NVCC 1998-1999 Catalog
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Associate in Applied Science Degree AL, AN, LO, MA, WO  

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Purpose: The curriculum is designed for persons who seek employment in business management or for those presently in management who are seeking promotion. The occupational objectives include administrative assistant, management trainee, department head, branch manager, office manager, manager of small business, and supervisor.

Transfer Information: NVCC has formal articulation agreements for transfer to the B.S. in Management at National Louis University, the B.S. in Administration at Strayer College, and the B.S. in Business Education at Virginia Tech.

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

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ACC211Prin. of Accounting I3
   BUS100Intro. to Business3
   ENG111College Composition I3
MTH120Introduction to Math.3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
___Social Science Elective3
   ACC212Prin. of Accounting II 3
BUS125Applied Business Mathematics 3
   BUS200Prin. of Management 3
___Business Elective 3
   ENG112College Composition II 3
   MKT100Principles of Marketing 3

Total Credits/Semester1718

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   BUS201Organizational Behavior3
   BUS202Applied Management Principles3
   BUS241Business Law I3
ECO120Survey of Economics3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication3
   BUS205Human Resource Management 3
   BUS220Introduction to Business Statistics 3
   BUS226Micro. Appl. in Business or 
   IST117 Intro. to Micro. Software 3
BUS242Business Law II 3
   FIN215Financial Management 3

Total Credits/Semester1516

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Business Management = 66.

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

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.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1- credit and a 2-credit course.

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

4 Students considering transfer should consult a faculty advisor.

5 The business elective may be selected from accounting, acquisitions, administrative support technology, business, economics, finance, information systems technology, marketing, or real estate. Students considering transfer should consult a faculty advisor for appropriate choices.

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

7 A business elective may be substituted for BUS 242, Business Law II. Students considering transfer should consult a faculty advisor for an appropriate alternative.

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