Business Communications

  •  Estimated Cost: $9,780

    Program Length: 4 semesters

    Locations: Beatrice / Lincoln / Milford / Online

    Start Term(s): Fall / Spring / Summer

    Average Cohort Size: 30

    Awards Offered: AA

    Program Description

    Our Business Communication program is ideal for the natural communicator who wants to make an impact in the business world. We can help you begin your journey to a career in customer and/or corporate communications.

    This flexible program allows you to take classes either full time or part time as well as in a traditional classroom or online – you choose the right option for you.

    2 + 2 Degree Option

    Earning your Associate of Arts degree in Business Communications from SCC gives you an affordable path to complete your bachelor’s degree. This degree option prepares you to transfer to a four-year university or college by teaching you basic business skills in accounting and economics. We partner with local colleges and universities including:

    • University of Nebraska at Omaha
    • Nebraska Wesleyan University
    • Doane University-Lincoln
    • Peru State College
    • Bellevue University

    You can start the Business Communications program in the Fall, Spring or Summer terms. Follow these steps to finish your application:

    1. Complete an application for admission.
    2. Submit official high school transcripts, GED® scores, and/or other college transcripts.
    3. Check with an advisor to determine if you need to take the COMPASS assessment test. This requirement may be waived if you have a sufficiently high and recent ACT scores or have successfully completed necessary college-level prerequisite courses.
    4. You will need to validate previous accounting work experience or course work in accounting from your high school and/or college transcripts.
    5. You will need to demonstrate keyboarding skills of at least 30 words per minute minimum with three or fewer errors.
    6. If you cannot validate competencies in accounting and keyboarding, you may take courses in those areas at SCC. Credits earned in Office Accounting (OFFT-1310), Keyboarding I (OFFT-1010) and Keyboarding II (OFFT-1020) will not count toward your degree.
    7. You must complete the regular SCC admission requirements and prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or higher to continue in the Business program.

    The field of Business Communications is broad with a variety of careers available, including:

    • Advertising Sales Agent
    • Business Operations Specialist
    • Client Service Associate
    • Communications Specialist
    • Customer Service Representative
    • Human Resource Specialist
    • Journalist
    • Marketing Manager
    • Public Relations and Fundraising Management
    • Social Media Manager

    SCC’s Business program is accredited by:

    Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs

    11520 W 119 St.
    Overland Park, KS 66213
    913-339-9356

    The SCC Business Administration program was reaffirmed in 2013 for 10 years.

    SCC is a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Institution. As a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Institution, we are unable to offer online or distance courses to students in the following states/areas: California and the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands.

    Beatrice Campus

    Kim Day, Program Director
    800-233-5027, ext. 1332
    kday@southeast.edu

    Lincoln Campus

    Linda Hartman, Program Co-Director
    800-642-4075, ext. 2433
    lhartman@southeast.edu

    Beth Deinert, Program Co-Director
    800-642-4075, ext. 2415
    bdeinert@southeast.edu

    Milford Campus

    Tammie Lang, Program Director
    800-933-7223, ext. 8465
    tlang@southeast.edu

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