2013-14 Unit Plan
Business Computer Information Systems

Mission Statement

2013-14 Unit Plan for Business Computers Information Systems (BCIS)

Mission Statement

The Business Computer Information Systems (BCIS) Department provides quality career and technical business education by offering certificates and degrees. Students who are interested in building careers in today’s dynamic offices can select from the following emphases:  business and management technology, and legal and medical office administration.  BCIS prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary to enter into a variety of office environments as administrative professionals and to pursue career pathways and future educational goals through the completion of degrees and certificates.

Program Description

BCIS Program Description


The BCIS Department offers students four programs:

1.   Office Administration—A.S. Degree, Certificate of Achievement, & Certificate in
      Office Administration
2.   Computer Applications—A.S. Degree, Certificate of Achievement, & Certificate in
      Computer Applications
3.   Legal Office Administration—A.S. Degree, Certificate of Achievement, & Certificate in Legal Office Administration
4.   Medical Office Administration—A.S. Degree, Certificate of Achievement, & Certificate in Medical Office Administration



Future Development Strategy

Strategy 1

 

Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning

  • Supporting Rationale


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Previous Program Review Recommendations
  • Supports Changes from Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Maintaining the appropriate program and service mix between the main campus and outlying centers
  • Strategy 2

    Upgrade computer systems for full-time faculty members including hardware and software.

    Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success

  • Supporting Rationale


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Changes from Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Maintaining the appropriate program and service mix between the main campus and outlying centers
  • Strategy 3

    Continuing to work toward Student Learning Outcome proficiency for BCIS courses.

    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning

  • Supporting Rationale


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Previous Program Review Recommendations
  • Supports Changes from Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Establishing new initiatives that support the Strategic Direction
  • Strategy 4

    Evaluating and upgrading to industry-standard business software for which employers will expect students completing BCIS programs to be proficient. These include, but are not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, desktop publishing, portable document formatting software such as Adobe Acrobat, medical software, and legal calendaring and forms software.

    Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale


    Supporting Rationale Alignment

    Strategy 5

    Continue to provide our BCIS students with Microsoft Office Certification preparation and testing.

    Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success

  • Supporting Rationale


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Changes from Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Strategy 6

    Ensure that BCIS students are prepared to pass the industry-sponsored Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams bcontinuing to offer the BCIS 70class that includes GMetrix practicexams.

    Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success

  • Supporting Rationale


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Changes from Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Strategy 7

    Continued awareness and preparation to meet the significant budget challenges that California Community Colleges will be facinin 2013-2014, and beyond.

    Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Previous Program Review Recommendations
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Strategy 8

    Replace faulty, unsafe student classroom chairs.

    Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success

  • Supporting Rationale


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Previous Program Review Recommendations
  • Resolving health, life, and safety issues
  • Increasing student success
  • Strategy 9

    Restore BE 107 as a computer classroom to handle the increased lab component of the computer applications courses, as defined during the 2012-2013 Curriculum Review process.

    Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success

  • Supporting Rationale


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Changes from Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Maintaining the appropriate program and service mix between the main campus and outlying centers
  • Strategy 10

    Ensure BCIS students an additional one-half day of computer classroom access weekly (with BCIS program specific software) at the Chico Center.

    Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success

  • Supporting Rationale


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Changes from Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Maintaining the appropriate program and service mix between the main campus and outlying centers
  • Strategy 11

     Identify ways to improve persistence, retention, and completion rates of BCIS students.

    Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Previous Program Review Recommendations
  • Supports Changes from Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Maintaining the appropriate program and service mix between the main campus and outlying centers
  • Required Resources

     

    • Faculty:  Provide travel funds for full-time faculty to attend state, regional, and national meetings ($10,000.00).
    • Support Staff:  Hire a student assistant worker who can assist the department, and department secretary, with needed clerical support for the upcoming Program Review (2013-2014) $2,560.00)
    • Facilities:  Restore BE 107 to its former computer classroom configuration with the addition of 30 new computers ($60,000), and replace 120 faulty classroom chairs (safety issues) ($9,600.00.)
    • Supplies:  Fund BCIS Advisory Committee meetings for four programs where BCIS industry partners meet and discuss current trends in the workplace ($600.00).  Headsets with microphones for BCIS 84 (speech recognition) ($1,500.00) Materials to support BCIS classes, ($1,000.00). Purchase adequate external hard drive to ensure the security and history of the BCIS Department ($200.00).
    • Software: Evaluating and upgrading to industry-standard business software for which employers will expect students completing BCIS programs to be proficient.  These include, but are not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, desktop publishing, portable document formatting software such as Adobe Acrobat, medical software, and legal calendaring and forms software.  ($5,000.00).  Purchase Microsoft Office Certification industry-standard exams in order to continue to offer these to students at a discounted price, ($1,800.00).  Purchase Microsoft Office GMetrix practice exams for advanced BCIS students who are preparing for the Microsoft Office industry-standard certification exam, ($2,100.00).
    • Equipment:  Purchase four updated computer systems, to match industry standards, for full-time faculty ($8,000.00).

