The Business Associate of Science Degree requires completion of three areas: the General Education Requirements (GEM courses) the Business Core requirements and the required courses listed under one of the following three pathways: Business Administration Business Teacher Education or General Business.
Completion of the following courses results in an associate's degree. The suggested coursework normally fulfills the first half of baccalaureate degree requirements in the selected Business pathway. Course selection should be tailored to match requirements defined by intended transfer institutions.
Consult with your NIC business faculty advisor and refer to the college catalog of your intended transfer institution for more information.
Business Administration Pathway
The study of Business Administration leads to career opportunities in accounting, economics, information systems, finance, human resources management, marketing, production management, and other business-related fields.
Business Teacher Education Pathway
Business teacher education majors learn how to teach business in career technical programs for students at various grade levels. Classes cover such topics as accounting, economics, computer systems, and career guidance. The suggested coursework normally fulfills the first half of baccalaureate degree requirements in Business Teacher Education.
General Business Pathway
The study of General Business leads to career opportunities in several business-related fields.