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    Aug 13, 2022  
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Systems | A.A.B.

The Business Systems program helps students find ways to increase office productivity through the use of computer technology.♦

Program Outcomes ►
The student will
integrate Edison State core values into every aspect of the program;
incorporate Edison State general education outcomes into every aspect of the program;                                    
evaluate and analyze problems and apply the tools of logical problem solving;         
demonstrate basic computer skills in areas such as applications, operating systems and programming;           
support new technology and demonstrate sufficient knowledge to adapt to this technology;  
recognize and understand data communication and its relationship to solve business related technological problems and issues;
apply programming, database, operating systems, virtual machine concepts, security and business application skills to troubleshoot and solve information technology problems specific to degree option; and    
demonstrate ability to research, select, use and troubleshoot hardware, software and network connections appropriate to degree option.

Semester 1

  CIT 110S Computer Concepts and Applications      3     ►Meet with advisor to establish student education plan, two-way communication and academic partnership.
►Student should apply for Choose Ohio First scholarship and Hands On Technology scholarship before or during first semester.
►Advisor and student agree on schedule for Semester 2.
  CIT 211S Operating System Concepts      3    
  COM 121S Fundamentals of Communication      3    
  ENG 121S Composition I      3    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective 1  3    
  Credit Hours 15    
  1Refer to AAB general education requirements.

Semester 2

  BUS 110S Introduction to Business    3     ►Student to meet with transfer advisor at four-year school.
  CIT 139S Word Processing      3    
  CIT 214S Networking Essentials       3    
  MTH 122S College Algebra  OR     3    
  MTH 125S General Statistics         
  Humanities Elective 1 3    
  Credit Hours 15      
  1Refer to AAB general education requirements.  

Semester 3

  ACC 121S Introduction to Financial Accounting    4     ►Student should meet with Career Services.
►Student should consider choice of internship or the capstone course for 4th semester. If choosing internship, student should apply for it.
►Advisor to evaluate student's eligibility to graduate with Business Systems Certificate, CIT Certificate or Help Desk Short-Term Technical Certificate.
  BUS 223S Business Communication   3    
  CIT 215S Microcomputer Hardware       3    
  CIT 232S Spreadsheets   3    
  CIT 236S Windows Based Database Processing    3    
  MKT 218S Customer Service   1    
  Credit Hours 17    

Semester 4

  BUS 221S Principles of Organizational Behavior    3     ►Student to submit graduation application.
►Advisor to review student education plan to ensure graduation readiness.

►Student to meet with transfer advisor at four-year school, if applicable.
  CIT 216S Capstone Project  OR 3    
  CIT 291L Internship Experience  AND 2    
  CIT 291R Internship Seminar   1    
  ENG 125S Technical Writing  OR 3    
  MGT 223S Project Management            
  NET 101S Introduction to Internet Development   3    
  Technical Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 15    
  1To be chosen from CIT 111S, CIT 212S, CIT 237S, CIT 248S, CIT 250S, CIT 280S, CSC 117S or NET 105S.

Total Credit Hours | 62

♦ Students who cannot demonstrate basic computer skills must take Introduction to Computers before entering this program.