2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jan 22, 2021  
2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Information Management, CSC

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PURPOSE:  This one-year program prepares students for entry-level jobs in business and IT. Jobs include computer support specialist, computer operator, and data entry keyer. All career-technical degrees are guided by advisory committees comprised of local business leaders.

CREDENTIALS:  A Career Studies Certificate is a program of study typically less than one year in length with a major in a career-technical area. Students receiving a CSC intend to pursue immediate employment.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students should visit their faculty advisor for more information.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an introductory level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Demonstrate basic proficiency in creation of spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel.
  2. Create an operational database using Microsoft Access. 
  3. Describe the role of information in a modern economy.

Required Courses

Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 18


Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete their ENG, MTH, and SDV requirements first.

The Business/Information Technology elective may be satisfied by courses with the following prefixes: BUS, ITD, ITE, ITN or ITP. Selection must be approved by the faculty advisor. When selecting electives, the student must consider the prerequisite courses that apply to some BUS and IT courses. 

Students may not substitute ITE 130  for the IT Elective.

Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy the ITE 115 requirement by taking the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or the John Tyler Community College ITE 115 Test Challenge Exam.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report by accessing the Student Information System (SIS) through the myTyler portal.

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