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Business Technology

2016-17

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Business Technology Major Code: 520101C
  • Accounting Option Major Code: 520302
  • Management Option Major Code: 520201D
  • Marketing Option Major Code: 521401
Courses for this Program

About the Program

The Business Technology two-year degree provides an opportunity for students to learn about
the business enterprises in society as well as prepare for various careers. This degree provides for
flexibility in selecting elective classes while allowing students to investigate a wide range of areas
within the business field. Students who want a general business foundation will be well served by
the Business Technology AAS degree. There are also three program options should students want to
pursue a specialized focus area.

For students who desire employment as bookkeepers, accounting assistants and billing clerks, the
Accounting Option provides advanced study in practical accounting using both manual and computerized
accounting systems.

Students who plan to supervise other workers, manage materials and human resources, or start their
own business enterprises will find the Management Option well suited to those career goals.
The Marketing Option focuses on product, pricing, distribution, and promotional strategies (suited
to jobs in both the traditional bricks-and-mortar marketplace, as well as conducting business using
the Internet). Typical jobs include retailing, sales, advertising, and e-commerce.

The curriculum in RCC courses is derived from a set of identified learning outcomes that are relevant
to the discipline. For a list of learning outcomes for this discipline or program, see
www.roguecc.edu/Programs/LearningOutcomes.


Entry Requirements

Students are required to take the college placement test to determine skill level and readiness in
math, reading, and writing. As part of their training program, students must begin with the courses
within their skill levels as determined by placement test scores. Students entering the program must
successfully complete any prerequisites listed. In addition, students may also be required to enroll in
classes that would increase their employability and success.


Advanced Standing

Coursework from accredited colleges and universities will be accepted in accordance with college
policies and the Business Technology Department chair’s approval. In order to ensure that coursework
is current, program courses over 10 years old must be reviewed and approved by the appropriate
department head before being accepted toward core requirements. College Now credit will be
accepted in accordance with the current articulation agreement.

Credits earned in the successful completion of this program can be applied to other certificates and
degrees in the Career Pathway. For more information, speak to a program advisor and review the
roadmap at www.roguecc.edu/Programs/CareerPathways.


Graduation Requirements

To graduate, students must complete all courses in this program with a grade of “C” or better.
Certain prerequisite courses are graded on a pass/no pass basis only. A grade of “P” for these courses
indicates a student earned the equivalent of a “C” or better grade.


For more information contact the Business Department:

Grants Pass:  541-956-7066
Medford:   541-245-7527
Toll free in Oregon:  800-411-6508, Ext. 7066 or Ext. 7527
email: rwcbusiness@roguecc.edu or rvcbusiness@roguecc.edu
Web address:  www.roguecc.edu/business
TTY:   Oregon Telecom Relay Service, 711
3345 Redwood Highway • Grants Pass, OR 97527