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Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Technologies Certificate

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School: Business and Professional Careers
Academic Dept: Computer Information Technologies
HEGIS: 5005


Important Note about Program Requirements

The requirements listed below are for students entering into this program from Fall 2022 to Summer 2023. Students who entered the program during a prior semester will find their specific requirements listed in the Catalog under which they entered. Archived Catalogs are accessible through the dropdown menu above.

Program Description

The Certificate in Business Technologies is a skills-oriented program designed for students wishing to gain employment or advancement in fields requiring up-to-date computer skills and business knowledge. All credits earned for the Certificate may be applied to the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Technologies  .

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of business application software
  2. Demonstrate effective business communications skills
  3. Demonstrate the ability to manage resources and workflow

Program Map

The academic map below presents the recommended plan of study and will guide you through your program in a timely manner. Click the course abbreviations for full course descriptions. A course may be critical because it is a pre-requisite, requires a minimum grade, or because it is only offered once a year. Missing a critical course may push back your graduation date. Meet with an Academic Counselor or Faculty Advisor to ensure you are on track to complete your program.

Critical Courses should be taken in the order shown to stay on track and graduate on time.


 Semester 1

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Critical Course Pre-reqs or Co-reqs Credits Notes
BTECH 110     3  
BTECH 120     3  
BTECH 240   3  
CIS 110     3  
Semester Total Credits     12  

Semester 2

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Critical Course Pre-reqs or Co-reqs Credits Notes
CIS 215   3  
BTECH 220     3  
BTECH 230     3  
BTECH 250   3  
Semester Total Credits     12  


Minimum Total Credits: 24

Gainful Employment Disclosure

For information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed this program, and other important information please visit Office Technologies Certificate - GE Disclosure. For an overview of all gainful employment disclosures at Westchester Community College, visit www.sunywcc.edu/gainfulemployment

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