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BT Associate in Science Degree

Associate in Science Degree in Business Technology

Updated for 2014-2015

60–61 Credits
The overall objective of the Business Technology Program is to prepare students (and to upgrade/retrain business professionals) for employment in administrative support positions in office settings in both private and public business and related industries. The curriculum provides for career mobility. Articulation agreements have been established with both the University of Hawai‘i-West O‘ahu and Hawai‘i Pacific University. In order to obtain a Business Technology certificate or degree, students must pass all required business (BUS), business technology (BUSN), management (MGT), accounting (ACC), and law (BLAW) courses with a grade of C or better.

First Semester Courses

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

BUSN 123

Word Processing for Business

3

BUSN 164

Career Success

3

BUSN 170

Records & Information Management

3

BUS 101

Business Computer Systems

3

MGT 121

Customer Service

3

Elective from approved 100-level list
BUSN 120 Principles of Business (3)
HIT 102 Introduction to Health Information Technology (3)
TIM 101 Introduction to Travel Industry Management (3)
ACC 150 Using QuickBooks in Accounting (3)
ACC 124 College Accounting I (3)
BUSN 158 Social Media & Collaboration Tools for Business (3)
Any Leeward CC Business Division course with the approval of the Business Technology Program Coordinator (3)

3

 

Total Credits

18

Second Semester Courses

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

BUSN 166

Professional Employment Preparation

3

BUSN 188

Business Calculations

3

BUSN 193C

Cooperative Education

2

BUS 201

Microsoft® Office Advanced

3

ENG 100

Composition I (or equivalent)

3

SP 151

Personal and Public Speech

3

 

Total Semester Credits

15

Third & Fourth Semester Courses

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

ACC 124 or
ACC 201

College Accounting I (3) or
Financial Accounting I (3)

3

BUSN 269

Supervision

3

 

Total Credits

27-28

BTEC Specialization Select 9 credits from the following


Course Alpha

Course Title (Credits)

 

BUSN 242

Business Presentations (3)

 

BUSN 250

Expert Business Computing (3)

 

BUSN 270

Advanced Records & Info Mgt (3)

 

BUSN 277

International Business Protocol (3)

 

BUSN 279

International Business Analysis (3)

 

BUSN 284

Medical Terminology & Procedures (3)

 

BUSN 286

Legal Terminology & Procedures (3)

 

BLAW 200

Legal Environment of Business (3)

 

Business (200-level) Elective (3)
Any 200-level Business Elective
(BUSN, BUS, ACC, MGT, MKT, BLAW, FIN)

General Education Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

Arts & Humanities Elective

3

HIST 151
or HIST 152

World History to 1500 (3) or
World History since 1500 (3)

 

See Arts & Humanities list on page XX

 

Natural Sciences Elective
See Natural Sciences list on page XX

3-4

Social Science — Economics

3

 

ECON 130  Principles of Microeconomics (3)
ECON 131  Principles of Macroeconomics (3) (recommended)

 

 

Total Gen Ed Credits

9-10

Business Technology Program Outcomes: 
Associate in Science and Certificate of Competence

Work as a responsible member of a team to meet an organization’s objectives.
Demonstrate professionalism in work quality, appearance, attitude, and workplace behavior as required in a diverse business environment.
Use current and emerging technologies effectively to create and manage documents and handle multiple priorities.
Communicate clearly and effectively through oral and written interactions, complying with standard office etiquette.
Use research and decision-making skills to make informed choices consistent with personal and organizational goals.
Apply appropriate strategies to secure employment, retain a job, and advance in a career.

 

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