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Business Administrative Technology

Associate of Applied Science

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, 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 Administrative Technology, Associate of Applied Science degree.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (COMPASS)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

62

79

N/A

37

 

Program Courses

Credits

General Education Core (Required minimum: 15 Semester hours)

 

Area I - Language Arts/Communications (3 hrs)

3

ENGL 1101 - Composition and Rhetoric

 

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 hrs)

3

Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics (3 hrs)

3

Area IV - Humanities and Fine Arts (3 hrs)

3

Specific General Education Core Electives (3 hrs)

3

One additional course from Area I, II, III, or IV

 

For a complete listing of General Education courses and electives select the following link: General Education Courses

Occupational Courses

 

COMP 1000 - Introduction to Computers

3

BUSN 1400 - Word Processing Applications

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 1190 - Digital Technologies in Business

2

BUSN 1240 - Office Procedures

3

BUSN 2160 - Electronic Mail Applications

2

BUSN 2210 - Applied Office Procedures

3

BUSN 2190 - Business Document Proofreading and Editing

3

MGMT 1100 - Principles of Management

3

ACCT 1100 - Financial Accounting I

4

Specific Occupational Guided Electives - 6 hrs

6

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

64

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