Business Technology Applications Course Syllabus
Business Technology Applications is a one credit course designed to assist students in
developing technological proficiencies in word processing, database management, spreadsheet,
presentation, communications, Internet use, ethics, career research, and E-mail. Students are
also offered opportunities to identify ethical issues pertaining to information systems and to
gather information about careers in technology. Communications and critical thinking skills are
reinforced through the use of software applications. Simulations and projects promoting
teamwork and leadership skills offer further opportunities for application of knowledge and skills.
Program: Business/Marketing Education
To encourage critical thinking skills
To promote educational values including economic understanding and consumer
To promote character growth and development including human relations, good
work habits, positive attitudes, and ethical standards
To provide a realistic understanding of the work environment
To enhance employability skills
T reinforce basic skills in such areas as communications, mathematics, and
To stimulate interest in career development
Students will be expected to meet course goals listed below and will be able to
demonstrate their understanding of the required competencies. Students will be held to
safety and quality standards expected on the job.
The student will be able to use a PC with the Windows operating system.
Understand computer basics
Understand the History of the Computer
Demonstrate correct data input techniques with acceptable speed and accuracy
Be able to analyze the functions of an operating system
Explore Technology Career Opportunities
Be able to describe ethical considerations resulting from technological advances
Format a variety of documents
Learn database application, spreadsheet application, publication application
Learn presentation software and usage
The student will be able to use Internet skills like browse and search the Internet, and
send E-mail with attachments.
90 – 100% A
80 – 89% B
70 – 79% C
60 – 69% D
59% and below F
Exercises may consist of Word, Excel, and Internet activities and labs. Due date/time
will be assigned when the exercise is assigned.
Tests will be announced a week prior to the test date.
If you are absent then it is your responsibility to get your make-up work or missed notes.
Make sure that the following information is on each assignment you hand in:
Your Name Class Period
No eating or drinking
NO cell phones.
Any cheating or plagiarism will be dealt with severely. At the instructor’s discretion, you
may be given an F for the test or assignment, or an F for the class.
NO Chat Rooms allowed
All Sites and Language must be School Appropriate
You must abide by all the Safety Rules
There is a required (by the County/School of Technology) $15 fee for Business Technology
Applications Career Technical class.