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BUSINESS
    2014 - 2015 Business Field of Study


    Students interested in careers in business or who are planning to major in accounting, business administration, finance, international business, management, or marketing for a baccalaureate degree should follow the Business Field of Study curriculum. Students completing the Business Field of Study curriculum will receive a certificate, and the course credits will transfer to any Texas public college or university that offers bachelor's degrees in various areas of business.

    Certificate - Business Field of Study
    21 credit hours
    Required General Education Core Courses

    9 credit hours

    ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics
    MATH 1325 Calculus for Business and Social Sciences I 1
    SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Speaking (preferred)
    or
    SPCH 1315 Public Speaking I
    Other Required Courses

    12 credit hours

    ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting
    ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting
    BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications
    ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics


    The Required General Education Core courses listed above satisfy the Component Area Option - Speech requirement; the Social and Behavioral Sciences component; and the Mathematics component.

    To earn the AA degree, in addition to the Field of Study Certificate, complete the following General Education Core requirements and recommended elective credit hours.

    Additional General Education Core Requirements                                         
    33 credit hours
    Communication

    6 credit hours

    Complete both of the following courses:
    ENGL 1301 and 1302
    Language, Philosophy, & Culture

    3 credit hours

    Select one of the following sophomore English courses:

    (Note: Only the courses that will meet the AA degree requirements are listed below. See the General Education Core Table for more options.)

    English ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332, 2333, 2342, 2343
    Life and Physical Sciences

    8 credit hours

    Select two courses from the following areas: 

    (Note: A two-course sequence is recommended.)

    Biology BIOL 1406, 1407, 1408,1409, 1411, 1414, 1415, 2401, 2402, 2404, 2406, 2416, 2420, 2421
    Chemistry       CHEM 1405, 1411, 1412, 2423, 2425
    Environmental Science ENVR 1401, 1402
    Geology GEOL 1401, 1402, 1403, 1404, 1405, 1445, 1447
    Physics PHYS 1401, 1402, 1403, 1404, 1405, 1410, 1415, 1417, 2425, 2426
    Government / Political Science

    6 credit hours

    Complete both of the following courses:
    GOVT 2305 and 2306
    American History

    6 credit hours

    Select two of the following courses:
    HIST 1301, 1302, 2301
    Creative Arts

    3 credit hours

    Select one of the following courses:

    Dance DANC 2303

    Music MUSI 1306, 1307, 1310
    Theatre DRAM 1310, 2361, 2362, 2366, 2367
    Visual Arts ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304, 1313
    Component Area Option (CAO)

    1 credit hour

    Select one of the following courses:
    Psychology PSYC 1100, 1300
    Recommended Electives
    (to complete AA)

    6 credit hours
    BUSI 1301 Business Principles 2
    BUSI 2301 Business Law 2
    MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods 2
    1 Collin Prerequisite: MATH 1314, 1414, or 1324. Please check with the receiving college or university for prerequisite requirements.
    2 Please check with the receiving college or university for transfer requirements.





    Note: The second digit in a course number indicates the number of credit hours
    for that course.

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    Contact Information
    Department Chair:

    Business

    Cynthia Farris Gruver
    SCC - I204
    972.881.5747


    Academic Advisors:

    Yajaira Diaz
    PRC - F132
    972.377.1513

    Matthew Gintonio
    SCC - G148
    972.377.1771