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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Associate of Applied Business

 

The Business Management program at North Central State College is designed to be an academically rigorous, highly practical, and immediately applicable course of study. This program provides students with the broad range of essential business skills, which are considered prerequisites to success and advancement by contemporary business organizations. The Business Management program at North Central State College is designed to be an academically rigorous, highly practical, and immediately applicable course of study. This program provides students with the broad range of essential business skills, which are considered prerequisites to success and advancement by contemporary business organizations.

The necessity of a positive business ethical perspective is an underlying theme within this curriculum. Common ethical issues are interwoven and discussed within the study of the various technical disciplines of marketing, personnel management, and computerized information technology. Demand for successful business graduates comes from all segments of the economy. Non-profit institutions, as well as profit-oriented organizations in the manufacturing, service, transportation, healthcare, and government sector, continue to experience a growing need for personnel who possess essential business expertise.

The Business Management program at NC State provides an ideal foundation for those who seek the flexibility of obtaining an immediate marketable skill as well as the necessary academic prerequisites for advanced collegiate achievements at the baccalaureate level and beyond.

The Associate of Applied Business degree is awarded for the completion of this program.  The long-range plan for this department is reviewed, modified, and updated on an annual basis. The Business Administration program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

 

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Graduates will distinguish and summarize basic accounting concepts
  2. Graduates will distinguish and summarize basic marketing concepts.
  3. Graduates will distinguish and summarize basic economic concepts.
  4. Graduates will distinguish and summarize basic management concepts. 
  5. Graduates will identify and apply appropriate computer applications to record business data and presenting business information for operational use.

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MARKETING

Associate of Applied Business

 

The Marketing program at North Central State College is designed to be an academically rigorous, highly practical, and immediately applicable course of study. This program provides students with the broad range of essential skills necessary to be successful in business from designing products to researching the needs of the target audience.

The academic foundation for success in the contemporary marketplace is presented in courses such as economics, management and marketing. Advanced courses, such as e-commerce, customer service, promotion, advertising, and selling, continue to build upon this foundation. Strong emphasis is placed upon strengthening and enhancing the student's oral and written communication skills to a professional level. Case studies, involving critical thinking and problem solving skills, are an important part of this curriculum.

The necessity of a positive business ethical perspective is an underlying theme within this curriculum. Common ethical issues are interwoven and discussed within the study of the various technical disciplines of marketing, personnel management, and computerized information technology. Demand for successful business graduates comes from all segments of the economy. Non-profit institutions, as well as profit-oriented organizations in the manufacturing, service, transportation, healthcare, and government sector, continue to experience a growing need for personnel who possess marketing skills.

The Associate of Applied Business is awarded for the completion of this program.  The long-range plan for this department is reviewed, modified, and updated on an annual basis. The Business Administration program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

 

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Graduates will distinguish and summarize basic accounting concepts.
  2. Graduates will distinguish and summarize basic marketing concepts.
  3. Graduates will distinguish and summarize basic economic concepts.
  4. Graduates will distinguish and summarize basic management concepts. 
  5. Graduates will identify and apply appropriate computer applications to record business data and presenting business information for operational use.

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CERTIFICATES

Entrepreneurship Certificate

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Operations Management Certificate
New certificate beginning Fall, 2017

 

Course Number Course Credit
ACCT 1010 Financial Accounting 4
BUSM 1030 Supervision 3
BUSM 1270 Quality 3
BUSM 2090 Logistics 3
CISS 1220 Microsoft Excel 2
  Total Credit Hours 15

 

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Project Management Certificate

 

This course provides the student with the required education contact hours to satisfy the Project Management Institute (PMI) prerequisites for the Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)® or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® test. Other prerequisites and testing for those certifications are governed by the Project Management Institute.

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Real Estate Certificate

 

Students completing this certificate will be eligible to take the Ohio Real Estate Salesperson exam through the Ohio Department of Commerce.

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Supervision Certificate
New certificate beginning Fall, 2017

 

Course Number Course Credit
BUSM 1030 Supervision 3
BUSM 1250 Customer Service 3
BUSM 1260 Project Management 3
BUSM 2030 Human Resource Management 3
CISS 1210 Microsoft Word 2
CISS 1220 Microsoft Excel 2
  Total Credit Hours 16

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