    Current Revenue Stream

    The Business Computer Information Systems (BCIS) Department's current revenue stream (based on the SURE Report data for 2011-2011 is noted below). Additionally, BCIS submits a request for Perkins IV funds annually in order to receive funding.

    Current Revenue Stream: Perkins Funding

    Butte Community College

    02/11/13 Detail Budget Status Report Page: 1

    For Period 07/01/2012 Thru 06/30/2013

    Fiscal Year: 2013 BUDGET.OFFICER: Unassigned

    GL Account Allocated Revenue/ Unexpended Unencumbered

    Date Sc Ref.No Description Budget Expenses Balance Encumbrances Balance/Pcnt

    -------------------------------------------------- -------------- -------------- -------------- -------------- --------------

    12-118-513-1-051400-54300 Secr/Admin : Supplies-Instructional

    Opening Balances --> 10,000.00

    09/11 BU B019652 To 56411 1,750.00-

    09/11 JE J014712 From Fund 11 545.97

    09/28 JE J014788 From RSC 000 767.21

    Current Period Totals --> 1,750.00- 1,313.18

    To Date Totals --> 8,250.00 1,313.18 6,936.82 0.00 6,936.82

    84.08 %

    Future Totals -->

    Fiscal Totals --> 8,250.00 1,313.18 6,936.82 0.00 6,936.82

    84.08 %

    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    12-118-513-1-051400-54311 Secr/Admin : Supplies-Computer Instruct

    Opening Balances --> 12,000.00

    02/04 PJ V0390072 Certiport 1,800.00

    12/19 EP P0036698 Certiport 1,800.00

    01/31 EP P0036956 ComputerLand 8,540.00

    02/04 EP P0036698 Certiport 1,800.00-

    Current Period Totals --> 1,800.00 8,540.00

    To Date Totals --> 12,000.00 1,800.00 10,200.00 8,540.00 1,660.00

    13.83 %

    Future Totals -->

    Fiscal Totals --> 12,000.00 1,800.00 10,200.00 8,540.00 1,660.00

    13.83 %

    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    12-118-513-1-051400-56411 Secr/Admin : Computing Equipment

    Opening Balances --> 6,013.00

    09/11 BU B019652 From 54300 1,750.00

    11/20 PJ V0382315 Comp View Inc 7,656.27

    10/04 EP P0036150 Comp View Inc 7,660.56

    11/20 EP P0036150 Comp View Inc 7,660.56-

    Current Period Totals --> 1,750.00 7,656.27 0.00

    To Date Totals --> 7,763.00 7,656.27 106.73 0.00 106.73

    1.37 %

    Future Totals -->

    Fiscal Totals --> 7,763.00 7,656.27 106.73 0.00 106.73

    1.37 %

    ================================================================================================================================

    Totals for BUDGET.OFFICER: Unassigned

    To Date Totals --> 28,013.00 10,769.45 17,243.55 8,540.00 8,703.55

    31.07 %

    Future Totals --> 0.00 0.00 0.00

    Fiscal Totals --> 28,013.00 10,769.45 17,243.55 8,540.00 8,703.55

    31.07 %

    Butte Community College

    02/11/13 Detail Budget Status Report Page: 2

    For Period 07/01/2012 Thru 06/30/2013

    Fiscal Year: 2013 Grand Totals

    GL Account Allocated Revenue/ Unexpended Unencumbered

    Date Sc Ref.No Description Budget Expenses Balance Encumbrances Balance/Pcnt

    -------------------------------------------------- -------------- -------------- -------------- -------------- --------------

    To Date Grand Totals --> 28,013.00 10,769.45 17,243.55 8,540.00 8,703.55

    31.07 %

    Future Grand Totals --> 0.00 0.00 0.00

    Fiscal Grand Totals --> 28,013.00 10,769.45 17,243.55 8,540.00 8,703.55

    31.07 %

     

     

    SURE Report - District Funding:

    SURE Report Fiscal   Year 2011-12 2/8/2013 Page 1 
    BCIS Business Computer Information 
    Revenue Sources: 
    FT Credit FTES 
    FT Non-Credit FTES 
    FTES 
    48.3
    0
    % Total 
    22.69%
    0.00%
    $/FTES 
    $4,565.00
    $2,745.00
    Amount 
    $220,476.44
    $0.00
    % Total 
    22.34%
    0.00%
    PT Credit FTES 
    PT Non-Credit FTES 
    149.98
    0
    70.45%
    0.00%
    $4,565.00
    $2,745.00
    $684,659.02
    $0.00
    69.38%
    0.00%
    Other Credit FTES 
    Other Non-Credit FTES 
    14.62
    0
    6.87%
    0.00%
    $4,565.00
    $2,745.00
    $66,744.63
    $0.00
    6.76%
    0.00%
    Total FTES: 212.90 $971,880.16   98.48% 
    Grants 
    Other Revenue 
    $15,000.00
    ($7.00)
    1.52%
    0.00%
     
