Bakersfield College

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Business Management/Information Technology

The Business Management and Information Technology (BMIT) Department encompasses the areas of Business Administration and Computer Science.

Business Management

The Business Department strives to promote and enhance the economic development of the community; to provide for lifelong learning and academic excellence through course content, application and technology; to serve diverse populations with a sense of worth and dignity; to establish work ethics relative to a positive work environment; to meet workforce needs through skills development, training and personal growth; and to communicate a sense of vision and renewal through a creative utilization of productive and innovative resources.

Administrative Office Assistant

The Administrative Office programs are designed to provide the skills and competencies needed to become an efficient, productive member of an office support team. Students complete courses designed to help them learn to analyze and coordinate office duties and systems, develop proficiency in the use of integrated software, and improve oral and written communication. Emphasis is placed on non-technical as well as technical skills. Students have the option of completing certificate and/or two-year degree programs.

Bookkeeping

The Bookkeeping program provides students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. Using the "language of business," accountants assemble and analyze, process and communicate essential information about financial operations.

Business Administration

The desire of this department is to promote and enhance the economic development of the community; to provide for lifelong learning and academic excellence through course content, application, and technology; to serve diverse populations with a sense of worth and dignity; to establish work ethics relative to a positive work environment; to meet workforce needs in the workplace through skills development, training, and personal growth; to be quality driven; and to communicate a sense of vision and renewal through a creative utilization of productive and innovative resources.

General Management

The Management curriculum is designed to provide the student with the skills necessary for success as a manager in today's demanding organizational climate. The program is of benefit to the man or woman who aspires to a first-level or higher management position in any organization, including: business, government, or service organizations.

Retail Management

The Western Association of Food Chains is pleased to announce the new WAFC Retail Management Certificate Program, a 10-course college-level program that has been fully endorsed by the Western Association of Food Chains and its member companies. The certificate's curriculum was developed out of a collaborative effort between several food industry and college professionals and encompasses several business essentials, including the "soft skills" of management and communication required for career success in the retail food industry.

Computer Science

The Computer Science department includes courses and programs in computer science, computer information systems and web development.

Degrees & Certificates

Please click here for more information about our computer science degree and certificates.

  • Associate in Science in Computer Science for Transfer
  • Certificate of Achievement in Web Development
  • Certificate of Achievement in CompTIA
  • Certificate of Achievement in Software Development

Courses

Number Description Units Notes
COMP B2 Introduction to Computers 3  
COMP B5 Introduction to Microsoft Office 3  
COMP B10 Introduction to Programming Methodologies using Python 3  
COMP B11 Programming Concepts and Methodologies I 3 Prereq: Reading – 1 level prior to transfer
& Math – 1 level prior to transfer
COMP B12 Programming Concepts and Methodologies II 3 Prereq: COMP B11
COMP B13 Computer Architecture & Organization 3 Prereq: COMP B11
COMP B14 Discrete Structures 3 Prereq: COMP B11
COMP B21 Database Systems – Design & Structured Query Language (SQL) 3  
COMP B31 CompTIA Network Security - Security+ 3  
COMP B32 CompTIA Linux+ 3  
COMS B33 CompTIA Networking Technologies - Network+ 3  
COMP B41 Web Design: Design Tools 3  
COMP B42 Web Design: HTML & CSS 3  
COMP B43 Web Design: JavaScript 3 Prereq: COMP B42
COMP B72 Applied Software Design 3 Prereqs: COMP B10, B11, B21
COMP B84 CompTIA A+ 4  
COMP B94 Web Design: PHP & MySQL 3 Prereq: COMP B42
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