Programs

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Business Technology Software
Certificate and degree programs within Business Technology offer students an opportunity to become computer literate, and gain competency working with the most current business software applications as applied in a business environment. Programs emphasize the technological changes occurring in the workforce, where employment opportunities increase dramatically for those who are skilled in operating a variety of software applications within the business environment.
Office Software Applications (CP)
This program is designed for students who have had prior training in computer software applications and office skills. Students with no prior training should consider entering the two-year program.

Prerequisites for enrollment: Ability to keyboard at 30 wpm (certified by a keyboarding test) and successful completion of ENGL& 101.

Students will be required to work part-time in an office during their last quarter.

Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 to receive this certificate.
General Education Requirements
Communication Skills
 
BTEC 107
BUSINESS ENGLISH
5 cr.
Computational Skills
BUS 102
BUSINESS MATH APPLICATIONS
5 cr.
Human Relations
BTEC 148
BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL SELF DEVELOPMENT
3 cr.
BTEC Core Requirements
BTEC 101
BEGINNING KEYBOARDING
1-3 cr.
or
BTEC 103
REFRESHER KEYBOARDING
1-3 cr.
BTEC 114
INTRODUCTION TO OUTLOOK
1 cr.
BTEC 120
INTRODUCTION TO WORD
3 cr.
BTEC 131
FILING AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT
3 cr.
BTEC 135
10-KEY CALCULATOR
1 cr.
BTEC 169
INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL
3 cr.
Additional Major Area Requirements
BTEC 141
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR
2 cr.
or
BTEC 143
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR
2 cr.
or
BTEC 145
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR
2 cr.
and
BTEC 199
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
1-3 cr.
BTEC 155
INTRODUCTION TO OFFICE PUBLISHING TOOLS
3 cr.
BTEC 165
POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
3 cr.
BTEC 180
ACCESS FOR BUSINESS
3 cr.
or
CTEC 180
INTRODUCTION TO ACCESS
3 cr.
BTEC 207
INTRODUCTION TO SHAREPOINT
3 cr.
CTEC 101
COMPUTING ESSENTIALS
2 cr.
CTEC 130
MICROSOFT MTA WINDOWS OS FUNDAMENTALS
3 cr.
Total Required Credits: 49
To learn more about this program's employment outlook, approximate cost and potential careers, please visit the Gainful Employment Program Information page.
Program Outcomes
Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
  • Professionally employ appropriate interpersonal skills with sensitivity to ethnic and cultural differences in dealing with customers or fellow employees.
  • Utilize time management skills and set priorities while organizing and scheduling varied office activities.
  • Edit business documents implementing proper grammar, spelling, word usage, and sentence structure.
  • Communicate with various audiences using a variety of methods. (GE)
  • Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills. (GE)
  • Demonstrate an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
  • Use common office software to solve problems and present the results in a 'business ready' manner.
Business Technology Specialist (AAT)
Many information specialist positions are available in the business world with a wide range of responsibilities. Training for higher-level positions provides skills in a variety of computer software including Internet, as well as a basic knowledge of business.
General Education Requirements
Communication Skills (5 credits required)
 
BTEC 107
BUSINESS ENGLISH
5 cr.
Computational Skills (5 credits required)
BUS 102
BUSINESS MATH APPLICATIONS
5 cr.
Human Relations (5 credits required)
CMST&210
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
5 cr.
or CMST&230
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
5 cr.
BTEC Core Requirements
BTEC 101
BEGINNING KEYBOARDING
1-3 cr.
or
BTEC 103
REFRESHER KEYBOARDING
1-3 cr.
BTEC 120
INTRODUCTION TO WORD
3 cr.
BTEC 131
FILING AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT
3 cr.
BTEC 135
10-KEY CALCULATOR
1 cr.
BTEC 148
BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL SELF DEVELOPMENT
3 cr.
BTEC 169
INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL
3 cr.
BTEC 114
INTRODUCTION TO OUTLOOK
1 cr.
Additional Major Area Requirements (from Cert. of Proficiency)
BTEC 141
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR
2 cr.
or
BTEC 143
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR
2 cr.
or
BTEC 145
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR
2 cr.
and
BTEC 199
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
1-3 cr.
BTEC 155
INTRODUCTION TO OFFICE PUBLISHING TOOLS
3 cr.
BTEC 165
POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
3 cr.
BTEC 180
ACCESS FOR BUSINESS
3 cr.
or
CTEC 180
INTRODUCTION TO ACCESS
3 cr.
BTEC 207
INTRODUCTION TO SHAREPOINT
3 cr.
CTEC 101
COMPUTING ESSENTIALS
2 cr.
CTEC 130
MICROSOFT MTA WINDOWS OS FUNDAMENTALS
3 cr.
Additional Major Area Requirements
BTEC 211
ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES
5 cr.
BUS& 101
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
5 cr.
CTEC 105
INTRODUCTION TO THE INTERNET
3 cr.
CTEC 131
MICROSOFT MTA NETWORKING FUNDAMENTALS
3 cr.
CTEC 106
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS
5 cr.
Electives (minimum of 15 credits of the following)
BUS 211
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
3 cr.
CTEC 103
INTRODUCTION TO MAC/OS
3 cr.
CTEC 110
COMMAND LINE ESSENTIALS FOR WINDOWS AND UNIX
3 cr.
CTEC 200
PC HELP DESK WORK EXPERIENCE
1-5 cr.
ECON 101
INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS
3 cr.
CHEM&141
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
4 cr.
and
CHEM&151
GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I
1 cr.
CMST 216
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
5 cr.
HIST&146
UNITED STATES HISTORY I
5 cr.
MATH 103
COLLEGE TRIGONOMETRY
5 cr.
or
MATH&107
MATH IN SOCIETY
5 cr.
PHIL&117
TRADITIONAL LOGIC
5 cr.
or
PHIL&120
SYMBOLIC LOGIC
5 cr.
Total Required Credits: 90
**If you are thinking of continuing on to the EWU BA in Technology that is delivered here on campus, you may want to use any of these classes as your electives. Check with the EWU advisor for more information.
Program Outcomes
Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate progress toward healthier behaviors. (GE)
  • Use common office software to solve problems and present the results in a 'business ready' manner.
  • Professionally employ appropriate interpersonal skills with sensitivity to ethnic and cultural differences in dealing with customers or fellow employees.
  • Utilize time management skills and set priorities while organizing and scheduling varied office activities.
  • Edit business documents implementing proper grammar, spelling, word usage, and sentence structure.
  • Communicate with various audiences using a variety of methods. (GE)
  • Demonstrate an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
  • Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills. (GE)
  • Analyze, interpret, and evaluate works and ideas in the Humanities within appropriate global and historical contexts. (GE)
  • Evaluate, analyze, and explain events, behaviors, and institutions using perspectives and methods in the Social Sciences. (GE)
  • Apply fundamental principles and relationships from the Natural Sciences to solve problems. (GE)