Associate of Arts Degree - Field of Study - Business

Students completing an Associate of Arts (AA) degree at COM will meet the following requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credit hours that must include all core curriculum and institutional core requirements, with the exception of certain Field of Study degrees.
  2. Maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average (GPA). Only credit-bearing College of the Mainland courses will be used to calculate a GPA.
  3. Completion of at least 25 percent of the credit hours toward this degree at COM.
  4. Satisfy TSI liability.

Full-Time Student Schedule

 An Associate of Arts (AA) in business prepares the student with basic knowledge of foundational components of business administration. An AA in Business can open many doors of opportunity. The student may choose to continue higher studies in a 4-year institution and/or choose to look for employment in different areas like accounting, marketing, management, finance, sales, etc.

Note: Students transferring to a 4-year institution should always consult with an advisor or articulation officer from their receiving institution to find out exactly what courses are transferable. Not all courses may transfer.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
PSYC 1300
Psychology for Success
or Psychology for Success
3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1314
College Algebra
or Math for Business and Social Science
3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #2
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
MATH 1325 Business Calculus 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Constitution & Topics 3
HIST 1301 U S History I 3
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 3
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 1
 Semester Credit Hours16
Semester #4
BUSI 2305 Business Statistics 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
GEOL 1403
Physical Geology
or Historical Geology
4
HIST 1302 U S History II 3
Select from one of the following: 1
Weight Control  
Hatha Yoga  
Introduction to Recreational Sports  
 Semester Credit Hours14
 Total Semester Credit Hours60

Part-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
PSYC 1300
Psychology for Success
or Psychology for Success
3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #2
MATH 1314
College Algebra
or Math for Business and Social Science
3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #3 (Summer)
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #4
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #5
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 1
 Semester Credit Hours4
Semester #6 (Summer)
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #7
MATH 1325 Business Calculus 3
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #8
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Constitution & Topics 3
HIST 1301 U S History I 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #9 (Summer)
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #10
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
GEOL 1403
Physical Geology
or Historical Geology
4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #11
HIST 1302 U S History II 3
BUSI 2305 Business Statistics 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #12
Select from one of the following: 1
Weight Control  
Hatha Yoga  
Introduction to Recreational Sports  
 Semester Credit Hours1
 Total Semester Credit Hours60
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