Business Technology, Diploma (Business Administrative Assistant Specialization) (BA22-8BA2)

Diploma

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, presentation, and database 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 technology that encompasses office management and executive assistant qualifications. Also provided are opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of business administrative technology. Graduates of the program receive a Business Technology Diploma with a specialization in Business Administrative Assistant.

Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters

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.

Cost of Program: Click Here for the BUS Track. Click Here for the Med Track.

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet.

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, Diploma.

Credits Required for Graduation: 53 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Cost
1st Term
Tuition: $1335
Fees: $309
Books: $783.8
Total: $2427.8

2nd Term
Tuition: $1335
Fees: $284
Books: $577.5
Total: $2196.5

3rd Term
Books: $507.4
Fees: $284
Tuition: $1157
Total: $1948.4

4th Term
Tuition: $1246
Fees: $324
Books: $588.5
Total: $2158.5

Curriculum Credits

1. Basic Skills Courses

8

ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
and one of the following (2 Hours) 2
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
and one of the following (3 Hours) 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts 3
MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry 3

2. Institutional Credit

3

COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3. Occupational Courses

42

BUSN 2160 Electronic Mail Applications 2
BUSN 1430 Desktop Publ&Presentation Appl 4
BUSN 1410 Spreadsheet Concepts and Appli 4
BUSN 1240 Office Procedures 3
BUSN 1190 Digital Technologies in Busn 2
COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy 3
BUSN 2190 Business Document Proofreading and Editing 3
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
BUSN 1400 Word Processing Applications 4
BUSN 2210 Applied Office Procedures 3
Guided Electives 6
and one of the following (4 Hours) 4
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
BUSN 2200 Office Accounting 4

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