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Business Management Technology / Office Management
The Business Management Technology program prepares students for occupations as executive assistants or executive secretaries. Many industries continue to seek for applicants with a college degree related to the business industry. As technology continues to automate office procedures graduates of this program would assist employers in maintaining a productive office. Graduates would be skilled in desktop publishing, integrated software applications, database management, records and information management, and administrative office management. Courses in business and management principles, customer relationship and human resources management would provide graduates the knowledge and understanding of interactive responsibilities such as planning conferences, working with clients and other staff members. Employment positions for graduates from this program of study are Secretaries and Administrative Assistants and Executive Secretaries. “Although secretaries and administrative assistants work in nearly every industry, many are concentrated in schools, hospitals, government agencies, and legal and medical offices.” (Occupational Outlook Handbook, accessed Nov. 27, 2012) While technology and increased the automation of business processes and procedures, it will not replace need for the people skills required by executive assistants and/or executive secretaries.

Admissions Requirements

Students must complete admissions requirements listed under "Admissions Information."
Associate of Applied Science Degree - 2013LecLabContCredit
Semester 1
BUSI1301  Business Principles30483
  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective30483
BCIS1305  Business Computer Applications30483
POFT1301  Business English30483
Total Hours12019212
Semester 2
SPCH1321  Business & Professional Communication30483
MATH1314  College Algebra † * 30483
ENGL1301  Composition I30483
ECON2301  Principles of Macroeconomics30483
Total Hours12019212
Semester 3
BUSI2301  Business Law30483
ACCT2301  Principles of Accounting I - Financial31643
BMGT1327  Principles of Management22643
ECON2302  Principles of Microeconomics30483
POFI1349  Spreadsheets24963
Total Hours13732015
Semester 4
HRPO2301  Human Resource Management24963
ACCT2302  Principles of Accounting II - Managerial31643
ITSC2321  Integrated Software Applications II24963
LAWT1301  Copyright & Ethical Issues24963
Total Hours91335212
Semester 5
POFT1319  Records & Information Management I24963
MRKG1301  Customer Relationship Management22643
ITSC1315  Project Management Software24963
BMGT1325  Office Management ° 24963
Total Hours81435212
Grand Totals5434140863
° This course is designated as the capstone course
* MATH 1314 or MATH 1332 or MATH 1325


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