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Business A.A. Degree

    Accounting

    Medical Office

    General Business

    General Office Skills

    Marketing/Management *

    Real Estate *

Business A.S. Degree

    Economics

Computer Science & Information Systems A.S. Degree

    Business Computer Applications

Business Certificate of Completion

    Accounting Business Computer Applications

    Economics Option

    Medical Office

    General Business

    General Office Skills

    Marketing/Management *

    Real Estate *

Computerized Accounting Certificate of Achievement

ROP Certificates

    Computerized Accounting - Quickbooks

    General Office Accounting

    Medical Billing

    Medical Coding

    Medical Office Procedures

    Medical Terminology Payroll Accounting

* The Marketing/Management and Real Estate options will not be offered during this catalog cycle.

Contact:

(408) 848-4719

tps@gavilan.edu

Business A.A. Degree General Business

Program Learning Outcomes: After completing this degree a student will be able to:

  • analyze common business transactions and link them to the appropriate financial statements.
  • analyze the impact of shifts in supply and demand upon equilibrium price and quantity. Students who transfer to four-year colleges will have the appropriate background to successfully pursue a four-year Business degree.

1. Four-year colleges differ substantially in their lower division requirements for business transfer majors. Before enrolling you should refer to four-year college catalogs and consult with business faculty of counselor. (E.g., San Jose State University requires GBUS 1, GBUS 80 and MATH 7 from the business electives listed and CSIS 2L rather than CSIS 2.)

2. The Business Associate’s degree requirements will typically be required for transfer students; however, because of the diversity of four-year schools’ transfer requirements, you may petition for a modification of requirements to meet your specific transfer needs. You will need to complete a minimum of eighteen units, and all modifications must be approved by your counselor and the Business Department Chairperson.

3. Please note that ECON 1, ECON 2 and MATH 5 are part of the typical requirements. These courses can be used to satisfy general education requirements, but then you may not count the units towards the 18 unit major and you will need to select business electives.

4. Please note that CSIS 2 is part of the typical requirements. This course can be used to satisfy the Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development Area E of the A.A. general education requirements, but then you may not count it towards the 18 unit major requirement.

For transfer majors

This program is designed for students pursuing a four-year degree in business.

Major Requirements (See #1-4):

ACCT 20 Financial Accounting 4 units

ACCT 21 Managerial Accounting 4 units

ECON 1* Principles of Macroeconomic 0-3 units

ECON 2 * Principles of Microeconomics 0-3 units

Choose one:

MATH 5* Introduction to Statistics (*0-3 units)

GBUS/ECON 11 Statistics for Business andEconomics (4 units)

0-4 units

Choose one:

CSIS 2* Computers in Business - MS Office (see #4) (4 units)

CSIS 2L Computers in Business Lab - MS Office (1 unit)

1-4 units

Electives ** 0-9 units

Total Units for Major: 18-31 UNITS

Plus completion of general education requirements units vary

Total Units Required for A.A.: minimum of 60 UNITS

* May be used to satisfy general education requirements for A.A. degree. If CSIS 2, ECON 1, ECON 2, or any elective is used to satisfy A.A. general education requirements, the student must take additional courses from the Recommended Business Electives, to provide 18 units exclusively in the major.

** See #3 (next column)

Recommended Business Electives: GBUS 1, 80; CMUN 11; MATH 1A, 1B, 1C, 2, 2C, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Recommended General Education Electives (see #1): ANTH 3, HIST 7AB, PHIL 2, PSYC 1, SOC 1A

Consult with a counselor regarding other courses which are appropriate to your major.

Business Certificate of Completion General Business

Program Learning Outcomes: After completing this certificate of completion a student will be able to:

  • analyze common business transactions and link them to the appropriate financial statements.
  • analyze the impact of shifts in supply and demand upon equilibrium price and quantity.

This program is designed for students desiring a broad introduction to business rather than a specialized area of concentration. It should also be considered by students who think they may continue their education as a business major at a four-year college.

