Business Technology Diploma – BA22

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, and presentation 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 qualification and technology innovations for the office. 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 one of the following: Business Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER – Sentence Skills60COMPASS – Writing32
Reading Comp.55Reading70
Arithmetic 34Math26

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 50

Business Technology Diploma Curriculum Essential Courses

Basic Skills Courses 8 credits

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

Select one of Social/Behav. Sci. courses for a min. of 2 credits

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

PSYC 1010Basic Psychology

3

Select one of Math courses for a minimum of 3 credits

MATH 1011Business Math

3

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

Occupational Courses 18 credits

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

BUSN 1400Word Processing Applications

4

BUSN 1440Document Production

4

BUSN 2190Business Document Proofreading and Editing

3

ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I

4

AND

Completion of one of two specializations is required:

Business Administrative Assistant Specialization-8BA2 24 credits

BUSN 1190Digital Technologies in Business

2

BUSN 1240Office Procedures

3

BUSN 1410Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications

4

BUSN 1430Desktop Publishing and Presentation Applications

4

BUSN 2160Electronic Mail Applications

2

BUSN 2210Applied Office Procedures

3

XXXX xxxxGuided Electives

6

Select elective courses from list below for min. of 6 credits:
BUSN 1100Introduction to Keyboarding

3

BUSN 1300Introduction to Business

3

BUSN 1320Business Interaction Skills

3

BUSN 1330Personal Effectiveness

3

BUSN 1420Database Applications

4

BUSN 2240Business Administrative Assistant Internship I

4

BUSN 2250Business Administrative Assistant Internship II

6

ACCT 1115Computerized Accounting

3

CIST 1001Computer Concepts

4

MKTG 1100Principles of Marketing

3

MGMT 1100Principles of Management

3

MGMT 1125Business Ethics

3

HRTM 1130Business Etiquette and Communication

3

ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

BUSN 2240, BUSN 2250: The internship course is an elective, and selection of too many/other electives may preclude a student from participating in work-site internship/experience.

Medical Administrative Assistant Specialization-8M12 26 credits

MAST 1120Human Diseases

3

BUSN 2340Healthcare Administrative Procedures

4

BUSN 2370Healthcare Coding

3

ALHS 1011Structure and Function of the Human Body

5

ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

XXXX xxxxGuided Electives

9

Select elective courses from list below for min. of 9 credits:
BUSN 1100Introduction to Keyboarding

3

BUSN 1240Office Procedures

3

BUSN 1300Introduction to Business

3

BUSN 1320Business Interaction Skills

3

BUSN 1330Personal Effectiveness

3

BUSN 1410Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications

4

BUSN 1420Database Applications

4

BUSN 1430Desktop Publishing and Presentation Applications

4

BUSN 2320Medical Document Processing/Transcription

4

BUSN 2330Adv Medical Document Processing/Transcription

4

BUSN 2380Medical Administrative Assistant Internship I

4

BUSN 2390Medical Administrative Assistant Internship II

6

MAST 1010Legal and Ethical Concerns in the Medical Office

2

HRTM 1130Business Etiquette and Communication

3

BUSN 2380, BUSN 2390: The internship course is an elective, and selection of too many/other electives may preclude a student from participating in work-site internship/experience.

Business Administrative Assistant Specialization-8BA2 24 credits

Select elective courses from list below for min. of 6 credits:

BUSN 1100Introduction to Keyboarding

3

BUSN 1300Introduction to Business

3

BUSN 1320Business Interaction Skills

3

BUSN 1330Personal Effectiveness

3

BUSN 1420Database Applications

4

BUSN 2240Business Administrative Assistant Internship I

4

BUSN 2250Business Administrative Assistant Internship II

6

ACCT 1115Computerized Accounting

3

CIST 1001Computer Concepts

4

MKTG 1100Principles of Marketing

3

MGMT 1100Principles of Management

3

MGMT 1125Business Ethics

3

HRTM 1130Business Etiquette and Communication

3

ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

BUSN 2240, BUSN 2250: The internship course is an elective, and selection of too many/other electives may preclude a student from participating in work-site internship/experience.

Medical Administrative Assistant Specialization-8M12 26 credits

Select elective courses from list below for min. of 9 credits:

BUSN 1100Introduction to Keyboarding

3

BUSN 1240Office Procedures

3

BUSN 1300Introduction to Business

3

BUSN 1320Business Interaction Skills

3

BUSN 1330Personal Effectiveness

3

BUSN 1410Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications

4

BUSN 1420Database Applications

4

BUSN 1430Desktop Publishing and Presentation Applications

4

BUSN 2320Medical Document Processing/Transcription

4

BUSN 2330Adv Medical Document Processing/Transcription

4

BUSN 2380Medical Administrative Assistant Internship I

4

BUSN 2390Medical Administrative Assistant Internship II

6

MAST 1010Legal and Ethical Concerns in the Medical Office

2

HRTM 1130Business Etiquette and Communication

3

BUSN 2380, BUSN 2390: The internship course is an elective, and selection of too many/other electives may preclude a student from participating in work-site internship/experience.