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Computer Technology

Computer Technology

[Rebecca Elliott, Crystal White]

(Associate of Applied Science)

The Computer Technology program is an instructional program that is designed to prepare individuals for entry level positions managing computer operations in an office environment while also developing the skills necessary for future advancement. This curriculum offers training in software configuration, troubleshooting, social media management, and basic web design and administration. Successful completion of the first year (32 hours) leads to the Computer 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-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.

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-1493
Social Media Management
3

This course teaches students how to develop and maintain a social media presence in a personal and professional capacity. Students will engage in community and internet- based projects with special emphasis on blogs, wikis, social networking sites, photo-sharing sites, instant messaging video-sharing sites, podcasts, widgets, virtual worlds, and more.

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-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.

IST-ELECT
Info Systems Tech Elective
3

No Description Available



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.

ENG-1113
English Composition I
3

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

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.

IST-ELECT
Info Systems Tech Elective
3

No Description Available

IST-ELECT
Info Systems Tech 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-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.

FINE-ELECT
Fine Arts Elective
3

No Description Available

SBA-ELECT
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
3

No Description Available

MAT-ELECT*
Math Elective
3

No Description Available

*Student may select MAT 1313 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 through Continuing Education, Adult Education, Industry Services, etc.


CIP: 520407

Program of Study Code: 8740