Business Administration

Accounting Clerk

Certificate

This program is designed to prepare students for an entry-level position in the field of Accounting. Graduates of this program will have the skills, knowledge, and abilities to perform general accounting duties.

Import/Export

Certificate

The Import/Export certificate prepares students for an entry-level position with import/export businesses such as custom brokers, freight forwarders, commercial carriers, and international businesses. The graduates of this program will have the basic knowledge to take the Custom Broker exam.

Logistics

Certificate

The Logistics Management Certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in the growing field of warehousing/logistics. The graduates of this program will have the basic knowledge to perform general support services in warehousing/logistics operations.

Management

Certificate

This program will prepare students for an entry-level position in the private or public sector. Graduates of this program will have the skills, knowledge, and abilities to perform general managerial duties.

Marketing

Certificate

This program will prepare students for an entry-level position in the field of marketing and sales. Graduates of this program will have the skills, knowledge, and abilities to perform general marketing duties.

Specialization: Accounting

Associate of Applied Science

This program will prepare students for entry into the accounting profession. The two-year program emphasizes internal accounting procedures and generally accepted principles as they apply to external reporting.

Specialization: Import/Export/Logistics

Associate of Applied Science

This program will prepare students for entry into the import/export/logistics profession. It is designed to update and expand the skills of those already working in the field, as well as assist those individuals who are considering the import/export/ logistics field as a profession. The graduates of this program will have the basic knowledge to take the Custom Broker exam.

Specialization: Management

Associate of Applied Science

This program will prepare students for various managerial positions such as entry-level management trainee. The program will prepare students in areas such as communication skills, accounting, human resource management, marketing, problem solving and decision-making.

Specialization: Marketing

Associate of Applied Science

This program will prepare students for an entry-level position in marketing and sales. The program will prepare students in areas such as communication skills, sales, product design, advertisement, and public relations.

Note: All of the above Business Administration programs are ACBSP Accredited.

Accounting

Jesse Sanchez, Loan Officer, PeopleFund
Melinda Bosquez, Burton Mccumber
Susana Garza, Magic Valley Electric
Yesenia Celestino, H.E.B. Credit Union

Import / Export / Logistics

Martin Rabanales, Institute of Advanced Manufacturing
Mark Garcia, Vice President of Operations, McAllen Free Trade Zone (FTZ)
Walter Weaver, Assistant Port Director, US Customs & Border Protection
Sylvia Garces Soria, ASQ 1425
Jose A. Andrade, RGCX Rio Grande Chemical, Ltd..

Management

Carlos Leal, Director, Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Benita Valadez, Owner-Manager, RAM/VAL Inc.
Mike Willis, President, Office for Business Partnerships Workforce Solutions
Victor Huerta, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Noe Estrada, Branch Manager, Citi-Bank
Gerardo Perez, Service Manager, Stewart & Stevenson
Alma Ortega Johnson, President, Wells Fargo

Marketing

Craig Lewis, Executive Vice President & Cashier, Rio Bank
Cristal Hernandez, Marketing Manager, Bert Ogden RGV
Silvestre Trevino IV, CEO, Texas Scholars Magazine
Nathan Cain, Marketing Director, Matts Building Materials
Stephanie Hawk, Catalyst, Cobalt Digital Marketing
Jose Eloy Garza, Instructor, PSJA/STC

Certificates

Associates Degrees

Accounting Clerk Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
COSC 1301
Introduction to Computing
or Integrated Software Applications I
3-4
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
BMGT 1305 Communications in Management 3
BNKG 1340 Money and Financial Markets 3
 Credit Hours15-16
Second Semester
ACNT 1304
Introduction to Accounting II
or Principles of Financial Accounting
3-4
ACNT 1311 Introduction to Computerized Accounting 3
ACNT 1329 Payroll and Business Tax Accounting 3
BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
 Credit Hours12-13
Third Semester
BMGT 2168 CAPSTONE: Accounting Practicum 1
 Credit Hours1
 Total Credit Hours28-30 Credit Hours

Import/Export Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
COSC 1301
Introduction to Computing
or Integrated Software Applications I
3-4
BMGT 1391 Business Conduct 3
IBUS 1301 Principles of Exports 3
 Credit Hours12-13
Second Semester
BMGT 1305 Communications in Management 3
BNKG 1340 Money and Financial Markets 3
IBUS 1305 Introduction to International Business / Trade 3
IBUS 2345 Import Customs Regulations 3
 Credit Hours12
Third Semester
IBUS 2371 Import Customs Regulations II 3
BMGT 2268 CAPSTONE: Business Administration Practicum 2
 Credit Hours5
 Total Credit Hours29-30 Credit Hours

Logistics Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
COSC 1301
Introduction to Computing
or Integrated Software Applications I
3-4
BMGT 1391 Business Conduct 3
LMGT 1319 Introduction to Business Logistics 3
 Credit Hours12-13
Second Semester
BNKG 1340 Money and Financial Markets 3
BMGT 1305 Communications in Management 3
LMGT 1321 Principles of Material Management 3
LMGT 1325 Warehouse and Distribution Center Management 3
 Credit Hours12
Summer Session I
BMGT 2268 CAPSTONE: Business Administration Practicum 2
 Credit Hours2
 Total Credit Hours26-27 Credit Hours

