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BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Description: The Business Technology program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in a variety of positions in today’s technology-driven workplaces. The Business 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 Technology, Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will create documents including a worksheet, a memo, and a presentation using a variety of software applications.
• Students will create Mail Merge documents including letters, envelopes, and data directories.
• Students will produce properly formatted business documents such as a letter, envelope, and business report from straight and/or rough draft copy using various word processing features.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Cairo, Moultrie-Veterans Parkway, Thomasville, Tifton

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 Score Requirements.

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: 67 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 (3 Hours)(as approved by program advisor) 3
General Education courses and electives for the Associate Level can be found on this page.
2. Institutional Credit (3 hours)
COLL 1500 Student Success
and one of the following (4 hours)
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
BUSN 2200 Office Accounting 4
Christian, Patricia
Business Technology Faculty
Business & Office Technology
Thomasville
W: 229-227-2580
pchristian@southernregional.edu
Davis, Susan
Business Technology Faculty
Business & Office Technology
Tifton
W: (229) 391-2648
sdavis@southernregional.edu
Lofton, Linda
Business Technology Faculty
Business & Office Technology
Moultrie Veterans Parkway
W: (229) 217-4198
llofton@southernregional.edu