    Total Revenue: 212.90 
     
     
    $986,873.16
     
     
    Uses of Resources (costs): 
    513_x_051400 (Business Education -   Secr/Admin) 
    51110 Regular Instruction $278,176.46   35.36% 
    51195 Cash In Lieu of Benefits $11,374.71   1.45% 
    51240 Chairs and Coordinators $50,449.40   6.41% 
    51295 Cash In Lieu of Benefits $1,493.40   0.19% 
    51310 Holiday Pay $6,265.76 0.80% 
    51330 Part-time Hourly $234,570.16   29.81% 
    51340 Instruct Salaries, Overload   $9,327.08 1.19% 
    51370 Flex Pay $8,935.02 1.14% 
    51380 Substitutes Hourly $130.56   0.02% 
    51391 Office Hours $2,375.00 0.30% 
    51393 Mandatory Meetings $1,008.54   0.13% 
    51490 Other Noninst Hourly $2,833.34   0.36% 
    51xxxx Academic Salaries Total: $606,939.43 77.14% 
    52120 Clerical and Secretarial $15,452.43   1.96% 
    52195 Cash In Lieu of Benefits $1,063.35   0.14% 
    52210 Instruct Aides - Regular $1,857.11   0.24% 
    52468 Student Assistant, Instructional   $3,692.00 0.47% 
    52xxxx Classified Salaries Total:   $22,064.89 2.80% 
    53xxxx Employee Benefits Total:   $133,135.78 16.92% 
    54200 Duplicating Supplies $567.64   0.07% 
    54300 Supplies-Instructional $2,031.55   0.26% 
    54311 Supplies-Computer Instruct   $3,710.63 0.47% 
    54540 Food / Refreshments $278.46   0.04% 
    54xxxx Supplies and Materials Total:   $6,588.28 0.84% 
     
    SURE Report Fiscal Year 2011-12 2/8/2013   Page 2 
    55200 Travel - Regular $8,629.06   1.10% 
    55xxxx Other Op Expenses & Serv   Total: $8,629.06 1.10% 
    56411 Computing Equipment $9,396.37   1.19% 
    56xxxx Capital Outlay Total: $9,396.37   1.19% 
    513_x_051400 Total: $786,753.81   100.00% 
     
    Total Cost: $786,753.81 
    Gross Contribution to Overhead (GCO =   Total Revenue - Total Cost): $200,119.35 
    Contribution to District per Dollar of   Revenue (CTD = CGO / Total Cost): $0.25 

    Augmentation Requests

    Original Priority Funded Program, Unit, Area Resource Type Description Account Number Object Code One-Time Augment Ongoing Augment Supporting Rationale
    1 Yes BCIS Equipment 11-000-513 5200 $10,000.00 $0.00 The ever changing world of technology requires currency for all full-time facuty members who not only teach, but act as "Lead" instructor for part-time faculty members as well.
    2 Yes BCIS Personnel 11-000-513 2468 $2,560.00 $0.00 Ensure that the department has adequate clerical support during the upcoming Program Review (2013-2014).
    3 Yes BCIS Equipment 11-000-513 6411 $60,000.00 $0.00 Curriculum Review has brought modality changes to our courses (straight lecture classes have been changed to lecture/lab classes). These changes will impact our computer classrooms greatly. This request is to ensure student access to computers to help with their success.
    4 Yes BCIS Operating Expenses 11-000-513 4540 $600.00 $0.00 t is important to provide volunteer advisory committee members with food and beverages when conducting meetings.
    5 Yes BCIS Operating Expenses 11-000-513 4311 $5,000.00 $0.00 It is critical that the BCIS department ensures that current business softwares are offered in its programs and installed on computer stations for student use. Additionally, it would provide wider access to students if the college could host the BCIS softwares on a college network.
    6 Yes BCIS Operating Expenses 11-000-513 4311 $1,800.00 $0.00 This ensures that BCIS graduates have the most advanced and industry-recognized skill set in computer applications.
    7 Yes BCIS Operating Expenses 11-000-513 4311 $2,100.00 $0.00 This ensures that BCIS graduates have the most advanced and industry-recognized skill set in computer applications.
    8 Yes BCIS Equipment 11-000-513 6410 $9,600.00 $0.00 Classroom chairs are in poor repair and are a major safety concern.
    9 Yes BCIS Equipment 11-000-513 6411 $8,000.00 $0.00 Full time faculty members have old and outdated computers. Computers need to match classroom computers.
    10 Yes BCIS Equipment 11-000-513 6411 $200.00 $0.00 This purchase is necessary to encusre the security and history of the BCIS Department
    11 Yes BCIS Equipment 11-000-513 4311 $1,500.00 $0.00 Necessary piece of equipment for students enrolled in BCIS 84 coursework to ensure success.
    12 Yes BCIS Equipment 11-000-513 4300 $1,000.00 $0.00 Fund for misc. support to BCIS classes (color toner cartridges, etc.)
    Total(s) $102,360.00 $0.00