Students are expected to complete the courses or show competency. See a counselor regarding the course competency (waiver) process.

ACCT 20 Financial Accounting 4 units

ACCT 21 Managerial Accounting 4 units

ECON 1 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 units

ECON 2 Principles of Microeconomics* 3 units

Choose one:

MATH 5 Introduction to Statistics (3 units)

GBUS/ECON 11 Statistics for Business and Economics (4 units)

0-4 units

Choose one:

CSIS 2 Computers in Business - MS Office (4 units)

CSIS 2L Computers in Business Lab - MS Office (1 unit)

1-4 units

Total Units for Certificate of Completion: 18-22 UNITS

Recommended Business Electives: GBUS 1, 80; CMUN 11; CSIS 6, 8 or any transfer level CSIS class; MATH 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

With the consent of counselor and department chairperson, other electives may be chosen.

Computer Science & Information Systems A.S. Degree Business Computer Applications

Program Learning Outcome: After completing this degree a student will be able to use a variety of business software, including word processors and spreadsheets to create business letters, reports and other business documents.

The Computer Applications Option prepares students for positions utilizing a wide variety of popular operating systems and business application software. The computer applications taught are used in most business environments including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, graphics, and desktop publishing. This degree is also appropriate for retraining and for improving promotional opportunities.

Career Opportunities:

General office work

Document preparation

Technical support

Help Desk training and support

Word processing

Administrative Secretary

Administrative services

Choose 21 units from the following list of courses:

Choose only one of the following two courses:
CSIS 1 Computer Literacy - MS Office (2 units) CSIS 2 Computers in Business - MS Office (4 units)

CSIS 6 Web Page Authoring I (2 units)

CSIS 8 Introduction to the Internet (1.unit)

CSIS 10 BASIC Programming (2 units)

CSIS 71 Desktop Publishing - Adobe PageMaker (3.units)

CSIS 72 Desktop Publishing - QuarkXPress (3.units)

CSIS 73 Desktop Publishing - Adobe InDesign (3.units)

CSIS 75 PhotoShop I - Adobe Photoshop (3.units)

CSIS 121 Spreadsheet - MS Excel (1-2.units)

CSIS 124 Windows Fundamentals (1 unit)

CSIS 126 Word Processing - MS Word (2 units)

CSIS 128 Database - MS Access (2 units)

CSIS 129 Presentation Graphics - MS PowerPoint (1 unit)

CSIS 132 Intermediate Word Processing - MS Word (2 units)

CSIS 134 Intermediate Excel (2 units)

CSIS 181 PC Hardware (4.units)

CSIS 182 Operating Systems (4.units)

Total Units for Major: 21 UNITS

Plus completion of general education requirements units vary

Total Units Required for A.S.: minimum of 60 UNITS

Recommended Electives: CSIS 7 and other desktop publishing courses

Computer Science & Information Systems Certificate of Completion
Business Computer Applications

Program Learning Outcome: After completing this certificate of completion a student will be able to use a variety of business software, including word processors and spreadsheets to create business letters, reports and other business documents.

The Business Computer Applications Certificate of Completion prepares students for positions utilizing a wide variety of popular operating systems and business application software. The computer applications taught are used in most business environments including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, graphics, and desktop publishing. This degree is also appropriate for retraining and for improving promotional opportunities.

Career Opportunities:

General office work

Document preparation

Technical support

Help Desk training and support

Word processing

Administrative Secretary

Administrative services

Choose 21 units from the following list of courses:

Choose only one of the following two courses:

CSIS 1 Computer Literacy - MS Office (2 units)

CSIS 2 Computers in Business - MS Office (4 units)

CSIS 6 Web Page Authoring I (2 units)

CSIS 8 Introduction to the Internet (1.unit)

CSIS 10 BASIC Programming (2 units)

CSIS 71 Desktop Publishing - Adobe PageMaker (3.units)

CSIS 72 Desktop Publishing - QuarkXPress (3.units)

CSIS 73 Desktop Publishing - Adobe InDesign (3.units)

