2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Business Administration

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

Offered on all campuses

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.BUSI.ADMIN

The Associate of Applied Science 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).

Course Course Title Credit Hours
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
+Elective Mathematics Elective 3
++Elective College-Level Course (three-credit hour course) 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ENGL 1302 Composition 2 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
++Elective College-Level Course (three-credit hour course) 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
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)
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
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
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 60

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

++Elective - must take a three-credit hour college-level course in Business, Management, General Education, or Human Resources Management course.

+++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 --BUSINESS TRAINEE 1

(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: SA.BUSI.TRAIN.I.01

The three levels of Business Trainee are designed to work with the student's career plans and to match the wide range of skill combinations needed at various entry level positions. Courses available for the various skill levels may be selected from but are not limited the attached list of courses.

Course Credit Hours
Any BMGT 1300 or above, any BUSG 1300 or above, any BUSI 1300 or above, any HRPO 1300 or above, or any IBUS 1300 or above 3
   
Any 2-, 3-, or 4-credit hour ITSC, ITSW, POFI, POFT; or any MRKG 1200 or above 2-4
Semester Total 5-7

Minimum Hours Required 5-7

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 --BUSINESS TRAINEE 2

(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: SA.BUSI.TRAIN.II.01

The three levels of Business Trainee are designed to work with the student's career plans and to match the wide range of skill combinations needed at various entry level positions. Courses available for the various skill levels may be selected from but are not limited the attached list of courses.

Course Credit Hours
Any ACCT, ACNT or ECON 1300 or above 3-4
   
Any 2-, 3-, or 4-credit hour ITSC, ITSW, POFI, POFT; or MRKG 1200 or above 2-4
Semester Total 5-8

Minimum Hours Required 5-8

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION --BUSINESS TRAINEE 3

(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: SA.BUSI.TRAIN.III.01

The three levels of Business Trainee are designed to work with the student's career plans and to match the wide range of skill combinations needed at various entry level positions. Courses available for the various skill levels may be selected from but are not limited the attached list of courses.

Course Credit Hours
Any BMGT 1300 or above, any BUSG 1300 or above, any BUSI 1300 or above, any HRPO 1300 or above, or any IBUS 1300 or above 3
   
Any 2-, 3-, or 4-credit hour ITSC, ITSW, POFI, POFT;
or any MRKG 1200 or above
2-4
   
Any ACCT or any ACNT 3-4
   
Any ECON 1300 or above 3
Semester Total 11-14

Minimum Hours Required 11-14

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 their choice

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION --DIVERSITY TRAINING

(Skills Achievement Award)

Cedar Valley campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: SA.BUS.ADM.DIVERSITY

This award is designed to prepare students to maximize and capitalize on workplace diversity. Using a human relations model, students will work to analyze and enhance intercultural relationships while building effective interaction and communication skills in diverse work groups.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
HRPO 1311 Human Relations 3
Semester Total 6

Minimum Hours Required 6

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION--ENTREPRENEURSHIP CERTIFICATE

(Level 1 Certificate)

El Centro campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.BUSADM.ENTREP.16

The Business Administration/Entrepreneurship certificate is designed to prepare students to start, develop, finance, manage, and harvest new ventures with high growth potential. To explore the development of innovative thinking and venture exploration which could, ultimately, lead to a new business venture.

Students examine current academic theory, best practice in the field, and are exposed to successful practicing entrepreneurs. Courses are presented within an active learning environment so that students develop the skills to initiate their own ventures, join the family business, or work in entrepreneurial firms anywhere in the world.

The certificate, which is designed around the business plan, examines how to formulate business ideas, select a location, select a legal form of organization, locate financing sources, assess the market, develop a human resource management system, and establish budgets for control.

BUSG 2309 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship will be the Capstone for this certificate - a practicum where the student will prepare a written business plan for an actual business venture; for profit or nonprofit.

This certificate will meet the needs of any individual, of any age, experienced and inexperienced, exploring the possibilities of self-employment/business ownership with a desire to become an Entrepreneur.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting OR 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting 1 (3)
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
BMGT 2309 Leadership 3
BUSG 1315 Small Business Operations 3
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BMGT 2382 Cooperative Education - Business Administration and Management, General 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
MRKG 1311 Principle of Marketing 3
ACNT 1329 Payroll and Business Tax Accounting 3
BUSG 2309 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 42

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 1 Certificate)

Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake, and Richland campus only

(Block Scheduling available on Mountain View and Richland Campus)

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.BUSADM.HR.ASST.12

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
+Elective MATH Elective 3
HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
BMGT 2382 Cooperative Education-Business Administration and Management, General 3
Semester Total 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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