NVCC 2005-2006 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Administrative Support Technology Specialization AL, WO

Purpose: This specialization is designed for persons who seek employment in the field of administrative support technology, for those who are presently in that field and who desire to increase their knowledge and update their skills, and for those who must augment their abilities in other fields with knowledge and skills regarding office technology. Occupational objectives include administrative support professional and office administration/management specialists.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ACC

211

Principles of Accounting I

3

 

AST

141

Word Processing I

3

 

   BUS

100

Introduction to Business

3

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

MTH

151

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I

3

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness and Wellness

1

 

   SDV

 

Elective

1

 

 

   AST

107

Editing/Proofreading Skills

 

3

 

BUS

125

Applied Business Mathematics

 

3

 

   BUS

200

Principles of Management

 

3

 

   ENG

112

College Composition II

 

3

 

   MKT

201

Introduction to Marketing

 

3

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

17

18

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   BUS

201

Organizational Behavior

3

 

   BUS

226

Microcomputer Business Applications or

 

 

   

AST

236 Specialized Software Appli. or

 

 

   

ITE

115 Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts

3

     

 

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Business Elective

3

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

 

   ITD

110

Webpage Design I or

 

 

   

ART

116 Design for the Web I or

 

 

   

ENG

123 Writing for the World Wide Web

3

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication

3

 

 

   AST

234

Records and Database Management

 

3

 

   AST

243

Office Administration I

 

3

 

   BUS

205

Human Resource Management

 

3

 

   BUS

241

Business Law I

 

3

 

ECO

120

Survey of Economics

 

3

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

18

16

Total credits for the Business Management A.A.S. Degree with a Specialization in Administrative Support Technology = 69.

Check course descriptions in this catalog for requirements regarding placement test and/or prerequisite.

1 Prerequisite is AST 101 or division approval.

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

3 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.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

4 Students considering a transfer should consult a faculty advisor.

5 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (including anthropology). Students considering transfer may substitute ECO 201 or 202 after consulting a faculty advisor.

6 It is strongly recommended that AST 260, Presentation Software, AST 253, Advanced Desktop Publishing I or ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software be taken for this elective. Other business electives may be selected from accounting, acquisitions, administrative support technology, marketing, or real estate. Students considering transfer should consult a faculty advisor for appropriate choices.

7 Humanities/fine arts elective may be chosen from list on page 38.

8 Students considering transfer may take ECO 201 or 202 after consulting a faculty advisor.

 

       
 
       

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