Business Technology Associate in Applied Science

WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE PROGRAM OUTLINE. This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer.  Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of courses. Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog. Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicable.

First YearCredits
BUS 1010 Introduction To Business3  
BUS 1230 Math for Business & Finance3  
CSN 1200 Using Internet and The World Wide Web3  
CSP 1203 Microsoft Office Professional I3  
CSP 1230 Computer Keyboarding Applications2  
ENG 1200 Grammar Skills for The Workplace2  
CSO 1202 Microsoft Windows  2
CSP 1231 Adv Keyboarding/Document Formatting  3
CSP 2203 Microsoft Office Professional II  3
ENG 1205 Writ Comm Skills for Bus Ind & Tech  3
PSY 2200 Human Relations in The World of Work  3
SPH 1204 Oral Communication Skills for Business, Industry & Technology  3
Year Total: 16 17
Second YearCredits
ACT 1210 Fundamentals of Accounting3  
CSM 1209 Management Information Systems3  
CSP 2204 Microsoft Office Professional III3  
ECN 1202 Fundamentals of Economics3  
PHL 1002 Ethics3  
SDT 1203 Job Seeking Skills1  
CSM 2240 Office Management  3
CSP 2201 Help Desk/User Support  2
CSP 2222 Business Technology Internship  4
HPE 1000 Wellness  1
Elective (s) (See Below)  3
Year Total: 16 13
Total Credit Hours:  62


ACT 1280, ALH 1001, BUL 2000, EDC 1000, EDC 1203, HSR 1000

For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360 or  (815) 224-0441

This degree is designed to prepare personnel for Office Supervisor, Administrative Assistant and clerical positions requiring proficiency in document preparation, bookkeeping, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software and web page design.  Students are strongly encouraged to complete the required courses in the order they are listed above. Some classes may only be available at night or online.

Proficiency exams are available for CSP 1230, CSP 1203, CSO 1202, and CSN 1200.  Contact the Workforce Development Division at 815-224-0409 or or speak with a counselor about the available proficiency exams.  Proficiency Exam Study  Guides are available at:  Course outline provides course description, working outcomes and related competencies.