish.
  • Student will interact properly and provide quality customer service in both English and Spanish to people of diverse backgrounds, including supervisors, co-workers, and members of the public.
  • Student will utilize print and computer/internet documents such as reports, tables, statistics, and reference materials to produce office documents that are reliable, accurate, and presented in a clear and organized manner.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”

Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.

For more information regarding the data provided for this program and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to visit our SWC Gainful Employment website at: www.swccd.edu/gainfulemployment.

Program Requirements
BUS 73KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY I1
BUS 74KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY II1
BUS 75KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY III1
BUS 78ELECTRONIC CALCULATOR1
BUS 181SPANISH COMPUTER SKILLS FOR INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION3
BUS 182KEYBOARDING FOR OFFICE PROFESSIONALS2
BUS 200AMICROSOFT WORD: BEGINNING2.5
BUS 200BMICROSOFT WORD: ADVANCED2.5
BUS 206FILING AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT2.5
BUS 210BUSINESS ENGLISH3
BUS 211COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY3
or BUS 212 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
BUS 218PROCEDURES FOR OFFICE PROFESSIONALS4
BUS 225INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: GENERAL BUSINESS3
or LEGL 257 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND LEGAL COMMUNICATION: SPANISH
Select 2 units of the following:2
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS I
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS II
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS III
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS IV
Select one of the following: *5
SPANISH FOR BILINGUALS II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
Total Units36.5
Recommended Electives
BUS 70KEYBOARDING I1
BUS 71KEYBOARDING II1
BUS 81ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE KEYBOARDING3
BUS 140BUSINESS LAW/THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS3
BUS 142BUSINESS ETHICS---CORPORATE AND PERSONAL1
BUS 152HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS3
BUS 183BUSINESS MATHEMATICS3
BUS 226INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: LEGAL3
BUS 227INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: MEDICAL3
BUS 229LEGAL TERMINOLOGY---BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH)3
BUS 233INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: IMMIGRATION3
CIS 92MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE3
CIS 101INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS4
CIS 133ADVANCED MICROCOMPUTER SPREADSHEETS SOFTWARE1
CIS 134MICROCOMPUTER DATABASE SOFTWARE--- ACCESS1
CIS 139WINDOWING ENVIRONMENT1
LEGL 228LEGAL TERMINOLOGY2
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Native speakers from a Spanish-speaking country who have finished high school or the equivalent in that country will have satisfied the Spanish language requirement. Students who have completed high school in the United States and have completed the fourth-year level of Spanish will have satisfied the Spanish language requirement.

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.