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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Business and Technology Certificate


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Designed to speed entry into a business environment, this certificate degree program equips students with knowledge of the business environment, commonly used computer application software, and trends affecting business and society. Crafted to meet the needs of employers and students alike, this program hones computer literacy, communication, and office administration skills for entry into a new workplace, or continued success within a current business environment.

Program Overview

The Business and Technology Certificate combines general education and business courses for the purpose of serving students studying business, office technology, and information technology. This certificate assures employers that the student has an introductory knowledge of the business environment, commonly used office technology programs, and up and coming trends affecting business and society.

To be eligible to earn a Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Certificate the student must be a current degree-seeking student or complete the application and admissions process to the college. Eligibility to earn and receive a Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Certificate does not interfere with the degree-seeking status of the student.

Career Opportunities

Communication and computer literacy skills open the door to a wide range of advancement opportunities in legal, corporate, non-profit, and government office settings.

Curriculum for a Certificate in Business and Technology


General Education Core 9
Technical Core 21
Total Credit Hours Required 30

Technical Core


  • BUSN 205 - Business Ethics (3) OR
  • IT 105 - Computer Ethics (3)
  • Practicum (Completion of CAS 192, CNET 192, CYBR 192, IT 191, or the NOCTI exam) (1)
  • Restricted Electives in any ACCT, BUSN, CAS, CGEN, CLAN, CNET, CYBR, CJST, ECON, ENTR, FREN, IT, LGST, MDIA, PSYC, PSCI, SOCI or SPAN (17)
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  • Subtotal Credit Hours Required 21

     

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