Business Technology, AAS

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.

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 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

BUSN 1190 Digital Technologies in Busn 2
BUSN 1240 Office Procedures 3
BUSN 1400 Word Processing 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 BusnDoc Proofreading&Editing 3
BUSN 2210 Applied Office Procedures 3
COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy 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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Notice and Responsibilities Regarding this Catalog

The information in this College Catalog and Student Handbook accurately reflects current policies and procedures at the time of publication. Students are admitted to the College under and are subject to the provisions of the SRTC Catalog and Student Handbooks for the term they initially enroll. Students in all programs are admitted under and are subject to the provisions of the College Catalog and Student Handbook and applicable addendums for the term they are admitted to the program at Southern Regional Technical College. If for any reason, a break in enrollment occurs, students must reapply and satisfy the College Catalog and Student Handbook requirements for the term of their re-entry to any program. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Southern Regional Technical College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time.

Southern Regional Technical College. (2017). 2017-2018 College Catalog and Student Handbook

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