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CCBC Associate in Applied Science: Applied Technologies

Credits Required 60/61

Curriculum

Graduation from the Beaver County Career and Technology Center with an advanced NOCTI, NIMS*, or Veterinary Assistant Exam** score in one of these approved programs:

  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R)
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business Information Systems
  • Carpentry
  • Collision Repair Technology
  • Commercial Art
  • Cosmetology
  • Electrical Occupations
  • Graphic Arts and Printing
  • Greenhouse/Landscaping
  • Health Occupations
  • Logistics Materials Management
  • Machine Tool Technology*>
  • Masonry/Bricklaying
  • Plumbing & Heating
  • Veterinary Assistant**
  • >Welding

24 Credits

Completion of the following (15/16 credits):

 

CIST100 Introduction to Information Technology  3
OR Data100  
Writ101 English Composition 3
  TAOC Category Three OR Four 3/4
  TAOC Category Five   
  TAOC Category Six (LITR)  

Cultural Literacy Courses are any beginning with the following prefixes:

    • ANTH
    • GEOG
    • HIST
    • POLS
    • PSYC
    • SOCI
    • BUSM255 or ECON 255

 Scientific & Quantitative Reasoning course area - 3 credits

Scientific & Quantitative Reasoning Courses are any beginning with the following prefixes:

    • BIOL
    • CHEM
    • MATH
    • NANO
    • PHYS

Completion of 15 credits from one of the degree tracks below - 15 credits

Completion of 6 credits of free electives - 6 credits

TOTAL: 60 Credits

Note: Students can also design an individualized degree program to meet his/her needs. For more information, contact the CCBC Counseling Office.

CCBC will charge tuition and fees to students for CCBC coursework; Beaver County Career and Technology Center will charge adult students for Career and Technology Center coursework.

Completion of 15 credits from one of the degree specializations below - 15 credits

Completion of 6 credits of free electives - 6 credits

TOTAL: 60/61 Credits

CCBC will charge tuition and fees to students for CCBC coursework; Beaver County Career and Technology Center will charge adult students for Career and Technology Center coursework.

Area of Specialization

Business

Code
Title
Credits
ACCT 110
Financial Accounting
3.00
The accounting cycle in various types of enterprises is examined. Included is the practical application of the principles learned. Honors Option Available Financial Accounting Honors examines the accounting cycle in various types of enterprises. Included is the practical application of the principles learned. Part of each class will be lecture, problem-solving as related to the lecture, discussion and homework assignments as required. You are also encouraged to explore the internet for additional accouting topics and related subject matter. Emphasis will be placed on analyzing international companies, evaluating accounting systems used in the global environment and creating solutions for today's accounting information systems. 3-0-3
BUSM 110
Introduction to E-Commerce
3.00
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of E Commerce with an emphasis on understanding the foundations of this field. Specifically, technology, internet business models, establishing customer equity, and media convergence are explored as they apply to developing and sustaining a successful strategy for a company involved in ECommerce. 3-0-3
BUSM 112
Principles of Management
3.00
This course provides an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of current day managers. It focuses on the basic functions of the management process - Planning, Organizing, Leading, and Controlling and on the application of these functions through case study application. (3-0-3)
BUSM 245
Principles of Marketing
3.00
The four P’s of the marketing mix, product, place, promotion, and price, are studied and applied to current market issues. The concepts and techniques used in product development, pricing tactics, promoting a product, and in choosing a distribution channel are outlined. Some of the quantitative aspects of marketing analysis are covered. 3-0-3
BUSM 255
Macroeconomics
3.00
Macroeconomics examines the aggregate economy, with specific focus on unemployment, inflation, business cycles, and growth. Topics include economic reasoning, the economic organization of society, supply and demand, U.S. economic institutions, the world economy, national income accounting, money, banking, and the financial sector, the modern macro debate in reference to the aggregate production/aggregate expenditures model, demand management and fiscal policy, monetary policy, the debate about macro policy, the relationship between inflation, unemployment, and growth, international dimensions of monetary and fiscal policies, exchange rate and trade policy, traditional macro policy, supply-side macro policy, deficits and debt, and transitional economies. 3-0-3

