Business Technology Degree

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

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.

Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for admission. Age: 16 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Compass-writing 62, reading 79, algebra 37, or Asset-writing 42, reading 41, algebra 42 or SAT scores of 450 critical reading and 440 math or ACT scores of 17 reading, 16 English, and 19 math. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
GENERAL CORE COURSES
Language Arts
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Humanities (choose ONE class)
ARTS 1101 Art Appreciation 3
ENGL 2130 American Literature 3
MUSC 1101 Music Appreciation 3
Math
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Social Sciences (choose ONE class)
POLS 1101 American Government 3
PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology 3
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Select one course from the following (it may not be a course used to fulfill one of the requirements above):
ARTS 1101 Art Appreciation 3
ECON 1101 Principles of Economics 3
ENGL 1102 Literature and Composition 3
ENGL 2130 American Literature 3
HIST 2112 US History II 3
MATH 1112 College Trigonometry 3
MUSC 1101 Music Appreciation 3
PHSC 1111 Physical Science 3
POLS 1101 American Government 3
PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology 3
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
BUSN 1400 Word Processing Applications 4
BUSN 1430 Desktop Publ & Presentation Appl 4
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
BUSN 1190 Digital Technologies in Bus 2
BUSN 1240 Office Procedures 3
BUSN 1410 Spreadsheet Concepts and Appli 4
BUSN 1420 Database Applications 4
BUSN 2160 Electronic Mail Applications 2
BUSN 2210 Applied Office Procedures 3
BUSN 2190 Busn Doc Proofreading & Editing 3
MGMT 1100 Principles of Management 3
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
OR
BUSN 2200 Office Accounting 4
XXXX 600 Specific Occupational Guided Electives 6
GUIDED ELECTIVES
BUSN 1100 Introduction to Keyboarding 3
BUSN 1200 Machine Transcription 2
BUSN 1210 Electronic Calculators 2
BUSN 1300 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 2240 Busn Admin Assistant Intern I 4
BUSN 2250 Busn Admin Assistant Intern II 6
BUSN 2370 Med Off Billing/Coding/Insur 3
BUSN 2340 Healthcare Administrative Procedures 4