Business Technology, A.A.S.

Degree Awarded

  • Associate of Applied Science

Nature of Program

The program will prepare students for positions at low and middle management levels of business, industry, and government.

Graduate of this program may apply for admission to the Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) in Business Management.

Career Opportunities

This degree provides useful preparation for many entry-level, business-related occupations including general management in manufacturing production and service industries.

Admissions Requirements

Entering freshmen are admitted directly into the major.

General Education FOUNDATIONS

Please use this link to view a list of courses that meet each GEF requirement.

NOTE: Some major requirements will fulfill specific GEF requirements. Please see the curriculum requirements listed below for details on which GEFs you will need to select.

General Education Foundations
F1 - Composition & Rhetoric3-6
Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric
and Composition, Rhetoric, and Research
Accelerated Academic Writing
F2A/F2B - Science & Technology4-6
F3 - Math & Quantitative Skills3-4
F4 - Society & Connections3
F5 - Human Inquiry & the Past3
F6 - The Arts & Creativity3
F7 - Global Studies & Diversity3
F8 - Focus (may be satisfied by completion of a minor, double major, or dual degree)9
Total Hours31-37

Please note that not all of the GEF courses are offered at all campuses. Students should consult with their advisor or academic department regarding the GEF course offerings available at their campus.

Curriculum Requirements

GEF Requirement (GEF 2B)4
ENGL 101Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric (GEF 1)3
Select one of the following (GEF 3):3
Finite Mathematics 1
Applied College Mathematics
College Algebra 5-Day
College Algebra 4-Day
College Algebra 3-Day
CSAD 270Effective Public Speaking (GEF 4)3
ACCT 201Principles of Accounting3
ACCT 202Principles of Accounting3
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics (GEF 8)3
or ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
BCOR 199Introduction to Business3
BTEC 103Personnel Management3
BTEC 107Business Communications3
BTEC 109Business Mathematics3
BTEC 113Spreadsheet Applications3
BTEC 120Database Applications3
BTEC 225Directed Experience3
Lower Level Major Electives12
Document Solutions
Customer Service Relations
Introduction to Online Marketing
Introduction to Event Logistics
Computerized Accounting
Intro to Networking and Security
Web Page Design
Principles of Management Information Systems
Medical Terminology 1
Principles of Ag Entrepreneurship
Total Hours60

Suggested Plan of Study

First Year
ENGL 101 (GEF 1)3CSAD 270 (GEF 4)3
BTEC 1093MATH 123 (or higher - GEF 3)3
BCOR 1993BTEC 1133
Lower Level Major Elective3BTEC 1033
Elective3Lower Level Major Elective3
 15 15
Second Year
ACCT 2013ACCT 2023
BTEC 1073ECON 201 or 202 (GEF 8)3
BTEC 1203BTEC 2253
Lab Science (GEF 2B)4Lower Level Major Elective3
Elective2Lower Level Major Elective3
 15 15
Total credit hours: 60

Major Learning Goals

business technology

  1. Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of common business topics and apply this knowledge to a business organization.
  2. Students will demonstrate the ability to identify and utilize the required skills, knowledge, tools and technical information necessary to effectively function in an administrative position.
  3. Students will demonstrate effective reading, writing, speaking, listening, and nonverbal communication skills in a business environment.