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The Business program at TCC will start you down a path that will open doors to potential career success in a wide variety of careers. Whether your passion lies in accounting, business administration, management, financial management, marketing, information systems, or beyond, we will prepare you to advance to the next rung on the ladder of success. We invite you to discuss your options with our academic advisors and begin your journey to career success through our Business program.

If you plan to transfer to a four-year institution, we encourage you to begin a dialogue early in your academic career with your chosen college or university. Our students often go on to earn a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university, and many Business majors ultimately choose to obtain a Master’s of Business Administration Degree (MBA) before completing their education.

General Education Requirements: 18 Hours

Economics 3 hours

ECON 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics

English 6 hours

*ENGL 1113 Composition I

and select 3 credit hours from the following courses:
*ENGL 1213 Composition II
*ENGL 2333 Technical/Professional Writing
*ENGL 2343 Business Communication I

Philosophy/Psychology 3 hours

**PHIL/BUSN 1143 Introduction to Ethics: Business Issues
PSYC 1313 Human Relations

Social Science 6 hours

POLS 1113 American Federal Government

and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present

*Course has prerequisite.
**Students can enroll in either PHIL or BUSN if this option is chosen.

Specialized Course Requirements: 42 Hours

Core Business Courses 18 hours

Accounting 3 hours

*ACCT 2213 Financial Accounting

Business 9 hours

BUSN 1053 Introduction to Business
BUSN 1353 Business Mathematics
BUSN 2313 Business Law I

Computer Information Systems 3 hours

CSCI 1203 Computer Concepts and Applications

Economics 3 hours

ECON 1353 Personal Finance

General Business Option 24 hours

Accounting 3 hours

*ACCT 2223 Managerial Accounting

Business 3 hours

*BUSN 2213 Small Business Management

Economics 3 hours

ECON 2023 Principles of Microeconomics

Management 3 hours

MGMT 2363 Principles of Management

Marketing 3 hours

MKTG 2423 Principles of Marketing

Computer Information Systems 3 hours

Select one course from the following:
*CSYS 2073 MS Office
*CSCI 2033 Excel

Controlled Electives 6 hours

Select two courses from the following:
BUSN 1153 Intro to Hospitality - Hotels, Restaurants and Tourism
BUSN/COMM 2053 Intercultural Communication
ECON 2123 International Economic Issues
*MGMT 2103 Workforce Development Internship
MGMT 2123 Leadership Development
MGMT 2323 Organizational Behavior
*MGMT 2353 Business Policy
MKTG 2343 Customer Service

Total Credit Hours: 60

*Course has prerequisite.

Workforce Development Degree Information

Workforce development degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare students for direct entry into the workforce. They may advance students within their current career positions or open doors to new career opportunities. Coursework may apply towards a degree at a four-year university; check with an advisor for further information. The number of hours that apply to a degree will vary from one university to another.

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