An Associate's Degree with an emphasis in Business will prepare students for success in basic and administrative roles at private, public, and nonprofit organizations. Students who pursue this degree can also continue their studies at a four-year university. Business courses provide a foundation for a career in numerous fields including finance, international business, management information systems, and many more! Please see the Cisco College Course Catalog for more information.
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About this Program
|Degrees & Certifications||Program Length|
|Associate of Arts Degree||Four Semesters|
|Associate of Science Degree||Four Semesters|
What Can This Program Do For You
Potential Career Paths
Many job options are available to people with Business Administration knowledge and skills, depending on the educational level and experience, including:
- Supervisory Directors
- Small Business Ownership
- Production Control
- Restaurant And Food Service Management
- Retail Sales Positions
- Meeting Event And Convention Planning
- Convention Management
- Shipping And Transportation Management
- Business Law
- Business Operations
- Human Resources
- Information Management
- International Business
- Business Management
- Nonprofit Administration
- Personal Finance
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- The Bureau of Labor Statistics ‘Occupational Outlook Handbook’ can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Career One Stop is a resource for career exploration, training, skill sets, wages & jobs.
Associate of Arts, General Studies - Business
Freshman Year First Semester Second Semester ENGL 1301 Composition I 3 ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
Life & Physical Science *
4 Life & Physical Science * 4 HIST 1301 US History I 3
HIST 1302 US History II
3 EDUC 1100 Learning Frameworks 1 Creative Arts * 3 BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3 Social & Behavioral Science 3 TOTAL 14 TOTAL 16 Sophomore Year First Semester Second Semester GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3 GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3 ECON 2301 Macro Economics ** 3 ECON 2302 Micro Economics ** 3 MATH 1325 Calculus for Business & Social Sciences ** 3 Language, Philosophy, & Culture * 3 ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting ** 3 ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting ** 3 SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3 SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Communication 3 TOTAL 15 TOTAL 15 TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 60
* See core curriculum course options.
** Field of Study Curriculum
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