computer applications & office Technology (CAOT)
Computer Applications and Office Technologies
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2549
CAOT Faculty Offices • Da Vinci Hall, Room 207 or 212
The department offers a wide variety of computer applications courses such as MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Dreamweaver, as well as Windows, Internet, Business English, Business Communications, and specialty Legal and Medical Office Assistant courses . All keyboarding courses use software designed not only for learning touch-method typing but also for preparing documents using Word. The department currently offers online/hybrid sections of Keyboarding I and II, MS Word, and MS Office.
Classes are scheduled during the day Monday through Friday, evenings Monday through Thursday, and on Saturdays. For more information about our programs, click here or visit us on the second floor of Da Vinci Hall, Rooms 207 and 212, or call (323) 953-4000, Ext. 2910 or 2549, for more information.
|Microsoft Certification Exam: The CAOT discipline is now a testing center for Microsoft Certification exams which will be available to students and district employees. Click here then click the MOUS Certification link for details. For more information, or to make an exam appointment, contact David Coleman at (323)953-4000, Ext. 2908.|
Certificate program applications. We offer six basic certificates that require as few as two courses and five specialty certificates. Refer to the college catalog for all program offerings and course requirements. Students need to apply for their certificate during the semester that they will complete the final course in the program they are persuing. Applications are available December through March of each academic year.
2013 applications are available December 3, 2012 through March 21, 2013. DEADLINE: 2013 APPLICATION AND ANY ADDITIONAL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS ARE DUE THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013 BY 4:00PM TO THE DEPARTMENT CHAIR'S OFFICE (AD-304). There is a drop slot on the office door where documents may be submitted anytime.
UPDATE 3/22/2013: The 2013 application period is now closed. Students completing a program during Summer/Fall 2013 or Spring 2014 should apply during the 2014 application period which will begin in December 2013.
|Legal Program: Click here for information on our Legal Office Training Program. We offer a Basic Legal Office Certificate for our Legal Office Assistant majors. For more information please contact Professor Wanda Yonge at (323)953-4000, Ext. 2909.|
|Medical Program: Medical Terminology is your starting place for a career in health care. Click here for more information on careers in the health field. We offer a Basic Medical Transcription Certificate and a Basic Medical Administrative Certificate. For more information, contact Mrs. Carmelita Bronson-Smith at 953-4000, Ext. 2907.|
|Internship Program: The CAOT Department is actively seeking qualified student candidates to participate in our Internship Partnership program in which you can earn credit for working. For more information please contact Ms. Brenda Bell at (323)953-4000, Ext. 2910.|