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Business Technology Course Sequences

See the classes you should take each term to complete the Business Technology certificate or degree you want to earn.

Business Technology Certificate & Degree Course Sequences

Getting Started

The first step to entering the program is to take part in an assessment process, which includes taking the college’s free placement test and meeting with Chemeketa’s Advising and First Year Programs staff. The Advising and First Year Programs staff will help you determine your first term courses. For your remaining terms your Business Technology faculty advisor will help you develop an individualized program of study. If your scores show you need entry-level courses, an advisor will help you determine if you need one or more of the following classes.

Be sure to review the catalog for important information about program outcomes and other details not found in this listing.

See course descriptions for more information about your classes.

General Education Requirements
CredentialCourseTitleCredit Hours
Certificates MTH020 Basic Mathematics 4
  RD090 College Textbook Reading 3
Degrees MTH060 Introductory Algebra 4
  RD090 College Textbook Reading 3

If you have questions about the requirements, contact the Business Technology department office at 503.399.5048.

Business Software Certificate

Core Requirements
CourseTitleCredit Hours
CA117 Microsoft Publisher 3
CA118B Excel Basics 3
CA118C1 Access Basics 1 1
CA118C2 Access Basics 2 1
CA118F1 PowerPoint Basics 1 1
CA201D  Microsoft Word Processing 1 3
CA202D Microsoft Word Processing 2 3
  Business Software electives* 3

*Some of these courses have prerequisites. Check the course descriptions for details: BA131 Business Computing, CA100 Beginning Computing, CA119, Exploring Office Desktop Publishing, CA121 Keyboarding, CA208 Workplace Presentations Using PowerPoint, CA220 QuickBooks-Computerized Bookkeeping

Business Technology Certificate

Core Requirements
CourseTitleCredit Hours
BA104  Business Applications Using Mathematics  4 or
MTH060 Introductory Algebra (or higher) 4
BA115 Introduction to Accounting 4
BT104 Business English 1 3
BT105 Business English 2 3
BT116 Office Procedures 3
BT123 Minute-Taking, Level 1 2
BT128 Introduction to Records Management 3
BT186 Personal and Professional Development 3
BT210 Professional Communications Skills 4
BT230

Organization Performance and Customer Service

3
CA100 Beginning Computing 3 or
BA131 Business Computing 3
CA117 Microsoft Publisher 3
CA118B Excel Basic 3
CA118C1 Access Basics 1 1
CA118C2 Access Basics 2
CA121 Keyboarding 3
CA122 Keyboard Skillbuilding 3
CA201D Microsoft Word Processing 1 3
CA202D Microsoft Word Processing 2 3
CA213 Integrating Office Procedures 3

Office Fundamentals Certificate

Core Requirements
CourseTitleCredit Hours
BT104 Business English 1 3
BT105  Business English 2  3
BT116 Office Procedures 3
BT128 Introduction to Records Management 3
BT186 Personal and Professional Development 3
BT230

Organization Performance and Customer Service

3
CA100 Beginning Computing 3 or
BA131 Business Computing 4
CA117 Microsoft Publisher 3
CA118B Excel Basics 3
CA121  Keyboarding 3
CA122 Keyboard Skillbuilding 3
CA201D Microsoft Word Processing 1 3

Virtual Office Assistant Certificate

Core Requirements
CourseTitleCredit Hours
BA115 Introduction to Accounting 4
BA209 Introduction to Social Media Marketing 4
BA223 Principles of Marketing 4
BA226 Business Law 1 4
BA251  Office Management 3 or
BA250  Small Business and Entrepreneurship 4 or
BA206 Business Management Principles 4
BT272 Virtual Office 1 4
CA117 Microsoft Publisher 3
CA119 Office Desktop Publishing 1 4
CA208 Workplace Presentations Using PowerPoint 3
CA220 QuickBooks-Computerized Bookkeeping 3 3
  Virtual Office Assistant elective* 3

*Virtual Office Assistant electives: BA101 Introduction to Business, BA104 Business Applications using Mathematics, BA214 Business Communications, BT210, Professional Communication Skills, BT230 Organization Performance and Customer Service, CA122     Keyboard Skillbuilding, CA202D  Microsoft Word Processing 2, CA213 Integrating Office Procedures

Accounting Administrative Assistant Degree

Course Sequence
YearCourseTitleCredit Hours
1 BA115  Introduction to Accounting 4
  BT104 Business English 1 3
  BT105 Business English 2 3
  BT116  Office Procedures 3
  BT123 Minute-Taking, Level 1 2 or
  CA118C2. Access Basics 2 1
  CA118C1 Access Basics 1 1
  BT128 Introduction to Records Management 3
  BT186 Personal and Professional Development 3
  BT210 Professional Communication Skills 4
  CA100 Beginning Computing 3 or
  BA131 Business Computing 4
  CA118B Excel Basics 3
  CA121  Keyboarding 3
  CA122 Keyboard Skillbuilding 3
  CA201D Microsoft Word Processing 1 3
  CA202D Microsoft Word Processing 2 3
  CA213 Integrating Office Procedures 3
2 BA101 Introduction to Business 4
  BA104 Business Applications Using Mathematics 4 or
  MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher) 4
  BA177 Payroll 4
  BA211 Financial Accounting 1 4
  BA214 Business Communications 3
  BA226 Business Law 1 4
  BA251 Office Management 3
  BT230 Organization Performance and Customer
Service
3
  BT271 Administrative Capstone Projects 4
  BT280C  Cooperative Work Experience 3
  CA117 Microsoft Publisher 3 or
  CA119 Office Desktop Publishing 4
  CA208 Workplace Presentations Using PowerPoint 3
  CA220 QuickBooks-Computerized Bookkeeping 3
    General Education Elective 3

