Business Technology Online Programs

TTC's Business Technology programs are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in business, industry and government. Associate degree programs combine academic theory with hands-on training using state-of-the art equipment. TTC's Associate in Applied Science degree programs in Accounting, General Business, Management, Administrative Office Technology and Computer Technology are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

Students interested in Business Technology programs should consult with a faculty advisor to discuss program requirements, course times and frequency of offerings. Advisors are can be found under their departments in the list below. Click on "Faculty Advisors" to see which advisor you should contact. A list of Business Technology staff can be found here.

Administrative Office Technology

The Administrative Office Technology program prepares students for office work in business, industry, medical or legal offices.

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Accounting

The Accounting program prepares students for entry-level positions in the field of accounting. Typical jobs include full-charge bookkeeper and junior accountant.

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Bookkeeping

This program prepares you for entry-level accounting positions with basic skills in accounting, individual tax and payroll. Training in computerized accounting and electronic spreadsheets utilizing accounting applications is included in the program.

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Professional Accountancy

This certificate is designed for the nontraditional market not currently being served by the associate degree in accounting. For example, some individuals may need 24 or more accounting hours to advance in civil service or private business accounting positions.

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Customer Service

The General Business/Customer Service career path prepares students for careers in service-related industries, including the fundamentals of customer service and the makeup of service businesses. Students will study customer relationship management, process standards, measurement systems and the importance of human assets in a firm's internal network along with the philosophy of customer service.

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e-Commerce

The General Business/e-Commerce career path prepares students for careers in the buying and selling of goods and services using electronic systems. Students will gain knowledge in all aspects of conducting business over the Internet as well as how to operate an online business.

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International Business

The General Business/International Business career path prepares students for careers in the international business environment. This career path includes studies in the global aspects of business, marketing, economics and management, and their applications to the international arena.

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Marketing

The General Business/Marketing career path prepares students for careers in the various aspects of marketing including retailing, sales and advertising. Students will gain knowledge in the areas of pricing, promotion and distribution of goods and services as well as the concepts of merchandising.

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Small Business/Entrepreneurship

The Small Business/Entrepreneurship career path prepares students for owning and operating a small business. Students will gain knowledge in all aspects of small business ownership including management, risk and day-to-day operation. Students will also develop a business plan.

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Business Information Systems

The Management/Business Information Systems career path prepares students with the skills to be competitive in the emerging technologies and advances in business information systems and processes. The program provides students with a broad overview of various computer and information technologies needed in the 21st century business environment.

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Corporate Quality

The Management/Corporate Quality career path prepares students with techniques in quality management, control and auditing. The program provides students with the resources and techniques needed to develop Total Quality Management Systems in the business environment.

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Human Resources

The Management/Human Resources career path prepares students for careers in human resource departments of business and government. Students will study the challenges facing human resources organizations in social and economic environments. This program offers a practical understanding of wages, salaries, hiring and benefit systems.

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Leadership Development

The Management/Leadership Development career path develops leadership skills and provides students with an understanding of the basic functions of management. The program prepares students with a foundation to build personal skills, develop effective work teams, and enhance workplace and individual performance. The program includes a major emphasis in the development of group and individual competencies in effective oral communication skills.

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Supply Chain Management

The Supply Chain Management career path provides students with the basic concepts of traditional supply chain techniques and the activities involved in sourcing, procurement, and manufacturing of the final products or services provided. The Supply Chain career path combines traditional costing methods with a focus on long-term sustainability of the organization, and relationships with employees, supplies, vendors, customers and the public.

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Transportation and Logistics

The Management/Transportation and Logistics career path provides students with an understanding of transportation and logistics and their economic impact on the business environment. The program prepares students to better understand transportation infrastructure, importing/exporting, warehousing, shipping and customer service.

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e-Commerce

This certificate provides students with a broad overview of Internet training and applications within a small business and marketing communication environment. The certificate introduces students to the Internet and how it is changing business, communication, supply chain functions, marketing and trading practices. Additionally, students gain experience in Web site design, and the business opportunities and potential of e-Commerce.

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Small Business/Entrepreneurship

This certificate offers students the opportunity to focus on entrepreneurial aspects of business. Instructional topics include evaluation, planning, communication, supervision and business database management. The certificate also gives students the foundation to successfully venture into the 21st century in a small business environment.