Computer Information Systems

Code
Title
Credits
CISF 150
Cloud Computing
3.00
This course provides a comprehensive introduction of Cloud concepts and capabilities across the various cloud service models. Topics including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). Topics begin with a detailed study the evolution of cloud infrastructure approaches and virtualization. Cloud services covered in the course will familiarize students with the use of vendor-maintained applications and processes available in the cloud. 3-0-3
CISN 200
Client Operating Systems
3.00
This course focuses on skills needed to deploy and manage desktop operating systems. Installation and troubleshooting of desktop operating system, as well as features, such as advanced security are covered. A current version and a prior version of Windows and Linux desktop operating systems are used in the demonstration and hands-on assignments. 3-0-3
CISN 203
Linux Operating Systems
3.00
This course is an introduction to the Linux Operating System. Students will learn how to install a Linux Operating System, how to navigate the command line interface and how to display system information. Students will also learn about other Linux distributions and how to install them. Hands-on activities will involve creating/deleting directories, searching for files, creating text documents, exploring the file system, working in BASH and managing processes. 3-0-3
CIST 170
Web Dev with Adobe Dreamweaver
3.00
Web development with Adobe Dreamweaver is an introduction to website development, programming and maintenance using Adobe Dreamweaver as the primary software IDE. Current industry-standard practices are used to program web pages with responsive design that can deploy on a variety of computers and mobile devices. Current versions of HTML and CSS are used within the Dreamweaver framework to create interactive websites. Animation techniques are introduced in the Adobe Suite of products as students learn to manage files, across Adobe CC. 3-0-3
CISW 101
Client-Side Script Language
3.00
Client-Side Scripting Languages teaches students to develop interactive websites using client-side programming techniques. Websites are developed using current industry-languages including Hypertext Markup Language (HTML5), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3) and JavaScript (JS). Management skills are sharpened as students complete projects that begin with the design process and continue through coding, testing, debugging, deployment and maintenance of websites. 3-0-3

Human Resource Management

Code
Title
Credits
BUSH 240
Employment Law
3.00
This course examines the developing body of modern employment law, its impact on human resource functions, and its history and its legal framework. The course addresses the importance of the employment relationship. Students will examine the statutory, regulatory, and common law requirements which govern employment law. The legal issues underlying the selection, hiring, promotion, and termination of employees will be addressed along with equal opportunity, discrimination issues, affirmative action, contract negotiations, workers’ compensation, occupational health and safety, immigration laws, and major acts such as Title VII or Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family Medical Leave Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. 3-0-3
BUSH 241
Human Resource Management
3.00
This course uses the competitive advantage approach in the study of key human resource management (HRM) practices of recruitment, selection, training, compensation, performance appraisal, and employment law. Focus is on developing an understanding of the managers role in the HRM process and developing an understanding of how HRM practices can be successfully developed and implemented in the context of today's global environment. Prerequisite: BUSM112 3-0-3
BUSM 112
Principles of Management
3.00
This course provides an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of current day managers. It focuses on the basic functions of the management process - Planning, Organizing, Leading, and Controlling and on the application of these functions through case study application. (3-0-3)
BUSM 260
Project Management
3.00
This course covers the topics of contemporary project management utilizing contemporary project management methods. There are a variety of project types and sizes used to support learning that came from several companies, of various sizes, in many industries, to promote scalability and universality. Regardless of project, company, or industry size, project management techniques can be applied to any project. The topics covered include: project selection and prioritization, organizational capability (structure and culture), chartering, stakeholder analysis and planning, defining project scope, constructing work breakdown structures, scheduling, resourcing, and budgeting projects, project risk and quality planning, project kickoff, as well as leading and managing project teams and determining project progress and results. 3-0-3
OFFT 125
Microsoft Excel-MOS Expert Cert
3.00
The student will learn how to create worksheets, work with charts, pivot tables and use 'what if' analysis. At completion of the course, the student will be eligible for the MOS Expert Certification exam. 2-2-3

Individualized Studies | 15 Credits

Students work with the Counseling Office to design a program tailored to their needs/interests.>