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Degree Plans - Business Administration - Business Administration AAS (Archived)


(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).



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


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


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)


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
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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