Business Technology

 

The Business Technology program prepares people for jobs in today's computerized business environments. Students gain technological sophistication through hands-on computer training. > more

 

Following are course descriptions. Check the Annual Schedule to plan your schedule.

 

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 101
Beginning Keyboarding (5)

Introduces the keyboard and operational parts of the personal computer. Special attention is given to correct techniques and beginning formatting of memorandums, letters, and reports. Previously BUSTC 100. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 102
Speed Keyboarding 1 (5)

Speed, accuracy, and technique drills on a personal computer. Designed for students who are keyboarding at various speeds. Prerequisite: BUSTC 101 or equivalent and 20 wpm keyboarding by touch. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 103
Speed Keyboarding 2 (3)

Speed, accuracy, and technique drills on a personal computer. Windowss OS required. Prerequisite: BUSTC 101 or equivalent and 20 wpm keyboarding by touch. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 105
Computer Applications (5)

Introduction to computers and application sofware in a Windows based environment. Topics include: file mamagement, the internet, and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Prerequisites: ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or instructor permission. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 107
Computer 10-Key (2)

Learn the touch-key method on a computer 10-key pad. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 109
CEO Keyboarding/Computer Survival (3)

This course introduces computer components, operational parts of the computer, computer keyboarding by touch, 10-key pad, e-mail, Internet, file management, and business letters, reports and tables. Prerequisite: For CEO students only. Requires CEO program approval. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 112
Filing (2)

Filing is the organization and storage of business correspondence. Through a series of instruction and exercises, students apply the fundamental rules of filing. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 114
Human Relations in the Office (2)

Explore human relations and communications within the office environment. Instructor's permission required. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 115
Fundamentals of Business Communications (5)

Write business correspondence, a resume, and cover letter using Standard English. Review of vocabulary, punctuation, grammar, and current formats of business correspondence. Research topics using web technology and standard references to prepare presentation. Previously BUSTC 152. Prerequisites: Placement in ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or successful completion of ENGL 090 or ESL 099 with a 2.0 or better. Recommended: Microsoft Word and Internet experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 128
Word 2013, Level 1 (5)

Introduction to Microsoft Word. Students will learn the basic features to create business documents. Prerequisites: BusTc 101 or 25 wpm keyboarding. Student Option Grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 129
Word 2013, Level 2 (5)

Learn advanced features of Microsoft Word. Topics include shared documents, footnotes/endnotes, headers/footers, mail merge, sort, styles, macros, tables/indexes, and forms. Prerequisite: BUSTC 128. Student Option Grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 135
Applied Word Processing (4)

Apply previously learned advanced word processing techniques in the preparation of business documents using Word. Emphasis is on accuracy and mailable copy. Prerequisite: BUSTC 129. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 150
Excel 2013 (5)

Designed for the beginning Excel user. Learn to build spreadsheets using basic and intermediate features of Microsoft Excel. File Management experience recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or instructor permission and Math 098. Student Option Grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 160
PowerPoint 2013 (4)

Learn to organize information and create professional-looking graphic presentations. Learn the basic, intermediate, and advanced features of PowerPoint. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 170
Acess 2013 (5)

Designed for the beginning Access user. Introduction to basic and intermediate features of Microsoft Access. File Management experience recommended. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 185
Publisher 2013 (4)

Learn to design and create professional quality publications that combine text, graphics, illustrations, and photographs (desktop publishing). Recommended: BUSTC 128 or equivalent, 25 wpm keyboarding. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 214
Filing (2)

Filing is the organization and storage of business correspondence. Through a series of instruction and exercises, students apply the fundamental rules of filing. Student option grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 215
Professional Communications (5)

Learn writing strategies to produce a variety of professional communications such as business letters, memos, e-mail, and a short report. Learn to use the Internet and Shoreline library databases to research business topics and present information. Previously BUSTC 252. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL& 101 or successful completion of ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or BUSTC 115 with a 2.0 or better. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 270
Office Procedures (5)

Capstone course for Business Technology majors or others who want to learn about the role of the administrative assistant and current technologies. Prerequisite: Completion of BUSTC 128 Word Level I or equivalent or instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 291
Special Topics in Business Technology (1)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business Technology. Previously BUSTC 281.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 292
Special Topics in Business Technology (2)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business Technology. Previously BUSTC 282.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 293
Special Topics in Business Technology (3)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business Technology. Previously BUSTC 283.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 294
Special Topics in Business Technology (4)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business Technology. Previously BUSTC 284.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 295
Special Topics in Business Technology (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Business Technology. Previously BUSTC 285.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 297
Individual Project in Business Technology (1)

Individual project in a specific area of Business Technology. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 298
Individual Project in Business Technology (2)

Individual project in a specific area of Business Technology. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission based on evaluation of students'educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 299
Individual Project in Business Technology (3)

Individual project in a specific area of Business Technology. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission based on evaluation of students'educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.