Business Information Technology - A.A.S.

PROGRAM INFORMATION: The Business Information Technology program is designed to help prepare students to work as technology professionals in the highly technological business environment of the future. Students successfully completing the Business Information Technology program will receive an Associate in Applied Science Degree. Students can also earn certificates of completion as an Administrative Professional I, Administrative Professional II, or Medical Front Office Professional.  A specialized certificate program for employees at Mexia State Supported Living Center is available in Business Information Technology.

Freshman Year

Fall

POFT 1329Beginning Keyboarding

3

ACNT 1303Introduction to Accounting I

3

ENGL 1301Composition I

3

POFT 1301Business English

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Spring

POFT 1313Professional Workforce Preparation

3

POFT 1325Business Math Using Technology

3

POFI 1301Computer App I

3

POFT 2312Business Correspondence & Communications

3

First Course from Major Emphasis

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

Fall

POFI 1341Computer App II

3

SPCH 1321Business & Professional Communication

3

OR

SPCH 1315Public Speaking

3

POFI 2401Word Processing

4

Approved Language / Philosophy / Culture or Creative Arts

3

Second Course from Major Emphasis

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring

Approved Social / Behavioral Science

3

MATH 1332Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning)

3

OR

MATH 1324Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences

3

POFT 2431Administrative Project Solutions

4

POFI 2431Desktop Publishing

4

Third Course from Major Emphasis

3

Total Credit Hours:17

POFT 2431: Capstone

Major Emphasis

Accounting

Courses must be taken in sequence

ACNT 1304Introduction to Accounting II

3

ACNT 1329Payroll & Business Tax Account

3

OR

ACNT 1331Federal Income Tax: Individual

3

ACNT 1311Introduction to Computerized Accounting

3

Business

BUSI 1301Business Principles

3

BMGT 1301Supervision

3

MRKG 1301Customer Relationship Management

3

Medical

Courses must be taken in sequence

HITT 1305Medical Terminology

3

POFM 1317Medical Administrative Support

3

POFM 1427Medical Insurance

4

General

Practicums can substitute for 2nd and 3rd courses from major emphasis for POFT 2431