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Computer Applications for Business

Associate in Applied Science Degree
60 Semester Credit Hours: Curriculum: 0301

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101

3

 

One course from EGL 102, EGL 111, EGL 212, SPE 103
(EGL 111 recommended)

3

Area B — 

Mathematics

0-3

 

One course from Area B (Mathematics) or Area C (Science)
(MAT 111 recommended)

 

Area C — 

Science

0-3

 

One course from Area B (Mathematics) or Area C (Science)

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3

 

One course from a social or behavioral science discipline

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

 

One course from a humanities or fine arts discipline

 

Area F — 

Contemporary Global Studies

0-3

 

One course that satisfies Contemporary Global Studies requirement

 


Other General Education credits


0-3

 

Additional credits from Areas B, C, D, E or F if needed to meet 18-credit-hour minimum

 


Total General Education Requirements:


18

   

Major Requirements:

Credit Hours

CAB 110 Windows Fundamentals

1

CAB 125 Word Processing Using Word

3

CAB 160 Desktop Publishing Concepts and Procedures

3

CAB 180 Administrative Office Management and Professional Development

3

CAB 182 Introduction to Business Telecommunications

4

CAB 184 Communication Strategies

3

CAB 251 Computer Applications for Business Internship

3

CIS 131 Building a Web Page

3


Three credit hours from courses in BUS, MGT, or MKT (BUS 101 recommended)


3


Major Requirements for both tracks:


26



Students are advised to select courses to total 16 semester credit hours within one of the two following tracks:

Creative Software Track

Credit Hours

CAB 165 Desktop Publishing Using InDesign

3

CAB 170 Adobe Dreamweaver

3

CAB 172 Adobe Photoshop

3

CAB 175 Adobe Illustrator

3

CAB 265 Advanced Adobe InDesign

3

CAB 272 Advanced Adobe Photoshop

3

CAB 275 Advanced Adobe Illustrator

3

CAB 281 Software for Graphic Design

3

EGL 212 Technical Writing Applications

3

ACC, ART, BUS, CAB, CIS, CNS, GRD, MGT, or MKT electives

1-3


Total Creative Software Track Requirements: 


16

 

Office Technology Track

Credit Hours

CAB 104 Skill Building and Formatting

3

CAB 106 Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy Development

1

CAB 130 Presentation Software Using PowerPoint

2

CAB 135 Electronic Spreadsheeting Using Excel

2

CAB 140 Database Applications Using Access

3

CAB 225 Advanced Word Processing and Publishing

2

CAB 235 Advanced Spreadsheeting Using Excel

2

EGL 212 Technical Writing Applications

3


ACC, BUS, CAB, CIS, CNS, MGT, or MKT electives


1-3


Total Office Technology Track Requirements:

16


Total Major Requirements for both tracks:


42


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

60

 

 

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Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

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Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
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Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

December 19
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December 24 - January 4
College closed.

January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

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