Richland College - Program - Business Administration

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Program: Business Administration

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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 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
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
+++Elective 3
15-16

SEMESTER III

ACCT 2302 Principles of Accounting II OR 3
ACCT 2402 Principles of Accounting II (4)
HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
BMGT 2382 Cooperative Education-Business Administration and Management, General 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Economics I 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
15-16

SEMESTER IV

BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
PSYC 2302 Applied Psychology OR 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology (3)
ECON 2302 Principles of Economics II 3
POFT 2312 Business Correspondence and Communication 3
++++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
15
Minimum Hours Required 60-66

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

++Natural Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Natural Science.

+++Elective - must take 3 hours of any college level courses 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
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I OR 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Accounting I OR (3)
ACCT 2401 Principles of Accounting I (4)
HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
9-10

SEMESTER II

POFT 2312 Business Correspondence and Communication 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
BMGT 2382 Cooperative Education-Business Administration and Management, General 3
9
Minimum Hours Required 18-19

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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