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Business

Award: Diploma
Length: Two Semesters

If you are a person who wants a fast track to the working world, this is the program for you. The Business program allows you to get a good job after only one year of classes.

Courses in this program focus on each different aspect of business, with a component of general education courses designed to prepare you for immediate employment in the challenging field of business. Your people skills will be important to your success in this customer-oriented career.

Where will I get a job?
After graduating from this program, you could work as a department manager of a larger retailer or as an assistant manager of a smaller store. Long-term possibilities may include store management, upper-level management in retailing headquarters, or owning your own business.

How much $ will I make?
Graduates surveyed report earnings of $25,000–$30,000 a year.

What kind of classes will I take?
It is a combination of lecture, discussion, case studies, and presentations. Classes are often very informal; questions and group discussion are encouraged.

What’s unique about this program?
Most students choose NCC for this program based on its location and affordability.
Student Profile
• Excellent people skills
• Strong verbal communication
• Basic math, reading and writing skills
• Good time manager
• Self-starter
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Students will take courses from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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General Education*

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9


Course #
Title
Credits
              
Communications 
3
               
Math
3

Social Sciences
3


Related Business


9-10

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ACC131-A Principles of Accounting I 4
CSC110-A Introduction to Computers
3
Or

CSC115-A
Introduction to Computers II
3
BUS111-C
Business Math
2
Or
   
MAT110-A Math for Liberal Arts 3

Business Core


15

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FIN121-A
Personal Finance
3
MKT110-A
Principles of Marketing
3
MGT101-A
Principles of Management
3
BUS102-A
Introduction to Business
3
Elective
Business / Computer
3

Business Electives

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Course #
Title Credits
ACC131-A Principles of Accounting I † 4
ACC132-A
Principles of Accounting II † 4
ACC221-A
Cost Accounting † 3
ACC231-A Intermediate Accounting I † 4
ACC232-A
Intermediate Accounting II † 4
ACC261-A
Income Tax Accounting †    3
ACC311-A
Computer Accounting † 3
BUS102-A
Introduction to Business † 3
BUS128-A
Foundation of Entrepreneurship  3
BUS130-A
Introduction to Entrepreneurship † 3
BUS150-A E-Commerce † 3
BUS154-A
E-Business †† 3
BUS161-A
Human Relations †† 3
BUS185-A
Business Law I † 3
BUS186-A
Business Law II † 3
BUS197-A Leadership Development †† 3
BUS212-A
Business Statistics II †† 3
BUS220-A
Introduction to International
Business ††
3
BUS238-A
Business Problem Solving *
3
BUS250-A
Principles of Real Estate †† 3
BUS255-A
Real Estate Prelicensure
3
BUS265-A
Risk Management † 3
BUS268-A
Life Insurance &
Financial Planning ††
3
FIN101-A
Principles of Banking † 3
FIN106-A
AIB Principles of Banking
3
FIN107-A
AIB Law and Banking
3
FIN121-A Personal Finance † 3
MGT101-A
Principles of Management † 3
MGT110-A
Small Business Management † 3
MGT125-A
Performance Appraisal †† 3
MGT130-A
Principles of Supervision † 3
MGT165-A
Principles of Quality † 3
MGT170-A
Human Resource Management † 3
MGT178-A
Employment Law †† 3
MGT190-A
Employee Compensation and
Benefits Management †
3
MGT191-A
Compensation Management †† 3
MKT110-A Principles of Marketing † 3
MKT140-A
Principles of Selling † 3
MKT150-E
Principles of Advertising † 3
MKT151-E
Advertising
3
MKT160-A
Principles of Retailing † 3
MKT190-A
International Marketing †† 3
PRL168-A
Probate/Property †† 3

  †= class offered online only
  ††= class offered online and on-campus

*Must take General Education courses with A, C, or E suffix.
NOTE: Satisfactory assessment scores and/or prerequisites are required for some courses.






Brad Gill
Instructor at NCC since: 2008
Email me at BGill@nwicc.edu



Sheila Drenkow

Instructor at NCC since: 2008
Email me at SDrenkow@nwicc.edu








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