Extended Hours: Weeks of August 14 and August 21 - To help students prepare for the start of the fall semester, JTCC’s Admissions and Records Office, Advising Center, Business Office, and Financial Aid Office at both campuses will have extended hours the weeks of August 14 and August 21. During those weeks, the offices will be open 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday and will be open 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Friday. More.

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Business Information Management CSC

Career Studies Certificate (CSC)

C Career & technical education programs for job training Career & technical education programs for job training = Career & technical education programs for job training, guided by Advisory Committees
O Majors with completely online option Majors with completely online option = Majors with completely online option

Purpose

A cross-discipline curriculum designed to provide a foundation in business management and information technology. This career studies certificate program recognizes the blend between information technology skills and business management knowledge and practice. Most managers find technology an integral part of their work, while IT professionals find that information technology specialists require an understanding of the management of both data and people. This is a first level program for a person who intends to pursue a certificate and/or associate degree in either business or information technology.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

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Required Courses CR. Pre-requisite Courses Approved Course Substitutions
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 See Placement Requirements  
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3    
Business Elective 3   BUS 200, BUS 205, or BUS 236
Business/Information Technology Elective 3   See Note 1.
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3   See Note 3.
Information Technology Elective 3   ITE 140, ITE 150, or ITE 215. See Note 4.
Total Minimum Credits to Complete 18    

Notes

  1. The business/information technology elective requirement can 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.
  2. The courses in this career studies certificate program provide foundations in basic business practices and information technology that can be applied to other certificate and degree programs.
  3. Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP.
  4. Students may not substitute ITE 130 for this IT Elective.
  5. Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.

2017-2018 College Catalog & Student Handbook

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The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia requires colleges to provide information on graduation rates. The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to publish gainful employment consumer information for career/technical programs.

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