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An introductory to some basic terms, meanings and samples of business law. This will not make you a lawyer but hopefully help as you enter the world of business. 

Principles of management where you will look at various managerial styles and find the best for you and your employees.

Introduction to accounting by the accounting cycle.

Looking at the world of MACRO-Economics. Macro is capitalized here to let you know it is not Micro, there are three ways to look at economics. One is just economics, there is micro-economics and there is macro-economics. Micro and Macro are more focused on aspects of the economy rather than as a whole. This semester is macro-economics at another time we will offer micro-economics.

Continuation of Accounting I

Welcome to Macroeconomics, ECO 211, fall 2013. We will be using this site through out the semester, so always check it. At times during the semester I may find web links, articles, podcasts and will share them with you from here. Also there may be assignments posted here.

Welcome to MacroEconomics ECO 201 being taught spring 2013. As mentioned in the syllabus and now, please use your NICC e-mail account for this course. If you do not know what yours is contact at South Sioux City - Troy Munhofen, Macy - Dawne Price, Santee - Linda Whipple.

Welcome to Principles of Marketing BUS 217 being taught spring 2013. As mentioned in the first class, syllabus and now, please use your NICC e-mail account for this course. If you do not know what yours is contact at South Sioux City - Troy Munhofen, Macy - Dawne Price, Santee - Linda Whipple.

Welcome to Business Law BUS 270 being taught spring 2013. As mentioned in the first class, syllabus and now, please use your NICC e-mail account for this course. If you do not know what yours is contact at South Sioux City - Troy Munhofen, Macy - Dawne Price, Santee - Linda Whipple.

Welcome to Business Communications BUS 205 being taught spring 2013. As mentioned in the first class, syllabus and now, please use your NICC e-mail account for this course. If you do not know what yours is contact at South Sioux City - Troy Munhofen, Macy - Dawne Price, Santee - Linda Whipple.

Welcome to Principles of Marketing BUS 217 being taught spring 2013. As mentioned in the first class, syllabus and now, please use your NICC e-mail account for this course. If you do not know what yours is contact at South Sioux City - Troy Munhofen, Macy - Dawne Price, Santee - Linda Whipple. Thanks for taking time to get registered here, there will be links posted during the semester of web sites to visit and for articles to read. Mr. Henke

Welcome to Introduction To Business, this class will help you get started to becoming an entrepreneur.

Hello students, welcome to MacroEconomics. Finally was able to get the site up, our Internet has been crashing all morning and it is taking forever to get Moodle set up.

Hello students, welcome to the site. You should check here at least once a week to see what news is happening in the world of computers/software. If you hear, see, read something that is changing share with the class and me. Thank You

Welcome to Principles of Management, you made it smile. At this site I will have links to articles, clips and web sites the pertain to what you are studing. Some of these will be discussed in class.

This course is a study of economic concepts of fiscal and monetary policy applying to the nation as a whole.The market system, role of the government in the economy, measures of national income, fiscal policy, money and banking, monetary policy, and problems of inflation and unemployment will be emphasized.

This is an introductory course focused on strategic marketing, planning, and implantation with emphasis on consumer and organizational buying behavior.  Views marketing from consumer and organization perspectives.

This a study of methods and procedures used in effective business communications.  This is a hands-on course that emphasizes both written and spoken communication.  The student will engage in letter and report writing, creating advertising, conducting meetings and job interviewing.


“Cheese” – a metaphor for what we want to have in life, whether it is a job, a relationship, money, a big house, freedom, health, recognition, spiritual peace, or even an activity like jogging or golf.

 

Each of us has our own idea of what Cheese is, and we pursue it because we believe it makes us happy. If we get it, we often become attached to it. And if we lose it, or it’s taken away, it can be traumatic.

This is an orientation to the role of business in the American economic system.  Examines business owership, management, marketing, personnel, finance, and legal proglems. Textbook:Business in Action, 5/E, Authors: Bovee & Thill

This course is introduction to the laws that affect the business environment and business transactions between individuals, including the laws governing the information of business enterprises, the law of contract, secured transactions, sales, property rights, business ethics, and government regulation.

A study of methods and procedures used in effective business communications. This is a hands-on course that emphasizes both written and spoken communication. The student will engage in letter and report writing, creating advertising, conducting meetings, and job interviewing. Prerequisite: BUS 101

Introduction to computers using Microsoft software such as MS Office 2010 with MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and more.

Welcome to Moodle, the link to other interesting and informative information about computers, software and general information that hopefully will make you more comfortable using the computer.


