BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIVE TECHNOLOGY (BA22)

The Business Administrative Technology program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in a variety of positions in today's technology-driven workplaces. The Business Administrative Technology program provides learning opportunities, which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes 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. The program includes instruction in effective communication skills and technology that encompasses office management and executive assistant qualification and technology innovations for the office. Also provided are opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of business administrative technology. Graduates of the program receive a Business Administrative Technology Diploma with a specialization in one of the following: Business Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant.

Diploma Program
Program Length 50 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Macon, Milledgeville and Warner Robins Campuses

Business Administrative Technology Diploma Curriculum
   

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses
8
Choose one (1) of the following English courses:  
ENGL 1010

ENGL 1101
Fundamentals of English I
OR
Composition and Rhetoric
3

(3)
     
Choose one (1) of the following Mathematics courses:  
MATH 1011 Business Math 3
  OR  
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics (3)
  OR  
MATH 1100 Quantitative Skills and Reasoning
(3)
  OR  
MATH 1101 Mathematical Modeling (3)
  OR  
MATH 1111 College Algebra (3)
     
Choose one (1) of the following courses:  
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development 2
  OR  
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology (3)
     
Occupational Courses
18
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
BUSN 1400 Word Processing Applications
4
BUSN 1440 Document Production
4
BUSN 2190 Business Document Proofreading & Editing 3
   
Choose one (1) of the following courses:  
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
  OR  
BUSN 2200 Office Accounting (4)
     
SELECT ONE OF TWO SPECIALIZATIONS  
     
Business Administrative Assistant Specialization: 24
BUSN 1190 Digital Technologies In Business 2
BUSN 1240 Office Procedures 3
BUSN 1410 Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications 4
BUSN 1430 Desktop Publishing and Presentation Applications 4
BUSN 2160 Electronic Mail Applications 2
BUSN 2210 Applied Office Procedures 3
   
Choose 6 hours from the list of BUSN electives below:  
BUSN 1100 Introduction to Keyboarding (Required Elective) 3
BUSN 1180 Computer Graphics and Design 3
BUSN 1200 Machine Transcription 2
BUSN 1210 Electronics Calculators 2
BUSN 1220 Telephone Training 2
BUSN 1230 Legal Terminology 3
BUSN 1250 Records Management 3
BUSN 1300 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 1310 Introduction to Business Culture 3
BUSN 1320 Business Interaction Skills 3
BUSN 1330 Personal Effectiveness 3
BUSN 1340 Customer Service Effectiveness 3
BUSN 1420 Database Applications 4
BUSN 2170 Web Page Design 2
BUSN 2180 Speed and Accuracy Keying 1
BUSN 2220 Legal Administrative Procedures 3
BUSN 2240 Business Administrative Assistant Internship I 4
BUSN 2250 Business Administrative Assistant Internship II 6
BUSN 2300 Medical Terminology 2
BUSN 2310 Anatomy and Terminology for the Medical Administrative Assistant 3
BUSN 2320 Medical Document Processing/Transcription 4
BUSN 2330 Advanced Medical Document Processing/Transcription 4
BUSN 2340 Medical Administrative Procedures 4
BUSN 2350 Computerized Medical Office Skills 2
BUSN 2360 Acute Care Medical Transcription 4
BUSN 2370 Medical Office Billing/Coding/Insurance 3
     
  OR  
     
Medical Administrative Assistant Specialization: 24
MAST 1120 Human Pathological Conditions in the Medical Office 3
BUSN 2340 Medical Administrative Procedures 4
BUSN 2370 Medical Office Billing/Coding/Insurance 3
     
Choose one of the following three courses:  
ALHS 1010 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 4
ALHS 1011 Structure and Function of the Human Body 5
BUSN 2310 Anatomy and Terminology for the Medical Administrative Assistant 3
     
Choose one of the following two Medical Terminology courses:  
BUSN 2300 Medical Terminology 2
ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences 2
     
Choose 9 hours from the list of BUSN electives below:  
BUSN 1100 Introduction to Keyboarding (Required Elective) 3
BUSN 1180 Computer Graphics and Design 3
BUSN 1190 Digital Technologies in Business 2
BUSN 1200 Machine Transcription 2
BUSN 1210 Electronics Calculators 2
BUSN 1220 Telephone Training 2
BUSN 1230 Legal Terminology 3
BUSN 1240 Office Procedures 3
BUSN 1250 Records Management 3
BUSN 1300 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 1310 Introduction to Business Culture 3
BUSN 1320 Business Interaction Skills 3
BUSN 1330 Personal Effectiveness 3
BUSN 1340 Customer Service Effectiveness 3
BUSN 1410 Spreadsheet Concepts 4
BUSN 1420 Database Applications 4
BUSN 1430 Desktop Publishing and Presentation Applications 4
BUSN 2160 Electronic Mail Applications 2
BUSN 2170 Web Page Design 2
BUSN 2180 Speed and Accuracy Keying 1
BUSN 2210 Applied Office Procedures 3
BUSN 2220 Legal Administrative Procedures 3
BUSN 2330 Advanced Medical Document Processing/Transcription 4
BUSN 2350 Computerized Medical Office Skills 2
BUSN 2360 Acute Care Medical Transcription 4
BUSN 2380 Medical Administrative Assistant Internship I 4
BUSN 2390 Medical Administrative Assistant Internship II 6
     
 
Total Hours
50