CSIS 75 PhotoShop I - Adobe Photoshop (3.units)

CSIS 121 Spreadsheet - MS Excel (1-2.units)

CSIS 124 Windows Fundamentals (1 unit)

CSIS 126 Word Processing - MS Word (2 units)

CSIS 128 Database - MS Access (2 units)

CSIS 129 Presentation Graphics - MS PowerPoint (1 unit)

CSIS 132 Intermediate Word Processing - MS Word (2 units)

CSIS 134 Intermediate Excel (2 units)

CSIS 181 PC Hardware (4.units)

CSIS 182 Operating Systems (4.units)

Total Units for Certificate of Completion: 21 UNITS

Recommended Electives: CSIS 7 and other desktop publishing courses

Students are expected to complete the courses or show competency. See a counselor regarding the course competency (waiver) process.

Business A.S. Degree Economics

Program Learning Outcomes: After completing this degree a student will be able to:

  • derive the appropriate profit maximizing price and quantity decisions of firms under different competitive conditions by selecting and applying the appropriate microeconomic principles,
  • calculate equilibrium price and output of markets and the equilibrium GDP deflator and equilibrium real GDP of the whole economy by applying the appropriate economic tools and principles.

Students completing this option will have the necessary lower division courses for an economics major at a four-year institution.

ECON 1 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 units

ECON 2 Principles of Microeconomics 3 units

Choose one:

MATH 5 Introduction to Statistics (3 units)

GBUS/ECON 11 Statistics for Business and Economics (4 units)

3-4 units

Choose one:

MATH 1A Single-Variable Calculus and Analytic Geometry (4 units)

MATH 6 Calculus for Business (3 units)

3-4 units

Choose two:

MATH 1B Single-Variable Calculus and Analytic Geometry (4 units)

MATH 7 Finite Math (3 units)

ACCT 20 Financial Accounting (4 units)

7-8 units

Total Units for Major: 19-22 UNITS

Plus completion of general education requirements units vary

Total Units Required for A.A.: minimum of 60 UNITS

Business Certificate of Completion Economics

Program Learning Outcomes: After completing this certificate of completion a student will be able to:

  • derive the appropriate profit maximizing price and quantity decisions of firms under different competitive conditions by selecting and applying the appropriate microeconomic principles,
  • calculate equilibrium price and output of markets and the equilibrium GDP deflator and equilibrium real GDP of the whole economy by applying the appropriate economic tools and principles.

Students completing this option will have the necessary lower division courses for an economics major at a four-year institution.

Students are expected to complete the courses or show competency. See a counselor regarding the course competency (waiver) process.

ECON 1 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 units

ECON 2 Principles of Microeconomics 3 units

Choose one:

MATH 5 Introduction to Statistics (3 units)

GBUS/ECON 11 Statistics for Business andEconomics (4 units)

3-4 units

Choose one:

MATH 1A Single-Variable Calculus and Analytic Geometry (4 units)

MATH 6 Calculus for Business (3 units)

3-4 units

Choose two:

MATH 1B Single-Variable Calculus and Analytic Geometry (4 units)

MATH 7 Finite Math (3 units)

ACCT 20 Financial Accounting (4 units)

7-8 units

Total Units for Certificate of Completion: 19-22 UNITS

Business A.A. Degree Real Estate *

The state sets the requirements for the Real Estate Salesperson's and Broker's License. A state licensing test is required. Consult your business advisor for current state licensing requirements.

Recommended Electives: CSIS 1, 2; GBUS 1; ECON 2; MGMT 102; MKTG 100, 102; MATH 233

* Not all major/certificates may be scheduled during this catalog cycle. Contact a counselor - (408) 848-4723.

