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Business Courses offered at NICC in NE

Associate of Arts–Business Administration or Business Administration with Entrepreneurship focus

Designed for students who plan to continue their studies in a business oriented area such as administration, marketing, accounting, management, finance. Students select from one of two tracks, either Business Administration or Entrepreneurship Concentrations. This program offers a variety of business courses that permit students to select a business major at a four year- college of their choice or to learn skills that will allow them to establish their own business.

BSAD 1040 PERSONAL FINANCE (3)

A study of the methods of solving financial problems which people encounter in managing their individual and family affairs. Among topics covered are insurance, home buying, use of credit, personal taxes, savings, investments in securities, and estate planning. (Previously known as BUS 103)

BSAD 1050 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (3)

An introductory study and overview of the role of business in society as well as a discussion of the various disciplines of business including an overview of business organization, management, marketing, human resource management, and finance. Also, a study and discussion of various strategies for success of specific public and private firms as well as small business. Business vocabulary used to understand, analyze, interpret business news and information. (Previously known as BUS 101)

BSAD 1170 INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (3)

A study of government administration and its involvement in the social and economic problems of American democracy. It includes, but is not limited to: problem, finance, personnel and planning, administrative relations with legislatures, political parties, chief executives, and the courts. (Previously known as BUS 117)

BSAD 1200 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I (3)

This course is designed to provide introductory knowledge of accounting principles, concepts, and practices. Included topics are the balance sheet, the income statement, the statement of owner’s equity, the statement of cash flows, worksheets, journals, ledgers, accruals, adjusting and closing entries, internal controls, inventories, fixed and intangible assets, liabilities, equity, and financial statement analysis. This course provides a foundation for more advanced work in the fields of accounting and business. (Previously known as BUS 120)

BSAD 1210 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II (3)

This course is a continuation of BUS-120. Principles of Accounting II includes accounting for businesses organized as corporations, cash flow statements, accounting for manufacturing businesses, preparing and using accounting data for management decision making, and analyzing and interpreting financial statements. (Previously known as BUS 121) *Prerequisite: BSAD 1200

BSAD 2050 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION (3)

A study of methods and procedures used in effective business communications. This is a hands-on course that emphasizes both written and spoken communication. The student will engage in letter and report writing, creating advertising, conducting meetings and job interviewing.
(Previously known as BUS 205) *Prerequisite: BSAD 1050 and ENGL 1010

BSAD 2150 SMALL BUSINESS OPERATIONS (3)

Basic business functions of accounting, finance, and management of marketing via the development of a business plan are studied. Students may also do a feasibility study of a small business in which they are interested. (Previously known as BUS 215) *Prerequisite: BSAD 1050

BSAD 2310 ETHICS (3)

This course is an introduction to the field of ethics. Course examines various contemporary ethical questions including abortion, violence, and proper relationship to Mother Earth. Besides introducing various schools of ethics, emphasis will be placed on Native American perspectives regarding ethical questions. (Previously known as PHI 202) Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 or consent of instructor

BSAD 2520 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING (3)

Introductory course focused on strategic marketing, planning, and implantation with emphasis on consumer and organizational buying behavior. Views marketing from consumer and organization perspectives. (Previously known as BUS 217) *Prerequisite: BSAD 1050

BSAD 2540 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (3)

Introduction to management principles, management theory, basic management functions, planning, organizing, staffing and controlling. The theory of management principles is applied in case-based coursework. (Previously known as BUS 211) *Prerequisite: BSAD 1050

BSAD 2700 BUSINESS LAW I (3)

Introduction to the laws that affect the business environment and business transactions between individuals, including the laws governing the information of business enterprises, the law of contract, secured transactions, sales, property rights, business ethics, and government regulation.
(Previously known as BUS 270) *Prerequisite: BSAD 1050

BSAD 2710 BUSINESS LAW II (3)

An in-depth study of the laws governing partnerships, joint ventures and corporations. Covers securities regulation, real and personal property transactions, employment relationships, consumer protection, the Uniform Commercial Code, and governing regulatory structures.
(Previously known as BUS 271) *Prerequisite: BSAD 2700

BSAD 2900 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)

(Previously known as BUS 290)

BSAD 2990 INTERNSHIP/PRACTICUM (3)

(Previously known as BUS 299)