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Business Courses offered at NICC

BUS 101 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (3)

This is an orientation to the role of business in the American economic system. Examines business ownership, management, marketing, personnel, finance, and legal problems.

BUS 103 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.

BUS 117 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.

BUS 120 ACCOUNTING I (3)

Introduction to the principles of debit and credit, recording of purchase, sale of merchandise, equipment, calculation and recording of interest and depreciation. Includes methods of determining inventory value, payroll procedures, and preparation of statements for a merchandising business.

BUS 121 ACCOUNTING II (3)

Continuation of Accounting 120. This course covers partnerships, corporations, transactions to record insurance, and payment of industrial bonds. Includes accounting for a manufacturing firm. Study of the field of insurance as it affects the consumer. Covers provisions of casualty, accident, health and life insurance. An introduction to insurance practices and insurable risk. Prerequisite: Accounting 120.

BUS 205 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. Prerequisite: BUS 101.

BUS 211 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.. Prerequisite: BUS 101.

BUS 215 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. Prerequisite: BUS 101

BUS 217 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. Prerequisite: BUS 101.

BUS 270 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. Prerequisite: BUS 101.

BUS 271 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. Prerequisite: BUS 270.

BUS 290 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)

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BUS 299 INTERNSHIP/PRACTICUM (3)

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