Computer Applications C.A.

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Computer Applications C.A.

Department: Business Technology

Total Credit Hours: 30credits

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Subject Course Title Credits
Core Course Requirements (30 credits)
BTC/CPT 103 Microcomputer Applications 3
BTC 105 Proofreading and Editing Business Documents 2
BTC 130 Customer Service 1
BTC 136 Business 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 (Microsoft Publisher) 3
BTC 245 Administrative Procedures 3
BTC 250 Business Simulations 3
Total Required Hours: 30 credits

What Is BTC - Computer Applications?

Students will learn to provide excellent support services and will acquire a broad range of skills in preparation for an entry-level position. Instructors are committed to assisting students by keeping all course content, equipment and teaching methods current. This ensures better applied learning so students are successful in Business Technology career fields and can be placed in high-paying positions that meet their needs. Courses are offered online, on campus and in a hybrid format.

Students may earn this certificate before acquiring employment, and then when employed, apply all credits toward the two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Technology.

Occupational Outlook

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 2016 mean annual wage was $37,260 for those working in the field.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

BTC Careers

A broad range of careers are possible and include, but are not limited to: 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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