Business - General
Northeast Community College
Northeast Community College offers an Associate's Degree in General Business. This degree can be valuable for individuals pursuing entry-level positions in the business field. The general business degree has the potential to be completed in two years. The program focuses on basic business skills such as sales, marketing, and retailing. This degree is specifically designed for those wanting to obtain an associate’s degree and immediately enter the workforce. Individuals interested in continuing their education with a bachelor’s degree should enroll in the business administration program.
Students will take a minimum of 67 credit hours, which includes business core requirements and a cooperative internship. Courses can include principles of accounting, customer service and business etiquette, business law and personal finance. The internship is a three credit practicum experience that allows students to apply their classroom knowledge in a business environment. The internship should be completed during the summer session. Individuals with no experience in accounting should consider taking a basic accounting course before enrolling in the principles of accounting class required by this program.
This program participates in distance learning, which aims to provide busy students with a way to earn a degree while maintaining their other personal and professional responsibilities. Students will be required to have access to the Internet and have basic computer skills such as downloading, saving and uploading documents.
The distance learning system used by the college should give students access to e-mail, school news, schedules, course materials and discussion boards to facilitate communication between classmates and professors. Online courses require increased self-motivation and students must take responsibility in their learning by completing assignments on time and keeping up with course content.
Degree Level: Associate
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Northeast Community College was initially founded in 1973 by the Nebraska state legislature. Today, the public two-year Northeast Community College focuses on the development of vocational and technical skills, in addition to providing liberal arts and transfer degrees and continuing education coursework. Northeast Community College’s mission is to provide “comprehensive, lifelong, learning-centered educational opportunities and services to meet the diverse needs of our public.”
Northeast Community College awards associate's degrees and select certificates.
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