2014-2015 General Catalog 
    May 24, 2018  
2014-2015 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business, AAS (Major Code 5621)

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Offered at the Levelland Campus and Byron Martin Advanced Technology Center

This program is designed for students seeking comprehensive, integrated business knowledge. The curriculum provides for a selection of business courses that meet the trends, needs and expectation of the business community, as well as the goals and desires of the student. The flexibility of the program allows for the creation of a degree plan that can extend from general knowledge to a specified narrow concentration. Business areas include general business, marketing, management, merchandising, retailing, accounting, real estate and administrative support.

Students who successfully complete the business program curriculum receive an Associate of Applied Science degree. Students must complete a minimum of 65 semester hours to receive the A.A.S. degree in business. A minimum of 19 semester hours in designated courses is required for a specialty and must have departmental approval.

The program also offers optional plans for a Certificate of Proficiency in general business and a Certificate of Proficiency in business management.

Students seeking to transfer into a baccalaureate program in business administration should follow the business administration curriculum option which is found in the Arts and Sciences section of this catalog.  

Due to the flexibility of the curriculum in this program, it is essential for students to meet with an advisor and complete a degree plan. Program advisors on the Levelland Campus are Whitney Quick, instructor in accounting associate/business and Lauren Gregory, assistant professor of office technology/accounting.  Program advisor at the Byron Martin Advanced Technology Center in Lubbock is Dr. Jim Wilhelm, professor of business administration. 

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Total Semester Hours: 15/17

Second Semester

Total Semester Hours: 15/16

Third Semester

Total Semester Hours: 18

Fourth Semester

Total Semester Hours: 16/19


*Although not a requirement, students are strongly encouraged to take EDUC 1100 during the first semester of enrollment.
**CTE courses that may be articulated with high school.
***Students must consult a program advisor for preparation of a degree plan and proper sequencing of business electives listed below.
****Consult faculty advisor for proper choice of courses.

Business Electives

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