Virtual Business Office Support Professional

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: A2459)

Prepares students to work in a virtual (Web- and technology-based) office environment. Emphasizes the creation, marketing, and management of the virtual office, the use of new technologies, and the development of key office support and technical skills required in the virtual environment.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will provide virtual customers with clear and organized information.
  • Student will calculate simple to complex sales invoices, bills of lading, and other types of business forms applying proper and accurate business mathematics rules and procedures.
  • Student will treat all online customers with respect and dignity in all forms of online communications with sensitivity to the differences of diverse cultural groups.
  • Student will perform research on topics regarding the virtual office environment using a variety of research tools and assessing the information gathered critically to ascertain is veracity, validity, and reliability.
Program Requirements
BUS 135eBUSINESS II: CREATING AN EFFECTIVE WEB PRESENCE3
BUS 140BUSINESS LAW/THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS3
BUS 182KEYBOARDING FOR OFFICE PROFESSIONALS2
BUS 183BUSINESS MATHEMATICS3
BUS 200AMICROSOFT WORD: BEGINNING2.5
BUS 200BMICROSOFT WORD: ADVANCED2.5
BUS 206FILING AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT2.5
BUS 211COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY3
or BUS 212 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
Select 2-4 units of the following:2-4
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS I
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS II
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS III
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS IV
Program Requirements for Virtual Business Professional certificate18-19
Total Units41.5-44.5