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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook

Business Technology, AAS


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BA23

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, 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. (Program Length: 5 Semesters)

View the Business Technology AAS Degree 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.

Employment Opportunities

Administrative assistant, virtual administrative assistant, office administrator, executive assistant

Curriculum


Essential General Education Core Courses (15 Credits)


Area I - Language Arts/Communication


(Successful completion of ENGL 1101  is required)

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences


(Choose ONE of the following)

Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts


(Choose ONE of the following)

General Education Elective:


To meet the minimum required 15 semester credit hours in general education courses, an additional 3 semester credit hours must be taken from Area I, Area II, Area III, or Area IV. Students can view the complete list of classes here .

Total Hours: 63


Elective(s):


Any BUSN course not required for program completion. Recommended electives:

Note:


Some courses may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information.

Suggested First Semester classes:


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