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  Sep 20, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018

Business Technology, Certificate of Proficiency


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Program Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

The Business Technology certificate is designed to meet the growing need for trained business support professionals. The primary goal of the certificate is to prepare students to use various software applications in the work environment as a support tool to enhance day-to-day business operations.

Business Technology certificate graduates will:

  • be prepared for entry-level positions as a business support professional
  • carry out office administration procedures and management support using office technology
  • use Microsoft Project software to produce Gantt charts, Network Diagrams, and reports
  • use Microsoft Office software to produce complex integrated documents and spreadsheets
  • identify good customer service skills and work well with internal and external customers
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an adviser or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements


Recommended Course Sequence

The courses listed below are a suggested sequence; as long as prerequisites are met, courses may be taken in a different order.

Academic Core Requirements - 15 Credits


  • Written Communication 5 credits
  • Quantitative Reasoning 5 credits
  • Social Science 5 credits

Total Program Credits: 79


See Academic Core Requirements  for a list of all applicable courses for each of the categories listed above.

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