Computer Business Applications


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Business and Career Education

Christopher Whiteside, Executive Dean

For more information contact:
Diana Rochat
(714) 988-4366

Division Office
(714) 895-8792

Computer Business Applications

Business Information Worker

Office Administrations Computer Business Applications (CBA) department teaches a full range of state-of-the-art technology application courses from Introduction to Computers to intermediate/advanced skill levels of Microsoft Office. These hands-on courses, along with other computer technology courses and fundamental business skill courses, promote technology proficiency, communication, collaboration, and critical thinking. Courses offered through CBA prepare students to succeed in any type of public, private, governmental, educational, health, manufacturing, and industrial employment environment that use state-of-the-art computer technology.

Program Highlights

  • The CBA program utilizes Microsoft Certified Application Specialist Approved Courseware so that students can take and achieve national certification at the Core and Expert levels upon completion of the required CBA courses.
  • Golden West College is a member of the Microsoft IT Academy and the department uses the curriculum to further reinforce those skills for students to acquire the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) certification.
  • TheProgram offers certification for the Certified Business Professional bringing recognition to Golden West College as one of a few international testing sites in the State of California that offer the International Association of Administrative Professional Certified Professional Secretary and the Certified Administrative Professional Exams.
Career Path
Business Information Worker