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Degrees AAS Business Technology

Business Technology

The Business Technology program provides students with the opportunity to achieve marketable skills and the knowledge necessary to succeed in a business occupation.  The curriculum is provided for those individuals who desire to train, retrain, or upgrade their skills for an occupation in a business environment.  All students should have the opportunity to develop to their highest potential in the best learning environment possible through guidance and instruction by a well-trained staff and hands-on applications using equipment which duplicates, as nearly as possible, equipment found in business offices.

Upon completion of the program, students will
  1. Prepare appropriate and accurate personal and business documents in word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database, and powerpoint software while using correct formatting, spelling and grammer.
  2. Effectively communicate verbally and in writing using correct language, grammer, spelling, and proofreading.
  3. Use computer applications and the Internet safely and ethically.
  4. Set up a simple manual accounting system for a small business. 
  5. Apply and use basic mathematical calculations correctly.
  6. Identify rights and duties involving personal, legal, and community legal rights and requirements.
  7. Relate well with others in personal and business environment.
  8. Demonstrate a keyboarding skill of at least 30 wpm.
  9. Obtain employment relevant to training or be able to continue his/her education beyond the two-year degree.
NOTE:  Students may pursue an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Technology with a focus proficiency certification in Banking and Finance, Business Computer Applications, or General Business Management.  Students may earn any or all of the Certificates of Proficiency independently of the AAS degree.


All of the courses listed below

BUS2013 Business Communications3
BUS2613 Business Principles3
BUS2663 Legal Environment of Business3
CIS1303 Computer Information Systems3
CIS2353 Electronic Spreadsheet3
COLL1101 Freshman Seminar1
COMM1313 Communications3
CPSI1003 Intro. to Computer Applications3
CPSI2003 Computer Applications II3
ENGL1013 English Composition I3
MGMT2643 Human Relations3

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

ENGL1023 English Composition II 3
ENGL1133 Technical & Business English3

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

BTMA1033 Math for Business Technology3
MATH1103 Mathematics with Bus Applications3
MATH1203 College Algebra3
MATH1303 Trigonometry 3
MATH2013 Survey of Calculus 3

Requirement: 6 Credits from below

ACCT1003 Introduction to Accounting 3
ACCT2143 Computerized Accounting3

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

ANTH2023 Cultural Anthropology3
CRIM1023 Introduction to Criminal Justice3
ECON2113 Business Statistics I3
ECON2313 Intro. to Microeconomics 3
ECON2323 Introduction to Macroeconomics3
GEOG2013 Intro to Geography 3
HIST1003 World Civilization I 3
HIST1013 World Civilization II 3
HIST2003 American History I3
HIST2013 American History II 3
HIST2023 Arkansas History 3
PLSC2003 American National Government 3
PSYC2003 General Psychology 3
PSYC2313 Developmental Psychology3
PSYC2513 Abnormal Psychology3
SOCI2013 Introduction to Sociology 3

Additional 15 credits of electives. Please contact Admissions or your advisor for additional details.
AAS Business Technology

Program Length: 24 months
Credits: 61

CIP Code: 520401

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Mr. David Carpenter
Division Chair