Business Administration

The Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration curriculum is designed for students who plan to pursue a bachelor of Business Administration degree. The curriculum parallels the first two years of study in business administration at state-supported colleges and universities in Texas and follows the field-of-study curriculum prescribed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an ability to integrate the concepts of the essential areas of business
  • Apply business reasoning to analysis of current events
  • Demonstrate an understanding of business terminology and concepts
  • Use decision-making skills to address business needs
  • Demonstrate effective skills in written and oral communications using appropriate technologies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of ethical concepts as applied to business

Critical Thinking
Empirical and Quantitative Reasoning
Social Responsibility
Personal Responsibility
Professional Ethics and Confidentiality
Active Listening

Career Information

A Business Administration degree grants opportunities in Accountant, Marketing Director, Entrepreneur, Business Owner, Advertising Analyst, Business Operations Manager, Financial Advisor, Banker, Sales Manager, Economist.


Recommended Program of Study
Course Title SCH
First Semester
EDUC 1100 Learning Frameworks 1
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
HIST 1301 United States History I 3
SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Communication 3
  Creative Arts 3
Second Semester
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 1
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
HIST 1302 United States History II 3
Third Semester
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
ECON 2302 Microeconomics 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
BUSI 1307 Personal Finance 3
  Life and Physical Science 4
Fourth Semester
ECON 2301 Macroeconomics 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences 3
  Life and Physical Science 4
  Language, Philosophy, & Culture 3
Total   60

A student completing the LSCPA curriculum is considered Core Complete.

No more than 60-66 semester credit hours (SCH) from LSCPA will be applied to a Bachelor degree at Lamar University.

An additional 60 SCH or more must be completed to satisfy the bachelor degree requirements.


Kellie Buckner
Program Director
Umphrey Industrial Technology Center, Office 201A

Emily Peters
Adjunct Instructor
Umphrey Industrial Technology Center, Office 201A

Jim Cammack
Umphrey Industrial Technology Center, Office 201B

Business and Accounting Society

Phi Theta Kappa

Alpha Beta Gamma 


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