Associate of Science in Business

Program Description: The Associate of Science degree in Business is designed to prepare students for transfer to a four-year university baccalaureate program in disciplines such as in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Business/Commerce, Management Information Systems, or Human Resources Management. In addition to business courses, the curriculum includes math, science, social sciences, and humanities. The order, given below, in which the courses are listed, is a suggestion. The Business degree is based on the 42-hour Core Curriculum and represents the first two years of a four-year degree which may vary from university to university. Students transferring should always consult with an advisor or articulation officer from their receiving institution.

Use this Program Map as an advising guide to choose courses with your advisor and track progress toward milestones and completion of the degree program. The map provides students a suggested course sequence to timely program completion.

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER PROGRAM PLAN FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS
Plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students by adding more semesters  

Course Schedule    Course Descriptions
Semester 1 Min Credits Notes
BUSI 1301 - Business Principles* 3 FOS
MATH 1324 - Mathematics for Business & Social Science* 3 Or select a course from the Mathematics section of the Core Curriculum. FOS,
Core
ENGL 1301 - English Composition I 3 Communications Core Curriculum Core
HIST 1301 - United States History I 3 Or select a course from the American History section of the Core Curriculum. Core
Creative Arts Core Curriculum 3 Select a course from the Creative Arts section of the Core Curriculum. Core
15
Semester 2 Min Credits Notes
BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications* 3 FOS
ECON 2302 - Principles of Microeconomics* 3 FOS
MATH 1325 - Calculus for Business and Social Sciences 3 MATH 1325 is recommended. Please consult your advisor regarding the most suitable course for transferring or select a course from the Component Area Option section of the Core Curriculum Core
ENGL 1302 - English Composition II 3 Communications Core Curriculum Core
HIST 1302 - United States History II 3 Or select a course from the American History section of the Core Curriculum. Core
15
Semester 3 Min Credits Notes
ECON 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics* 3 Or select a course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences section of the Core Curriculum. FOS, Core
ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting* 3 FOS
GOVT 2305 - Federal Government 3 Core
PHIL 1301 - Introduction to Philosophy 3 Or select a course from the Language, Philosophy, and Culture section of the Core Curriculum Core
Life and Physical Science Core 3 Select a course from the Life and Physical Sciences section of the Core Curriculum. Core
15
Semester 4 Min Credits Notes
ACCT 2302 - Principles of Managerial Accounting* 3 FOS
BUSI 2305 - Business Statistics* 3 FOS
GOVT 2306 - Texas Government 3 Core
SPCH 1315 - Public Speaking 3 Or select a course from the Component Area Option section of the Core Curriculum Core
Life and Physical Science Core 3 Select a course from the Life and Physical Sciences section of the Core Curriculum. Core
15
Total Program Hours: 60

AttentionStudents must visit with an advisor when they have completed 30 hours toward the degree plan (typically the end of the second semester).

*Field of Study Course (FOS) in current Blinn inventory of courses also listed below.

Field of Study courses in the degree are required to be accepted by all Texas public institutions of higher

education and must be applied to the student’s degree program in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Business/Commerce, Management Information Systems, or Human Resources Management at that institution.

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