Administrative Office Professional Degree

Course Sequence
YearCourseTitleCredit Hours
1 BT104 Business English 1 3
  BT105 Business English 2 3
  BT116 Office Procedures 3
  BT123 Minute-Taking, Level 1 2
  BT128  Introduction to Records Management 3
  BT186 Personal and Professional Development 3
  BT210 Professional Communication Skills 4
  CA100 Beginning Computing 3 or
  BA131 Business Computing 4
  CA117 Microsoft Publisher 3
  CA118B Excel Basics 3
  CA118C2 Access Basics 2 1
  CA118C1 Access Basics 1 1
  CA121 Keyboarding 3
  CA122 Keyboard Skillbuilding 3
  CA201D Microsoft Word Processing 1 3
  CA202D Microsoft Word Processing 2 3
  CA213 Integrating Office Procedures 3
2 BA101 Introduction to Business 4
  BA104 Business Applications Using Mathematics 4 or
  MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher) 4
  BA115 Introduction to Accounting 4
  BA214 Business Communications 3
  BA226 Business Law 1 4
  BA251 Office Management 3
  BT230  Organization Performance and Customer
Service
3
  BT271 Administrative Capstone Projects 4
  BT280C  Cooperative Work Experience 3
  CA119  Office Desktop Publishing 1 4
  CA208 Workplace Presentations using PowerPoint 3
  CA220 QuickBooks-Computerized Bookkeeping 3
    General Education Elective 3

Medical Administrative Assistant Degree

Course Sequence
YearCourseTitleCredit Hours
1 BI121 Introduction to  Anatomy and Physiology 1 4
  BI122 Introduction to  Anatomy and Physiology 2 4
  BT104 Business English 1 3
  BT105 Business English 2 3
  BT186 Personal and Professional Development 3
  BT210 Professional Communication Skills 4
  CA100 Beginning Computing 3 or
  BA131 Business Computing 4
  CA118B Excel Basics 3
  CA118C2 Access Basics 2 1
  CA118C1 Access Basics 1 1
  CA121 Keyboarding 3
  CA122 Keyboard Skillbuilding 3
  CA201D Microsoft Word Processing 1 3
  CA202D Microsoft Word Processing 2 3
  CA213 Integrating Office Procedures 3
  HM120 Medical Terminology 1 3
  HM121 Medical Terminology 2 4
2 BA104  Business Applications Using Mathematics 4 or
  MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher) 4
  BA115 Introduction to Accounting 4
  BA214 Business Communications 3
  BT123 Minute-Taking, Level 1 2
  BT128 Introduction to Records Management 3
  BT230 

Organization Performance and Customer Service

3
  BT271 Administrative Capstone Projects 4
  BT280C Cooperative Work Experience 3
  CA117  Microsoft Publisher 3
  CA119 Exploring Office Desktop Publishing 4
  CA208 Workplace Presentations Using PowerPoint 3
  HM101 Medical Law and Ethics 3
  HM114 CPT Coding and Reimbursement 3
  HM115 ICD-10-CM Coding/Diagnosis 4

Virtual Office Assistant Degree 

Course Sequence
YearCourseTitleCredit Hours
1 BA115 Introduction to Accounting 4
  BT104  Business English 1 3
  BT105 Business English 2 3
  BT116 Office Procedures 3
  BT128 Introduction to Records Management 3
  BT186 Personal and Professional Development 3
  BT210 Professional Communication Skills 4
  CA100 Beginning Computing 3 or
  CA102 Personal Computing 2 or
  BA131  Business Computing and Applications 4
  CA118B Excel Basics 3
  CA118C2. Access Basics 2 1 or
  CA118F1 PowerPoint Basics 1 or
  CA208 Workplace Presentations Using PowerPoint 3
  CA121 Keyboarding 3
  CA122 Keyboard Skillbuilding 3
  CA201D Microsoft Word Processing 1 3
  CA202D Microsoft Word Processing 2 3
  CA213  Integrating Office Procedures 3
2 BA101 Introduction to Business 4
  BA104 Business Applications Using Mathematics 4 or
  MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher) 4
  BA209 Introduction to Social Media Marketing 4
  BA214 Business Communications 3
  BA223 Principles of Marketing 4
  BA226 Business Law 1 4
  BA251 Office Management 3 or
  BA250 Small Business and Entrepreneurship 4 or
  BA206 Business Management Principles 4
  BT230

Organization Performance and Customer Service

3
  BT272 Virtual Office 1 4
  CA117 Microsoft Publisher 3
  CA119   Office Desktop Publishing 1 4
  CA220 QuickBooks-Computerized Bookkeeping 3
    General Education elective 3