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Business Information Systems

This certificate program provides a broad overview of software, database management and application packages. Emphasis is placed on information systems used in the business environment. Students gain general competency in using microcomputers for management and decision making.

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Corporate Quality

This certificate program identifies the fundamentals of quality and management responsibilities in a total quality environment. This certificate also addresses statistical process control, manufacturing methods, cost-of-quality, corrective action procedures and auditing methods in both the manufacturing and service environments. This program provides students with the tools to better integrate and implement the principles and concepts of total quality in their work environment.

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Transportation and Logistics

This certificate program provides students with an academic foundation in several areas: transportation, logistics, warehousing, export/import, shipping and commercial motor carrier. Students who complete this certificate have potential for employment as a dispatcher, operations specialist, and shipping and receiving and warehouse specialist. This certificate may be applied to the Transportation and Logistics career path. Admission into this program requires proof of high school graduation (or GED) and qualifying scores on SAT, ACT or the TTC placement test.

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Computer Programming

This program prepares students for employment as programmers.

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Information Systems Specialist

This program prepares students for careers in a variety of information technology areas. It gives students a foundation in computer hardware, computer applications, computer programming, the Internet and computer networking. Information systems administrators are involved in many different aspects of computer technology and can expect to employ their skills in a variety of ways to assist all computer users in commercial settings. This program also allows students to become independent contractors, working with individuals and small businesses to overcome computer-related problems.

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Database

This certificate prepares students for employment with companies looking for database professionals. Starting with a basic computer class, students progress course by course to a skill level where they can work in any database environment. The curriculum uses both MS Access and Oracle to teach students how to design, build, manipulate and maintain business database management systems.

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Internet Programming

This certificate program prepares students for employment with companies looking for Internet programming professionals. Starting with a basic computer class, students progress course by course to a skill level where they can work in any Internet programming environment. The curriculum uses many of the current programming languages to teach students how to design, build, manipulate and maintain business websites.

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Microcomputer Business Applications

The Microcomputer Business Applications program prepares you for microcomputer (personal computer) business applications specialist jobs. It is for students who are employed in businesses that use or want to use microcomputer word processing, spreadsheet and database software packages. Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and Access are thoroughly explored in this program.

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Microcomputer Expert User

The Microcomputer Expert User program trains students to the level of expert in all applications in the Microsoft Office suite and Microsoft SharePoint Designer. Admission into this program requires proof of high school graduation (or GED) and qualifying scores on SAT, ACT or the TTC placement test. You must be able to demonstrate basic computer skills through a credit course (CPT 101 or 102), transfer credit or credit by examination for CPT 101 or 102.

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Microcomputer Programming

This certificate program prepares students for employment with companies looking for programming professionals. Starting with a basic computer class, students progress in a step-by-step, class-by-class methodology that takes them to a skill level where they can work in any programming environment. The curriculum uses many of the current programming languages.

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Mobile Application Programming

The Mobile Application Programming Certificate will provide students with the skills necessary to understand and develop computer programs for today's mobile phones. Students will be prepared for entry-level employment in mobile phone programming and in related fields. The focus of the program will be the development of software for the Android mobile phone.

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A+/Network+ Technician

This program teaches students to properly install, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot and repair microcomputer hardware. Students also learn basic installation and troubleshooting knowledge of DOS/Windows. Basic knowledge of networking technology and practices is covered. This program helps prepare students for the Comp TIA Security+, A+, Network+ and Linux+ certification exams.

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Microsoft Network Operations

This program prepares you for computer network operations specialist jobs. It is ideal if you are employed or are pursuing employment in a business that uses the Microsoft Windows Server operating system in a LAN and/or WAN environment. This program is designed to prepare you for Microsoft Certifications Exams.

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Faculty Advisors for
Administrative Office Technology

If the first letter in your last name is between A - L, your advisor is:

  • Edna Boroski, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6931 | Email
  • 100 Building/Room 177

If the first letter in your last name is between M - Z, your advisor is:

  • LaQuinta Yates, Program Coordinator
  • (843) 574-6931 | Email
  • 100 Building/Room 177

Faculty Advisors for the
Department of Accounting

Department Head

  • Christine Solomon, CPA
  • (843) 574-6074 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 128

If the first letter in your last name is between A - I, your advisor is:

  • Scott Bartley, CGAP, CGFO, CIA Instructor
  • (843) 574-6001 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 113

