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Associate of Applied Science Degree Program

Catalog Year 2015-2016

MHCC Faculty Advisers:
Robin Brush
: 503-491-7174 - Room AC2663
Robin.Brush@mhcc.edu
(Students with last name beginning A-F)

Brenda Houchen: 503-491-7431 - Room AC2661
Brenda.Houchen@mhcc.edu
(Students with last name beginning G-N)

Anna Johnson: 503-491-7686 - Room AC 2662
Anna.Johnson@mhcc.edu
(Students with last name beginning O-Z)

Students who are self-confident with integrity and accountability and who like to work in a fast-paced environment will enjoy this program. This career path seeks a highly-motivated individual who is detail-oriented and creative. Core courses develop organizational, problem-solving, interpersonal and leadership skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. Along with project management and Internet research skills, the student will have an opportunity to take electives in Web page development, support and maintenance.

Program Outcomes
At the completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Apply standard English rules in clear, concise and effective business communications
  • Use business software applications to import graphics, charts and text into documents
  • Apply critical thinking and technology skills to select appropriate software to solve a business problem
  • Receive, interpret and follow both written and verbal instructions in a simulated office environment
  • Demonstrate competence in production of business documents
  • Transfer office skills to the workplace
  • Evaluate the validity of a website when using the Internet for information searches
  • Create effective spreadsheets that communicate financial and other business information
  • Explore the efficient use of Web design, graphics and navigation in a Web environment using website and page design principles, process management, implementation phases and techniques
  • Incorporate graphic elements and animation into Web pages using the principles of good design for page structure and site architecture and organization
  • Create Web pages using HTML5 and CSS3 concepts and beyond
First Quarter (Fall)
Course Number  
Course Title  
Credits
BT Keyboarding1  
3
BT101   Office Careers Survey
1
BT110   Business Editing
3
BT118   Records and Information Management
3
BA131   Introduction to Business Computing2, 3  
4
BA101   Introduction to Business
4
18
Second Quarter (Winter)
Course Number  
Course Title  
Credits
BT Keyboarding1  
3
BT111   Editing Techniques
3
BT116   Communication Technologies
3
BT125   Microsoft Word Training3  
3
BT210ZWP   Beginning Windows
1
MTH065   Beginning Algebra II (or higher) 2, 4, ‡  
4
17
Third Quarter (Spring)
Course Number  
Course Title  
Credits
BT Keyboarding1  
3
BT126   Microsoft Word Simulation3  
3
BT210ZAB   Access - Level II
1
BT225   Document Processing3  
3
BT250   Procedures for the Office Team
3
MO214   Building a Professional Portfolio or
HD209RES Developing Your Resume
1
17
Fourth Quarter (Fall)
Course Number  
Course Title  
Credits
BT Keyboarding1  
3
BT210ZEB   Excel - Level II
1
BT210ZEC   Excel - Level III
1
BA211   Principles of Accounting I 5, 6  
4
CIS195   Web Development I2  
3
CIS197HTM   Web Authoring: HTML5 and CSS32  
3
CIS197WAG   Web Authoring: Graphics and Animation2  
3
18
Fifth Quarter (Winter)
Course Number  
Course Title  
Credits  
BT210ZIO   Internet for the Professional
1
BT210ZPB   PowerPoint II
1
BT251   Integrated Office Systems3  
3
BA267   Business Project Management7  
3
CIS197WAA   Web Authoring: Applications2  
3
WR121   English Composition2  
4
  Health and Physical Education requirement‡
3
18
Sixth Quarter (Spring)
Course Number  
Course Title  
Credits  
BA226   Introduction to Business Law or
HUM202 Age of Technology: Ethics in the Workplace
3-4
BA285   Leadership and Human Relations
3
WE280OP_ Cooperative Education Internship8  
3
WR227   Technical Report Writing
4
13-14
Total Credits 101-102

1 Students with no keyboarding experience take BT121 (or a combination of BT121A and BT121B), BT122, BT123A and BT123B. Students with at least 20 words per minute take BT122, BT123A, BT123B and BT124.
2 Prerequisite for this course is not included in this curriculum. See course descriptions.
3 Minimum typing skill level is required.
4 A College Placement Test (CPT) score does not fulfill this requirement. Students must successfully complete the required mathematics course (or higher.)
5 Students may take AC110 instead of BA211. AC110 is offered winter and spring terms.
6 Students may substitute BA265 for BA267. BA265 is offered fall term. Prerequisites for BA265 are BA131 and BA206
7 Students may use any combination of WE280OPA, WE280OPB or WE280OPC to total three credits. Instructor and dean consent is required; check with instructor for the course number and credits appropriate to the internship assignment.

‡ See Associate of Applied Science degree requirements, page 22 of the printed catalog.
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