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Quick Facts

  • Degrees:
    • Associate of Applied Science: 2-year program (60 semester credit hours)
    • Associate of Arts: 2-year program (60 semester credit hours)
  • Certificates:
    • Level I (24-27 semester credit hours)
    • Level 2 (45 semester credit hours)
  • Transfer: Field of Study (24 semester credit hours)
  • Job opportunities: Careers
  • Full program is offered at: All campuses


Business courses are not just for students who expect to make their careers in the business world.

Professionals working in a wide range of organizations benefit from knowing how American business works and how the economy operates.

Our program will give you a foundation in business principles and practices including:

  • Accounting
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Marketing

Reasons to Study Business

  • Broaden the foundation of your business knowledge
  • Improve your skills for a more competitive career
  • Complete basic transferable coursework toward an advanced degree

Program Options



Level 1

Level 2



Certificates of Completion

You can complete 1 or both Business Certificate(s) of Completion and choose to enter the workforce.

Associate Degree

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

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.


If you are planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a 4-year college or university, you can complete the Business Administration & Management Field of Study. This set of courses fulfills lower division requirements for bachelor's degrees and is transferable to a Texas college or university.

You can also earn an Associate of Arts in Business to prepare to transfer to a 4-year college or university.

Non-Credit Office Careers Programs

Help Guide Our Programs

Are you a community employer, employee, program graduate or civic leader who would like to help us prepare students with the skills they need to be successful?

Join our Business Advisory Council and help us keep our programs relevant.



Northeast Campus

Michael Kaluya, Chair

Freddie Sandifer Jr., Business Coordinator

Northwest Campus

Lourdes Ramboa, Chair

South Campus

Shahla Durany, Chair

Southeast Campus

TaMika Steward, Chair

Talia Dancer, Business Coordinator

Trinity River Campus

Alicia Lupinacci, Ph.D., Chair

TCC Connect Campus

Kenya Wilson, SHRM-CP, MSOD, Chair

Updated April 15, 2020