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Business Management Technology

Business Management Technology

[Rebecca Elliott, Crystal White]

(Associate of Applied Science)

The Business Management Technology program is an instructional program designed to provide students with a relevant professional management education and effective approaches to technology, entrepreneurship, human resource, and management information.  The student will develop skills in innovative aspects of technology and business management with an emphasis on project-based learning and field externships. Successful completion of the first year (30 hours) leads to the Business Management Technology Certificate. Students successfully completing the full 60 hours will be awarded an Associates of Applied Science degree.



Freshman Year

First Semester — 15 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
CSC-1123
Computer Applications I
3

This course is designed to teach computer applications to include: word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database management, presentation design, and electronic communications.

BOT-1233
Microsoft Word I
3

This course focuses on improving keyboarding techniques using the touch method and on production of documents using Microsoft Word functions.

BOT-1313
Applied Business Mathematics
3

This course is designed to develop competency in mathematics for business use, with emphasis on the touch method.

BOT-1763
Communications Essentials
3

This course focuses on the basic English competencies and communication skills necessary to be successful and effective in the workplace in addition to effectively contributing to a team while working with a diverse population.

BAD-1113
Introduction to Business
3

This course is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts of business. Main topics include current business and economic environment, entrepreneurship, marketing, management, financial management, and business careers.

Second Semester — 15 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
BOA-2613
Business Communications
3

This course develops communication skills among multicultural audiences with emphasis on principles of writing business correspondence, generating reports and presentations, and preparing for the job interview process.

BOT-1243
Microsoft Word II
3

This course is a continuation of Microsoft Word I and focuses on production of documents using Microsoft Word. Production with accuracy is stressed. And practice is given through a variety of documents for skillbuilding.

BOT-2433
Quickbooks
3

This course applies basic accounting principles using Quickbooks.

BOT-1823
Microsoft Excel I
3

This course focuses on application Microsoft Excel as an aid to management decision making.

ACC-2213
Principles of Accounting I
3

Study of the fundamentals and application of financial accounting principles that relate to business. The topics to be covered include the accounting cycle and the accounting systems for service and merchandising businesses.



Sophomore Year

First Semester — 15 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
BOT-1853
Microsoft Excel II
3

This course is a continuation of Microsoft® Excel® I and focuses on advanced functions and applications of the software.

BOT-2613
Entrepreneurial Problem Solve
3

This course is designed to develop business students into entrepreneurs capable of operating their own companies and to reduce the high failure rate of starting, conducting, and expanding a business. Students will gain experience in problem solving through visits to businesses, analyses of case studies, and projects and surveys of current business practices.

ENG-1113
English Composition I
3

English 1113 prepares the student to think critically and compose texts for academic and professional rhetorical situations.

BOT-1453
Intro to Business Management
3

Study of the basic principles and managerial functions of organizations management with special emphasis on planning, organizing, coordinating, commanding, and controlling. The importance of managing competitively and intelligently within a diverse environment is stressed. Situational cases are completed to reinforce decision-making in each of the function areas. The course will also consist of a series of 'mini' presentations related to each of the topics, delivered by different types of business managers and gues speakers.

SBA-ELECT
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
3

No Description Available

Second Semester — 15 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
BOT-2183
Career Readiness
3

This course is designed to prepare students for employment by teaching the importance of interviewing skills, employer expectations, employability skills, work ethics, and job retention skills. Three

BOT-2233
Human Resource Mgmt
3

This course provides a general overview of the concepts and applications of the many parts of human resources (HR). Students will learn how the interdependence of the major topics in HR are created and implemented through the use of real world HR issues, community projects, and case studies.

BOT-1473
Introduction to Marketing
3

This course surveys American and International marketing systems in the development, pricing, distribution, and promotion of products and services. Concepts, practices, and policies of manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers are included. Current trends and developments in marketing practices are analyzed and strategic marketing ideas are implemented in group and individual cases.

FINE-ELECT
Fine Arts Elective
3

No Description Available

MAT-ELECT*
Math Elective
3

No Description Available

*Student may select MAT 1313 College Algebra or SCI-ELECT Science Elective (4 hours)

Total Hours: 60



Notes: Total hours required for completion of this program may be reduced through articulation agreements with local high schools/vocational centers.  Local demands for note taking skills may be implemented though Continuing Education, Adult Education, Industry Services, etc.


CIP: 520201

Program of Study Code: 8604