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Our business degree is designed to make transferring to a four-year degree program easier for you, and lets you move forward in your specialty field of accounting, business administration, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, management or marketing.

Our curriculum provides you with a strong foundation in worldwide economy comprehension, utilization of technology to attain results, and the ability to demonstrate both technical and critical thinking skills.

Also, the completion of your introductory coursework in accounting, economics, and information systems will provide you the foundation for specialized business study later in the four-year BBA degree.

The combination of a broad educational foundation and specialized study will equip you with the skills needed to enter the workforce as a professional and guide you towards a successful career in business. Additionally, the curriculum is designed to satisfy the lower division requirements for a bachelor’s degree in a specific area at four-year colleges in the state of Texas.

Catalog Year
Degree Type
Available Online
Available Hybrid
Degree Plan
Major Courses 16 Credits
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting  
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting  
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics  
BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications  
BUSI 1301 Business Principles  
MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods OR
MATH 1324
TJC Core Curriculum 44 Credits
In addition to the Major Courses, the student is required to take 44 credit hours from the TJC Core Curriculum. These courses must not duplicate courses taken to fulfill the major course requirement. Major Courses: 16
TJC Core Curriculum: 44
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
HIST 1301 United States History I 3
XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Science Core 4

EDUC 1300 Learning Framework OR

COSC 1301

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
Second Semester Credit Hours
MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods** OR
MATH 1324

HIST 1302 United States History II* OR

HIST 2301

ENGL 1302 Composition II* 3
BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications 4
XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Science Core 4
Third Semester Credit Hours
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Speaking OR
SPCH 1315
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
XXXX X3XX Creative Arts Core  
Fourth Semester Credit Hours
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 3
XXXX x3xx Language, Philosophy and Culture Core 3
Total Semester Hours 60

Δ Classes chosen in major must be different from courses used for Core requirements.
*Recommended Core Curriculum course. Other Core Curriculum courses may satisfy this requirement.
**University requirements may differ. Selection of math courses for transfer should be based on intended transfer senior college requirements. Note: Universities normally require a minimum of two math courses for a Business degree.
Completion of BCIS 1405 is strongly recommended prior to enrollment in ACCT 2301 and ACCT 2302.