2017-2018 Semester Catalog

Business Technology (BA23) Associate of Applied Science Degree

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Program Description:

The Business Technology program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in a variety of positions in today’s technology-driven workplaces. The Business Technology program provides learning opportunities, which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications software. Students are also introduced to accounting fundamentals, electronic communications, internet research, and electronic file management. The program includes instruction in effective communication skills and terminology that encompasses office management and executive assistant qualification and technology innovations for the office. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of administrative technology. Graduates of the program receive a Business Technology, Associate of Applied Science degree.

Note: All occupational curriculum within the Business Technology Degree program must be completed with a “C” or better in order to graduate from the program.

General Education Core (15 Credit Hours)

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

XXXX xxxxHumanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

XXXX xxxxSocial/Behavioral Sciences Elective

3

 

MATH 1103Quantitative Skills and Reasoning

3

OR

MATH 1101Mathematical Modeling

3

OR

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

 

XXXX xxxxGeneral Education Core Elective

3

Occupational Curriculum (49 Credit Hours)

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

BUSN 1400Word Processing Applications

4

BUSN 1430Desktop Publishing and Presentation Applications

4

BUSN 1440Document Production

4

BUSN 1190Digital Technologies in Business

2

BUSN 1240Office Procedures

3

BUSN 1410Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications

4

BUSN 1420Database Applications

4

BUSN 2160Electronic Mail Applications

2

BUSN 2210Applied Office Procedures

3

BUSN 2190Business Document Proofreading and Editing

3

MGMT 1100Principles of Management

3

 

ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I

4

OR

BUSN 2200Office Accounting

4

 

XXXX xxxxGuided Electives

6

Total Credit Hours: 64 Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation