Business Technology

WELCOME TO BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM AT KAUA'I COMMUNITY COLLEGE!

The Business Technology program focuses on skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to prepare students for employment in government and industry positions such as administrative assistants, information processors, receptionists, clerks, or secretaries. Courses include both business and general offerings to broaden students’ background and to enhance employment and promotion possibilities. 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:

A GPA of 2.0 or higher for all courses applicable toward the degree or certificates is required to meet graduation requirements. A grade of “C” or higher in all Business Technology program courses is required for graduation.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. Communicate clearly and effectively through oral and written interactions, complying with standard office etiquette.
  2. Use research, critical thinking, and decision-making skills to make informed choices and solve problems for personal and work-related situations.
  3. Apply appropriate strategies to secure employment, retain a job, and advance in a career.
  4. Use current and emerging technologies effectively to create and manage documents and handle multiple priorities.
  5. Work as a responsible member of a team to meet an organization’s objectives.
  6. Demonstrate professionalism in work quality, appearance, attitude, and workplace behavior as required in a diverse business environment.
  7. Analyze, synthesize, and evaluate real-world problems in quantitative terms.

Guided Pathways to Completion

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Business Technology Associate of Applied Science 61 credits


Fall Semester 1

  • BUSN 121 Introduction to Word Processing 3 credits
  • BUSN 158 Social Media and Cloud-Based Collaboration for Business 3 credits
  • BUSN 164 Career Success 3 credits
  • BUSN 179 Business Writing 3 credits
  • ICS 101 Digital Tools for the Information World 3 credits


Spring Semester 2

  • BUSN 123 Word Processing for Business 3 credits
  • BUSN 130 Spreadsheets and Databases 3 credits
  • BUSN 170 Records and Information Management 3 credits
  • BUSN 171 Internet Technologies 3 credits
  • Oral Communication 3 credits

Fall Semester 3

  • ACC 124 Accounting I or or ACC 201 Intro. to Financial Accounting 3 credits
  • BUSN 172 Introduction to SQL for Business Users 3 credits
  • Social Environment (ECON 130 suggested) 3 credits
  • Thinking/Reasoning Math (BUSN 188 or MATH 100 or higher) 3 credits
  • Written Communication 3 credits

Spring Semester 4

  • BUSN 193V Cooperative Education 3 credits
  • BUSN 201 Project Management 3 credits
  • Cultural Environment 3 credits Electives (Any 100-level or higher course) 3 credits
  • Natural Environment 4

Total Credits 61

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Business Technology, Certificate of Achievement (CA) 33 Credits

Fall Semester 1 

  • BUSN 121 Introduction to Word Processing 3 credits
  • BUSN 158 Social Media and Cloud-Based Collaboration for Business 3 credits
  • BUSN 164 Career Success 3 credits
  • BUSN 179 Business Writing 3 credits
  • ICS 101 Digital Tools for the Information World 3 credits

Spring Semester 2

  • BUSN 123 Word Processing for Business 3 credits
  • BUSN 130 Spreadsheets and Databases 3 credits
  • BUSN 170 Records and Information Management 3 credits
  • BUSN 171 Internet Technologies 3 credits

Fall Semester

  • BUSN 172 Introduction to SQL for Business Users 3 credits
  • Thinking/Reasoning Math (BUSN 188 or MATH 100 or higher) 3 credits

Total Credits 33

 

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Business Technology, Office Assistance, Certificate of Competence (CO) 12 Credits

Fall Semester

  • BUSN 121 Introduction to Word Processing 3 credits
  • BUSN 164 Career Success 3 credits
  • BUSN 179 Business Writing 3 credits
  • HOST 101 Digital Tools for the Information World 3 credits

Total Credits 12

 

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Business Technology, Certificate of Competence (CO) 21 Credits

Fall Semester 1

  • BUSN 121 Introduction to Word Processing 3 credits
  • BUSN 164 Career Success 3 credits
  • BUSN 179 Business Writing 3 credits
  • ICS 101 Digital Tools for the Information World 3 credits

Spring Semester 2

  • BUSN 123 credits Word Processing for Business 3 credits
  • BUSN 130 Spreadsheets and Databases 3 credits
  • BUSN 170 Records and Information Management 3 credits

 

Total Credits 21

 

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Business Technology, Virtual Office Assistant 23 Credits

Fall Semester 1

  • BUSN 121 Introduction to Word Processing or BUSN 123 Word Processing for Business 3 credits
  • BUSN 158 Social Media and Cloud-Based Collaboration for Business 3 credits
  • BUSN 164 Career Success 3 credits ICS 101 Digital Tools for the Information World 3 credits
  • ICS 101 Digital Tools for the Information World 3 credits

Spring Semester 2

  • ACC 124 Accounting I or or ACC 201 Intro. to Financial Accounting 3 credits
  • BUSN 130 Spreadsheets and Databases 3 credits
  • BUSN 159 Creating and Managing the Virtual Office 3 credits
  • BUSN 193V Cooperative Education 2 credits

Total credits 23

 

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The Business Technology program focuses on skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to prepare students for employment in government and industry positions such as administrative assistants, information processors, receptionists, clerks, or secretaries. Courses include both business and general offerings to broaden students’ background and to enhance employment and promotion possibilities.