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Business Administration -- Business Administration AAS
Business Administration -- Human Resources Assistant Certificate

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Offered at all colleges

  • 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 Business Principles 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
+Elective MATH Elective 3
++Elective 3
15

SEMESTER II

MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
++Elective 3
15

SEMESTER III

ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
BMGT 2382 Cooperative Education-Business Administration and Management, General 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
15

SEMESTER IV

BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 3
POFT 2312 Business Correspondence and Communication 3
+++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
15
Minimum Hours Required 60

+MATH Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.

++Elective - must take three hours of any college-level course to satisfy these electives.

+++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options 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--HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT

(Level I Certificate)

Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake, and Richland 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: C1.BUSADM.HR.ASST.12

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

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
+Elective MATH Elective 3
HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
9

SEMESTER II

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
BMGT 2382 Cooperative Education-Business Administration and Management, General 3
9
Minimum Hours Required 18

+MATH Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.

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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