Associate of Applied Science

Business Technology

The Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) in Business Technology prepares the student for immediate employment in business and industry. It provides the essential business and computer skills and knowledge necessary in managing the day-to-day administrative operations in a business office. Students study accounting, business law, computer usage, communications, management, and mathematics.

Occupational Objectives: Administrative assistant and secretarial positions.

  • Develop the ability to think critically and analyze problems
  • Use business-related information processing systems with proficiency
  • Apply acquired knowledge to administrative support tasks
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in a business environment in order to complete individual and team projects.
Related Instruction Requirements
CAPP 131 Basic MS Office 3
HLTH 100 Health (One Course) 2
HS 100 Human Relations 1
M 111 Technical Mathematics 3
NASX 100 NASX (One Course)* 3
WRIT 104 Workplace Communications 3
Total Related Instruction credits required for degree 15

*NASX 225 Federal Indian Law and Policy (recommended)

Business Technology Program of Study
ACTG 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
ACTG 180 Payroll Accounting 3
ACTG 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4
ACTG 291 Special Topics 4
ACTG 298 Internship 4
BU 116 Business Law 3
BU 161 Introduction to Business 3
BU 201 Business Ethics 2
BU 250 Management 3
BU 252 Human Resource Management 3
TASK 127 Business Office Procedures 3
TASK 145 Records Management (BU 126) 3
TASK 210 Office Success Strategies (BU 227) 3
TASK 299 Integrated Office Capstone 3
WRIT 122 Introduction to Business Writing 3
Electives 5
Total Program of Study credits required for degree 45
Total credits required for degree 60

*Due to the small number of students in FPCC programs, numbers have been withheld to preserve Fort Peck Community College students’ confidentiality.