Business Technology

Department Chair

Hays: Jennifer Younger



Program Overview

The Business Technology Program prepares students for positions in a business environment. In the one-year program, students receive training in the latest business software applications and create business projects using interactive software, databases and multimedia applications. In addition, students use computerized accounting programs to prepare, interpret and analyze the financial statements required for effective business management. Upon successful completion of the program, students receive a Business Technology Certificate.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the skills for entry-level employment in their field.
  • Demonstrate the skill to use a database software package.
  • Demonstrate the skill to use a spreadsheet software package.
  • Demonstrate the skill to use a word processing software package.
  • Demonstrate the skill to journalize, post, and complete financial statements.
  • Demonstrate technical skills for entry-level employment.
  • Demonstrate attitudes and behavior to perform entry-level employment in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrate communication, mathematic, behavioral science, and computer literacy skills.

Microsoft IT Industry-Recognized Credentials

Business Technology and Business Management Feature

This program offers a seamless transition to Fort Hays State University for the following degrees:

Organizational Leadership (B.S.)

Required Courses

Course Code Course Name Credits
First Semester
BT-100 Business Concepts 3
BT-102 Technology in Business 3
BT-104 Word Processing Applications 3
BT-108 Spreadsheet Applications 3
SS-102 Tech Connect 0
Second Semester
BT-105 Business Communications 3
BT-106 Desktop Publishing 3
BT-110 Multimedia Applications 3
BMGT-111 Foundations of Personal Finance 3
BT-115 eMarketing 3
General Education Course Requirements
CIS-100 Computer Applications T▸ 3
MA-102 Essential Math T▸ 3
SS-100 General Psychology T▸ 3

T▸ - Course eligible for transfer to a state university.

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