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ABT-020 Online Learner Success

Online, .5 credit


This course is designed to introduce the learner to the skills necessary to be successful in the online learning environment. Students are encouraged to enroll in this course to find out if online learning is for them. This course is also the prerequisite or co-requisite for all other online Applied Business Technology courses.


Prerequisite(s):

  • None

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ABT-100 Introductory Keyboarding

Online, 1.5 credits


This introductory course is designed to promote effective keyboarding skills. Students learn to operate alphabetic, numeric and symbol keys by touch. Through skill building activities, students build keyboarding speed and accuracy.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Take ABT 020.

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ABT-101 Introduction to Computers & the Internet

Online, 1.5 credits


This course is designed to give the learner a basic introduction to computers, the Internet, and an operating system. Students will learn essential terms and concepts, file and disk management for Windows, and the Web browser.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Take ABT 020.
  • Take ABT 101.

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For information about transferability: BCTransferGuide.ca 

ABT-109 Human Relations for Career Success

Online, 1 credit


This course concentrates on personal and professional skills needed by workers in today's workplace. These skills include self-examination and assessment, development of effective communication skills, interpersonal skills, client relations, teamwork, problem solving, and an understanding of business ethics.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Take ABT 020
  • Take ABT 116 and ABT 148.
  • English prerequisite for Applied Business Technology Program.

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ABT-110 Records Management

Online, 1 credit


In today's office, maintaining the integrity of the records system means that all office workers need to be aware of the importance of correct creation, storage, use, retrieval, protection, control, and disposition of records. Technology continues to change the role played by today's office worker. This course will provide the student with the knowledge, skills and abilities to face these challenges and new responsibilities in dealing with both manual and electronic files.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Take ABT 020.
  • English prerequisite for Applied Business Technology Program.
  • Take ABT 100 and ABT 148.

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ABT-111 Administrative Procedures

Online, 1.5 credits


This course enables students to develop essential organizational skills and efficient office practices for today's dynamic offices. Topics include time management, safety and ergonomics, information resources, mail services, travel arrangements, meeting coordination, office technologies, telephone practices, appointment scheduling, and banking procedures.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Take ABT 020.
  • Take ABT 100, ABT 116 and ABT 148.
  • English prerequisite for Applied Business Technology Program.

For more information visit our timetable

ABT-116 Word Processing Level I

Online, 1.5 credits


Word Processing Level I is designed to teach students the basic functions of a word processing program as well as how to properly format business documents such as letters and memoranda.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Take ABT 020.
  • Take ABT 100 and ABT 101.
  • English prerequisite for Applied Business Technology Program.

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ABT-117 Word Processing Level II

Online, 1.5 credits


This course is a continuation of ABT 116 and provides additional instruction in letter styles, tables, charts, and reports. It also covers advanced word processing features such as merge, macros, outlines, graphics, and styles.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Take ABT 020.
  • Take ABT 100, ABT 101 and ABT 116.
  • English prerequisite for Applied Business Technology Program.

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ABT-147 Business Calculators & Mathematics

Online, 1.5 credits


This course teaches computational skills using the electronic calculator. Students will learn the touch method, common features of the calculator, and solve basic business mathematics problems using the most efficient and accurate techniques possible.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Take ABT 020.

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ABT-148 Business English

Online, 3 credits


This course focuses on correct English usage in a business environment and provides a comprehensive review of grammar, punctuation, and style as well as business spelling and vocabulary development.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Take ABT 020.
  • Take ABT 100.

For more information visit our timetable

For information about transferability: BCTransferGuide.ca 

ABT-149 Business Communications

Online, 2 credits


Business Communications teaches you how to plan, organize, and write correct and effective "reader friendly" business documents. You will learn how to write business letters, memos, reports, and electronic messages.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Take ABT 020.
  • Take ABT 100, ABT 116 and ABT 148.
  • English prerequisite for Applied Business Technology Program.

For more information visit our timetable