Business & Industry Pathway

Motivated to dream, plan, lead and succeed?

Do you love to plan, organize, and direct productive, efficient operations? Do you dream of running a successful business?

Explore Our Business & Industry Pathway


Build a strong foundation in accounting and business. Learn how to analyze accounting information, prepare financial reports, and record financial activities of an organization.

Architectural Technology

Combine art and science to design buildings and structures where people live, work and play. Enter the workforce as a paraprofessional or transfer to a university to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree.


Automotive Service Technology

Prepare to enter the workforce as an entry-level service technician in a dealership or maintenance center. Learn about engines and tools and how they work.

Collision Repair

Prepare to be an entry-level automobile collision repair technician in a dealership or body shop. Learn how to inspect, repair, and refinish damaged cars and light trucks.

Toyota Technician Education Network (T-TEN)

Prepare for an entry-level job as an automotive technician in Toyota/Lexus dealership service organizations.


Aviation Maintenance Technology

Study with outstanding faculty in state-of-the-art facilities to learn how to maintain and repair aircraft.

Professional Pilot

Study with outstanding faculty in state-of-the-art facilities to learn how to fly airplanes, helicopters, and other aircraft.


Build a strong foundation in business practices and principles that you can use in a wide range of settings. Learn how American business works and how the economy operates.

Construction Management Technology

Build a career in construction. Learn to identify materials and their uses, calculate estimates, schedule and manage projects, solve problems, maintain safety, and practice sustainability.

Culinary Arts

Prepare to work in commercial food preparation for hotels, restaurants, and clubs. Gain hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art food service and dining facilities. Learn technical cooking and business management skills.

Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

Prepare to start your own entrepreneurial venture or to become a small business manager. Learn the management, leadership, and communication skills you need to run and grow a business.

Fashion Merchandising

Prepare for a competitive fashion career an exciting global industry that offers many business levels and employment opportunities. Learn about design principles, manufacturing, wholesale buying, and retail operations.

Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC/R)

Prepare to meet the ongoing need for residential and commercial HVAC/R technicians who can install, service and repair HVAC/R units.


Study topics in landscape horticulture: greenhouse operations; landscape design, installation, and maintenance; garden center operations; soil fertility and fertilizers; and pest control.

Hospitality Management

Prepare to work as an entry-level supervisor in food service, hotel operations, convention and event management, travel and tourism, or entertainment venues.

Human Resources Management

Prepare for a career in human resources (HR) management in our online program. Study topics such as mediation, HR information systems, strategic management, and employment practices.

Industrial Technician

Interested in working with machines? Prepare to maintain and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery.

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Arrange to get products from suppliers to consumers. Gain the hands-on training and knowledge you need to meet the high demand for professionals trained in logistics and supply chain management.


Become a successful manager who sets organizational goals and motivates employees to accomplish these goals efficiently and economically. Learn leadership, communication, and human resource skills.


Become a marketing professional who knows how to increase brand awareness, develop effective advertising, and sell products or services that meet consumer needs.

Nondestructive Inspection, Testing & Evaluation

Prepare to work as a nondestructive inspector who verifies the serviceability of a component or system to make sure it will function as designed.

Occupational Safety & Environmental Technology

Focus on building and maintaining safe and healthy working environments that comply with local, state, and federal regulations. Learn about organizations that set health and safety standards.

Office Technology

Get ready to meet the needs of a dynamic business environment. Learn to use the most popular business software applications, operating systems, and computer peripherals as well as the fundamental concepts of business.


Learn the skills you need to become a pipefitter who installs, maintains, and repairs mechanical and plumbing pipe systems.

Real Estate

Complete your 5 required pre-license education courses for a sales agent license. The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) has approved our program to satisfy educational requirements.

Welding Technology

Learn the skills you need for the technical tasks of welding. Prepare for entry-level production welding jobs.

Associate of Arts (A.A.) for Business & Industry

Explore different subjects while completing 1st- and 2nd-year courses that will generally transfer to a 4-year college or university.

Updated February 22, 2023