Business Technologies A.A.S.
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business Technologies prepares students to enter the workplace with the skills and knowledge sought by employers. The program teaches management and supervisory skills, and students develop the ability to manage resources, and personnel. In addition, coursework in business technologies and communication prepares students to assist, coordinate, and oversee workflow in a broad range of business environments. Students will be able to perform effectively in today’s workplace as well as be ready to meet the challenges of continually evolving technologies and job responsibilities.
Message from the Curriculum Chair
A degree or certificate in Business Technologies can be your stepping stone into the business world. As reliance on technology continues to expand, the role of business support professionals has greatly evolved. In fact, almost every job today requires that employees are skilled in the use of business applications and systems.
The Business Technologies courses emphasize proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of programs, as well as provide a strong foundation in business communication, administrative processes and current business practices.
Whether your goal is to qualify for an entry-level administrative support position, be more productive in your current position or enhance your technical skills in order to expand your career opportunities, the Business Technologies programs will help you confidently handle the demands of the modern workplace.
Information about the chair
Office location: Classroom Building - Rm. 48
Title(s): Professor of Office Technologies and Computer Information Systems
Department/Division: Computer Information Technologies, School of Business and Professional Careers
- B.S. Economics, H.H. Lehman College, CUNY
- M.S. Educational Computing, Iona College
- M.L.I.S. Library and Information Science, Long Island University
- CIS 110 Computer Information Systems
- OFTEC 110 Information Processing with Keyboarding
- OFTEC 120 Document Processing: Editing & Formatting
- OFTEC 150 Office Administration
- OFTEC 220 Document Design & Desktop Publishing
- OFTEC 230 Integrated Office Applications
Program Learning Outcome
About Westchester Community College
Nearly 33% of Westchester Community College students receive some form of financial aid. Financial Aid is available to students who qualify. In addition, the Westchester Community College Foundation offers $1.6 million in scholarships annually.
The Westchester Community College Athletic Department sponsors thirteen different intercollegiate athletic teams in various sports. The roster of sports offered includes Men’s Baseball, Women's Softball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Bowling, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's and Women's Track and Field, Men’s Soccer, and Women’s Volleyball. Visit the Vikings Athletics website for schedules, reports, and more.
We’re accessible: Public transit-friendly main campus and extension locations. Online classes for wherever you are. Valhalla (main campus); extension sites in New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Shrub Oak, Mahopac, Ossining, Port Chester and Peekskill (Center for the Digital Arts) and White Plains (Center for the Arts).
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Transfer agreements vary by school, details are available online. After successfully completing your studies at Westchester Community College, you can transfer almost anywhere, in-state or out-of-state. NYS residents are also guaranteed admission to a SUNY four-year campus.
Curriculum Chair: Prof. Janet Ranucci
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