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Business Administration AAS

The Business Administration AAS degree (AAS_MGMT) is offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park. For more information, please contact the Management and Marketing Department.

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Program Description

The Business Administration associate of applied science degree includes knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to succeed in the business world. This program provides students with a basic foundation in general management skills.

The Business Administration associate of applied science degree is awarded for successful completion of 66-68 credit hours. Those desiring a less comprehensive program should consider the certificate programs listed below.

The management program offers specializations in general business, human resources, international business, marketing, small business management, and entrepreneurship.

A wide variety of job opportunities are available to graduates of the program, including middle-management positions, first line supervisors, company owners, and other positions requiring leadership, decision-making, and critical thinking skills.

The general education core will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities. The management AAS degree will transfer to several four-year colleges and universities in a BAAS degree. Contact a counselor or faculty member at any of the colleges for specific information and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses.

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
BMGT 1309 Information and Project Management 3
BCIS1 1405 Business Computer Applications 4
SPCH2 1315 Public Speaking 3

TOTAL Credit Hours for First Semester:

16

Upon successful completion of the first semester a student will have earned a Level One Certificate in Business Administration.

Second Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
HRPO 1311 Human Relations 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resource Management 3
IBUS3 2341 Intercultural Management 3
Elective4     3

TOTAL Credit Hours for Second Semester:

12

Upon successful completion of the first and second semesters, a student may be eligible for the Human Resource Certificate.

Summer Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
Elective4     3

TOTAL Credit Hours for Summer Semester:

6

Second Year

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
ACCT 2401 Principles of Accounting I 4
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
BUSI 1307 Personal Finance 3

TOTAL Credit Hours for First Semester:

13

Second Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
BMGT 1341 Business Ethics 3
BUSI 2304 Business Writing and Correspondence 3
Math/Science
Elective 5
    3-4
BMGT6 2382 CO-OP Business Administration I OR 3
BMGT6 2388 Internship: Business & Management  

TOTAL Credit Hours for Second Semester:

12-13

Summer Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
ECON 2302 Microeconomics 3
Hamanities/Fine Arts
Elective4
    3
KINE Elective     1

TOTAL Credit Hours for Summer Semester:

7

Total Credits

TOTAL Credit Hours for Business Administration AAS:

66-67

  1. May Substitute COSC 1401 or ITSC 1401
  2. May Substitute SPCH 1321
  3. Meets multicultural requirement
  4. Specialization Elective chosen from any BUSI, BMGT, BUSG, HRPO, MRKG, or HMSY course. (Students seeking the HR Management Certificate should take HRPO 2307 during the 2nd semester of 1st year.).
  5. Suggested elective: MATH 1314; students must meet TSI requirements. See LoneStar.edu/TSI for details.
  6. Capstone course
  7. Choose from the AAS core
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