Office Technology and Computer Applications Programs
The Citrus College Office Technology and Computer Applications program prepares the student for a career in a professional office environment. As the business office relies on technology, organizations need well-trained, capable individuals to ensure that daily tasks are handled efficiently and effectively.
Students participating in the Citrus College Office Technology and Computer Applications program, learn the technical and interpersonal skills to be employed in administrative and support services which includes: office clerk, information clerk, customer service representative, records clerk, financial clerk, receptionist, secretary, and administrative assistant. The curriculum is designed for students who wish to combine knowledge of office administrative procedures with a basic knowledge of business practices and a background of liberal arts. Students will study and acquire practical hands-on skills using the current Microsoft Office Suite, including word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, scheduling and time management and other communications technologies.
The Office Technology and Computer Applications program provide students with the skills to become proficient in keyboarding, word processing, computerized communications, office applications and procedures within a couple of semesters. Successfully completing the skill awards and certificates of achievement allows students to market themselves to employers as a well-rounded employee with skills and abilities to enrich the working world.