Business Administrative Technology
Program Description: The Business Administrative Technology program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in a variety of positions in today’s technology-driven workplaces. The Business Administrative 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, database management, 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 qualifications 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 Administrative Technology, Associate of Applied Science degree.
Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will create documents using a variety of software applications.
• Students will create Mail Merge documents including letters, envelopes, and data directories.
• Students will format business documents using Word Processing software.
Length of Program: Five (5) Semesters
Cost of Program: Click Here.
Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester
Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Scores.
Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
PROGRAM FINAL EXIT POINT: Business Administrative Technology, Associate of Applied Science Degree.
Credits Required for Graduation: 64 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.
|1. General Core Courses||15|
|Area I: Language Arts/Communication||3|
|ENGL||1101||Composition and Rhetoric|
|Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences||3|
|Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics||3|
|One Mathematics Course|
|Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts||3|
|And one additional course from Area I, II, III, or IV (as approved by program advisor)||3|
|General Education courses and electives for the Associate Level can be found on this page.|
|2. Occupational Courses (49 hours)|
|BUSN||1190||Digital Technologies in Business||2|
|BUSN||1410||Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications||4|
|BUSN||1430||Desktop Publishing and Presentation Applications||4|
|BUSN||2160||Electronic Mail Applications||2|
|BUSN||2190||Business Document Proofreading and Editing||3|
|BUSN||2210||Applied Office Procedures||3|
|COMP||1000||Introduction to Computers||3|
|MGMT||1100||Principles of Management||3|
|and one of the following (4 hours)|
|ACCT||1100||Financial Accounting I||4|