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hcc catalogue '11-'12

Business & Computer Systems - Programs of Study

Business Administration
A.A. Degree (Transfer)
Application Code 03 
For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1520.
The changing business environment is growing more global, complex, and technological.  The business administration curriculum prepares students to transfer to a four-year business program.  A broad-based liberal education is the foundation of the general education core. The courses related to the major offer students the opportunity to explore various business disciplines and skills, learn technology common in the business environment, and focus on such areas as accounting, international business, economics, business ethics, and entrepreneurship. Successful completion of this business curriculum will prepare students to engage in the higher levels of study in many areas of business in a four-year baccalaureate program.
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s
total of general education and required courses must equal
at least 60 semester hours of credit.
Composition ENGL-121 College Composition 
Humanities, Arts & 
 Literature1BMGT/SPCH-142 Business Development and
 Sales for Emerging Leaders
 BMGT/SPCH-175 Business Communications 
 SPCH-105 Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
 Arts Core Course (see p. 64)
 Literature Core Course (see p. 63)6-8
Social SciencesECON-101 Principles of Economics (Macro)
 History Core Course (see p. 65)3
Science Science Core Courses (must include one
 course with lab)7-8
Mathematics MATH-145 Business Calculus 3
Interdisciplinary ENTR-101 Entrepreneurship and Creativity3
ACCT-111 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT-112Principles of Accounting II 3
BMGT-100Introduction to Business and Organization3
BMGT-151Business Law I 3
BMGT-203Business Ethics3
BMGT-205Principles of International Business3
CMSY-110Software Applications for Micros 3
CMSY-129Principles of the Internet3
ECON-102Principles of Economics (Micro)3
MATH-138Statistics 4
1BMGT/SPCH-142 OR BMGT/SPCH-175 OR SPCH-105 (3 credits), plus one Arts Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus BMGT/SPCH-142 OR BMGT/SPCH-175 OR SPCH-105 (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.

hcc catalogue '11-'12

Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST