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, presentation, and database 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 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 and will have completed the general office assistant certificate and the Microsoft office applications professional certificate.
View the Business Technology Program Fact Sheet for additional information.
Students who do not type at least 25 words per minute will be advised to take BUSN 1100 their first semester.
Students that choose PSYC 1101 as their Area II elective could also complete the diploma in Business Techology.
Administrative assistant, virtual administrative assistant, office administrator, executive assistant