Applied Business Technology
The Applied Business Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree program is a sequence of courses that provide students with a group of customer service specialty courses, general education courses, work experience in a related area, and a series of courses in a specialty area. Graduates have qualifications to work in a variety of fields based on the student’s area of specialty. The areas of specialties are as follows: Business Technology Specialization or Medical Administrative Specialist.
Students may enter the Applied Business Technology degree program any semester. A full-time student can complete this program in 5 semesters. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 68 semester credit hours.
Individuals wanting to enroll in the Applied Business Technology degree program must be able to work in an office setting, type and produce business documents, be a fast and accurate typist, show initiative, work with people, work as a team member, multi-task, display a professional appearance, work with computers and computer application software, and have a strong work ethic.
Offered at the Following Campus
South Campus (Dublin)
$26,500.00 – $29,500.00
Tuition & Fees: $8,455.00
Books and Supplies for each specialization: $1,700.00
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)
Depending on specialization, graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in customer service, business, or in a medical office. In addition, the graduate may be able to start his/her own business and become self-employed. Instruction and practical application of learned skills provide a broad occupational background which appeals to prospective employers.
- Submit a completed application and application fee;
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Meet assessment requirements by taking the entrance placement test. In lieu of the placement test, official scores on COMPASS, ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT or GED may be substituted.
The College may accept transfer credit for other courses according to the College’s transfer policy.
For information on further advancing your education after completing your Associate of Applied Science Degree, see our Articulation (Transfer) Agreements.
AREA I - Language Arts/CommunicationsENGL1101Composition and Rhetoric3 credit hours45 contact hoursAREA II - Social/Behavioral SciencesPSYC1101Introductory Psychology3 credit hours45 contact hoursAREA III - Natural Sciences/MathematicsChoose one of the following:MATH1103Quantitative Skills and Reasoning3 credit hours45 contact hoursMATH1111College Algebra3 credit hours45 contact hoursAREA IV - Humanities/Fine ArtsENGL2130American Literature3 credit hours45 contact hoursProgram-Specific General Education Core RequirementsTo meet the minimum required 15 semester credit hours in General Core Courses, students must take an additional 3 semester credit hours.ENGL1102Literature and Composition3 credit hours45 contact hoursHIST2111U.S. History I3 credit hours45 contact hoursHIST2112U.S. History II3 credit hours45 contact hoursPOLS1101American Government3 credit hours45 contact hoursSOCI1101Introduction to Sociology3 credit hours45 contact hoursOCCUPATIONAL COURSESCOLL1060Introduction to College and Computers3 credit hours50 contact hoursMKTG1161Service Industry Business Environment2 credit hours30 contact hoursMKTG1162Customer Contact Skills4 credit hours75 contact hoursMKTG1163Computer Skills for Customer Service2 credit hours45 contact hoursMKTG1164Business Skills for the Customer2 credit hours30 contact hoursMKTG1165Personal Effectiveness in Customer Service1 credit hours15 contact hoursAPBT Field Experience/Internship (choose one of the following)Option #1:APBT2100Applied Bus. Tech. Field Experience/Internship12 credit hours540 contact hoursOption #2:APBT2101Applied Bus. Tech. Field Experience/Internship I3 credit hours135 contact hoursAPBT2102Applied Bus. Tech. Field Experience/Internship II3 credit hours135 contact hoursAPBT2103Applied Bus. Tech. Field Experience/Internship III3 credit hours135 contact hoursAPBT2104Applied Bus. Tech. Field Experience/Internship IV3 credit hours135 contact hoursCOMPLETION OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SPECIALIZATIONSBusiness Technology SpecializationBUSN1240Office Procedures3 credit hours60 contact hoursBUSN1400Word Processing Applications4 credit hours90 contact hoursBUSN1410Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications4 credit hours90 contact hoursBUSN1430Desktop Publishing and Presentation Applications4 credit hours90 contact hoursBUSN1440Document Production4 credit hours105 contact hoursBUSN1200Machine Transcription2 credit hours45 contact hoursXXXXXXXXSelect ONE additional BUSN Course2 credit hours0 contact hoursand one of the following:ACCT1100Financial Accounting I4 credit hours75 contact hoursBUSN2200Office Accounting4 credit hours75 contact hoursMedical Administrative SpecialistBUSN1440Document Production4 credit hours105 contact hoursMAST1120Human Diseases3 credit hours60 contact hoursBUSN2300Medical Terminology2 credit hours30 contact hoursBUSN2310Anatomy & Term for the Medical Admin. Assist.3 credit hours45 contact hoursBUSN2340Healthcare Administrative Procedures4 credit hours90 contact hoursBUSN2320Medical Document Processing/Transcription4 credit hours105 contact hoursand one of the following:BUSN2370Medical Office Billing/Coding/Insurance3 credit hours60 contact hoursBUSN2375Healthcare Coding3 credit hours75 contact hoursand one of the following:ACCT1100Financial Accounting I4 credit hours75 contact hoursBUSN2200Office Accounting4 credit hours75 contact hours