Accounting, AS



Year 1 Semester 1
Fall
ENGL 1301 English Composition I

Intensive study of and practice in writing processes from invention and researching to drafting revising and editing both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices including audience purpose arrangement and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning communicating and critical analysis.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.

Note

English Composition I is a prerequisite for all 2000-level literature courses.

MATH 1324 Finite Mathematics

Finite Mathematics addresses topics of the application of common algebraic functions including polynomial exponential logarithmic and rational to problems in business economics and the social sciences. The applications include mathematics of finance including simple and compound interest and annuities systems of linear equations matrices linear programming probability including expected value and statistics including measures of central tendency measures of variation and normal distribution. (Fall Spring Summer)

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
Prerequisites

TSI Complete

BUSI 1301 Business Principles

This course provides a survey of economic systems forms of business ownership and considerations for running a business. Students will learn various aspects of business management and leadership functions; organizational considerations; and decision-making processes. Financial topics are introduced including accounting money and banking and securities markets. Also included are discussions of business challenges in the legal and regulatory environment business ethics social responsibility and international business. Emphasized is the dynamic role of business in everyday life. (Fall Spring Summer)

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
HIST 1301 United States History I

A survey of the social political economic cultural and intellectual history of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. United States History I includes the study of the pre-Columbian colonial revolutionary early national slavery and sectionalism and the Civil War/Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History I include: American settlement and diversity American culture religion civil and human rights technological change economic change immigration and migration and creation of the federal government.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
Total Credit Hours
12

Year 1 Semester 2
Spring
MATH 1342 Introductory Statistics

This is a first course in statistics with topics that span collection analysis presentation and interpretation of data and probability. Analysis includes descriptive statistics correlation and regression confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. (Fall Spring Summer)

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week
Prerequisites

TSI Complete

Choose 1 Science Course
BMGT 2309 Leadership

Leadership and its relationship to management. Prepares the student with leadership and communication skills needed to motivate and identify leadership styles.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
GOVT 2305 Federal Government

Origin and development of the U.S. Constitution structure and powers of the national government including the legislative executive and judicial branches federalism political participation the national election process public policy civil liberties and civil rights.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
Total Credit Hours
12

Year 1 Semester 3
Summer
GOVT 2306 Texas Government

Origin and development of the Texas Constitution structure and powers of state and local government federalism and inter-governmental relations political participation the election process public policy and the political culture of Texas.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
HIST 1302 United States History II

A survey of the social political economic cultural and intellectual history of the United States from the Civil War/Reconstruction era to the present. United States History II examines industrialization immigration world wars the Great Depression Cold War and post-Cold War eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History II include: American culture religion civil and human rights technological change economic change immigration and migration urbanization and suburbanization the expansion of the federal government and the study of U.S. foreign policy.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
Total Credit Hours
6

Year 2 Semester 1
Fall
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics

An analysis of the economy as a whole including measurement and determination of Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply national income inflation and unemployment. Other topics include international trade economic growth business cycles and fiscal policy and monetary policy.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
ACCT 2301 Principles of Accounting I

This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of financial accounting as prescribed by U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) as applied to transactions and events that affect business organizations. Students will examine the procedures and systems to accumulate analyze measure and record financial transactions. Students will use recorded financial information to prepare a balance sheet income statement statement of cash flows and statement of shareholders' equity to communicate the business entity's results of operations and financial position to users of financial information who are external to the company. Students will study the nature of assets liabilities and owners' equity while learning to use reported financial information for purposes of making decisions about the company. Students will be exposed to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication

Study and application of communication within the business and professional context. Special emphasis will be given to communication competencies in presentations dyads teams and technologically mediated formats.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
Prerequisites

Eligibility to enroll in INRW 0302 

Choose 1 Science Course
Total Credit Hours
15

Year 2 Semester 2
Spring
Choose 1 Creative Arts Course

Choose one course from the following:

ENGL 1302 English Composition II

Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry including primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal visual and multimedia texts; systematic evaluation synthesis and documentation of information sources; and critical thinking about evidence and conclusions.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
Prerequisites

ENGL 1301 or its equivalent.

ACCT 2302 Principles of Accounting II

This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of managerial accounting appropriate for all organizations. Students will study information from the entity's accounting system relevant to decisions made by internal managers as distinguished from information relevant to users who are external to the company. The emphasis is on the identification and assignment of product costs operational budgeting and planning cost control and management decision making. Topics include product costing methodologies cost behavior operational and capital budgeting and performance evaluation.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
Prerequisites

ACCT 2301.

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics

Analysis of the behavior of individual economic agents including consumer behavior and demand producer behavior and supply price and output decisions by firms under various market structures factor markets market failures and international trade.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
BUSI 2301 Business Law

The course provides the student with foundational information about the U.S. legal system and dispute resolution and their impact on business. The major content areas will include general principles of law the relationship of business and the U.S. Constitution state and federal legal systems the relationship between law and ethics contracts sales torts agency law intellectual property and business law in the global context.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
Total Credit Hours
15


Total Program Hours
60



PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The study of Business Administration at NTCC includes general business, accounting, management, and economics.  These fields offer challenging and gratifying careers and are among the most popular fields of study at universities today.  Business majors find employment in accounting and finance departments, marketing and advertising departments, as well as in the areas of retail, sales, human resources and business consultancy. When you get a degree in Business Administration, you’ll learn skills you’ll use throughout your career, no matter what the economy or the job market looks like. 


Recommended High School Endorsement
Business and Industry

Faculty Advisor


Division Chair

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:


TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES:

Texas A&M University-Texarkana
University of Texas
Texas Tech


 

For More Information Contact

Heidi Wooten
903-434-8310
hwooten@ntcc.edu