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Business

Quick Facts

Business is an art and a science that involves research, planning, creative and critical thinking.

Learn how the American business works and the economy operates, so you will be prepared for opportunities in a competitive market.

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Our Program

Why choose Business?

  • Study in small classes that are designed as corporate cohorts to:
    • Build a strong foundation in business principles & practices
    • Improve your skills for a more competitive career
    • Complete basic transferable coursework toward an advanced degree
  • Take advantage of convenient scheduling options:
    • Daytime or evening
    • Weekday or weekend classes
    • Delivered on-campus, online, or a mix (blended)

Prepare for what you will do at work

  • Manage administrative services in your organization using knowledge, data & technology
  • Research, plan, coordinate, review departmental or administrative correspondence & operations
  • Build relationships & network within your organization & in the business community at large
  • Develop & establish policy & practices across disciplines, such as:
    • Human resources
    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Accounting
  • Communicate effectively—in person & online—with superiors, colleagues, staff & customers in a variety of professional business contexts

Marketable skills you will learn

  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Personal & social responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literacy

Before you enroll, think about:

Which track fits your needs?

Certificates of Completion

You can complete one or both Business Certificate(s) of Completion and choose to enter the workforce.

Associate Degree

The Level I and Level II Business Certificates are stackable, meaning any course you take to complete 1 or both certificate(s) applies to the requirements of the associate degree.

You can continue your studies to earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Administration–Business.

Transfer

If you are planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a 4-year college or university, you can:

  1. Complete the Business Field of Study, which is a set of courses that fulfills lower division requirements for bachelor's degrees and is transferable to a Texas college or university
  2. Earn an Associate of Arts in Business to prepare to transfer to a 4-year college or university

Need a boost to get ready for college?

Talk to your advisor about Developmental Studies if your TSI scores say you need some help in math or reading and writing.

Degrees & Certificates

Degrees

Certificates

Level 1

Level 2

Transfer

Non-Credit Office Careers Programs

Multiple Campuses

How Much Time & Money to Finish?

Degree or Certificate Program Title Hours Total Tuition & Fees
AA Associate of Arts in Business 60 $3,840
AAS Business Administration - Business 60 $3,840
CRT1 Business I 24 $1,536
CRT2 Business II 45 $2,880
FOS Business Administration and Management 24 $1,536

Notes:

  • Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
  • Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.

Non-Credit Programs

Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.

Earn More Choices & More Money

Transfer to a college or university to continue your studies. Earning a bachelor’s degree opens the door to career and promotion opportunities.

For example, with an Associate of Arts in Business you will be ready to work toward:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in specialized areas, such as
    • Business
    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Human Resources
    • Finance
    • Accounting

Next steps

Start on Your Pathway!

Contact

Northeast Campus

Michael Kaluya, Ph.D.
Chair

Call 817-515-6073

Email michael.kaluya@tccd.edu

Northeast Campus

Freddie Sandifer, Jr.
Business Coordinator

Call 817-515-6276

Email freddie.sandifer@tccd.edu

Northwest Campus

Lourdes Ramboa
Chair

Call 817-515-7704

Email lourdes.ramboa@tccd.edu

South Campus

Michael A. Jackson
Assistant Professor & Department Chair

Call 817-515-4578

Email michael.jackson@tccd.edu

Southeast Campus

Regina Cannon, Ph.D.
Chair

Call 817-515-3692

Email regina.cannon@tccd.edu

Southeast Campus

TaMika Steward
Business Coordinator

Call 817-515-3600

Email tamika.steward@tccd.edu

Trinity River Campus

Tyson McMillan, Ph.D.
Chair of Computer Science & Business

Call 817-515-1131

Email tyson.mcmillan@tccd.edu

Trinity River Campus

Lindsay Robinson
Career & Technical Education (CTE) Student Success Specialist

Call 817-515-1807

Email lindsay.robinson@tccd.edu

TCC Connect Campus

Kenya Wilson, SHRM–CP, M.S.O.D.
Chair

Call 817-515-8033

Email kenya.wilson@tccd.edu

Updated September 07, 2021