Business Administration (Transfer Plan)

Associate of Arts

This degree designed for those students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to earn a Bachelor of Business Administration a Bachelor of Arts, or a Bachelor of Science Degree. Students take classes to complete state general education requirements and a combination of business classes in accounting, computers, and economics which fulfill the Associate of Art Degree in Business Administration. Upon transferring to a four-year college or university, students may choose a concentration in Accounting, Economics, General Business, Finance, International Business, Information Systems, Management, or Marketing.

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


Field of Study - 18 Credit Hours
ACCT 2401Principles of Financial Accounting4
ACCT 2402Principles of Managerial Accounting4
ECON 2302Principles of Economics II - Micro3
BUSI 1301Business Principles3
MATH 1425Calculus for Business and Social Sciences4
STC Core Curriculum - 42 Credit Hours
Complete 42 credit hours of required Core Curriculum 1,242
Total Credit Hours60

Business Administration majors must take ECON 2301 Principles of Economics I - Macro to fulfill the Social/Behavioral Science component of the Core Curriculum.


Students who select a 3 credit hour Mathematics course to fulfill the Mathematics component of the Core Curriculum must take 4 credit hours to complete the Component Area Option for the Core Curriculum. 


Recommended Course Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
HIST 1301
United States History I
or Mexican-American History I
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
Select one of the following: 3
Introduction to Computing  
Speech Elective-Component Area Option-Core Curriculum
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
 Credit Hours12
Second Semester
HIST 1302
United States History II
or Mexican-American History II
ENGL 1302 Composition II - Rhetoric 3
Creative Arts Elective - Core Curriculum 3
Mathematics Elective - Core Curriculum 3
ACCT 2401 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
 Credit Hours16
Third Semester
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
Life and Physical Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 4
ACCT 2402 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4
ECON 2301 Principles of Economics I - Macro 3
 Credit Hours14
Fourth Semester
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
Life and Physical Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 4
ECON 2302 Principles of Economics II - Micro 3
MATH 1425 Calculus for Business and Social Sciences 4
Language, Philosophy & Culture Elective - Core Curriculum 3
Component Area Option - Core Curriculum (if required) 1
 Credit Hours18
 Total Credit Hours60 Credit Hours