Business Technologies AAS – Information Technology – Office Technology Degree

Code: AAS.BT.OFF.TECH

This degree focuses on preparing students to meet the demands of the current office environment with specific emphasis on the resourceful use of computers in day-to-day activities. Today’s modern office requires knowledge in a wide variety of technologies including word processing, spreadsheet applications, database skills, presentation ability, use of the Internet, electronic scheduling and communications, computerized accounting, web design and publishing, and multimedia including graphics, audio, and video. This program will assist with preparation towards the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate proficiency using standard business productivity software.
  • Make informed decisions regarding the appropriate use of productivity software to solve a variety of technology‐related workplace problems.

Recommended Semester Sequence

First Semester

INF-119Document Processing [Word 2013]

3

INF-101Introduction to Information Technology

3

INF-114Microsoft Office [Office 2013]

3

BUS-101Introduction to Business

3

WRT-101English Composition I

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

  Humanities Elective** 3
INF-140Introduction to Multimedia

3

INF-146Web Development

3

BUS-103Business Mathematics

3

BUS-105Business Communications

3

WRT-201English Composition II

3

-or

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Third Semester

  Math/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology Elective** 3-4
  General Education Elective** 3

INF-217Database for Applications [Oracle]

3

ACC-120Computerized Accounting

3

INF-253Technical Communications

3

Total Credit Hours:15-16

Fourth Semester

  Restricted Electives*** 6
  Humanities Elective** 3
  Social Science Elective** 3

INF-228Excel Problem Solving [Excel 2010]

1

BUS-271e-Commerce

3

Total Credit Hours:16

General Education Requirements

Communication

WRT-101English Composition I

3

WRT-201English Composition II

3

-or

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Humanities Electives**

Two general education courses selected from the following fields, with no more than one course in any one field: Arts (Art [ART], Music [MUS], Theatre Arts [THR], Cinema Studies [CIN]); History (HIS); Literature (LIT); Philosophy and Religion (PHR); World Languages and Cultures (LAN).

Total Credit Hours:6

Social Science Elective**

One general education course selected from the following fields: Economics (ECO); Geography (GEO); Political Science (POL); Psychology (PSY); Sociology (SOC) and Anthropology (ANT).

Total Credit Hours:3

Mathematics, Natural Science, and Technology**

One general education course to be selected from the following fields: Mathematics (MAT); Computer Science (CIS) Information Technology (INF); Biology (BIO); Chemistry (CHM); Physics (PHY).

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Additional General Education Elective**

Total Credit Hours:3

Total Credit Hours: 21-22

Program Requirements

  Restricted Electives*** 6

INF-101Introduction to Information Technology

3

INF-114Microsoft Office [Office 2013]

3

INF-119Document Processing [Word 2013]

3

INF-140Introduction to Multimedia

3

INF-146Web Development

3

INF-217Database for Applications [Oracle]

3

INF-228Excel Problem Solving [Excel 2010]

1

INF-253Technical Communications

3

ACC-120Computerized Accounting

3

BUS-101Introduction to Business

3

BUS-103Business Mathematics

3

BUS-105Business Communications

3

BUS-271e-Commerce

3

ART-123, ART-124, ART-197: Fashion Section

Total Credit Hours: 43

Total Credit Hours: 64-65

Specific Program Notes

*Credit by Exam may be available.

**General Education Elective(s).

***Restricted Electives – Select two: INF-108; INF-150; INF-160; INF-230; or WEX-101 and INF-165.

Students enrolled in this program ARE REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by the Basic Skills Placement Test.