Management Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
COSC 1301
Introduction to Computing
or Integrated Software Applications I
3-4
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
BMGT 1391 Business Conduct 3
 Credit Hours15-16
Second Semester
POFI 2301 Word Processing 3
BMGT 1305 Communications in Management 3
ACNT 1329 Payroll and Business Tax Accounting 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
BUSG 2309 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship 3
BMGT 2268 CAPSTONE: Business Administration Practicum 2
 Credit Hours17
 Total Credit Hours32-33 Credit Hours

Marketing Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
COSC 1301
Introduction to Computing
or Integrated Software Applications I
3-4
BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
BMGT 1391 Business Conduct 3
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
 Credit Hours15-16
Second Semester
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
BMGT 1305 Communications in Management 3
MRKG 1301 Customer Relationship Management 3
POFI 2431 Desktop Publishing 4
BMGT 2268 CAPSTONE: Business Administration Practicum 2
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours30-31 Credit Hours

Business Administration

Specialization: Accounting Associate of Applied Science

TSI LIABLE

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition I 1 3
BNKG 1340 Money and Financial Markets 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
COSC 1301
Introduction to Computing
or Integrated Software Applications I
3
BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
BMGT 1305 Communications in Management 3
ACCT 2401 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
ACNT 1329 Payroll and Business Tax Accounting 3
ACNT 1311 Introduction to Computerized Accounting 3
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication 1 3
 Credit Hours16
Third Semester
Humanities Elective 1 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
Math and Natural Sciences Elective 1 3
ACCT 2402 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4
 Credit Hours13
Fourth Semester
ACNT 2309 Cost Accounting 3
ACNT 1331
Federal Income Tax: Individual
or Internal Control and Auditing
3
ACNT 2330 Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Economics I - Macro 1 3
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
BMGT 2168 CAPSTONE: Accounting Practicum 1
 Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours60 Credit Hours
1

Identifies courses to fulfill minimum 15 credit hour General Education requirement

Business Administration

Specialization: Import/Export/Logistics Associate of Applied Science

TSI LIABLE

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition I 1 3
COSC 1301
Introduction to Computing
or Integrated Software Applications I
3
IBUS 1301 Principles of Exports 3
IBUS 1305 Introduction to International Business / Trade 3
BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
BNKG 1340 Money and Financial Markets 3
BMGT 1305 Communications in Management 3
LMGT 1319 Introduction to Business Logistics 3
 Credit Hours12
Third Semester
Import/Export/Logistics Elective 3
Select one of the following:
 
Import Customs Regulations  
Import Customs Regulations II  
Principles of Material Management  
Warehouse and Distribution Center Management  
Math Elective 1,2 4
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication 3
MRKG 1301 Customer Relationship Management 3
 Credit Hours16
Fourth Semester
Import/Export/Logistics Elective 1 3
Select one of the following:
 
Import Customs Regulations  
Import Customs Regulations II  
Principles of Material Management  
Warehouse and Distribution Center Management  
ECON 2301 Principles of Economics I - Macro 1 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective 1 3
Humanities Elective 1 3
BMGT 1309 Information and Project Management 3
BMGT 2268 CAPSTONE: Business Administration Practicum 2
 Credit Hours17
 Total Credit Hours60 Credit Hours
1

Identifies courses to fulfill minimum 15 credit hour General Education requirement

2

Students must take a 4 credit hour course in order to fulfill the Math Elective.

Business Administration

Specialization: Management Associate of Applied Science

TSI LIABLE

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition I 1 3
COSC 1301
Introduction to Computing
or Integrated Software Applications I
3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
 Credit Hours12
Second Semester
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication 3
POFI 2301 Word Processing 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
BMGT 1305 Communications in Management 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
BNKG 1340 Money and Financial Markets 3
 Credit Hours18
Third Semester
Math and Natural Sciences Elective 1,2 4
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
ACNT 1329 Payroll and Business Tax Accounting 3
BUSG 2309 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship 3
 Credit Hours13
Fourth Semester
Humanities Elective 1 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective 1 3
BMGT 2303 Problem Solving and Decision Making 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Economics I - Macro 1 3
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
BMGT 2268 CAPSTONE: Business Administration Practicum 2
 Credit Hours17
 Total Credit Hours60 Credit Hours
1

Identifies courses to fulfill minimum 15 credit hour General Education requirement

2

Students must take a 4 credit hour course in order to fulfill the Math and Natural Sciences Elective.

Business Administration

Specialization: Marketing Associate of Applied Science

TSI LIABLE

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition I 1 3
COSC 1301
Introduction to Computing
or Integrated Software Applications I
3
BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
BMGT 1391 Business Conduct 3
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication 3
BMGT 1305 Communications in Management 3
BNKG 1340 Money and Financial Markets 3
MRKG 1301 Customer Relationship Management 3
MRKG 2333 Principles of Selling 3
 Credit Hours18
Third Semester
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
Math and Natural Sciences Elective 1,2 4
MRKG 2349 Advertising and Sales Promotion 3
BUSG 2309 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship 3
 Credit Hours13
Fourth Semester
Humanities Elective 1 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective 1 3
MRKG 1313 Public Relations 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Economics I - Macro 1 3
BMGT 2268 CAPSTONE: Business Administration Practicum 2
 Credit Hours14
 Total Credit Hours60 Credit Hours
1

Identifies courses to fulfill minimum 15 credit hour General Education requirement

2

Students must take a 4 credit hour course in order to fulfill the Math and Natural Sciences Elective.