RE 160 Real Estate Principles 3 units

RE 162 Real Estate Practice 3 units

RE 163 Real Estate Finance 3 units

RE 164 Real Estate Appraisal 3 units

RE 165 Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3 units

RE 168 Real Estate Escrows 3 units

GBUS 80 Business Law 3 units

Choose one:

RE 167 Real Estate Economics (3 units)

ACCT 101 Occupational Accounting (4 units)

ACCT 20 Financial Accounting (4 units)

3-4 units

Total Units for Major: 24-25 UNITS

Plus completion of general
education requirements units vary

Total Units Required for A.A.: minimum of 60 UNITS

Business Certificate of Completion Real Estate *

The state sets the requirements for the Real Estate Salesperson's and Broker's License. A state licensing test is required. Consult your business advisor for current state licensing requirements.

Recommended Electives: CSIS 1, 2; GBUS 1; ECON 2; MGMT 102; MKTG 100, 102; MATH 233

* Not all major/certificates may be scheduled during this catalog cycle. Contact a counselor - (408) 848-4723.

RE 160 Real Estate Principles 3 units

RE 162 Real Estate Practice 3 units

RE 163 Real Estate Finance 3 units

RE 164 Real Estate Appraisal 3 units

RE 165 Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3 units

RE 168 Real Estate Escrows 3 units

GBUS 80 Business Law 3 units

Choose one:

RE 167 Real Estate Economics (3 units)

ACCT 101 Occupational Accounting (4 units)

ACCT 20 Financial Accounting (4 units)

3-4 units

Total Units for Certificate of Completion: 24-25 UNITS

Business Options

Completion of the core courses and the additional requirements in a selected area (below) will qualify students for an Associate’s degree or Certificate of Completion in Business.

Students are expected to complete the courses or show competency in the indicated areas. Students who show competency in a required course can have the course and unit requirement waived upon approval of their counselor and the Business Department Chairperson. Regardless of the number of courses waived or transferred, certificate students will still need to meet the minimum “residing” unit requirements (minimum 12 units) at Gavilan College.

Students pursuing a certificate and an associate’s degree may apply ECON 1 or 10; CSIS 1 or 2; ENGL 250; GBUS 1, and MATH 5 to the A.A. general education requirements, but they will need approval from their counselor and the Business Department Chairperson. When required certificate courses are applied against associate’s degree general education requirements, the unit requirements for the certificate are reduced by the same number of units. However, students will still need to meet all the requirements for graduation including a minimum of 18 units in the major.

Students are expected to complete the courses or show competency. See a counselor regarding the course competency (waiver) process.

CORE COURSES:

CSIS 8 Introduction to the Internet 1 unit

MATH 402 Pre-Algebra (or eligible for higher math) 0-3 units

Choose one:

ACCT 20 Financial Accounting (4 units)

ACCT 101 Occupational Accounting (4 units)

ACCT 103 General Office Accounting (2 units)

2-4 units

Choose one:

CSIS 1 Computer Literacy* (2 units)

CSIS 2 * Computers in Business - MS Office (4 units)

CSIS 2L Computers in Business Lab - MS Office (1 unit)

1-4 units

Choose one:

ECON 1 * Principles of Macroeconomics (3 units)

ECON 10 * Fundamentals of Economics (3 units)

GBUS 1 * Fundamentals of Business (3 units)

3 units

One of the following: BOT 191A, B, C Work Place Skills 1 unit

Choose one:

CMUN 11 Business Communication (3 units)

ENGL 250 Practical Writing* (3 units)

GBUS 100 Business Correspondence (3 units)

Eligible for English 1A (test score)

0-3 units

Core Courses Unit Total: 8-19 UNITS

* May be used for general education for Gavilan General Education A.A. degree.

Business A.A. Degree Accounting Option

Program Learning Outcome: After completing this degree a student will be able to apply accounting theory to accumulate and summarize financial data. Common business software will be used.

Students receiving the Associate’s degree will have job entry skills for these occupations: accounting clerk, accounts receivable/payable, full charge bookkeeping, general ledger accounting, general office accounting.

For those who do not already have a degree, the A.A. option is preferred by employers.

Students are expected to complete the courses or show competency. See a counselor regarding the course competency (waiver) process.

