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Certificate and Degree Information

Business Computer Information Systems offers four certificate and degree programs designed to help students become successful in today's business world. Advisors, faculty, and staff are available to guide students through every phase of the learning process. For additional information about our programs, please call 530.895.2371.Group


Computer Applications - Dorene Thompson & Sandy Sloan, Advisors

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. For detailed course information, click here*.

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. For detailed course information, click here*.

Medical Office Administration- Connie Petlack, Advisor

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. For detailed course information, click here*. 

Office Administration- Connie Petlack & Sandy Sloan, 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. For detailed course information, click here*.

*Note: Previous catalog years are available from program advisors or department staff.


Butte College | 3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville CA 95965 | General Information 530.895.2511

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