This course introduces the student to computer literacy. This course is designed to expose students to the history, theory, structure, terminology, social issues, and basic use of computers and networks today. Students will gain an understanding of computer technology, computer hardware components, peripherals, networks, software, and basic use of the computer as a productive tool.Students will also be introduced to the use of a popular productivity software suite, including word processing, spreadsheet, and database software, as well as basic use of the Internet, the College’s Intranet, and E-mail. Prerequisite: CA 099 dependent on placement testing.

You will become acquainted with the different types and applications of spreadsheets software, presentation software, and publishing software.  You will learn to create and revise spreadsheets and obtain a basic understand of simple column and row tabulation, developing charts and using a variety of designs, fonts and appearances.  You will learn to create slideshows and obtain a basic understanding of using different design layouts and basic effects.  You will learn to use publisher software to develop letterheads, greeting cards, posters and flyers and newsprint and you will understand the various applications for publisher software

As a student in this course, you will learn the most important topics in Computer Concepts, including computer hardware, software, the Internet, e-mail, databases, programming, and much more. No prior computer experience with these topics is assumed.

You will first be presented with an overview of the text and accompanying Web sites and multimedia elements, followed by an introduction to Computers and Digital Basics. You will then learn about computer hardware, software, operating systems, and file management. We’ll then move on to LANs and WLANs, the Internet, the Web and e-mail, before we move on to look at digital media and the computer industry. We wrap up the course with more advanced topics, such as information systems, databases, and computer programming. By the close of this course, you should have a well-rounded understanding of the most important topics in computer concepts and the IT industry.

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As a student in this course, you will learn the most important topics of Microsoft Office 2010. No prior computer experience is assumed. First you will become familiar with essential computing concepts and the Windows 7 operating system. Then, you will learn file management, the basics of browsers and e-mail, and overview Microsoft Office 2010. The first application unit covers Microsoft Word 2010, followed by a unit on Microsoft Excel 2010. Next, you will learn to create, build, and maintain a Microsoft Access database. The last application you will cover is Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, where you will create, apply and modify a presentation, and then you will learn how to integrate all of applications. Finally, you will learn the basics of SkyDrive and Office Web Apps.

Through the study of literary forms utilized by Native American authors, emphasis will be placed upon the writer’s point of view, the structure of their literary techniques and the contribution of Native American writers to American Literature.

Student will learn how to bead in the Native American Style. Examples of beadwork will be availible with how to video's that offer step by step methods. Methodds such as Loom, Lazy Stitch, Running Stitch, and the Two Needle Applique Stitch will be examined.

Students will learn how to make moccasins. Examples of moccasins previously made will be available to show. Students will have the option to add beadwork or keep the moccasins plain. By the end of the class students should have a nice pair of moccasins to sale or wear.

Introduction to Early Childhood Education is an overview of early childhood eduation, trends, and the philosophies of various programs, diversity, includioin, licenisn standards, current legislation, professionalism, and advocacy are examined.
This course focuses on the development of skills, techniques, and attitudes needed to form successful collaboration with diverse family systems and communities.  Ten hours of community service learning is required

The goal of this course is to assist in the preparation of educators to serve preschool children. Emphasis will be placed upon establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy learning environment.  Students will identify space, materials, relationships, and routines as resources for constructing an interesting, secure, and enjoyable environment that encourages play, exploration and learning.

This course prepares students to plan a developmentally appropriate curriculum and environments for children ages 3-8 years of age.  Topics include writing goals and objectives, lesson plans, daily schedules, working with parents, and inclusionary practices. Prerequisite: Previous ECE coursework
An overview of early childhood education, history, trends and the philosophies of various programs, diversity, inclusion, licensing standards, current legislation, professionalism, and advocacy are examined

Students will be introduced to the process of writing and will learn methods for developing and focusing ideas, formulating topic sentences and thesis statements, drafting, revising, and proofreading/editing essays. The course will focus on mastering various styles of essay writing including the personal narrative, rhetorical analysis and researched argument. Incorporating formal research and documentation into some of the writing will also be included.

This course will build on the skills learned in ENG 101. It will require more complex analytical thinking and writing skills. Students will further develop critical thinking and writing skills through annotating, previewing, outlining, summarizing, paraphrasing, and questioning. Students will be asked to write formal research papers that include outside sources and documentation to support ideas and also demonstrate an awareness of purpose and audience. Some of the writing forms may include: explaining concepts, evaluating, speculating about cause and effect, proposing a solution to a problem, taking a position, and writing an analysis of literature. Prerequisite: Completion of ENG 101 with a grade of C or better
Students will be introduced to the process of writing and will learn methods for developing and focusing ideas, formulating topic sentences and thesis statements, drafting, revising, and proofreading/editing essays. The course will focus on mastering various styles of essay writing including illustration and example, narration and description, comparison and contrast, process and summary analysis, cause and effect, and argumentation and persuasion. Incorporating formal research and documentation into some of the writing will also be included. Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of diagnostic test or ENG 099

This course focuses on strengthening writing skills with a focus on research and argumentation. Building on the analyzing and synthesizing skills learned in English 101, we will begin to craft our own arguments by thinking critically on topics through research. We will continue to consider the rhetorical situation, knowing that audience, purpose, and context are imperative to making a successful argument.

