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CIP Code - 520101

Mission

The mission of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business & Technology is to provide quality instruction in the Program whereby students may earn an associate degree in Business Technology, transfer course credits to a four-year college, or achieve their goals in business and in computer skills and competencies needed to secure employment.

Some goals for this program are:

To maintain an environment that promotes equity and access to the courses offered in the BTEC curriculum
To integrate technology across the disciplines affording all students a variety of electronic learning opportunities.
To offer courses in management, marketing, customer service, and other business areas.
To prepare the student for management careers.
To incorporate innovative teaching competencies and programs leading to the associate degree in Business Technology, certificate programs, and specialized career training.
To offer courses transferable to four-year colleges and universities.
To present opportunities for the BTEC students to participate in relevant student organizations, community events, and interaction with the business community.
To participate with area businesses and industry to meet training needs.

Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science in Business & Technology combines English, math, social science, natural science, and humanities with business and computer courses to create a program designed to meet the increasing demand for entry-level business professionals. Further, a significant portion of the coursework is transferable for those students wishing to complete a bachelor’s degree.

In this program, there are a variety exit points that you may choose to take. They are:

 Associate of Applied Science in Business and Technology
 Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS): Administrative Assistant
 Technical Competency Area (TCA): Customer Service for Business Professionals
 Technical Competency Area (TCA): Software Applications
 Technical Competency Area (TCA): Supervision


Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:
Define the term Business and identify the components of the business environment.
Identify the elements of the marketing mix and explain the marketing concept.
Apply and explain the three-step writing process.
Explain the basic accounting equation relative to assets, liabilities, and equity.
Use mail merge to create form letters.

Degree Requirements


Course

Course Title

Lec Hrs

Lab Hrs

Tot Cr Hrs

Clock Hrs

ENGL101

ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

0

3

45

MATH108/110

COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

0

3

45

BUSN101

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS

3

0

3

45

CINS101

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS

3

0

3

45

PSYC201/SOCL201

INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY OR INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

3

0

3

45

ENGL102

ENGLISH COMPOSITION II (GER)

3

0

3

45

CINS204

WORD PROCESSING APLICATIONS

3

0

3

45

BUSN215

BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS

3

0

3

45

ACCT201

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

3

0

3

45

 

CTS CORE ELECTIVE (CHOOSE ONE FROM THE FOLLOWING)

3

0

3

45

ACCT202

INTRODUCTION TO MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

3

0

3

45

BUSN130

CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS

3

0

3

45

CINS203

SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS

3

0

3

45

CINS205

DATABASE APPLICATIONS

3

0

3

45

 

CTS – Administrative Assistant

 

 

30

450

BUSN210

PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

3

0

3

45

CINS205

DATABASE APPLICATIONS

3

0

3

45

MATH210

INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS

3

0

3

45

 

NATURAL SCIENCE

3

0

3

45

 

AAS CORE ELECTIVES (CHOOSE ONE FROM THE FOLLOWING)

3

0

3

45

ACCT202

INTRODUCTION TO MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

3

0

3

45

BUSN130

CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS

3

0

3

45

BUSN140

PERSONAL FINANCE

3

0

3

45

BUSN190

SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

3

0

3

45

BUSN211

SUPERVISION

3

0

3

45

CINS206

INTRODUCTION TO INTERNET TECHNOLOGIES

3

0

3

45

CINS207

INTERMEDIATE WEB PAGE DESIGN

3

0

3

45

BUSN201

PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

3

0

3

45

CINS203

SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS

3

0

3

45

BUSN231

BUSINESS LAW I

3

0

3

45

BUSN 180

NOTARY PUBLIC

3

0

3

45

CINS 202

PRESENTATION APPLICATIONS

3

0

3

45

 

HUMANITIES ELECTIVE

3

0

3

45

 

CORE ELECTIVE

3

0

3

45

 

AAS – Business and Technology

 

 

60

900

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OPTIONAL TCA

 

 

 

 

 

Business and Technology – Customer Service for Business Professionals

 

 

 

 

BUSN101

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS

3

0

3

45

BUSN130

CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS

3

0

3

45

BUSN215

BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS

3

0

3

45

CINS101

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS

3

0

3

45

 

TCA – CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS

 

 

 

180

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OPTIONAL TCA

 

 

 

 

 

Business and Technology – Software Applications

 

 

 

 

CINS101

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS

3

0

3

45

CINS204

WORD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS

3

0

3

45

CINS205

DATABASE APPLICATIONS

3

0

3

45

CINS203

SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS

3

0

3

45

CINS202

PRESENTATION APPLICATIONS

3

0

3

45

 

TCA – SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS

 

 

15

225

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OPTIONAL TCA

 

 

 

 

 

Business and Technology--Supervision

 

 

 

 

CINS202

Presentation Applications

3

0

3

45

CINS203

Spreadsheet Applications

3

0

3

45

BUSN210

Principles of Management

3

0

3

45

BUSN 211

Supervision

3

0

3

45

 

 

 

 

12

180