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Business Management

Award: Associate of Applied Science
Length: Two years

The Business Management program is designed for students who are interested in a two-year, or shorter, program that will prepare them to enter the workforce as a manager or supervisor trainee. Students acquire a background in basic business including accounting, budgeting, math and economics as well as practical supervisory skills. Areas of emphasis include marketing, management supervision, small business management, entrepreneurship, and leadership.

Where will I get a job?
As a Business Management graduate you will be prepared to enter a company as a manager/supervisor trainee. If you are currently working in a business management position, you will—through updated skills, knowledge and techniques—be able to move up the career ladder to higher supervisory positions. Potential jobs include Administrative Assistant, Business Manager, Human Resources Manager, Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Manager, Merchandise Manager, Office Manager, Supervisor, or Entrepreneur.

How much $ will I make?
Starting salaries for front-line office supervisors and managers range from $19.83 per hour to $45.21 per hour in Northwest Iowa.

What kind of classes will I take?
Students in Business Management will take a general education core of 15 credits, but all others will be courses specific to business, accounting, budgeting, supervision, management, entrepreneurship, economics, and marketing.

What’s unique about this program?

The program is entirely online, so students may take classes anywhere in the world. In addition, students may focus on stacking certificates to help them earn credentials to use in advancing current job skills, or in seeking future employment. Certificates are available in Management Supervision, Marketing, Small Business Management, and Entrepreneurship.

Student Profile

• Excellent communication skills
• Strong management potential
• Problem-solver
• Innovative
• Strong work ethic
• Computer skills

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE


TERM 1


15

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Course #
Title Credits
BUS102
Introduction to Business   
3
CSC110
Introduction to Computers  
3
MGT101 Principles of Management
3
  Communications Course* 3

Business Specialty Course*
3

TERM 2


15-16

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Course #
Title Credits
BUS161
Human Relations
3
BUS180
Business Ethics
3
MKT110
Principles of Marketing 3

Math Course*
3-4

Business Specialty Course*
3

TERM 3 - Summer


3

________________________________________________________________
Course #
Title Credits

Business Specialty Course*
3

TERM 4


16

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Course #
Title Credits
ACC131
Principles of Accounting I   
4
ECN110 Introduction to Economics
3

Communications Course*
3

Business Specialty Course*
3

Business Skill Course*
3

TERM 5


18

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Course #
Title Credits
ACC132
Principles of Accounting II   
4
BUS106 Employment Strategy
2
BUS185
Business Law
3

Humanities Course*
3

Business Specialty Course*
3
  Business Skill Course*
3


CERTIFICATE OPTIONS


MANAGEMENT SUPERVISION CERTIFICATE


15


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Course #
Title Credits
MGT101
Principles of Management 
3
MGT130
Principles of Supervision
3
MGT165 Principles of Quality
3
MGT210
Management Decision Making
3

Business Specialty Course**
3

MARKETING CERTIFICATE


15

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Course #
Title Credits
MKT110     
Principles of Marketing
3
MKT 140
Principles of Selling
3
MKT150
Principles of Advertising 3
MKT160
Principles of Retailing
3

Business Specialty Course**
3

SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE


15

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Course #
Title Credits
ACC121
Principles of Accounting I
3
BUS102
Introduction to Business     
3
BUS185
Business Law I
3
MGT110
Small Business Management
3
  Business Specialty Course**
3

ENTREPRENEURSHIP CERTIFICATE


9

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Course #
Title Credits
BUS130
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
3
BUS135 Managing the Entrepreneurship Venture
3
BUS147
The Successful Entrepreneur
3

LEADERSHIP CERTIFICATE


12

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Course #
Title Credits
BUS165
Introduction to Leadership  
3
BUS102 Introduction to Business
3
BUS166
Applied Leadership
3
MGT101
Principles of Management
3

*For a complete list of courses available talk to your advisor.

NOTE: All classes are available online. Some classes are available on-campus.



Your instructors are located all over the world and come with professional and practical skills built from both academic and practical skills.




Text 712-301-2573 or 712-301-1401
Call 800-352-4907
Email studentservices@nwicc.edu

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at nwicc.edu/compliance