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2018-19 Business Technology Grad Guide (PDF)

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Business Technology Major Code: 520101C
  • Accounting Option Major Code: 520302
  • Management and Marketing Option Major Code: 520201D
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 two 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, start their own business enterprises, or work in the sales, advertising or e-commerce sectors, will find the Management and Marketing Option well suited to those career goals.


Program Learning Outcomes

The curriculum in RCC courses is derived from a set of identified learning outcomes that are relevant to the discipline. Program leaning outcomes for business programs are:

Business Ethics: Demonstrate knowledge of ethical, legal, and socially responsible business behavior, while maintaining high levels of personal and professional integrity in today's rapidly changing multi-cultural, team-oriented business environment.

Communication/Information Literacy: Develop and deliver professional oral and written communications (using technology) that are appropriate to the topic, audience, and situation.

Critical Evaluation/Decision Making: Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills by identifying, understanding, and applying basic theories, terminology, and practices related to each functional area of business.

Interpersonal Skills: Develop the interpersonal ("soft") skills necessary to build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external business stakeholders.


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