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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.

AAS Business Technology

Program Length: 24 months

CIP Code: 520401

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