Business Technology, AAS (BA23)

Degree

Program Chair: Patricia Christian

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.

Locations offered:
Moultrie (Veterans Parkway)
Thomasville
Tifton
Cairo
Bainbridge

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.

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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 Technology, Associate of Applied Science.

Credits Required for Graduation: 67 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Cost
1st Term
Books: $776.00
Fees: $309.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $2,420.00

2nd Term
Books: $577.50
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $2,196.50

3rd Term
Books: $471.44
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,246.00
Total: $2,001.44

4th Term
Books: $539.70
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,246.00
Total: $2,069.70

5th Term
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $1,068.00
Total: $1,392.00

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1. General Education Courses

15

Area I: Language Arts/Communication (3 Hours) 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Hours) 3
Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics (3 Hours) 3
Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts (3 Hours) 3
and one additional course from Area I, II, III, or IV (3 Hours)(as approved by program advisor) 3

2. Institutional Credit

3

COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3. Occupational Courses

49

COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy 3
BUSN 1190 Digital Technologies in Busn 2
BUSN 1240 Office Procedures 3
BUSN 1400 Word Processing Applications 4
BUSN 1410 Spreadsheet Concepts and Appli 4
BUSN 1420 Database Applications 4
BUSN 1430 Desktop Publ&Presentation Appl 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
MGMT 1100 Principles of Management 3
and one of the following (4 Hours) 4
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
BUSN 2200 Office Accounting 4
Guided Electives 6

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