Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Dec 03, 2021  
Catalog 2021-2022

Business Technology, AAS


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97 CREDITS

Program Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

The Business Technology AAS degree prepares students to meet the growing need for trained business support professionals. The primary goal of the degree is to prepare students to use various software applications in the work environment as a support tool to enhance day-to-day business operations.

Business Technology AAS degree graduates will:

  • be prepared for entry-level positions as a business support professional
  • carry out office administration procedures and management support using office technology
  • use Microsoft Project software to produce Gantt charts, Network Diagrams, and reports
  • use Microsoft Office software to produce complex integrated documents and spreadsheets
  • identify good customer service skills and work well with internal and external customers
  • experience carrying out a Capstone project that uses the skills gained to serve as a support for a real office or business
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills
  • meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements


Recommended Course Sequence

The courses listed below are a suggested sequence; as long as prerequisites are met, courses may be taken in a different order.

General Education Requirements - 20 Credits


Diversity and Social Justice Requirement


Within the degree requirements, students must complete a 3-5 credit course that meets the college’s Diversity and Social Justice (DSJ) requirement. DSJ courses are designated in the college schedule and are designed to meet other general education or technical requirements simultaneous to meeting the DSJ requirement (e.g., ENGL& 101D meets both the ENGL& 101 requirement and the DSJ requirement).

Visit the DSJ requirement webpage to view the current list of general education and technical courses that meet the requirement.

Total Program Credits: 97


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