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Business Technology (Associate in Applied Science Degree)

61-64 credit hours.

This Associate in Applied Science Degree prepares students to specialize in Business Technology. The student receives extensive hands-on experience in application packages. Employment positions for graduates include administrative assistants, office managers, and jobs requiring technological proficiency and critical thinking such as actuarial and financial assistants.

General Education Core Requirements:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
ENGL 101 Composition I 3
  Life Sciences or Physical Sciences Elective 4

TMAT 103
Mathematics Elective or
Technical Math I
3-4 or
3
  Social and Behavioral Science Elective 3

Required Core:

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Course Course Name Credit Hours
ACCT 120 Small Business Accounting 3
ACCT 130 Computerized Accounting Applications 3
ACSM 101 or
ACSM 102 and
ACSM 103
Introduction to Computers or
Introduction to Computer Concepts and
Introduction to Computer Skills
3 or
1.5 and
1.5
ACSM 120 Microcomputers in Office Management 3
ACSM 125 PowerPoint 1
ACSM 136 Excel Level I 1
ACSM 137 Excel Level II 1
ACSM 138 Excel Level III 1
ACSM 146 Access Level I 1
ACSM 147 Access Level II 1
ACSM 148 Access Level III 1
ACSM 156 Word Level I 1
ACSM 157 Word Level II 1
ACSM 158 Word Level III 1
ACSM 167 Document Design and Layout 3
BUSN 110 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 115 Business Communications 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
BUSN 150 Customer Relations 1
BUSN 299 Internship in Business & ACSM 1-3
OTEC 101 Keyboarding 1
OTEC 102 Advanced Keyboarding 1
OTEC 104 Office Simulation 1
OTEC 113 Introductory Records Management 1
OTEC 114 Intermediate Records Management 1
OTEC 115 Advanced Records Management 1

Electives* (6-9 credit hours):

Course Course Name Credit Hours
ART 104 Basic Drawing 3
ART 231 Graphic Design I 3
BUSN 130 Computer Applications in Business 3
BUSN 210 Legal Environment of Business 3
BUSN 220 Principles of Management 3
BUSN 230 Principles of Marketing 3
BUSN 250 Small Business Management 3
COMM 130 News and Feature Writing 3
HLTH 110 Medical Terminology 2
DMED 101 Introduction to Digital Media* 3
DMED 110 Web Page Development 3
DMED 120 or

Computer Imaging and Design or
Upper Level DMED Course
3 or
3
NETW 150 Workstation Operating Systems 3
NETW 151 PC Hardware Maintenance & Repair* 3
NETW 160 Introduction to Networking 3
OTEC 140 Advanced Office Procedures and Technology 3

*Additional electives may be available with departmental approval.

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