CORE COURSES: 8-19.0 units

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

ACCT 20 Financial Accounting 4.0 units

Choose one:

ACCT 105 Payroll Accounting (2 units)

ACCT 111 Introduction to Income Tax (3 units)

2-3 units

ACCT 120 Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks 2.0 units

BOT 112 Business Computation w/Machines 0.5 units

CSIS 121 Spreadsheet - MS Excel 1-2 units

CSIS 128 Database - MS Access 2.0 units

Total Units for Major: 19.5-32.5 UNITS

Plus completion of general education requirements units vary

Total Units Required for A.A.: minimum of 60 UNITS

Recommended Electives: ACCT 21; GBUS 80; CSIS 122; ACCT 190

Business Certificate of Completion Accounting Option

Program Learning Outcome: After completing this certificate of completion a student will be able to apply accounting theory to accumulate and summarize financial data. Common business software will be used.

Students receiving the certificate will have job entry skills for these occupations: accounting clerk, accounts receivable/payable, full charge bookkeeping, general ledger accounting, general office accounting.

Students are expected to complete the courses or show competency. See a counselor regarding the course competency (w aiver) process.

CORE COURSES: 8-19.0 units

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

ACCT 20 Financial Accounting 4.0 units

Choose one:

ACCT 105 Payroll Accounting (2 units)

ACCT 111 Introduction to Income Tax (3 units)

2-3 units

ACCT 120 Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks 2.0 units

BOT 112 Business Computation w/Machines 0.5 units

CSIS 121 Spreadsheet - MS Excel 1-2.0 units

CSIS 128 Database - MS Access 2.0 units

Total Units for Certificate of Completion: 19.5-32.5 UNITS

Recommended Electives: ACCT 21; GBUS 80; CSIS 122; ACCT 190

Business A.A. Degree General Office Skills Option

Program Learning Outcome: After completing this degree a student will demonstrate the ability of solve mathematical problems involved in common business applications, using electronic calculator and/or computer.

Students receiving the associate’s degree will have entry-level office skills.

For those who do not already have a degree, the A.A. option is preferred by employers.

Students are expected to complete the courses or show competency. See a counselor regarding the course competency (waiver) process.

CORE COURSES: 8-19 units

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

CSIS 112 Keyboard Speed Building 0.5 units

CSIS 122 Computer Keyboarding 1.5 units

CSIS 124 Windows Fundamentals 1.0 unit

CSIS 126 Word Processing - MS Word 2.0 units

BOT 112 Business Computations with Machines 0.5 units

BOT 160 Records Management 3.0 units

BOT 169 Office Administration 3.0 units

Total Units for Major: 19.5-30.5 UNITS

Plus completion of general education requirements units vary

Total Units Required for A.A.: minimum of 60 UNITS

Recommended Elective: CSIS 169

Business Certificate of Completion General Office Skills Option

Program Learning Outcome: After completing this certificate of completion a student will demonstrate the ability of solve mathematical problems involved in common business applications, using electronic calculator and/or computer.

Students receiving the certificate will have entry-level office skills.

Students are expected to complete the courses or show competency. See a counselor regarding the course competency (waiver) process.

CORE COURSES: 8-19 units

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

CSIS 112 Keyboard Speed Building 0.5 units

CSIS 122 Computer Keyboarding 1.5 units

CSIS 124 Windows Fundamentals 1.0 unit

CSIS 126 Word Processing - MS Word 2.0 units

BOT 112 Computations with Machines 0.5 units

BOT 160 Records Management 3.0 units

BOT 169 Office Administration 3.0 units

Total Units for Certificate of Completion: 19.5-30.5 UNITS

Recommended Elective: CSIS 169

Business A.A. Degree Marketing/Management Option *

Students receiving the degree will have job entry skills for positions in mid-management/mid-marketing training in large firms.

* Not all major/certificates may be scheduled during this catalog cycle. Contact a counselor - (408) 848-4723.

