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ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCES DEGREE WITH A FIELD OF STUDY IN BUSINESS

This plan is an official Field of Study Degree approved
by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.


Offered at Brookhaven, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake, and Richland Colleges

Degree Code: AS.FS.BUSINESS.11

This degree plan is designed to meet the needs of students who plan to major in Business and transfer to a four-year college/university. This curriculum applies to the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Business Administration as deemed appropriate by the awarding institution. The field of study in business included in this degree is approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. This degree plan will constitute a 60 semester credit hour transfer block to any public Texas four-year college or university. Transferring students shall not be required to repeat courses transferred as part of the field of study curriculum. Completion of the field of study curriculum shall not prevent a receiving institution from requiring additional lower-division courses that may be necessary for specific degree programs. Receiving institutions are not required to accept a grade below "C" in transfer.

In order to be eligible to receive this AS degree, a student must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 60 credit hours including all the required courses listed;
  2. Earn a grade of "C" or better in English 1301 and the selected college-level mathematics course;
  3. Receive a GPA (2) of at least 2.00 ("C");
  4. Meet all Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements and course prerequisites; and
  5. Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Students who plan to transfer must work closely with an advisor/counselor.


Course Requirements for the AS Degree with a Field of Study in Business Credit Hours

TIER 1 - CORE FOUNDATIONS

CRITICAL READING AND WRITING
Select EACH of the following:
ENGL 1301 (a grade of "C" or better required)   CB010 
HIST 1301     CB060

6

SPEAKING AND LISTENING
Select ONE of the following: CB090  
SPCH 1315, 1321

3

QUANTITATIVE REASONING
Select ONE of the following: CB020  
(A grade of "C" or better required)  
MATH 1324

3

WELLNESS AND THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE
Select the following: CB090  
PHED 1164

1

TIER 2 - CORE DOMAINS

QUALITATIVE REASONING, LITERACY AND RESEARCH
Select the following: CB010  
ENGL 1302    

3

SELF AND SOCIETY

Select the following: CB080  
ECON 2301

Select the following: CB070  
GOVT 2305

Select ONE of the following: CB060
HIST 1302, 2301, 2322, 2381

9

HUMANITY, CREATIVITY AND THE AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE
Select ONE of the following: CB050  
ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304; DANC 2303; DRAM 1310, 2361, 2366; HUMA 1311, 1315; MUSI 1306, 1308, 1309, 1310

Select ONE of the following: CB040  
ENGL 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333, 2342, 2343, 2351; HUMA 1302, 1305, 2319; PHIL 1301, 1304, 1316, 1317, 2306, 2307, 2316, 2317, 2318, 2321; [FOREIGN LANGUAGE: ARAB 2311, 2312; CHIN 2311, 2312; CZEC 2311, 2312; FREN 2311, 2312; GERM 2311, 2312; GREE 2311, 2312; ITAL 2311, 2312; JAPN 2311, 2312; KORE 2311, 2312; LATI 2311, 2312; PORT 2311, 2312; RUSS 2311, 2312; SNGL 2301, 2302; SPAN 2311, 2312; or VIET 2311, 2312]

6

SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY AND SUSTAINABILITY
Select TWO of the following: CB030  
ANTH 2401; BIOL 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409, 1411, 2401, 2402, 2406, 2416, 2420, 2421; CHEM 1405, 1406, 1407, 1411, 1412, 2423, 2425; ENVR 1401, 1402; GEOL 1401, 1402, 1403, 1404, 1405, 1445, 1447; PHYS 1401, 1402, 1403, 1404, 1405, 1407, 1415, 1417, 2425, 2426

NOTE: This requirement cannot be met using the following combinations: BIOL 1406 and 1408; BIOL 1407 and 1409; BIOL 2420 and 2421; CHEM 1405 and 1411; CHEM 1406 and 1411; CHEM 1405 and 1406; CHEM 1406 and 1407; GEOL 1401 and 1403; PHYS 1401 and 1405; PHYS 1401 and 2425; PHYS 1405 and 2425.

8

TIER 3 - INTEGRATIVE LEARNING

CRITICAL ISSUES IN THE STATE-FEDERAL RELATIONSHIP
Select the following: CB070  
GOVT 2306

3
CORE CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AS DEGREE
42

BUSINESS FIELD OF STUDY REQUIRED COURSES

Select EACH of the following:
ACCT 2401
ACCT 2402
ECON 2302
MATH 1325
BCIS 1405

18
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR THIS AS DEGREE
60

Student's transcript will indicate the Field of Study has been completed upon successful completion of the following courses: SPCH 1315 or SPCH 1321; ECON 2301 and 2302; BCIS 1405; ACCT 2401 and 2402; MATH 1324 and 1325.


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