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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 1
SPCH    1321        Business and Professional Communication (preferred)                                                   -OR-
SPCH    1315        Public Speaking

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:     

English          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.)

ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332, 2333, 2342, 2343

Life and Physical Sciences                                                          8 credit hours

Select two courses from the following areas:
    (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:          

Government    GOVT 2305 and 2306

American History                                                                           6 credit hours

Select two of the following courses:

History            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 the 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 Chairs:

Christine DeLaTorre, PhD
PRC - J214
972.548.6637

William (Russ) Neal
PRC - J243
972.377.1652

Faculty Contacts:

Mike Cohick, PhD
SCC - L263
972.881.5840

Dean Wallace
SCC - H207
972.881.5706

Academic Advisors:

Yajaira Diaz
PRC - F132
972.377.1513

Matthew Gintonio
SCC - G148
972.377.1771