Business | West Coast Baptist College


Students choosing the Business proficiency may use it with any major or it may become a teaching field in the Secondary Education concentration. Within either of these purposes, students will study Microsoft Office and the applications of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher.

Course ID Credit Hours Course
BU 201 3

Principles of Administration

This practical course will enable students to understand the basics of administration in the context of the local New Testament church. Topics include developing a long range strategic plan, staff relations, communications, finance and law.

CS 102 2

Secretarial Computer 1

This course is a study of the Microsoft Office 2010 software. In particular, it includes use of Excel and Publisher. Prerequisite: CS 110

CS 103 2

Secretarial Computer 2

This course is a study of the Microsoft Office 2010 software. In particular, it includes PowerPoint and the practice of transcription of office documents and sermons. CS 102 is not prerequisite to CS 103.

CS 110 3

Basic Typing and Computers

This course teaches students the basics of the computer and gives them a beginning level of typing skill. The class will help them to understand what can be accomplished with a computer in the ministry.

CS 111 2

Word Processing

This course is to familiarize the student with Microsoft Word. It will be a study of the use and functions of this word processing program.

CS 201 2

Office Management

This course, designed for the secretarial concentration, gives methods of office management, including supply purchasing, delegation of work, office machines, receptionist skills, itineraries, personal relations, personality development, work ethics, and etiquette.

CS 222 2

Records Management

This course is a study of Microsoft Access. Introductory concepts of creating and maintaining a church database will be studied.

CS 231 2

Business Communications

This course is designed to teach secretarial students the art of letter writing to be used in the church office environment.

VA 101 2

Media Foundations

This course is designed to help the students understand how a church as an organization effectively communicates both to its members and to its community in order to further the cause of Christ. The students will learn and understand the basics of creativity and communication, web development, church audio, print design, video production, and technology—all with a ministry-specific emphasis.

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Key Faculty

Suza Rasmussen

Instructor—Home Economics