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Business Technology - BA23 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, 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 qualification 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:
Valdosta
Ben Hill Irwin
Online
Coffee

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
Curriculum
General Core Courses 15
Area I - Language Arts/Communication (3 Hours) 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II - Social/Behavior Science – Complete 3 Hours 3
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics (3 hours) 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts - Complete 3 Hours 3
General Education Core Elective - Complete 3 Hours 3
Occupational Courses 49
BUSN 1190 Digital Technologies in Business 2
BUSN 1240 Office Procedures 3
BUSN 1400 Word Processing 4
BUSN 1410 Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications 4
BUSN 1420 Database Applications 4
BUSN 1430 Desktop Publication and Presentation Applications 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
COMP 2000 Intro. to Technology and Computer Application 3
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
Choose One of the Following (6 Hours) 6
BUSN 1100 Introduction to Keyboarding 3
BUSN 1300 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 1340 Customer Service Effectiveness 3
BUSN 2240 Business Administration Assistant Internship I 4
BUSN 2250 Business Administration Assistant Internship II 6
BUSN 2320 Medical Document Processing and Transcription 4
BUSN 2340 Medical Administrative Procedures 4
BUSN 2370 Medical Office Billing/Coding/Insurance 3
BUSN 2380 Medical Administrative Assistant Internship I 4
HIMT 1150 Computer Applications in Healthcare 3
MGMT 1120 Introduction to Business 3
MGMT 1125 Business Ethics 3
MGMT 2215 Team Project 3
Faculty & Staff
Advisor

Business Administrative Technology Instructor

Advisor

Area Director--Business Technology, Accounting, and Education Services

Advisor

Business Education Instructor


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