Bachelor of Applied Science in General Business

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Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120   
Major: 36 sch        

BUSGEN.BAS            CIP Code: 52.0201.00

The B.A.S. in General Business is available for students who transfer into TWU with an A.A.S. degree in a business-related discipline, therefore, students with an A.A.S. degree may transfer up to 42 semester credit hours from their A.A.S. business program, in addition to any general education course semester credit hours completed, to begin pursuing the B.A.S. degree. To complete the B.A.S. degree at TWU, students will complete any additional core curriculum courses required for a four-year business degree, 36 semester credit hours in business courses, and any electives needed in order to complete the 120 semester credit hours needed for graduation; 36 upper-level semester credit hours will be required. Required business courses for the B.A.S. degree are listed below.

Any student admitted to TWU for completion of the B.A.S. in Business that decides to change majors will be required to re-apply to TWU for the degree and major desired. In such cases, technical semester credit hours transferred to TWU will be removed from the TWU transcript.

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Career Field Block 

A.A.S. Business transfer credits (max 42 semester credit hours)42

Courses Required for Major

BUS 3003Principles of Management3
BUS 3013Business Law and Ethics3
BUS 3113Principles of Marketing3
BUS 3163Business Communications3
BUS 3183Introduction to International Business (GP)3
BUS 3273Human Resource Management3
BUS 3513Professional Presentation Strategies3
BUS 3533Management Information Systems3
BUS 4253Financial Planning3
BUS 4223Human Behavior in Business Administration3
BUS 4343Business Leadership Strategies (taken in final semester)3
Advanced Business Elective3
Elective semester credit hours as needed to bring total semester credit hours up to 120.
Total Semester Credit Hours36

Advanced Business Electives are Business &/or Economics courses at the 3000 or 4000 level.  (GP) courses satisfy Global Perspectives graduation requirement.