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Business Computer Technology

Business Computer Technology course 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The WVC Business Computer Technology program prepares graduates for entry-level jobs in a wide variety of business and industry settings, or for self-employment. Students enrolled in the BCT program will acquire an educational foundation in technical and soft skills needed to function as an essential member of a business team. Every student should consider the BCT program, in whole or in part, to acquire business-related skills that are vital to success in today's workplace.

You can earn a two-year transfer (AAS-T) or technical degree (ATS) or a one-year certificate of completion with an emphasis in either computer applications or administrative management. The BCT AAS-T degrees are transferable to Central Washington University's Information Technology and Administrative Management BAS program. Students interested in entering the program should work closely with the program adviser to ensure proper sequencing of classes. It is recommended that you start the program in fall quarter.

The transfer AAS-T degree pathway includes some of the prerequisite courses required for transfer to baccalaureate institutions while providing advanced proficiency in the emphasis area. You must work with your faculty adviser as well as advisers from the baccalaureate institution.

To be eligible for the ATS or AAS-T degree or BCT certificates, you must earn a grade of "C" (2.0) or better in all required program courses and maintain a cumulative 2.0 grade point average. Core program courses may have prerequisite requirements. English and mathematics courses require qualifying assessment scores or acceptable preparatory coursework on those subjects. See course descriptions for details.

WVC offers the following degree options in business computer technology:

  • Associate of Technical Science Pathway - not intended for transfer
  • Associate of Applied Science-Transfer Degree

Business Computer Technology certificate options:

  • Administrative Management
  • Computer Applications
  • BCT Certificate of Accomplishment

Career Opportunities

For more information about careers related to this field, go to My Next Move or the Employment Security Department Web page (scroll through the alphabetical list by occupation, or type the name of the occupation into the search filter).

Business Computer Technology (ATS/AAS-T/Certificate)
Students who complete the degree in business computer technology will be able to:

  • Complete all BCT core courses with at least a 2.0/80% grade average.
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a virtual environment by completing online projects.
  • Identify and demonstrate use of Windows desktop.
  • Manage computer files and folders.
  • Type the alphabet, number and symbol keys using proper touch keyboarding techniques.
  • Utilize the Internet to communicate and access information.
  • Create a worksheet and chart using Excel.
  • Create a presentation using PowerPoint.
  • Prepare and deliver a business presentation.
  • Prepare, format and produce business documents using Word.
  • Develop planning and writing skills for business letters, memoranda, employment and reports.
  • Apply basic accounting principles.

 

BCT Administrative Management (Cert)
Students who complete the administrative management certificate will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate ability to work in a virtual environment by completing online projects.
  • Create a worksheet and chart using Excel.
  • Create a presentation using PowerPoint.
  • Identify and demonstrate use of Windows desktop.
  • Manage computer files and folders.
  • Utilize the Internet to communicate and access information.
  • Develop planning and writing skills for business letters, memoranda, employment and reports.
  • Organize records based on correct filing methods.
  • Prepare and deliver a business presentation.
  • Type the alphabet, number and symbol keys using proper touch keyboarding techniques.
  • Develop 35 wpm keyboarding speed and accuracy during two-minute timings.
  • Prepare, format and product business documents using Word.
  • Acquire training and education to seek employment or advance in current employment.
  • Develop a foundation to continue their studies.

 

BCT Computer Applications (Cert)
Student who complete the computer applications specialist certificate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate ability to work in a virtual environment by completing online projects.
  • Create a worksheet and chart using Excel.
  • Create a presentation using PowerPoint.
  • Identify and demonstrate use of Windows desktop.
  • Manage computer files and folders.
  • Utilize the Internet to communicate and access information.
  • Develop planning and writing skills for business letters, memoranda, employment and reports.
  • Organize records based on correct filing methods.
  • Discuss ethical issues in business environment.
  • Prepare and deliver a business presentation.
  • Type the alphabet, number and symbol keys using proper touch keyboarding technique.
  • Prepare, format and produce business documents using Word.
  • Develop 35 wpm keyboarding speed and accuracy during two-minute timings.
  • Acquire training and education to seek employment or advance in current employment.
  • Develop a foundation to continue their studies.

 

Contact Information

Business Computer Technology faculty contact information

Professional Technical Programs Office (Wenatchee)
509.682.6600


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