BIW Program Resources
Learning Tools for Students
We are here to help you succeed in pursuing your academic goals. Check out all the valuable resources and learning tools available for LBCC students.
What can a Business Information Worker Pathway offer you?
In 2 years or less, you can gain the skills to graduate and be successful. The pathway was developed by educators and vetted by business as part of the Doing What Matters Framework to provide graduates with the common skills that employers demand.
- Give Priority for Jobs and the Economy
- Make Room for Jobs and the Economy
- Promote Student Success
- Innovate for Jobs and the Economy
As you successfully complete certain courses at LBCC, you can take exams and earn industry certificates at our computer labs.
IC3, GS5 Exam is a certification that is comprised of three exams: Computing Fundamentals that provides a global standard, digital standard for industry certification. IC3 includes concepts and skills that apply to almost any school or career pathway, it’s the ideal solution for any student or job seeker looking to validate their digital skills.
- COSA 30 - Introduction to Computers: IC3, GS5 – Computing Fundamentals, Living Online, Key Applications
- COSA 15 – Microsoft Excel for Windows: Excel 2016
- COSA 20 – Microsoft PowerPoint for Windows: PowerPoint 2016
- COSA 10 – Microsoft Word for Windows: Word 2016
- COSA 215 – Microsoft Outlook for Windows: Outlook 2016
check out more Industry Certifications offered by COS department.
COS Student Learning Resources
Learning Tools/Technology for Students
Learning Management System (LMS) where you can access your course information.
Get free access to Microsoft Softwares exclusively at LBCC.
There are several different options available if you need to use Microsoft Office:
- Office 365
- On-Campus Computer Labs
All computer labs at both the LAC and PCC campuses have Office installed.
LBCC students are also eligible to purchase Microsoft Office products, as well as other software, at a reduced rate through CollegeBuys.org
COS STUDY CENTERS
GET ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND ACCESS TO SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS
Earn Industry Standard Certifications as part of many courses in the Computer & Office Studies programs.
Learn how to Earn a Typing Certificate.
COMPUTER LAB HOURS
|LAC – Room M-109||PCC – Room AA-206|
|Monday – Thursday||8 am – 9 pm||8 am – 9 pm|
|Friday||8 am – 4 pm||8 am – 4 pm|
|Saturday||10 am – 2 pm|
Find important forms about admissions and records for your academic progress.
View important dates for current and upcoming semesters. Downloadable PDFs of the academic calendar are also available.
Official publication of record regarding courses offered, degree and certificate program outlines, requirements and additional policies and procedures for the campus.
useful cyber security resources
CYBER SECURITY CLUB
Join our Cyber Security Club to build your network and receive the latest resources in the field of Cyber Security.
CYBER SECURITY NEWS
News & updates from The Hacker News.
CyberSeek provides detailed, actionable data about supply and demand in the cybersecurity job market.
THE INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY ASSOCIATION (ISSA)
The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members.
InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector. It is an association of persons who represent businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the United States.
US COMPUTER EMERGENCY READINESS TEAM
The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) is the Nation’s flagship cyber defense, incident response, and operational integration center. Our mission is to reduce the Nation’s risk of systemic cybersecurity and communications challenges.
NATIONAL CENTERS OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN CYBER DEFENSE
The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly sponsor the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) program. The goal of the program is to reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense and producing professionals with cyber defense expertise for the Nation.