Administrative Systems & Business Technology (ASBT)
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Administrative Systems & Business Technology (ASBT) prepares students for a career as an administrative assistant, executive assistant, supervisor, records manager, technology coordinator, corporate trainer, and manager. Demand for qualified and highly-skilled personnel is expected to grow in all areas of business, industry, government, not-for-profit, and education entities.
The planned sequence of courses in the ASBT program provides incremental skill development using up-to-date technology, equipment. The program offers courses in Alpine and online. ASBT provides students with an understanding of the impact of technology on business routines and procedures with the skills necessary to work with supervisors, co-workers, customers, and clients.
Students who want to teach business education in Texas schools, Grades 6-12, may take additional prescribed courses to become a certified teacher. Professional education courses are coordinated with the Department of Education.
|Principles of Accounting I ACC 2330||3|
|ASBT 1382, 1383, 1384, 2380, 2381, 3380, 3381, 3382, 3383, 3384, 3385, 4350||36|
|Communications: Management Communication GBA 4354||3|
|Business Law GBA 3351||3|
|English 1301, 1302; 2301 or any other literature; any other 2000 level or higher course||12|
|Fine Arts: Select from Fine Arts 1301, Art 1301, Music 1312, 1313 or Theatre 1302||3|
|Foreign Language (CLEP option can be considered)||8|
|Free Electives (including at least 9 sch Advanced Electives)||21|
|History 1301, 1302, or 3309||6|
|Laboratory Science: Select from Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology or Physics||8|
|Math 1310 or higher||3|
|Multicultural: GBA 4355, HIST 2301 or 2302, MAS 2301, PS 2307, WS 2301||3|
|Physical Education 1150 and PE 1153 or 1155 (activity course)||2|
|Political Science 2305, 2306||6|
|Social Science (Psy., Geog., Soc., Anth., Phil., Econ)||3|