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Business & Computer Technology

Northeastern Technical College’s Business & Computer Technology programs prepare students to become efficient contributors to the productivity of business and industry.

Course work includes a practical study of management, computers, accounting, organizing, planning, production, and supervision. Students may specialize by a selection of electives. Some courses in this division may be accepted for transfer to a four-year institution and be applied toward a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. Students planning to transfer should contact their advisor as early as possible for guidance in selecting courses. Bridge & Transfer Opportunities

Note: Fire Science Management Advising Guide is available in the Business/Management major. Fire services personnel should submit transcripts from S.C. or National Fire Academy for review for credits toward the Associate in Business degree, which requires general education, business/management and fire sciences credits.

General Business

Success in the business world requires knowledge in various fields of business as well as an appreciation for the changing technologies. To meet this need, the Business curriculum requires courses in general education (math, sciences) as well as in humanities, economics, accounting, management, marketing, and related areas. Job opportunities include administrative or office management, supervision, marketing, finance, accounting, personnel management, banking, and related fields.

Note: Students may earn only one business degree at NETC but may enroll in certificate programs for additional courses.


Associate in Applied Science in Business (AAS.BUS)


Advanced Bookkeeping Certificate (CB.ABK)

Data Processing Clerk Certificate (CCT.DPC)

Management and Supervision (CB.MGT)

Please See Catalog For Program Requirements

Business with Accounting Specialty

Accounting is recording, summarizing, analyzing, and reporting business activity. Accounting includes a study of the fundamentals of accounting procedures, including income taxes, cost, and intermediate accounting. In addition, the program allows students to study management, economics, statistics, payrolls, computers, and business law. Accountants are always in demand. Most accounting graduates are employed by private industry, and some go into public accounting. Job opportunities include accounting clerk, junior accountant, payroll clerk, supervisory clerk, accountant, public accountant, government accountant, cost accountant.


Associate in Applied Science in Business with Accounting Specialty (AAS.BUS.ACC)


Accounting Clerk Certificate (CB.ACC)

Please See Catalog For Program Requirements

Computer Technology

Students who pursue a computer technology degree will learn the most current skills, techniques and systems to advance themselves in the world of computers. Computer technology graduates can find jobs in six major computer fields: systems analysts, computer programmers, network specialists, multimedia developers, webmasters, and computer operators.

  • Computer programmers write, test and maintain detailed software packages that computer must follow to perform their functions.
  • Programmers break down each step into a mathematical formula in order to write programs, which computers use to function. Programmers also update and modify existing programs.
  • System analysts oversee the design process for new software or hardware. These professionals examine an organization's computer system, determine if its system is operating at its maximum capacity and provide networking assistance if needed.
  • Network specialists are responsible for the security and administration of the overall operation of the computing environment. They also are responsible for monitoring systems to make sure that equipment is functioning properly and resources are available when users need them.
  • Multimedia developers work with computer information systems, graphics, and delivery protocols for software. They design web portals for online learning programs, video games, and interactive websites.
  • Webmasters/developers combine programming with design to create sites and pages for the Internet.
  • Other computer operator-related fields include database administrators and technical support specialists.

Note: Advanced certificates allow students to specialize.


Associate in Applied Science in Computer Technology (AAS.CPT)


Microcomputer Accounting Certificate (CB.MCA)

WEB Page Development (CCT.WPD)

Please See Catalog For Program Requirements

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