The Business Specialist program provides the basic knowledge and skills in preparation for business positions of a general nature. Student in the program develop strong critical thinking, problem solving, oral and written communication skills. Areas of emphasis include accounting, marketing, management, economics and business law. After completion, graduates are prepared to seek employment in entry-level management and supervisory positions.
Estimated annual salary range for Business, Marketing and Hospitality graduates based on EMSI. Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations within a 100-mile radius from the center distance between Calmar and Peosta Campuses.
- Department Manager
- Inventory Specialist
- MRP Controller
- Apply for admission.
- Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
- Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® or ALEKS® test scores. ACCUPLACER® scores are valid for three years, and ALEKS® scores are valid for 18 months.
|BCA:212||Intro to Computer Business Applications||3.0|
|BUS:103||Intro to Business||4.0|
|MKT:140||Principles of Selling||3.0|
|SDV:179||The College Experience||3.0|
|MKT:110||Principles of Marketing||3.0|
|MKT:183||Customer Service Strategies||3.0|
|PSY:112||Psychology of Human Relations||3.0|
|BUS:130||Intro to Entrepreneurship||3.0|
|BUS:185||Business Law I||3.0|
|ECN:120||Principles of Macroeconomics||3.0|
|MGT:102||Principles of Management||4.0|
|BUS:204||Professionalism in the Workplace||3.0|
|ECN:130||Principles of Microeconomics||3.0|
|MGT:170||Human Resource Management||3.0|
|MGT:215||Principles of Financial Management||3.0|
At the Dubuque Center only, the Business Specialist program is an evening hybrid format offered in eight-week sessions.
The Business Specialist degree currently has transfer agreements in place with the institution(s) listed below. Students are encouraged to speak with their transfer college or university to verify that their planned courses at NICC will meet necessary requirements. Learn more about transferring from NICC.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 2301
- Location: Peosta