Business Management - Criminal Justice Specialization, AAS



Year 1 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.
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.
CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice

Topics for this course shall include the history and philosophy of criminal justice and ethical considerations; crime defined: its nature and impact; overview of criminal justice system; law enforcement; court system; prosecution and defense; trial processes; corrections.

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

Year 1 Semester 2
Spring
BMGT 1305 Communications in Management

Basic theory and processes of communication skills necessary for the management of an organization's workforce.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management

Behavioral and legal approached to the management of human resources in organizations.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
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.
BMGT 2341 Strategic Management

Strategic management process including analysis of how organizations develop and implement a strategy for achieving organizational objectives in a changing environment.

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

Permission of instructor.

Total Credit Hours
12

Year 1 Semester 3
Summer
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.
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

Total Credit Hours
6

Year 2 Semester 1
Fall
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.
CRIJ 2323 Legal Aspects of Law Enforcement

Topics for this course include police authority; responsibilities; constitutional constraints; laws of arrest search and seizure; police liability.

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.
BUSI 1307 Personal Finance

Personal and family accounts budgets and budgetary control bank accounts charge accounts borrowing investing insurance standards of living renting or home ownership and wills and trust plans.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
CRIJ 1307 Crime in America

Topics for the course shall include American crime problems in historical perspective; social and public policy factors affecting crime; impact and crime trends; social characteristics of specific crimes; prevention of crime.

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

Year 2 Semester 2
Spring
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ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing

Intensive study of and practice in professional settings. Focus on the types of documents necessary to make decisions and take action on the job such as proposals reports instructions policies and procedures email messages letters and descriptions of products and services. Practice individual and collaborative processes involved in the creation of ethical and efficient documents.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
CRIJ 1306 Court Systems and Practices

Topics for the course shall include the judiciary in the criminal justice system; structure of American court system; prosecution; right to counsel; pre-trial release; grand juries; adjudication process; types and rules of evidence sentencing.

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

BMGT 1341 Business Ethics

Discussion of ethical issues the development of a moral frame of reference and the need for an awareness of social responsibility in management preactices and business actiities. Includes ethical corporate responsibility.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of lecture 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

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Division Chair

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TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES:

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


 

For More Information Contact

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