BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIVE TECHNOLOGY (BA23)

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, and presentation 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 terminology that encompasses office management and executive assistant qualification and technology innovations for the office. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of administrative technology. Graduates of the program receive a Business Administrative Technology, Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Associate Degree
Program Length 64 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; Minimum age: 16
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Macon, Milledgeville and Warner Robins Campuses

Business Administrative Technology Curriculum
   

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses
15
Area I - English/Humanities/Fine Arts  
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
3
     
Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences  
XXXX xxxx Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective
3
     
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics  
MATH 1100

MATH 1101

MATH 1111
Quantitative Skills and Reasoning
OR
Mathematical Modeling
OR
College Algebra
3

(3)

(3)
     
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts  
XXXX xxxx Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
3
     
Program-Specific Requirements  
XXXX xxxx General Education Core Elective (Areas I - IV)
3
     
Occupational Courses
49
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
BUSN 1400 Word Processing Applications
4
BUSN 1430 Desktop Publishing & Presentation Applications 4
BUSN 1440 Document Production
4
BUSN 1190 Digital Technologies In Business
2
BUSN 1240 Office Procedures
3
BUSN 1410 Spreadsheet Concepts & Applications 4
BUSN 1420 Database Applications 4
BUSN 2160 Electronic Mail Applications
2
BUSN 2210 Applied Office Procedures
3
BUSN 2190 Business Document Proofreading & Editing 3
MGMT 1100 Principles of Management 3
   
Select one of the following two courses:  
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
BUSN 2200 Office Accounting 4
     
Choose 6 hours from the BUSN electives below:  
BUSN 1100 Introduction to Keyboarding 3
BUSN 1180 Computer Graphics and Design 3
BUSN 1200 Machine Transcription 2
BUSN 1210 Electronics Calculators 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 2170 Web Page Design 2
BUSN 2180 Speed and Accuracy Keying 1
BUSN 2220 Legal Administrative Procedures 3
BUSN 2230 Office Management 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 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
MGMT 1125 Business Ethics
3
MGMT 2215 Team Project
3
     
 
Total Hours
64