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About this Program

Degrees & Certifications Program Length
Associate of Applied Science Four semesters
Business Systems Technology Level II Certificate Three semesters
Business Systems Technology Level I Certificate Two semesters
Marketable Skills Awards Nine - Eleven hours each

What Can This Program Do For You

  • Business Systems Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree Plan
    First SemesterSecond Semester
    ACNT 1303 Intro to Accounting I3ACNT 1304 Intro to Accounting II3
    POFT 2301 Word Processing3POFT 1309 Admin Office Procedures3
    POFT 1325 Business Math3POFT 2312 Business Communications3
    POFT 1313 Prof. & Pers. Dev. for Office Personnel3POFT 1319 Records & Info Management3
    ITSW 1410 Int. to Pres. Graphic Software OR 
    ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database
    4ITSW 1404 Intro to Spreadsheets4
    TOTAL16TOTAL16
    Third SemesterFourth Semester
    ACNT 1311 Intro to Comp Accounting3MATH 1314 College Algebra3
    BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3ENGL 1301 Composition I3
    POFT 2431 Administrative Systems4SPCH 1315 or SPCH 13213
    POFI 2331 Publisher3Language, Philosophy & Culture Elective*3


    PSYC 2301 Intro to Psychology3
    TOTAL13TOTAL15
    TOTAL DEGREE HOURS60

    *See core curriculum course options

    Some students may need preparatory courses in English, Reading, or Math. Courses numbered below 1000 will not apply toward a certificate or degree

  • Business Systems Technology Level II Certificate Plan
    First SemesterSecond Semester
    ACNT 1303 Intro to Accounting I3ACNT 1304 Intro to Accounting II3
    POFT 2301 Word Processing3POFT 1309 Admin Office Procedures3
    POFT 1325 Business Math3POFT 2312 Business Communications3
    POFT 1313 Prof. & Pers. Dev. for Office Personnel3POFT 1319 Records & Info Management3
    ITSW 1410 Int. to Pres. Graphic Software OR 
    ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database
    4 ITSW 1404 Intro to Spreadsheets4
    TOTAL16TOTAL16
    Third Semester
    ACNT 1311 Intro to Comp Accounting

    3
    BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 

    3
    POFT 2431 Administrative Systems

    4
    POFI 2331 Publisher

    3

    TOTAL13
    TOTAL CERTIFICATE HOURS45


  • Business Systems Technology Level I Certificate Plan
    First SemesterSecond Semester
    ACNT 1303 Intro to Accounting I3ACNT 1304 Intro to Accounting II3
    POFT 2301 Word Processing3POFT 1309 Admin Office Procedures3
    POFT 1325 Business Math3POFT 2312 Business Communications3
    POFT 1313 Prof. & Pers. Dev. for Office Personnel3POFT 1319 Records & Info Management3
    ITSW 1410 Int. to Pres. Graphic Software OR 
    ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database
    4ITSW 1404 Intro to Spreadsheets4
    TOTAL16TOTAL16
    TOTAL CERTIFICATE HOURS32
  • Business Systems Technology Marketable Skills Awards

    Cisco College has three marketable skills awards built into the Business Systems Technology Program to help students develop skills for working in accounting, business offices, and everyday interaction. The awards are designed so that if students complete the AAS, they will finish with six total achievements: Associate of Applied Science, Level I Level II Certificates, Accounting Award, Business Communication Award, and Records Management Award. 

    Accounting Marketable Skills Award
    ACNT 1303 Accounting I3
    ACNT 1304 Accounting II3
    ACNT 1311 Intro to Computer Accounting3

    TOTAL AWARD HOURS9


    Record Management Marketable Skills Award
    ITSW 1404 Intro to Spreadsheets4
    ITSW 1407 Intro to Database4
    POFT 1319 Records & Information Management3
    TOTAL AWARD HOURS11


    Business Communication Marketable Skills Award
    POFT 1309 Administrative Office Procedures I3
    POFT 1313 Professional Development for Office Personnel3
    POFT 2312 Business Communications3
    TOTAL AWARD HOURS9


  • Potential Career Paths

    Administrative and Executive Assistant

    Database Specialist

    Desktop Publisher

    Human Resources Assistant

    Marketing Specialist

    Office Assistant

    Office Manager

  • Salary Information

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Meet the Faculty

Randall Miller

Professor of Business Systems Tech & History
Abilene Campus
(325) 794-4478
randall.miller@cisco.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Michael Hitt

Adjunct Instructor - Business Systems Technology
Abilene Campus
michael.hitt@cisco.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Nelda Martin

Adjunct Instructor - Business Systems Technology
Abilene Campus
nelda.martin@cisco.edu