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Degree Plans - Electronic Commerce - Entrepreneur Certificate (Archived)

This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010.
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(Level II Certificate)

Brookhaven, Eastfield and North Lake only

RLC-Closed June 1, 2011.

  • 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: C2.ECOMM.ENTP.10

This certificate will provide education and training for individuals who would like to develop and market web business ideas for new products/services or launch new ways to sell existing products/services online. This program expands the knowledge and ability of the students who complete the Electronic Commerce Business Specialist or Technology Specialist Certificates. The courses required for this certificate are applicable to the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Electronic Commerce. It is available on-campus or online. Most of the classes in this program transfer to either the University of Texas at Arlington's Web Design/E-Commerce Bachelor of Arts or Sciences Degrees in Interdisciplinary Studies or to Texas A&M-Commerce's Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Degree.



BUSI 1301 Introduction to Business OR 3
BUSI 2301 Business Law (3)
XXXX XXXX Computer Technology List A 3-4
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
IMED 1416 Web Design I OR 4
IMED 1316 Web Design I (3)


MATH 2342 Introductory Statistics OR 3
MATH 2442 Introductory Statistics (4)
XXXX XXXX Database Technology Course List B 3-4
ITSC 1315 Project Management Software OR 3
ITSC 1415 Project Management Software (4)
Technical Specialization Track List C (One Course) OR 3-4
Business Specialization Track List D (One Course) (3)


ECON 2301 Principles of Economics I 3
Technical Specialization Track List C (Three Courses) OR 9-12
Business Specialization Track List D (Three Courses) (9)
IMED 2409 Internet Commerce 4
Minimum Hours Required 43-52

Computer Technology List A -- must be selected from the following:

BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications 4
COSC 1401 Microcomputer Concepts and Applications 4
#ITSC 1380 Cooperative Education-Computer and Information Sciences, General 3
ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers 4
COSC 1300 Computer Literacy 3

# ITSC 1380 - Student's technical competency must be approved by the instructor prior to enrollment.

Database Technology List B -- must be selected from the following:

ITMT 1403 Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact-SQL 4
ITSE 1345 Introduction to Oracle SQL 3
ITSE 1445 Introduction to Oracle SQL 4
ITSE 1346 Database Theory and Design 3
ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database 3
ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database 4
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL 3

Technical Specialization Track List C -- must be selected from the following:

ITSC 1407 UNIX Operating System I OR 4
ITNW 2454 Internet/Intranet Server (4)
BCIS 1431 Programming in Visual Basic 4
COSC 1415 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming 4
ITSE 1407 Introduction to C++ Programming 4
ITSE 1411 Beginning Web Programming 4
ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual Basic .Net Programming 4
ITSE 2417 Java Programming 4
ITSE 1406 PHP Programming 4
ITSE 1430 Introduction to C# Programming 4
IMED 2315 Web Design II 4
IMED 2415 Web Design II 4
ITSE 2413 Web Authoring 4
INEW 2334 Advanced Web Programming 4
INEW 2434 Advanced Web Programming 4
ITSE 1445 Introduction to Oracle SQL 4
ITSE 2402 Intermediate Web Programming 4
ITSE 2409 Database Programming 4
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media I 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
ARTC 1402 Digital Imaging I 4
ITSE 1301 Web Design Tools 3
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4

Business Specialization Track List D -- must be selected from the following:

HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Accounting I 3
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
BUSG 2309 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship 3
IMED 1380 Cooperative Education-Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 3
MRKG 2349 Advertising and Sales Promotion 3
MRKG 1302 Principles of Retailing 3
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3

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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