Jun 19, 2024  
Butler Community College 2023-24 Catalog 
Butler Community College 2023-24 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Technology (Certificate)

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Program Information

This program prepares you for an entry-level position with the career goal of managing the operations and personnel of business offices. You will take classes in budgeting, scheduling, and coordinating; office systems operation and maintenance; office record management, organization, and security; office facilities design and space management; and human relations. You will develop and refine your office technical skills using current technology and have the opportunity to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications.

Butler Community College is committed to flexible pathways for our students’ success. Courses are offered in varying delivery formats; face-to-face, blended and online. When reviewing this pathway, please check the Class Schedule to identify which format the course is offered to make sure you are selecting the delivery modality that fits your needs.

Kansas State Wide Transfer course (T►)
Milestone Courses - 
Courses are considered essential for progress within a selected Pathway and are indicated by a diamond symbol (♦).
This course is offered online (O)

Microsoft Certification

Through your coursework you may qualify to take industry certification exams. The Butler Community College Business Systems Technology Department is a certified Certiport Testing Center for Microsoft Office Specialist certifications and administers those tests on campus to students. Please see the department chair for details.

Completion Requirements

All students who have not taken the ACT or SAT within the last 3 years or have had no previous college English or math courses are required to take a placement test prior to enrolling in English or mathematics courses.
To receive this degree or certificate, a student must:

  1. Attain a grade of C or higher in each required course.
  2. Attain a minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 (C).
  3. Complete at least one semester of internship.

Contact Information

Lisa Schmidt
Co-Department Chair
Office: BOE 216B

Karen Waddell
Co-Department Chair
Office: BOE 216A

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