Associate in Business Administration and Information Technology

Business Administration and Information Technology (CIP Code: 52.0201, 52.1201)

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Program Title: Business Administration and Information Technology
Completion Award: Associate of Applied Science Degree
Contact Hours: 900
Outside Study Hours: 1800
Pre-requisite: Highschool Diploma, GED or its equivalent is required for admission.
Semester Credits: 60 hours (including 15 semester credits of General Studies)
Program Duration: 120 weeks
Tuition: $14,940
Books & Software: $2,500**
Total Cost: $17,440 (including books, software, and shipping)

** For a detailed breakdown and description of the course materials, please refer to Course Materials under the Student Services section of the catalog.

Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Administration and Information Technology expands on the knowledge gained in the diploma courses by including instruction in the principles of database-driven websites, e-commerce, marketing, customer service, information security, and project management including practical applications utilizing Microsoft Project. Completion of the course will prepare the graduate to function in a technology driven business environment.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate should be able to:

  • ✓ Explain and appraise the concepts of budgeting, scheduling and coordination, office systems operation and maintenance, office records management, organization, and security.
  • ✓ Prepare documentation and project data utilizing Microsoft Project.
  • ✓ Perform accounting functions in the position of a QuickBooks bookkeeper accounting assistant or accounting clerk.
  • ✓ Operate in an organization as a composer, editor and proofreader of business or business-related communications.
  • ✓ Organize and maintain the operations of a small business.


Potential Employment

Upon successfully completing this program the graduate may qualify for employment as an assistant office manager, QuickBooks bookkeeper, customer service representative, account representative, administrative assistant, assistant to a project manager and other positions in the business, and computer fields.

Disclaimer: Many companies, particularly within the Information Technology field, may require background checks and/or drug screenings as a qualification for employment.

* This course has a proctored final exam. Please refer to the Proctored Examination Policy and Procedure in the College Catalog or on the website at:


Business Administration and Information Technology – Core Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeCredits
CIS-100IT (Information Technology) FundamentalsCore3
CIS-110Integrated Business ApplicationsCore3
CIS-120Microsoft ExcelCore 3*
CIS-130Relational Database ManagementCore3
CIT-150Website Design and DevelopmentCore 3*
CIT-220Introduction to Electronic CommerceCore3
CIB-100Business Office Procedures Core 3*
CIB-110Introduction to Business Core3
CIB-200Accounting Fundamentals Core3
CIB-210Accounting Information Systems – Practical EmphasisCore3
CIB-220Marketing Essentials Core 3*
CIB-230Principles of Customer Service Core3
CST-200Principles of Information Security Core3
PMM-190Information Technology Project ManagementCore3
PMM-200Microsoft Project Core 3*
Total Core Credits45


General Education Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeCredits
English & Communications: select 2 courses from the following 3 course options
GEC-100Basic English & CommunicationsGen-Ed3
GBC-110Business CommunicationsGen-Ed 3
GTW-400Technical Writing
Mathematics: select 2 courses from the following 5 course options
GMA-100College MathematicsGen-Ed3
GMA-150Introductory AlgebraGen-Ed3
GBM-200Business MathGen-Ed3
GCA-200College AlgebraGen-Ed3
STS-300Business StatisticsGen-Ed3
Social / Natural Sciences: select 1 course from the following 6 course options
GGS-200Global SociologyGen-ED 3*
PSY-100Essentials of PsychologyGen-Ed3
GPS-300Political ScienceGen-Ed3
GSH-300Safety & Health in the WorkplaceGen-Ed3
GES-300Environmental ScienceGen-Ed3
Total General Education Credits15
Total AAS Program Credits:60

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