Applied-Business

Associate Degree of Applied Business in

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he Associate Degree in Business is designed to advance the student’s knowledge in today’s business office environment. Early in the program, the student’s course work includes subjects that are fundamental to the operation of an office, such as accounting, word processing, business math, and more..

Students will have the option to complete this program in person or 100% online through the Blackboard Learning Management System Platform. Students will have the option to choose in person or online learning. All electives will be available online. 

The student is then given an in-depth study of highly technical software applications. The objective of the general education courses are to provide the student with the necessary critical thinking and communications skills needed to help the student become a more productive part of the work world.

This general education background combined with the technical course content encourages an atmosphere of professional growth and maintains the college’s philosophy of the “learn by doing” method of education.

The Associate Degree will arm the student with the credibility they need to succeed. It will provide the student with the competitive edge helping the student become employable with more opportunities for advancement. It will prepare the student for entry-level employment in these and other positions: Legal/Medical Secretaries, Accounting Clerks, Payroll Clerks, Accounts Payable and Receivable, and Administrative Assistants. Graduates secure employment in hospitals, schools, state agencies, industrial organizations, legal software companies, insurance agencies, and the courts.

Business Elective

The objective of the Business Degree with an elective in Business is to provide the student with a concentrated study in the areas of payroll tax, federal income tax, business and corporation tax, accounts receivable and payable, and bookkeeping. Because the basis of the elective consists of the Business Degree, the student will also be prepared to function efficiently in a business office environment.

The student will be prepared for entry-level employment in these and other positions: Accounts Payable and Receivable Clerks, Payroll Clerks, Administrative Assistants, Business Office Managers, Accounting Department Clerk, Data Entry Clerk, and Bookkeeper. Graduates secure positions in hospitals, schools, state agencies, industrial organizations, legal software companies, insurance agencies, corporate offices, manufacturing offices, banks, accounting firms, and electronic billing companies.

To earn an Associate Degree of Applied Business in Business, the following courses* are required:

• Computer Fundamentals **
• Intermediate Computer Applications I **
• Advanced Computer Applications II **
• Career Development **
• Data Base (Access) **
• Spreadsheet (Excel) **
• Computerized Accounting I **
• Computerized Accounting II ** †
• Customer Service Techniques **
• Social Media in the Workplace ** †
• Advanced Keyboarding Skills ** †
• Payroll and Business Tax ** †
• Externship **
• Accounting I **
• Administrative Management/Office Procedures †
• Introduction to College English
• Introduction to College Math
• Written Communications
• College Algebra
• Communication Skills
• Earth Science
• American Government & Politics
• Sociology

*Does not indicate the order in which these courses will be offered.
**Core class for this Degree

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The Associate Degree in Applied Business

OPEID-030790

CIP Code – 52-0401

Credential Level

Occupation (SOC Codes)   43-1011.00  43-9061.00  11-3011.00

43-9071.00

43-3031.00

49-2011.00

43-6011.00

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Credit Hours

Courses Required

This course outline contains only the suggested sequences of course work.
Courses scheduled are dependent upon placement test results.

Course #Course Description Credit Hrs

1st Semester

MTH 095Introduction to College Math4.0
WRC 095Introduction to College English4.0
CPF 100Computer Fundamentals3.0
AGP 120American Government & Politics3.0
SOC 110Sociology3.0
WRC 110Written Communications3.0
Total12.0

2nd Semester

ICA 110Intermediate Computer Applications5.0
ACT 120Accounting I4.0
MTH 110College Algebra3.0
Total12.0

3rd Semester

ACA 131Advanced Computer Applications 4.0
DTB 200Data Base (Access)4.0
CTA 110Computerized Accounting I (Quickbooks) 3.0
Total12.0

4th Semester

SPD 200Spreadsheet (Excel)4.0
CTA 200Computerized Accounting II (Peachtree)3.0
ERS 110Earth Science3.0
COM 110Communication Skills3.0
Total13.0
EXT 240Externship2.0

This course outline contains only the suggested sequences of course work.
Courses scheduled are dependent upon placement test results.

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