Business Technology A.A.S.

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Business Technology A.A.S.

Department: Business Technology

Total Credit Hours: 61 credits

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Subject Course Title Credits
General Education Requirements (24 credits)
Mathematics MAT 105 Applied Math 3
Communication ENG 101 or English Composition I 3
ENG 102 English Composition II
COM 101 Oral Communications 3
Social Science HIS 101 or US History to 1877  3
HIS 102 or US History since 1877 
POL 101  American Government 
Natural Science BIO 105 or Essentials in Biology 3
BIO 108 or Trends in Science
PHY 111 or Introduction to Physical Science
PHY 130  Astronomy
COL 101  College Success Seminar 1
Core Course Requirements (36 credits)
BTC/CPT 103 Microcomputer Applications 3
BTC 105 Proofreading & Editing Business Documents 2
BTC 130 Customer Service 1
BTC 131 Telephone Communication Skills 1
BTC 132 Time Management (online) 1
BTC 135 Your Professional Image 1
BTC 136 Electronic Communication with Stakeholders 3
BTC 145 Business Technology Tools 3
BTC 160 Word Processing - Word 2
BTC 165 Presentations - PowerPoint 2
BTC 170 Spreadsheet Applications - Excel 3
BTC 175 Database Applications - Access 2
BTC 190 Planning and Design Concepts - Publisher 3
BTC 245 Administrative Procedures 3
BTC 247 Administrative Supervision 3
BTC 250 Business Simulations 3
Electives (9 credits)
ACT 101 or Applied Accounting or  3
BUS 101 Intro to Business
CPT 125 Project Management 3
CPT 105 or Ethics in Technology 3
BUS 105 Business Ethics
Total Required Hours: 61 credits

What Is BTC?

The Business Technology (BTC) program at St. Charles Community College addresses a combination of business and technology skills. The BTC program provides training in all facets of Microsoft Office, desktop publishing, office operations and customer service. Students will also learn to apply skills in time management, personal organization, supervision and administration in the workplace.

Occupational Outlook

Because of the diverse careers in this field, the outlook is varied. For most jobs in an office setting, the outlook is for growth from years 2012 to 2021 is between 12 and 16 percent.

Nearly all students who were seeking employment in a related area found jobs within 180 days of graudation.

Nearly all students who were seeking employment in a related area found jobs within 180 days of graduation.

Salary Outlook

Salaries vary greatly in different occupations within this field. The median 2012 salaries were between $27,000 and 40,000 annually for those working in the field.

Sources: Occupational Outlook Handbook

BTC Careers

A broad range of careers are possible and include, but are not limited to: administrative assistant, assistant director, buyer, developmental coordinator, executive secretary, hotel clerk, human resources assistant, legal secretary, medical secretary, municipal clerk, office manager, program assistant, receptionist, secretary, customer service representative, front desk clerk, receptionist, telephone operator, warranty administrator, clerical assistant and desktop publisher.

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Contact Information

Nancy Graviett,
Program Chair
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Office Location
TECH 105
Office Hours

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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