Business Degree Programs and Course Descriptions


2019-2020 Associate in Science Degrees (AS)

Business Administration
Business Administration-International Business Option
Business Administration-Management Information Systems Option
Computer Science
Enterprise Development-Business Administration Option*
Enterprise Development-General Studies Option*


2019-2020 Associate in Applied Sciences Degrees (AAS)

Business Management
Business Management-Accounting Option
Business Management-Entrepreneurship Option
Business Management-Hospitality Option

The degree programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Degree programs that are not accredited by ACBSP are noted with an asterisk (*).


2019-2020 Course Descriptions

Includes brief description and prerequisites for Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Computer Science, Economics and Business related humanities courses (Click on the links below for Business only courses):  

Business Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions for ALL NOC courses 2019-2020 Course Descriptions.


Fast-track Degree Program

Business Administration fast-track flyerNorthern now offers coursework in a fast-track, flexible format aimed at helping students complete an Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration in just twelve months. This program serves two groups of students: (1) Those who have never attended college before but have met all remediation needs and (2) Working adults who may have a number of hours already completed toward an associate degree but who have been stalled by work or family obligations. All of the coursework will be offered online or in a hybrid format, with no more than three scheduled meetings in the evenings and the rest of the work completed online. Interested students can contact the Office of Academic Affairs (628-6210) for more information.

Fast-track Program