Business Technology I Certificate

WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE PROGRAM OUTLINE. This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer. Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of individual courses.  Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog.  Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicable.

First YearUnits
BUS 1010 Introduction To Business3    
BUS 1230 Math for Business & Finance3    
CSN 1200 Using Internet and The World Wide Web3    
CSO 1202 Microsoft Windows2    
CSP 1203 Microsoft Office Professional I3    
ENG 1200 Grammar Skills for The Workplace2    
CSP 1231 Adv Keyboarding/Document Formatting  3  
CSP 2203 Microsoft Office Professional II  3  
ECN 1202 Fundamentals of Economics  3  
PSY 2200 Human Relations in The World of Work  3  
SPH 1204 Oral Communication Skills for Business, Industry & Technology  3  
HPE 1000 Wellness    1
SDT 1203 Job Seeking Skills    1
Year Total: 16 15 2
Total Units in Sequence:   33

For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360 or (815) 224-0408.

CSP 1231 - Demonstration of keyboard and document proficiency or the passing of CSP 1230 is required. 
Prerequisite Note:  Appropriate score on English Placement Exam, ACT subscore of 22 or successful completion of ENG 0900 is required for ENG 1205.

This curriculum, leading to a certificate, is designed to prepare personnel for entry into general office positions requiring proficiency in document preparation, filing, word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation software.  Students are strongly encouraged to complete the required courses in the order they are listed above.  Some coursers may be available only at night or online. 

Program cost, completion, and career information

Business Technology I Certificate
Program Completion DataDept of Labor SOC-Codes Relating to this program of study
On-time graduation rate*17%43-3061Procurement Clerks
In-field placement rate**67%43-4021Correspondence Clerks
Median Loan Debt**67%43-4031Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
Estimated Program Cost43-4071File Clerks
$480043-4151Order Clerks
Out of district
$972243-4161Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
Out of state
$1055643-4171Receptionists and Information Clerks
Cost Breakdown43-4199Information and Record Clerks, All Other
43-5011Cargo and Freight Agents
$304343-5051Postal Service Clerks
Out of district
$796643-5053Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
Out of state
$880043-5071Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
Course fees
$17343-5111Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
Books and supplies
$158343-9022Word Processors and Typists

* Information based on previous Fiscal Year

** Information based on average of past five Fiscal Year

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