Computer Applications & Office Management

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Welcome to Computer Applications & Office Management

Program Description

The Computer Applications and Office Management Department (COMP) is in business-the technology education business. We live in a culture governed by the demands of digital life. This digital life blurs and transforms old boundaries between work and home, public and private. It requires ever-increasing levels of technology literacy and competency. Computer software tools and devices constantly evolve and expand, as well as the skills needed to use them. COMP serves that need across the entire arc of digital life-whether your career is still in preparation (pre-career), in progress (workforce training), or in transition (changing careers or retirement). Our mission is to develop "technology-savvy adults" who possess literacy and competency in software productivity applications and tools that are part and parcel of our everyday lives-in the office, in the home office and in personal living. The COMP Department is designed to meet the needs of all students and working professionals with a desire to improve their computer skills. SBCC can design a personalized program of study to meet your needs for:

• An introductory course
• A workshop to update your skills
• An advanced skills class
• A Skills Competency Award
• A Certificate of Achievement
• Professional certification
• An Associate in Science Degree

You can take COMP courses in the way that best fits your lifestyle and schedule. Class formats include:

• On-campus/traditional
• Evening
• Online/distance learning
• Self-paced lab instruction
• Short courses
• Credit for Work Experience

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Use the intermediate and advanced features of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) proficiently, according to professional business standards
  2. Integrate the programs in the Microsoft Office suite for maximum productivity
  3. Use the Internet as a research tool

Office Management Emphasis Certificate

  1. Use the intermediate and advanced features of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) proficiently, according to professional business standards
  2. Integrate the programs in the Microsoft Office suite for maximum productivity
  3. Write effective business correspondence
  4. Utilize correct accounting procedures
  5. Supervise and manage employees effectively
  6. Use the Internet as a research tool

Department Offices
Division: Business Education
Department Chair: Mindy Mass (BC-308, ext. 2260)
Dean: Melissa V. Moreno, Wake Campus, Room 1, (805) 683-8292

Faculty & Offices
Mindy Mass, Chair (BC-306, ext. 2260)
Carol Diamond (BC-310, ext. 2416) 

 

 


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