Business Technology

WELCOME TO THE 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. 

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 Degree (AAS), 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 - Spreadsheet and Database (3 credits)
  • BUSN 170 - Records and Information Management (3 credits)
  • BUSN 171 - Internet Technologies (3 credits)
  • Oral Communication. Core Options (3 credits)

Fall Semester 3

  • ACC 124 or ACC 201 (3 credits)
  • BUSN 172 - Introduction to SQL for Business Users (3 credits)
  • Social Environment: Core Options (3 credits)
  • Thinking, Reasoning-Mathematics: BUSN 188 or MATH 100 or higher (3 credits)
  • Written Communication: Core Options (3 credits)

Spring Semester 4

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

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-Mathematics BUSN 188 or MATH 100 or higher (3 credits)

Total credits: 33

 

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Business Technology (Office Assistant) 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)
  • ICS 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 - Word Processing for Business (3 credits)
  • BUSN 130 - Spreadsheet and Databases (3 credits)
  • BUSN 170 - Records and Information Management (3 credits)

 

Total credits: 21

 

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Virtual Office Assistant Certificate of Competence (CO), 23 credits

Fall Semester 1

  • BUSN 121 or BUSN 123 (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)

Spring Semester 2

  • ACC 124 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.