2021-2022 College Catalog

Business Technology AAS

Business Technology AAS (Major Code: BA23)

Program Description

Using state-of-the-art computers and various software applications, this program provides students with the opportunity to acquire the skills and competencies 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. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of administrative technology.

 

Career Information

Occupation

Office Clerks, General

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 13.3% nationally and 14% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $35,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Erskine Hawkins, Jr.

Chair, Accounting and Business Administrative Technology

404-225-4553

ehawkins@atlantatech.edu

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 5 Terms

Credit Hours: 67

Estimated Program Cost: $11,526

Course Outline

General Education Courses (15 Credits)

Area I – Language Arts/Communications

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

Area II – Social/Behavioral Science

PSYC 1101Introductory Psychology

3

Area III – Natural Science/Mathematics – Select one of the following

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

MATH 1101Mathematical Modeling

3

MATH 1100Quantitative Skills and Reasoning

3

Area IV – Humanities/Fine Arts – Select one of the following

HUMN 1101Introduction to Humanities

3

ENGL 2130American Literature

3

General Education Elective – Select one of the following

SOCI 1101Introduction to Sociology

3

SPCH 1101Public Speaking

3

Occupational Courses (42 Credits)

FYES 1001First Year Experience Seminar

3

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

BUSN 1190Digital Technologies in Business

2

BUSN 1240Office Procedures

3

BUSN 1400Word Processing Applications

4

BUSN 1410Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications

4

BUSN 1420Database Applications

4

BUSN 1430Desktop Publishing and Presentation Applications

4

BUSN 1440Document Production

4

BUSN 2160Electronic Mail Applications

2

BUSN 2190Business Document Proofreading and Editing

3

BUSN 2210Applied Office Procedures

3

MGMT 1100Principles of Management

3

Accounting Elective Option – Select one of the following (4 Credits)

ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I

4

BUSN 2200Office Accounting

4

Guided Electives (6 Credits)

XXXX xxxx Advisor Approved Guided Electives

6

Total Credit Hours: 67

 

Program Outcomes

1. Graduates will be able to organize work station and maintain files and equipment.
2. Graduates will be able to set up and maintain records and documentation.
3. Graduates will be able to organize meetings—the attendees and the location.
4. Graduates will be able to inventory and maintain office supplies and equipment.