Business Technology Diploma

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Business Administrative Technology diploma program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in a variety of positions in today’s technology driven workplaces. The Business Administrative Technology diploma 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 that encompasses office management and executive assistant qualification and technology innovations for the office. Also provided are opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of business administrative technology. Graduates of the program receive a Business Administrative Technology Diploma with a specialization in one of the following: Business Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant.

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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. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computer Literacy 3
BUSN 1400 Word Processing Applications 4
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
BUSN 2190 Busn Doc Proofreading & Editing 3
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
BUSN 2200 Office Accounting 4
Select one of the following specializations:
BUSN 1190 Digital Technologies in Bus 2
BUSN 1240 Office Procedures 3
BUSN 1410 Spreadsheet Concepts and Appli 4
BUSN 1430 Desktop Publ & Presentation Appl 4
BUSN 2160 Electronic Mail Applications 2
BUSN 2210 Applied Office Procedures 3
XXXX xxxx Guided Elective 6
MAST 1120 Human Diseases 3
BUSN 2340 Healthcare Administrative Procedures 4
BUSN 2370 Med Off Billing/Coding/Insur 3
ALHS 1011 Structure & Function of the Human Body 5
ALHS 1090 Med Term/Allied Health Sciences 2
XXXX xxxx Guided Electives 9
*50 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation