At a Glance:

Advisors:
Floyd: Tonya Haley
Tonya Haley, Instructor of Business Administrative Technology
Office: J147
Phone: 706-295-6077
Email:
Campus: Floyd County Campus
Department: Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.S., Emporia State University; B.S., Covenant College; A.A.S., Floyd College; Business Office Technology Diploma, Coosa Valley Technical College

  & Gina Stephens
Gina Stephens, Program Director & Instructor of Business Administrative Technology
Office: J140
Phone: 706-295-6513
Email:
Campus: Floyd County Campus
Department: Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

A.S. Floyd College; Diploma Coosa Valley Technical College

Gordon: Brenda Lovell
Brenda Lovell, Program Director & Instructor of Business Administrative Technology
Office: 124
Phone: 706-378-1725
Email:
Campus: Gordon County Campus
Department: Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.S., Mercer University; B.B.A., West Georgia College

  & Daniel Roebuck
Daniel Roebuck, Instructor of Business Administrative Technology
Office: 124
Phone: 706-378-1727
Email:
Campus: Gordon County Campus
Department: Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.B.A., Shorter College; B.S., Samford University

 
Polk: Barbara Pharr
Barbara Pharr, Instructor of Business Administrative Technology & Assistant Campus Manager for Polk County Campus
Office: A108
Phone: 706-378-1789
Email:
Campus: Polk County Campus
Department: Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.Ed., University of Georgia; B.A., Winthrop College

 
Walker: Karen Whitfield
Karen Whitfield, Instructor of Business Administrative Technology
Office: 209
Phone: 706-764-3712
Email:
Campus: Walker County Campus
Department: Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.A., Central Michigan University; B.S., Brenau University

Whitfield Murray: Karen Whitfield
Karen Whitfield, Instructor of Business Administrative Technology
Office: 209
Phone: 706-764-3712
Email:
Campus: Walker County Campus
Department: Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.A., Central Michigan University; B.S., Brenau University

Business Administrative Technology (BA23)

Offered at the Following Campuses

  • Whitfield Murray Campus
  • Walker County Campus
  • Polk County Campus
  • Gordon County Campus
  • Floyd County Campus

Program Overview

The Business Administrative Technology program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in a variety of positions in today’s technology-driven workplaces. The Business Administrative Technology program provides learning opportunities, which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications software. Students are also introduced to accounting fundamentals, electronic communications, internet research, and electronic file management. The program includes instruction in effective communication skills and terminology that encompasses office management and executive assistant qualification and technology innovations for the office. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of administrative technology. Graduates of the program receive a Business Administrative Technology, Associate of Applied Science degree.

Note: Effective Summer Semester 2013, all occupational curriculum within the Business Administrative Technology Degree program must be completed with a "C" or better in order to graduate from the program.

Course Overview

Credit Hours
General Core Curriculum (15 hours)
Explores the analysis of literature and articles about issues in the humanities and in society. Students practice various modes of writing, ranging from exposition to argumentation and persuasion. The course includes a review of standard grammatical and stylistic usage in proofreading and editing. An introduction to library resources lays the foundation for research. Topics include writing analysis and practice, revision, and research. Students write a research paper using library resources and using a formatting and documentation style appropriate to the purpose and audience.
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Social/Behavior Sciences Elective
3
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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
3
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General Education Elective
3
and one of the following (3 hours)
Emphasizes algebra, statistics, and mathematics of finance. Topics include fundamental operations of algebra, sets and logic, probability and statistics, geometry, mathematics of voting and districting, and mathematics of finance.
MATH
1111
3
Emphasizes techniques of problem solving using algebraic concepts. Topics include fundamental concepts of algebra, equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, and systems of equations; optional topics include sequences, series, and probability or analytic geometry.
3
Emphasizes functions using real-world applications as models. Topics include fundamental concepts of algebra; functions and graphs; linear, quadratic, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions and models; systems of equations; and optional topics in algebra.
Occupational Curriculum (49 hours)
Introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include an introduction to computer terminology, the Windows environment, Internet and email, word processing software, spreadsheet software, database software, and presentation software.
Provides an overview of digital technology used for conducting business. Students will learn the application of business activities using various digital platforms.
BUSN
1240
3
Emphasizes essential skills required for the business office.
BUSN
1400
4
PREREQUISITE: BUSN 1100 OR THE ABILITY TO KEY 25 GWAM (gross words a minute)ON 3-MINUTE TIMINGS WITH NO MORE THAN 3 ERRORS. This course covers the knowledge and skills required to use word processing software through course demonstrations, laboratory exercises and projects. Minimal document keying will be necessary as students will work with existing documents to learn the functions and features of the word processing application. Topics and assignments will include: word processing concepts, customizing documents, formatting content, working with visual content, organizing content, reviewing documents, sharing and securing content.
This course covers the knowledge and skills required to use spreadsheet software through course demonstrations, laboratory exercises and projects. Topics and assignments will include: spreadsheet concepts, creating and manipulating data, formatting data and content, creating and modifying formulas, presenting data visually and, collaborating and securing data.
4
This course covers the knowledge and skills to required to use database management software through course demonstrations, laboratory exercises and projects. Topics and assignments will include: database concepts, structuring databases, creating and formatting database elements, entering and modifying data, creating and modifying queries, presenting and sharing data and, managing and maintaining databases.
This course covers the knowledge and skills required to use desktop publishing (DTP) software and presentation software to create business publications and presentations. Course work will include course demonstrations, laboratory exercises and projects. Topics include: desktop publishing concepts, basic graphic design, publication layout, presentation design, and practical applications.
4
Reinforces the touch system of keyboarding placing emphasis on correct techniques with adequate speed and accuracy and producing properly formatted business documents. Topics include: reinforcing correct keyboarding technique, building speed and accuracy, formatting business documents, language arts, proofreading, and work area management.
This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of communicating with others inside and outside the organization via a personal information management program. Emphasizes the concepts necessary for individuals and workgroups to organize, find, view, and share information via electronic communication channels. Topics include: Internal and External Communication, Message Management, Calendar Management, Navigation, Contact and Task Management, and Security and Privacy.
Emphasizes proper proofreading and editing for business documents. Topics include: applying proofreading techniques and proofreaders marks with business documents; proper content, clarity, and conciseness in business documents; and business document formatting.
This course focuses on applying knowledge and skills learned in prior courses taken in the program. Topics include: communications skills, telecommunications skills, records management skills, office equipment/supplies, and integrated programs/applications. Serves as a capstone course.
Develops skills and behaviors necessary for successful supervision of people and their job responsibilities. Emphasis will be placed on real life concepts, personal skill development, applied knowledge and managing human resources. Course content is intended to help managers and supervisors deal with a dramatically changing workplace being affected by technology changes, a more competitive and global market place, corporate restructuring and the changing nature of work and the workforce. Topics include: Understanding the Managers Job and Work Environment; Building an Effective Organizational Culture; Leading, Directing, and the Application of Authority; Planning, Decision-Making, and Problem-Solving; Human Resource Management, Administrative Management, Organizing, and Controlling.
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Specific Occupational Guided Electives
6
and one of the following (4 hours)
Introduces the basic financial accounting concepts of the complete accounting cycle and provides the student with the necessary skills to maintain a set of books for a sole proprietorship. 642-427 Topics include: accounting vocabulary and concepts, the accounting cycle for a personal service business, the accounting cycle for a merchandising business, inventory, 640-878 dumps cash control and receivables. Laboratory work demonstrates theory presented in class.642-311 exam If you can not afford genuine luxury handbags replica handbags, but want to join the trend of luxury, then, in our online shop you can buy high-quality replica handbags miu miu replica handbags, fashion is both elegant, come buy it!
BUSN
2200
4
Introduces fundamental concepts of the accounting cycle for a sole proprietor service business. Topics include: accounting equation, analyzing business transactions, journalizing and posting transactions, accounts receivable and accounts payable subsidiary ledgers, financial statements, cash control, and payroll concepts.