2019-2020 Catalog

Business Information Systems, Associate of Applied Science

The Business Information System program provides students with a strong foundation in cross-functional business processes and the application of information systems to support them. 

Students will gain a competitive advantage in today’s rapidly changing business environment.  Business Information Systems program courses offer instruction in software applications, communications, customer service, decision making, and office procedures, all of which provide students with the skills they need for everyday running of a business.  Program outcomes include:

·Gain comprehensive computer application skills

·Obtain information management skills

·Develop soft skills for the workplace

·Enhance verbal and written communication

·Explore emerging technologies used in an office environment

Potential employment options include administrative assistant, medical administrative assistant, executive administrative assistant, application specialist, filing clerk, accounting clerk, bookkeeper, digital design specialist, data entry specialist, and office manager.

Degree Requirements

Freshman Year - Fall Semester

BOTK 1555BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

3

BOTK 1640KEYBOARDING APPLICATIONS I

3

CMAP 1200COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

3

ENGL 1010ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

HMDV 10051st YEAR SUCCESS

1

APPROVED ELECTIVE

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Freshman Year - Fall Semester Notes:

  • In addition to ENGL 1010, students may be required to also take ENGL 1011 (2 credits) due to placement, adding 2 additional credits to their graduation total.
  • Approved electives can be from any department 1000 level or higher. Courses should be determined by advisor and student.
  • Incoming students with keyboarding skills may, with the consent of their faculty advisor, substitute more advanced courses (re: BOTK 1640).

Freshman Year - Spring Semester

BOTK 1650KEYBOARDING APPLICATIONS II

3

BOTK 2810ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES I

3

CMAP 1750SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS:

3

CMAP 1860INTRO TO DIGITAL DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES

3

CMAP 2630PRESENTATION GRAPHICS:

1-3

ENGL 2005TECHNICAL WRITING

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

BOTK 2750RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

3

CMAP 1705WORD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS:

3

CMAP 1610WINDOWS I

1

MATH 1000PROBLEM SOLVING

3

CMAP 2210QUICKBOOKS

3

US & WYOMING CONSTITUTION

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester Notes:

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

BOTK 2900OFFICE SYSTEMS & PROCEDURES

3

CMAP 1800DATABASE APPLICATIONS:

3

COMM 1030INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

3

MGT 1000INTRODUCTION TO SUPERVISION

3

IMGT 2400INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

3

APPROVED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COURSE

1

HMDV 2411ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENT

0

Total Credit Hours:16

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester Notes:

  • Any Physical Activity course may be taken to fulfill this requirement, or HLED 1003.

Total Credit Hours: 65

Incoming students with keyboarding skills may, with the consent of their faculty advisor, substitute more advanced courses.

All above courses must be completed with a "C" or better to earn the A.A.S in Business Information Systems.

Degree is Non-Transferable.