NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog
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Public Management Specialization WO, ELI*  

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Purpose: This specialization provides knowledge and skills in public sector management and is designed to prepare students for initial employment or advancement in present employment. The occupational objectives include administrative assistant, management trainee, supervisor, office manager, or manager in local, state, federal, or non-profit organizations.

Recommended Preparation: The student should possess a proficiency in high school English and a strong background in basic arithmetic operations.

*Graduation requirements are certified by a faculty advisor at a campus offering this major.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ACC211Principles of Accounting I3
   BUS100Introduction to Business3
   ENG111College Composition I3
MTH120Introduction to Math3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   PLS211U.S. Government I3
   ACC212Principles of Accounting II 3
   BUS200Principles of Management 3
   ENG112College Composition II 3
   PBS100Intro. to Public Administration 3
   PBS105Personnel Mgt. in the Public Sector 3
PLS212U.S. Government II or Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1718

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   BUS201Organizational Behavior3
   BUS202Applied Management Principles3
   BUS241Business Law I3
   ECO120Survey of Economics3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication3
   BUS220Intro. to Business Statistics 3
   BUS226Micro. Appl. in Business or 
   AST236 Specialized Software Appl. or 
   IST117 Intro. to Micro. Software 3
   PBS116Public Budget & Finance 3
   PBS240Constitutional Law 3
PBSElective 3

Total Credits/Semester1516

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Business Management with a Specialization in Public Management = 66.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 Students may substitute a higher level math. Consult a faculty advisor for appropriate selection.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; of PED 116, 1 cr., plus RPK 205, 216, or 225. PED is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2- credit course.


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