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Business Technology - BA22 Diploma

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 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 Administrative Technology Diploma with a specialization in one of the following: Business Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant.

Some assignments may require students to attend face-to-face sessions.

Locations Offered:
Valdosta
Ben Hill Irwin
Online
Coffee
Cook

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.
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Curriculum
General Core Courses 8
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
MATH 1011 Business Mathematics 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
Choose One of the Following (2 Hours) 2
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations & Professional Development 2
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
Occupational Courses 18
BUSN 1400 Word Processing 4
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
BUSN 2190 Business Document Proofreading and Editing 3
COMP 2000 Intro. to Technology and Computer Application 3
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
Specializations – Choose One of the Following (24 Hours) 24
8BA2 - Business Administrative Assistant (24 Hours) 24
BUSN 1190 Digital Technologies in Business 2
BUSN 1240 Office Procedures 3
BUSN 1430 Desktop Publication and Presentation Applications 4
BUSN 1410 Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications 4
BUSN 2210 Applied Office Procedures 3
BUSN 2160 Electronic Mail Applications 2
XXXX xxxx Occupational Electives 6
8M12 - Medical Administrative Assistant (24 Hours) 24
BUSN 2340 Medical Administrative Procedures 4
MAST 1120 Human Diseases 3
ALHS 1011 Structure and Function of the Human Body 5
BUSN 2370 Medical Office Billing/Coding/Insurance 3
ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences 2
XXXX xxxx Occupational Electives 9
Faculty & Staff
Advisor

Business Administrative Technology Instructor

Advisor

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

Advisor

Business Education Instructor


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