Business Technology Associate in Science Degree
University of Hawaii at Manoa
At Leeward Community College, students have the opportunity to earn a Business Technology Associate Science Degree. The entire degree requires 60 credits for completion. This program is split into three sections: core requirements (33), general education requirements (15), and specialization requirements (12). Students will take core courses such as Word Processing for Business, Career Success, Business Calculations, Cooperative Education, Customer Service, and Supervision. To satisfy gen-ed requirements, students must take the following classes: Composition I, Personal and Public Speaking, Humanities, Principles of Microeconomics, and Principles of Macroeconomics. While choosing their specialization, students have more flexibility when creating their schedule. They must choose 12 credits total from a long list of courses such as: Computer Speech Recognition, Business Presentations, Expert Business Computing, Advanced Records and Info Management, International Business Protocol, and International Business Analysis.
After completion of this degree, students will be qualified for employment in entry-level positions such as business technology associates or managers. Duties of these jobs include tasks such as building bridges between previously isolated tools and standards for business technology management. This structured approach is used by enterprises to align, synchronize, and even converge technology and business management for the purpose of ensuring better execution, risk control and profitability. The average salary depends on the type of business in which students find employment, as well as training received.
Degree Level: Associate
Delivery Format: Hybrid
Accreditation & Licensing
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
The University of Hawai’i System first opened as a land grant institution called the College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in Honolulu in 1907. By 1920, the school gained university status, changing its name to the University of Hawai’i. By the 1930s, UH began expanding its physical campus by adding other schools and awarding its first doctorate degree. World War II and the attack on Pearl Harbor halted growth for a short period. However, expansion resumed in the 1950s, as the university introduced the Hilo Branch and the Asian Theater program. Throughout the twentieth century, campuses were established on the various islands, and academic programs continued to develop. The main campus in Manoa is the largest and oldest of the college campuses and is a land grant, sea grant, and space grant research facility.
More than 600 degree programs are offered through the University of Hawai’i, including bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and graduate and professional certificates. Distance learning degrees extend from certificate and bachelor’s degrees to online master’s and doctorate programs.
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