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Business Administration

Associate of Science Degree

Business Administration is designed to prepare the student for transfer to a four-year university baccalaureate program. In addition to business courses, the curriculum includes math, science, social sciences, and humanities. All the courses in this degree plan must be taken and passed in order to earn the Associate of Science in Business Administration. The order, given below, in which these courses should be taken, is just a suggestion. Students may take the courses in any order they want to except for those courses that require a course prerequisite (+). The Business Administration degree is a transfer degree based on the 42-hour Core Curriculum and Business Field of Study Curriculum, and represents the first two years of a four-year degree and will vary from university to university. Students transferring should always consult with an advisor or articulation officer from their receiving institution.

  Semester I Credit Hours
  ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
    HIST 1301 United States History I 3
    BUSI 1301 Business Principles OR 3
  MATH 1314 College Algebra3
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  15
  Semester II
  ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
    HIST 1302 United States History II 3
    ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 3
  Natural Sciences4 3-4
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  16-17
  Semester III
  Literature5 3
    GOVT 2305 United States Government 3
    ACCT 2301 Principles of Accounting I - Financial 3
    ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
  Natural Sciences4 3-4
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  15-16
  Semester IV
    GOVT 2306 Texas State and Local Government 3
  ACCT 2302 Principles of Accounting II - Managerial 3
    Fine Arts6 3
  Humanities7 3
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  15
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  TOTALS 61-63

  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  1Choose from the following: BUSG 2371, MATH 1342 or BUSI 2301. It is recommended that students without a prior business course or business experience enroll in BUSI 1301. Students should consult with their receiving institution about which business courses will apply to their intended four-year degree plan.
  2Computer Information Management and Management Information Systems majors should consult with an academic advisor.
  3Students should first consult with an ACC mathematics instructor for placement. Students preparing to transfer to UT Austin should speak with an advisor about the different math sequence required there.
  4Select from Natural Sciences in the Core Curriculum Course List. Both science courses must be from the same discipline. Students should consult with their receiving institution about which science courses will apply to their intended four-year degree plan.
  5Select a literature course from Humanities in the Core Curriculum Course List.
  6Select a course from Fine Arts in the Core Curriculum Course List.
  7Select a course from Humanities in the Core Curriculum Course List. Business students transferring to Texas State must complete PHIL 2306 Ethics.
  8Student should consult with their receiving institution about which Speech courses will apply to their intended four-year degree plan.