If the first letter in your last name is between J - R, your advisor is:

  • Melicent Middlebrook, Instructor/Program Coordinator
  • (843) 574-6080 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 131

If the first letter in your last name is between S - Z, your advisor is:

  • Jennifer Robinson, CPA, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6724 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 114

Faculty Advisors for the
Department of Business

General Business:

  • Randall Morgan, Department Head
  • (843) 574-6644 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 115

If your last name begins with the letter A - G, your advisor is:

  • Michael Dale, Instructor
  • (843) 574-674 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 111

If your last name begins with the letter H- M, your advisor is:

  • Ron Scott, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6640 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 116

If your last name begins with the letter N - R, your advisor is:

  • Darryl Goodman, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6648 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 120

If your last name begins with the letter S - Z, your advisor is:

  • Victor Lipe, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6762 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 133

 

Management:

If your last name begins with the letter A - G, your advisor is:

  • Daryl Milligan, Instructor, Coordinator
    (843) 574-6354 | Email
    200 Building/Room 121

If your last name begins with the letter H - M, your advisor is:

  • Chris Ross, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6653 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 117

If your last name begins with the letter N - R, your advisor is:

  • Ray Snyder, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6364 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 130

If your last name begins with the letter S - Z, your advisor is:

  • Ernest Long, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6673 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 119

Faculty member not advising

  • Michael Szymanowski, Instructor,
    (843) 574-6072 | Email
    200 Building/Room 112

Business-Palmer Campus:
your advisor is:

  • Dixie Button, Instructor
  • (843) 722-5570 | Email
  • Room 210D

Faculty Advisors for the
Department of Information Systems

Computer Technology:

  • Carter Burns, Department Head
  • (843) 574-6602 | Email
  • 200 Buiding/Room 110

If the first letter of your last name is A - B, your advisor is:

  • Tom Brady, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6084 | Email
  • 920 Building/Room 602C

If the first letter of your last name is C - F, your advisor is:

  • Barbara Fogle, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6458 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 136

If the first letter of your last name is G, your advisor is:

  • Lynne Stuhr, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6498 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 138

If the first letter of your last name is H - K, your advisor is:

  • David Jones, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6069 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 123

If the first letter of your last name is L - M, your advisor is:

  • Carter Burns, Department Head 
  • (843) 574-6602 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 1110

If the first letter of your last name is N - R, your advisor is:

  • Charles Gable, Instructor, Coordinator
  • (843) 574-6418 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 125

If the first letter of your last name is S - U, your advisor is:

  • Lee Westbrock, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6165 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 134

If the first letter of your last name is V - Z your advisor is:

  • John Bodden, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6532 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 122

Faculty member not currently advising:

  • Anderson Jackson, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6491 | Email
  • 200 Building/Room 132
  • Jackqulin Green, Instructor
    (843) 574-6022 | Email
    200 Building/Room 228

Information Systems-Palmer Campus:
your advisor is:

  • Suzanne Joiner, Instructor
  • (843) 722-5524 | Email
  • Room 249

Faculty Advisors for the Department of
Network Systems Management

  • Dane Schupbach, Department Head
  • (843) 574-6677 | Email
  • Building 920 Room 602N

If the first letter of your last name is A - F, your advisor is:

  • Dane Schupbach, Department Head
  • (843) 574-6677 | Email
  • Building 920 Room 602N

If the first letter of your last name is  O-S, your advisor is:

  • Terry Richburg, Instructor
    (843) 574-6608 | Email
    Building 920, Room 602M

If the first letter of your last name is I & T-Z, your advisor is:

  • Walter Browning, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6471 | Email
  • Building 920, Room 602Q

If the first letter of your last name is J - N, your advisor is:

  • Tonya Davis, Instructor
  • (843) 574-6951 | Email
  • Building 920, Room 602P

Business Technology Staff

Connie Jolly, Division Dean
(843) 574-6150
Building 200, Room 104

Laurie Boeding, Associate Dean 
(843) 574-6172
Building 200, Room 109

Heatherlyn Grant, Administrative Assistant
(843) 574-6252
Building 200, Room 102

Cherrelle Gilliard, TTC Online College Representative 
(843) 574-6002
Building 200, Room 103

Sharon Vasser, TTC Online College Representative 
(843) 574-6002
Building 200, Room 103

Business Technology Division office:
(843) 574-6252