CORE COURSES: 8-19 units

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

MGMT 101 Introduction to Supervision 3 units

MKTG 100 Principles of Marketing 3 units

GBUS 80 Business Law 3 units

Choose two:

MGMT 102 Techniques of Management (3 units)

MGMT 103 Human Relations in Business (3 units)

MGMT 104 Leadership (3 units)

MKTG 102 Techniques of Selling (3 units)

MKTG 103 Principles of Advertising (3 units)

6 units

Total Units for Major: 23-33 UNITS

Plus completion of general education requirements units vary

Total Units Required for A.A.: minimum of 60 UNITS

Recommended Electives: CWE; GBUS 100; CSIS 129; MGMT or MKTG courses

Business Certificate of Completion Marketing/Management Option *

Students receiving the certificate of completion will have job entry skills for positions in mid-management/mid-marketing training in large firms.

CORE COURSES: 8-19 units

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

MGMT 101 Introduction to Supervision 3 units

MKTG 100 Principles of Marketing 3 units

GBUS 80 Business Law 3 units

Choose two:

MGMT 102 Techniques of Management (3 units)

MGMT 103 Human Relations in Business (3 units)

MGMT 104 Leadership (3 units)

MKTG 102 Techniques of Selling (3 units)

MKTG 103 Principles of Advertising (3 units)

6 units

Total Units for Certificate of Completion: 23-33 UNITS

Recommended Electives: CWE; GBUS 100; CSIS 129; MGMT or MKTG courses

Business A.A. Degree Medical Office Option

Program Learning Outcomes: After completing this degree a student will:

  • demonstrate the ability to perform common tasks for the medical office, such as patient record management and billing.
  • be able to explain the meaning of common medical terms.

Students receiving the associate’s degree will have entry-level job skills for the medical front office.

For those who do not already have a degree, the A.A. option is preferred by employers.

Students are expected to complete the courses or show competency. See a counselor regarding the course competency (waiver) process.

CORE COURSES: 8-19 units

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

CSIS 122 Computer Keyboarding 1.5 units

CSIS 124 Windows Fundamentals 1.0 unit

CSIS 126 Word Processing - MS Word 2.0 units

BOT 160 Records Management 3.0 units

BOT 180 Medical Terminology 3.0 units

BOT 181 Medical Billing - MediSoft 2.0 units

BOT 182 Medical Office Procedures 3.0 units

Total Units for Major: 23.5-34.5 UNITS

Plus completion of general education requirements units vary

Total Units Required for A.A.: minimum of 60 UNITS

Business Certificate of Completion Medical Office Option

Program Learning Outcomes: After completing this certificate of completion a student will:

  • demonstrate the ability to perform common tasks for the medical office, such as patient record management and billing.
  • be able to explain the meaning of common medical terms.

Students receiving the certificate will have entry-level job skills for the medical front office.

Students are expected to complete the courses or show competency. See a counselor regarding the course competency (waiver) process.

CORE COURSES: 8-19 units

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

CSIS 122 Computer Keyboarding 1.5 units

CSIS 124 Windows Fundamentals 1.0 unit

CSIS 126 Word Processing - MS Word 2.0 units

BOT 160 Records Management 3.0 units

BOT 180 Medical Terminology 3.0 units

BOT 181 Medical Billing - MediSoft 2.0 units

BOT 182 Medical Office Procedures 3.0 units

Total Units for Certificate of Completion: 23.5-34.5 UNITS

The following certificate of achievement does not require the business core courses:

Computerized Accounting Certificate of Achievement

Students receiving the certificate will have entry-level computerized bookkeeping skills for a modern office.

CSIS 121 Computerized Spreadsheet - MS excel 2 units

CSIS 2L Computers in Business Lab – MS Office 1 unit

ACCT 20 Financial Accounting 4 units

ACCT 21 Managerial Accounting 4 units

ACCT 120 Computerized Accounting – QuickBooks 2 units

Choose One from the Following List of Courses:

ACCT 103 General Office Accounting (2 units)

ACCT 105 Payroll Accounting (2 units)

ACCT 111 Introduction to Income Tax (3 units)

2-3 units

Total Units for Certificate of Achievement: 15-16 UNITS