West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

CAREER PROGRAMS: Computer Applications

Computer Applications

Program Options

  • Associate of Science Degree
  • Certificate of Achievement
    Also refer to MICROSOFT OFFICE Certificates.

Program Information

The Computer Applications Department provides varied software program instruction for small businesses, home offices, and hobbyists. Curriculum is geared for students who want to learn software for basic skills and/or upgrading of skills. The majority of courses are offered as "short courses", i.e. days and evenings for five weeks, and Saturday classes which are held on two consecutive weekends. Distance learning, e-learning, or online courses and a few lecture courses are available as semester-length courses.

Students who successfully complete computer applications courses will be able to:

  • develop and prepare documents, projects, presentations, and web design
  • demonstrate skills in current software programs
  • implement tasks appropriate for a variety of informal and formal work environments
  • create and design basic publications, illustrations and digital imagery

Our goal is to help students compete in today's world of technology and achieve success in computer-related occupations in whatever field they choose to pursue.

Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement
Computer Applications 2011  ^
Disclosure year: 2009-2010 academic year

Career Paths

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Clerk
  • Data entr operator
  • Office Manager
  • Receptionist
  • Word Processor

Business Division Contact
Karina Dundurs
408.741.2414
e-mail: karina.dundurs@westvalley.edu

Program Requirements


Questions about Career Programs? Call 408.741.2098
email: cathy_aimonetti@westvalley.edu
or stop by the Career Programs Center, AAS 35


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