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Business And Technology

This program is scheduled to be discontinued and will no longer be accepting new applicants.

Today’s businesses value professionals who have strong skills in technology. If you want to gain the comprehensive and technical skills employers need, consider specializing in Business and Technology. If you have previous experience in an office and would like to update your skills, want to couple technology skills with experience in a different field, or want to enter the field of business technology, this program is for you!

In this program, you’ll learn the latest software skills in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook while learning skills in the broader areas of business such as: desktop publishing, social media, business communications, and basic Internet programming. Students will gain hands-on experience valuable to any employer by obtaining a Business and Technology Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree or a certificate that can be completed in as little as three quarters.

  1. Effectively use Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook for common business applications.
  2. Design business documents applying a variety of desktop publishing strategies.
  3. Design usable web pages and websites.
  4. Use and apply a variety  of management  and bookkeeping principles.
  5. Apply basic business communication skills in a variety of situations both orally and written.
  6. Effectively use digital media in business.

 

You and your advisor will use this program map as a starting point in creating your own personal education plan, customized to your needs. We meet you where you are and help you reach your goals.

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Total Credits: 90

First Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
BT 106
Computing Essentials
5
BT 107
Business Communications
5
BT 110
Strategies for Student Success
2
BUS 122
Practical Business Math
3
Total Credits
 
15
 

Second Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
BT 272
Business Correspondence
5
BUS& 101
Introduction to Business
5
CAPPS 141
Word I
2
CAPPS 180
Outlook
2
Total Credits
 
14
 

Third Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
BUS 280
Human Relations in Business
5
CAPPS 151
Excel I
2
CAPPS 152
Excel II
2
CAPPS 161
Access I
2
CAPPS 171
Powerpoint I
2
CAPPS 185
Applied Social Media I
3
Total Credits
 
16
 

Fourth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
BT 258
Desktop Publishing
5
IS 210
Internet Programming I
4
MMGT 125
Social Media Marketing
5
Total Credits
 
14
 

Fifth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
BT 236
VIrtual Business Practice
5
BT 255
Business Productivity Tools
3
BT 260
Administrative Office Management
5
CAPPS 162
Access II
2
Total Credits
 
15
 

Sixth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
ACCT 103
Fundamental Bookkeeping Procedures
3
BT 160
Job Preparation Techniques
3
BT 201
Information Processing
5
BT 234
Administrative Professional Practicum
5
Total Credits
 
16
 
  • Tuition

  • Resident

    $
    9,708
  • Non-Resident

    $
    12,936
  • International

    $
    23,586
  • Avg. Books

    $
    702
  • Max. Course Fees

    $
    N/A
  • Institutional Fees

    $
    N/A

These dollar amounts reflect the total cost of completing the program. More details
All dollar figures appearing below reflect the total cost of completing the program described by the Typical Student Schedule located on this web page, which are for the current graduation requirements of this program. Exact totals may vary depending on the catalog requirements you are following, if you have transferred in courses, or if you have been granted substitutions.

Tuition, program fees, and course fees are for the current academic year, as approved by the Community Colleges of Spokane Board of Trustees. Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Washington State Legislature and/or the Community Colleges of Spokane Board of Trustees.

Resident tuition is what Washington residents pay. Non-Resident tuition is what out-of-state students pay. International tuition is what out-of-country students pay. For clarification on residency, see Determining your Residency Status.

Avg. Books & Supplies: $942 for an academic year.
The cost for books and course-related material is an estimate based on the Washington Financial Aid Association’s annual student budget. The actual cost of textbooks and course-related supplies can vary widely depending on your program of study and the options you have for obtaining textbooks and other course material.

Program Fees are one-time costs required for the program that are not included in course fees or in tuition. These fees include things like tools, equipment, and uniforms. Only a few programs have program fees.

Max. Course Fees cover the cost of special equipment and materials needed to complete coursework. These fees are not included in tuition. Not all courses have fees and the actual costs that a student pays will vary depending on the courses taken.

Institutional Fees cover a variety of services for students, such as class registration, technology support, health clinic services, bus passes, and more. Most of these fees are instituted after a vote by the student body.

  • Donna Evenson
    Donna Evenson
    Administrative Office Syst
    B.A., Washington State University; M.Ed., Eastern Washington University
    Donna.Evenson@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3736
  • Stephanie Freeman
    Stephanie Freeman
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    B.B.A., M.B.A., Gonzaga University; M.I.T. Whitworth University
    Stephanie.Freeman@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-4144
  • Jenny Hubbard
    Jenny Hubbard
    Instr&Classroom Supt Tch2
    Jenny.Hubbard@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3251
  • Lorri Peasley
    Lorri Peasley
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    Lorri.Peasley@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3264

Have a question? Let's hear it.

Jamie Southwell

Pathways Specialist
jamie.southwell@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-3912
Building 24, Room 125