2020-2021 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

COMM 1030INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

3

BOTK 1640KEYBOARDING APPLICATIONS I

3

CMAP 1200COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

3

ENGL 1010ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

HMDV 10051st YEAR SUCCESS

1

MATH 1000PROBLEM SOLVING

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.
  • 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

APPROVED ELECTIVE

3

CMAP 2630PRESENTATION GRAPHICS:

1-3

ENGL 2005TECHNICAL WRITING

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Freshman Year - Spring Semester Notes:

  • Approved elective can be fulfilled with any of the following prefixes: CMAP, BOTK, BADM, MKT, MGT. Courses should be determined by advisor and student.

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

BOTK 2750RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

3

CMAP 1860INTRO TO DIGITAL DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES

3

CMAP 1705WORD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS:

3

APPROVED ELECTIVE

3

CMAP 2210QUICKBOOKS

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester Notes:

  • Elective can be from any department 1000 level or higher.

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

BOTK 2900OFFICE SYSTEMS & PROCEDURES

3

CMAP 1800DATABASE APPLICATIONS:

3

US & WYOMING CONSTITUTION

3

MGT 1000INTRODUCTION TO SUPERVISION

3

IMGT 2400INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

3

APPROVED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COURSE

1

Total Credit Hours:16

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester Notes:

Total Credit Hours: 64

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.