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Business Communications

  •  Estimated Cost: $9,454

    Program Length: 4 semesters

    Locations: Beatrice / Lincoln / Milford / Online

    Start Term(s): Fall / Spring / Summer

    Awards Offered: AA

    Program Description

    Our Business Communications 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. Want to learn more about SCC? Come see how SCC will help you achieve Your Path to Possible! Schedule a campus visit!
    2. Need help exploring career opportunities or navigating the admissions process? Schedule an appointment with an Admissions Counselor.
    3. Ready to apply? Complete an Application for Admission.
    4. Submit ACT, SAT, Next Generation Accuplacer, or Accuplacer test scores (reading and math) or official college transcripts showing completion of post-secondary coursework in English and math to the Admissions Office at any SCC location.
    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 Communications 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 Communications program is accredited by:

    Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs

    11520 W 119 St.
    Overland Park, KS 66213

    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

    Lincoln Campus

    Linda Hartman, Program Co-Director
    800-642-4075, ext. 2433

    Beth Deinert, Program Co-Director
    800-642-4075, ext. 2415

    Milford Campus

    Tammie Lang, Program Director
    800-933-7223, ext. 8465


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