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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.

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.

Advisor: A program advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course.  An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

PROGRAM FINAL EXIT POINT: Business Administrative Technology, Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Credits Required for Graduation:  64 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

 

Curriculum

Credit Hours

 
1. General Core Courses 15
 
  Area I: Language Arts/Communication 3
    Required Course(s):
    ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric  
 
  Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
 
  Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics 3
    Required Course(s):
    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 1240 Office Procedures 3
  BUSN 1400 Word Processing 4
  BUSN 1410 Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications 4
  BUSN 1420 Database Applications 4
  BUSN 1430 Desktop Publishing and Presentation Applications 4
  BUSN 1440 Document Production 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
  XXXX xxxx Guided Elective(s) 6
  and one of the following (4 hours)
    ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
    BUSN 2200 Office Accounting 4
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