This course is designed to prepare students for ENG 101. Students will learn how to improve the structure of their sentences and the expression of their ideas through writing. The integration of thinking, reading, and writing is also emphasized in the development of short essays.

This course provides practical instruction on how to publicly speak in a variety of situations as well as a strong introduction to the basic principles of effective communication. Speeches will be presented each week according to a particular style (designed to inform, to demonstrate, to persuade, etc.) Emphasis is on construction, delivery, and the use of supporting points to develop speech credibility.

Geography 101 is an introduction to goegraphic studies with emphasis on the human factor. The course is the study of where things are located on Earth's surface and the reasons for the location. Recent world events and the increase of globalization has led to an urgency for geographic inquiry. Goegraphy's spatial perspectives help to relate economic change in Africa, the Middle East, and other regions to the distributions of cultural features such as languages and religions, demographic patterns(such as population growth and migration), and natural resources(such as energy and food supply).

From the NICC College Catalog:

"Introduction and oreintation to the applied nature of human services within tribal communities.  The course is designed to provide an overview of the issues with which clients struggle as well as the concerns of human services providers.  Students in this course may be interested in careers in areas including social work, famil violence, chemical dependency, dhild protection, mental health, and program mangagement.  This course is intended to serve as a realistic orientation to this package of careers."

Note from the Instructor:

In this course students will also learn how the develpment of health and human services in Indian Country is different from the develpment of health and human services in the dominant culture.

Description from Course Catalog:

"This course focuses on the identification of situations having the potential for crisis.  Discussions will involve description of clients, theories devoted to the explanation and possible resolution of crisis situations, and an explanation of counseling techniques.  Integral to the class will be role-playing and library research.  Bereavement, rape, child abuse, family counseling, and alcoholism will be covered.

Course Prerequisites:  HSC 115  and 120

Note from the Instructor:

Students will be enaged in creating a human services directory that provides contact information for federal, tribal, state and county human services providing crisis intervention services.

College Catalog Description:

"The focus of this course is on the medical and psychological nature and impact of alcohol and other drug abuse and addictions upon the individual.  Course pre-requisite HSC 115."

Note from the Instructor:

In this course we will also be learning about the Federal Government's use of alcohol as an agent of genocide in American Indian communities.

Elementary statistics that could be use either in business or science

This course will examine the objective analysis and evaluation of arguments and the ways of improving critical thinking skills. Students will gain proficiency with systems of formal reasoning and construct sound arguments based on relevant evidence. 

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This course is designed to provide introductory knowledge of accounting principles, concepts, and practices.   Included topics are the balance sheet, the income statement, the statement of owner’s equity, the statement of cash flows, worksheets, journals, ledgers, accruals, adjusting and closing entries, internal controls, inventories, fixed and intangible assets, liabilities, equity, and financial statement analysis.  This course provides a foundation for more advanced work in the fields of accounting and business.

Welcome to College Survival, this course will help you succeed in college.

This sandbox will show Dawn how to set the perameters in creating an online moodle course.

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Course Catalog Description:

"Students will study human development from conception to death, emphasizing biological, cognitive, emotional, social, and personality development.  Scientific approaches for studying developmental psychology will stress the importance of research methodology and research findings across the life span.  Theories of development and applications to real world problems will provide a context for understanding how humans change during the life cycle."

Course Prerequisite:  Psy 110

A Note from the Instructor:  The genocidal practice of the removal of Indian Children from their cultures (Lost Birds/Split Feathers) and its impact on life span development for those finding their way "back home" will be critically examined.

 

 

 

 

 

 

NICC Catalog Description:

"An introduction to the science of psychology, including the application of critical thinking to the study of learning theory, memory, personality, growth and develpment, biological and neurological aspects, abnormal behavior, therapies, intelligence, motivation, emotion, sensation, perception and theoretical perspectives."

Course Prerequisites:   ENG 099

 

Note from the Instructor:  whenever possible, the "colonization mentality" of the study of psychology as it applies to American Indians will be discussed.