Business Technology

See also: Associate Degree of Arts - Business Designation

Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Business Technology

Credit Transfer Limits

To ensure success in the program, courses transferred into BTE degree/certificate options or previously taken at CCD should be no more than five years old upon entering the program.

Administrative Professional AAS Degree

This program prepares students to enter the business world with high-level business technology skills. The Administrative Professional degree is an in-depth educational experience with the inclusion of general education and business courses. Graduates from this program will be prepared to be professional assistants in businesses; proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, & Access), understand standard business documentation, assist in decision-making, develop processes and procedures, and have a high level of competence in hardware and software. Graduates can work in positions such as executive assistant, administrative professional, administrative assistant, office specialist, office professional, and office coordinator.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
BTE 100 Computer Keyboarding I 1 1
BTE 120 Introduction to Business Practices 3
BTE 156 Business Mathematics with Calculators 4
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 1 3
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1 3
Or POS 105
Introduction to Political Science 
Or PSY 101
General Psychology I 
ENG 121 English Composition I : GT-CO1 1 3
 Subtotal17
Second Semester
BTE 102 Keyboarding Applications I 2
BTE 103 Keyboarding Applications ll 3
BTE 225 Office Management 3
CIS 155 PC Spreadsheet Concepts: Excel 3
MAT 120 Math for Liberal Arts: GT-MA1 4
 Subtotal15
Third Semester
ACC 101 Fundamentals of Accounting 3
BTE 125 Records Management 3
BTE 257 Managing Office Technology 3
BUS 115 Introduction to Business 1 3
BUS 217 Business Communication and Report Writing 3
 Subtotal15
Fourth Semester
BTE 287 Cooperative Education/Internship 3
CIS 218 Advanced PC Applications 3
COM 115 Public Speaking 3
MAN 116 Principles of Supervision 3
MAR 160 Customer Service 3
 Subtotal15
 Total Credits62
1

 Building Block course

Healthcare Administration AAS Degree

This degree is fully transferable to the Healthcare Management Bachelor Degree program at MSU Denver. This program prepares students to enter the medical business community with high-level skills in business technology. Graduates from this program will be prepared to be healthcare administrative professionals in medical institutions, proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, & Access), understand standard business/medical documentation, assist in decision-making, develop processes and procedures, and understand medical terminology, filing, and coding. Graduates can work in positions as healthcare administrative professionals with private and public medical offices, clinics and hospitals.

The degree offers a more in-depth educational approach to Healthcare Administrative Assistant than the Healthcare Administrative Assistant Certificate with the inclusion of general education and more medical and business courses.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
BTE 100 Computer Keyboarding I 1 1
BTE 120 Introduction to Business Practices 3
BTE 156 Business Mathematics with Calculators 4
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 3
ENG 121 English Composition I : GT-CO1 1 3
 Subtotal14
Second Semester
BTE 102 Keyboarding Applications I 2
BTE 103 Keyboarding Applications ll 3
BTE 225 Office Management 3
HPR 178 Medical Terminology 2
MAT 135 Intro to Statistics: GT-MA1 3
MOT 209 Introduction to ICD-9 Coding 2
 Subtotal15
Third Semester
ACC 121 Accounting Principles I 4
BTE 125 Records Management 3
BUS 115 Introduction to Business 3
CIS 155 PC Spreadsheet Concepts: Excel 3
COM 115 Public Speaking 3
Or COM 125
Interpersonal Communication  
 Subtotal16
Fourth Semester
BTE 257 Managing Office Technology 3
Or BTE 287
Cooperative Education  
CIS 218 Advanced PC Applications 3
ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics: GT-SS1 3
ENG 122 English Composition II: GT-CO2 3
MAR 216 Principles of Marketing 3
 Subtotal15
 Total Credits60
1

