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Business Careers

[Updated for Fall 2022 Semester]

NOTE: Classes in Business Careers can be taken as an individual course or as a Gold Certificate Program.


Learn basic accounting concepts on verifying the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents. Also on how to update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and records and reports detailing financial business transactions both manually and electronically (QuickBooks).

Cost: $75 per class.

Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper Gold Certificate

Note: Financial Aid is available with concurrent enrollment in the Administrative Assistant Program.

Accounting with Intro to QuickBooks Pro (144 hours)

Days Time                     Location & Room No. Teacher
T/Th 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Willow Center, 100 R. Sibaja


QuickBooks (144 hours)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of general accounting or recommendation by instructor.

Days Time                    Location & Room No. Teacher
T/Th 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Willow Center, 100 R. Sibaja


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Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant program provides students with the necessary skills to thrive as an assistant in an office environment.  In addition to basic computer skills, students receive an in-depth training on the latest computer software utilized in today’s industry. Students are taught to advanced user levels in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Access and Outlook) and focus on developing their basic Math and English skills.  (720 Hours)

Cost: Tuition $2,010, labyrinth key license $70, books $295, insurance $18, and ID badge $5. Flash drive to be purchased by student.  Total Program Cost: $2,398

Days Time   Location & Room No. Teacher
M - Th 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Willow Center, 98/104 C. Barela

In-person: M/W 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM                                                                  Online: T/TH 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM



  • Intro to computer or computer knowledge
  • Minimum typing speed of 35 wpm
  • Basic Microsoft Word and Excel (Recommended)

Program Courses Required:
(Not all courses offered every semester, see instructor for details.)

Microsoft - comprehensive course in:

• Word

• Excel

• Access

• Publisher

• PowerPoint

Applied Office Skills, including Outlook
Employment Skills/Soft Skills
Business Math
Business English
Adobe Suite (Basic)

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Typing Test

Register in Willow Center Office.

Cost: $10

For more information call:
(626) 934-2801.

Days Time Location & Room No.
T & Th 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Willow Center, 100


Prerequisite for entrance to the Business Careers Program: LAC Appraisal Testing and Department Assessment Test required before registration into program.