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Business Technology

Associate of Applied Science – Accounting Option

About the Program

The Business Technology two-year degree provides an opportunity for students to learn about the business enterprises in society as well as prepare for various careers. This degree provides for flexibility in selecting elective classes while allowing students to investigate a wide range of areas within the business field. Students who want a general business foundation will be well served by the Business Technology AAS degree. There are also two program options should students want to pursue a specialized focus area.

For students who desire employment as bookkeepers, accounting assistants and billing clerks, the Accounting Option provides advanced study in practical accounting using both manual and computerized accounting systems.

Students who plan to supervise other workers, start their own business enterprises, or work in the sales, advertising or e-commerce sectors, will find the Management and Marketing Option well suited to those career goals.

Program Learning Outcomes

The curriculum in RCC courses is derived from a set of identified learning outcomes that are relevant to the discipline. Program learning outcomes for the Business Technology Associate of Applied Science - Accounting Option are:

  • Analytical Skills
    Utilize critical thinking by applying problem-solving techniques to various areas of business.
  • Technology
    Use technology to assist with business operations.
  • Business Ethics
    Apply established legal and ethical behaviors in business.
  • Business Communication
    Use professional communication methods appropriate to business situations.
  • Employability Skills
    Use the interpersonal skills necessary to preserve effective working relationships.

Entry Requirements

Students are required to complete the Placement Process to determine skill level and readiness in math, reading, and writing. As part of their training program, students must begin with the courses within their skill level as determined through the Placement Process.

Advanced Standing

Coursework from accredited colleges and universities will be accepted in accordance with college policies and the Business Technology Department chair’s approval. In order to ensure that coursework is current, program courses over 10 years old must be reviewed and approved by the appropriate department head before being accepted toward core require­ments. College Now credit will be accepted in accordance with the current articulation agreement.

Credits earned in the successful completion of this program can be applied to other certificates and degrees in the Career Pathway. For more information, speak to a program advisor.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate, students must complete all courses in this program with a grade of “C” or better. Certain prerequisite courses are graded on a pass/no pass basis only. A grade of “P” for these courses indicates a student earned the equivalent of a “C” or better grade.

This guide lays out an optimal path to graduate. Where zero credits are listed in the prerequisites, students may place into a higher-level(s) based on designated placement score(s). Note, some prerequisites may be required for graduation. Please consult an advisor with any program completion questions.

TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS:

91-93
Program email address: [email protected]
Program Prerequisites
Course No. Course Title Alternate Course(s) Comments

MTH20

Pre-algebra

or designated placement score

RD90

College Reading

WR91

or designated placement score, WR91 fulfills RD90/WR90

WR90

Fundamentals of Composition

WR91

or designated placement score, WR91 fulfills RD90/WR90

Prerequisites - credits vary based on Placement Score(s): 0-12
Fall
Check in with Advisor

BA101

Introduction to Business

BT113

Business English I

BA131

Introduction to Business Computing

BT160

Business Math

Term Credits: 16
Winter

BT101

Human Relations in Organizations

BT114

Business English II

LIB127

Introduction to Academic Research

BA226

Business Law

CIS125WW

Word Processing Applications (Microsoft Word)

Term Credits: 15
Spring

BA211

Financial Accounting I 1

BT105

Business Ethics

BA285

Advanced Business Applications: Excel

BA238

The Art of Selling

BT250

or approved program elective (9 credits required)

BA243

Social Media Marketing

Term Credits: 17
Fall
Check in with Advisor

BA213

Managerial Accounting

BT102

Introduction to Supervision

BT106

or approved program elective (9 credits required)

ECON115

Introduction to Economics

BA177

Payroll and Tax Procedures

fall term only

HE112

Emergency First Aid

HE250, 252, 261/HPE295

Term Credits: 14
Winter

BA224

Human Resource Management

BA206

BA224 winter term only or approved program elective (9 credits required)

BA109

Ready, Set, Work: Techniques for Landing A Job

BA223

Principles of Marketing

BT178

Customer Service

BA214

Business Communications

 

Term Credits: 15
Spring

BA228

Computer Accounting Applications

spring term only

BA280

CWE/Business

BT265

BT111

Conflict Management

COMM111

Fundamentals of Public Speaking

COMM218

BA218

Personal Finance

Term Credits: 14
Approved Program Electives

Select 9 credits from courses not otherwise required within the base program or option area. Optimal electives have been built into the guide above. See your program advisor.

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

BA199

Special Studies: Business

variable

BA206

Management Fundamentals

3

BA224

Human Resource Management

3

BA238

The Art of Selling

3

BA249

Retail Management

3

BA280

Cooperative Work Experience/Business

1-9

BT102

Introduction to Supervision

3

BT106

Advertising

3

BT121

Digital Marketing and e-Commerce

4

BT250

Entrepreneurship

3

——

Any CIS125 applications course (except those taken to fulfill core requirements)

1-6

ECON201

Introduction to Microeconomics

4

ECON202

Introduction to Macroeconomics

4

WR110

Understanding English Grammar

2

WR227

Technical Writing

4

——

Any world language

4-12

1 Students who completed BA211 between summer 2017 and winter 2021 but not BA212, will require BA212 to meet the new BA211 requirement. Please speak with your academic advisor.

For more information, contact the Business Technology Department.

Business Technology Department faculty and staff can also be reached by:
Phone: 541-956-7500
Email: [email protected]
Web address: www.roguecc.edu/business
TTY: Oregon Telecom Relay Service, 711