Building Block course 

Legal Administrative Assistant AAS Degree

This program prepares students to enter the legal business community with a high-level of skill in office technology. Graduates from this program will be prepared to perform as assistants in a legal organization; proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, & Access), understand standard business/legal documents, assist in decision-making, and develop processes and procedures. Graduates can work in positions such as legal administrative assistants with both private and public sector law offices, legal departments in nonprofit organizations and court systems. Many students in this program couple the paralegal certificate with this degree to enhance their legal knowledge.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
BTE 100 Computer Keyboarding I 1 1
BTE 117 Legal Terminology and Procedures 3
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 1 3
ENG 121 English Composition I : GT-CO1 1 3
MAT 107 Career Math 1 3
PSY 101 General Psychology I: GT-SS3 3
Or POS 105
Intro to Political Science: GT-SS1 
Or ECO 201
Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1 
 Subtotal16
Second Semester
BTE 102 Keyboarding Applications I 2
BTE 103 Keyboarding Applications ll 3
BTE 225 Office Management 3
BUS 115 Introduction to Business 1 3
CIS 135 Complete PC Word Processing: Word 3
 Subtotal14
Third Semester
ACC 101 Fundamentals of Accounting 1 3
BTE 125 Records Management 3
BUS 216 Legal Environment of Business 3
CIS 155 PC Spreadsheet Concepts: Excel 3
PAR 115 Introduction to Law 3
 Subtotal15
Fourth Semester
BTE 287 Cooperative Education/Internship 3
BUS 217 Business Communication and Report Writing 3
CIS 218 Advanced PC Applications 3
COM 115 Public Speaking 3
PAR 211 Legal Research 3
 Subtotal15
 Total Credits60
1

Building Block course 

Certificate in Business Technology

Office Assistant Certificate

This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in the business world. This certificate is appropriate for those students who desire a few basic office skills necessary to start a career or are planning to pursue an Associate of Applied Science or higher degree. Students completing this certificate can work in positions such as receptionists, office assistants or clerks. The certificate is fully transferable to the Administrative Assistant AAS degree. Please see an Academic Advisor about these pathways.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
BTE 100 Computer Keyboarding I 1 1
BTE 120 Introduction to Business Practices 3
BTE 225 Office Management 3
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 1 3
 Subtotal10
Second Semester
BTE 102 Keyboarding Applications I 2
BTE 103 Keyboarding Applications ll 3
BTE 156 Business Mathematics with Calculators 4
 Subtotal9
 Total Credits19
1

 Building Block Course

Certificate in Business Technology

Administrative Assistant Certificate

The Administrative Assistant program prepares students to use and understand personal computers, including the use of e-mail, the internet, and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, & Access), write business letters and input data. Graduates are prepared to enter positions as word processors, office assistants, office specialists, administrative assistants and receptionists. The certificate is fully transferable to the Administrative Assistant Professional AAS degree. Please see an Academic Advisor about these pathways.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores, be co-enrolled or have completed the prerequisites required for general education courses in the program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
BTE 100 Computer Keyboarding I 1 1
BTE 120 Introduction to Business Practices 3
BTE 125 Records Management 3
BTE 156 Business Mathematics with Calculators 4
BUS 217 Business Communication and Report Writing 3
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 1 3
 Subtotal17
Second Semester
BTE 102 Keyboarding Applications I 2
BTE 103 Keyboarding Applications ll 3
BTE 225 Office Management 3
BTE 257 Managing Office Technology 3
CIS 155 PC Spreadsheet Concepts: Excel 3
CIS 218 Advanced PC Applications 3
 Subtotal17
 Total Credits34
1

 Building Block Course

Certificate in Business Technology

Healthcare Administration CERTIFICATE

Prepares students for jobs such as medical records clerks, medical secretaries, etc. The certificate is fully transferable to the Healthcare Administration AAS degree, which is then fully transferable to the Healthcare Management Bachelor Degree program and MSU Denver. Please see an Academic Advisor about this pathway.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
BTE 100 Computer Keyboarding I 1 1
BTE 120 Introduction to Business Practices 3
BTE 156 Business Mathematics with Calculators 4
BTE 225 Office Management 3
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 1 3
 Subtotal14
Second Semester
BTE 102 Keyboarding Applications I 2
BTE 103 Keyboarding Applications ll 3
BTE 125 Records Management 3
BTE 257 Managing Office Technology 3
CIS 155 PC Spreadsheet Concepts: Excel 3
HPR 178 Medical Terminology 2
MOT 209 Introduction to ICD-9 Coding 2
Elective 2 2
 Subtotal20
 Total Credits34
1

 Building Block Course

2

 Select an additional 2 credit hours with Business Technology advisor's approval.