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Connie Petlack
(530) 895-2506 BE 116A
Dorene Thompson
(530) 895-2971 BE 102
Sandy Sloan
(530) 895-2385 BE 108

Business Information Computer Systems Programs

BCIS Programs

Business Computer Information Systems offers four programs: Computer Applications, Medical Office Administration, Legal Office Administration, and Office Administration.

Students can earn a certificate, certificate of achievement, and an associate in science degree in any of the four programs. Please contact one of the following Program Advisors today to start your career!

Computer Applications - Dorene Thompson & Sandra Sloan, AdvisorsGraduation 2013 Small

With today's ever-changing technology, the need for computer literate support specialists is great in all areas of industry. Successfully completing the Computer Applications Program means you are proficient in the most popular business applications in use today - the latest versions of Microsoft Office, Windows, and a broad array of business-related software.

Legal Office Administration - Connie Petlack, Advisor

To meet the increased demands for legal office personnel, BCIS designed this major to meet the needs of the Butte and Glenn County areas. Our students receive comprehensive training in legal terminology, legal documents, privacy and confidentiality, database management, records management, Microsoft Office, legal transcription, and legal office procedures.

Medical Office Administration - Connie Petlack & Sandra Sloan, Advisors

The demand for health occupations professionals is increasing at a dramatic rate. This is due to new developments in computer applications, as well as the increased costs of health services and the aging population. In addition to the traditional careers of working in a doctor's office or hospital, new positions are available in the insurance industry and corporate medical departments.  

Office Administration - Sandra Sloan, Connie Petlack, & Dorene Thompson, Advisors

Office support personnel are employed in virtually every part of the economy and business world. The office professional is the life-blood of any business and is responsible for making a business run smoothly and maintaining positive relationships with customers. Our students develop skills in Microsoft Office, English and business writing and grammar, records management, accounting, and proper office procedures. Students may also customize the major around a particular area of interest by selecting from a wide range of elective courses. 


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