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Degree Plans - Business Administration (Archived)

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Offered at all seven campuses

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.BUSI.ADMIN

The Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Business Administration is designed for students seeking a broad program of study in all phases of business practices. This degree focuses not only on the core of management (principles of management, organizational behavior, and personnel administration) but also encompasses the critical areas of business operations (principles of marketing, accounting, and business law).

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
BUSI 1301 Introduction to Business 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
+Elective Math Elective OR 3-5
POFT 1321 Business Math AND (3)
++Elective Natural Science (4)
+++Elective 3
15-19

SEMESTER II

MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Accounting I OR 3
ACCT 2401 Principles of Accounting I (4)
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers OR 4
COSC 1300 Computer Literacy OR (3)
COSC XXXX Higher level COSC course (3-4)
+++Elective 3
15-17

SEMESTER III

ACCT 2302 Principles of Accounting II OR 3
ACCT 2402 Principles of Accounting II (4)
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Economics I 3
PSYC 2302 Applied Psychology OR 3
PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology (3)
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
15-16

SEMESTER IV

HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
ECON 2302 Principles of Economics II 3
POFT 2312 Business Correspondence and Communication 3
BMGT 2382 Cooperative Education - Business Administration and Management, General 3
++++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
18
Minimum Hours Required 63-70

+MATH Elective - must select a course from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Mathematics.

++Elective - must select a course from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Natural Science.

+++Elective - must take 3 hours of any college level courses to satisfy these electives.

++++Elective - must select from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Humanities/Fine Arts.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four year institution of their choice.

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION --BUSINESS TRAINEE I

(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: SA.BUSI.TRAIN.I.01

The three levels of Business Trainee are designed to work with the student's career plans and to match the wide range of skill combinations needed at various entry level positions. Courses available for the various skill levels may be selected from but are not limited the attached list of courses.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

Any BMGT 1300 or above, any BUSG 1300 or above, any BUSI 1300 or above, any HRPO 1300 or above, or any IBUS 1300 or above 3
Any 2-, 3-, or 4-credit hour ITSC, ITSW, POFI, POFT; or any MRKG 1200 or above 2-4
5-7

Minimum Hours Required 5-7

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION --BUSINESS TRAINEE II

(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: SA.BUSI.TRAIN.II.01

The three levels of Business Trainee are designed to work with the student's career plans and to match the wide range of skill combinations needed at various entry level positions. Courses available for the various skill levels may be selected from but are not limited the attached list of courses.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

Any ACCT, ACNT or ECON 1300 or above 3-4
Any 2-, 3-, or 4-credit hour ITSC, ITSW, POFI, POFT; or MRKG 1200 or above 2-4
5-8

Minimum Hours Required 5-8

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION --BUSINESS TRAINEE III

(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: SA.BUSI.TRAIN.III.01

The three levels of Business Trainee are designed to work with the student's career plans and to match the wide range of skill combinations needed at various entry level positions. Courses available for the various skill levels may be selected from but are not limited the attached list of courses.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

Any BMGT 1300 or above, any BUSG 1300 or above, any BUSI 1300 or above, any HRPO 1300 or above, or any IBUS 1300 or above 3
Any 2-, 3-, or 4-credit hour ITSC, ITSW, POFI, POFT;
or any MRKG 1200 or above
2-4
Any ACCT or any ACNT 3-4
Any ECON 1300 or above 3
11-14

Minimum Hours Required 11-14

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year their choice

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION --DIVERSITY TRAINING

(Skills Achievement Award)

Cedar Valley only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: SA.BUS.ADM.DIVERSITY

This award is designed to prepare students to maximize and capitalize on workplace diversity. Using a human relations model, students will work to analyze and enhance intercultural relationships while building effective interaction and communication skills in diverse work groups.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
HRPO 1311 Human Relations 3
6

Minimum Hours Required 6

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION--ENTREPRENEURSHIP CERTIFICATE

(Level I Certificate)

El Centro only

ECC-New September 1, 2010.

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.BUSADM.ENTREP

The Business Administration/Entrepreneurship certificate is designed to prepare students to start, develop, finance, manage, and harvest new ventures with high growth potential. To explore the development of innovative thinking and venture exploration which could, ultimately, lead to a new business venture.

Students examine current academic theory, best practice in the field, and are exposed to successful practicing entrepreneurs. Courses are presented within an active learning environment so that students develop the skills to initiate their own ventures, join the family business, or work in entrepreneurial firms anywhere in the world.

The certificate, which is designed around the business plan, examines how to formulate business ideas, select a location, select a legal form of organization, locate financing sources, assess the market, develop a human resource management system, and establish budgets for control.

BUSG 2309 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship will be the Capstone for this certificate - a practicum where the student will prepare a written business plan for an actual business venture; for profit or nonprofit.

This certificate will meet the needs of any individual, of any age, experienced and inexperienced, exploring the possibilities of self-employment/business ownership with a desire to become an Entrepreneur.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Accounting I 3
9

SEMESTER II

BMGT 2309 Leadership 3
BUSG 1315 Small Business Operations 3
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
12

SEMESTER III

HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
ACCT 2302 Principles of Accounting II 3
BMGT 2382 Cooperative Education - Business Administration and Management, General 3
12

SEMESTER IV

MRKG 1311 Principle of Marketing 3
ACNT 1329 Payroll and Business Tax Accounting 3
BUSG 2309 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship 3
9
Minimum Hours Required 42

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION--HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT

(Level I Certificate)

Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake, Richland only

ECC-New September 1, 2010.

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.BUSADM.HR.ASST.10

This certificate program prepares students for entry-level clerical positions in human resources.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
9

SEMESTER II

POFT 2312 Business Correspondence and Communication 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
6
Minimum Hours Required 15

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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