The RELLIS Campus
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
Offered By Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
First Offering Fall 2018
Overview The College of Business at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi provides students with the best quality business education, valuable business-world engagement opportunities, rewarding international experiences and attractive career opportunities. The Bachelor of Business Administration program offered at RELLIS includes majors in Accounting, General Business, Finance, Management and Marketing and are accredited by AACSB International in both Accounting and Business, a distinction that is held by only one percent of business schools worldwide.
Standout features of the Bachelor of Business Administration program include small class sizes, internship opportunities in banking, retailing, services and construction. International study abroad opportunities are available in Europe, Latin American and Asia. Students may also collaborate with faculty in business research projects, social entrepreneurship projects and small business consulting.
Program Pathway Blinn College District offers associate degree programs that provide seamless pathways to bachelor programs available onsite through Texas A&M System universities.
Associate of Science in Business
Program Website https://www.tamucc.edu/business/undergraduate-programs/bachelors-of-business-administration-rellis.php
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College of Business
The accounting and business undergraduate and master’s degree programs are accredited by the AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The Bachelor of Business Administration degree program is offered on TAMU-CC’s main Island Campus, online and at the Texas A&M University System RELLIS Campus in Bryan, Texas. The Master of Business Administration program is offered as an evening program on the Island Campus and online. The Master of Accountancy is offered online only.
The College of Business serves a diverse student body on the Corpus Christi Island Campus, on the Brazos Valley RELLIS Campus, and online. Our programs and faculty prepare students for successful careers as future business leaders. College Centers facilitate economic development in the Coastal Bend and beyond.
The College research strategy is focused primarily on applied scholarship, supplemented with basic research and teaching and learning scholarship, which impacts students, academia, and the community.
College of Business academic programs, faculty scholarship, community service, and student engagement support the mission of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
The College’s formal administrative units include three academic departments, the Business Advisory Council, the Accounting Advisory Council, the Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center and the South Texas Economic Development Center. The College sponsors student chapters of Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization, Society for Human Resource Management, Management Information Systems Association, MBA Student Network, Marketing Club, Student Accounting Society, Student Finance Association, and Student Economics Association.
Participating faculty in each of the academic departments (Accounting, Finance, and Business Law, Decision Sciences and Economics, and Management and Marketing) are the principal architects of the academic programs (majors, minors, and certificates) in their respective disciplines. Content of undergraduate and graduate programs is coordinated through the Curricula Management Committee.
The College offers a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with majors in Accounting; Business Economics; Finance; General Business; Management; Management Information Systems; and Marketing. A minor in Business Administration is available to nonbusiness majors desiring to supplement their degree with a business background. Other minors include: Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing. The College of Business also offers an Entrepreneurship & Innovation Certificate and an International Business Certificate. (Please consult the Graduate Catalog for information concerning the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Accountancy.)
Entry into Business Major
Students can choose a major in the College of Business when they are admitted to the University. Students changing to a major in the College of Business at a later point in their academic career must meet the following requirements:
- A minimum of an overall 2.0 cumulative GPA
- An official meeting with a College of Business Academic Advisor to develop a degree plan.
Community/Junior College Transfers 1
Community and junior college students who plan to transfer to the College of Business are advised to pursue the business foundation curriculum outlined below. The appropriate course equivalency guide should be consulted to resolve questions of course transferability. All business courses normally offered by the College of Business at the junior or senior level must be completed by the student at that level. Courses acceptable for transfer by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will be accepted at the level at which the courses were taken, and at least 50% of the business hours required must be taken at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Generally, courses from a community/junior college cannot be used to satisfy upper level requirements. Lower level transfer courses in Business Law and/or Statistics may be accepted with approval from the appropriate department chair. All business courses transferred require a grade of “C” or better and require prior approval by a College of Business academic advisor.
Contact an academic advisor in the College of Business for specific information.
Grade Point Average for Graduation
In addition to meeting the various course requirements for a specified major in the College of Business, students must also achieve the following minimum grade point averages:
- 2.00 for all credit course work completed at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi,
- 2.00 in all business courses, and
- 2.00 in courses in their designated major.
Effective fall 2012, no more than two Ds earned after fall 2007 are accepted toward graduation by business majors in business core classes, courses taken in their business major, and business elective courses. (See “Scholastic Probation, Suspension, Dismissal” in the section entitled “General Academic Policies and Regulations.”)
Upper-Level Course Requirements
All business students are required to complete at least 45 hours of upper-level (junior and senior level) courses; at least 45 of these hours must be business and/or economics courses.
Student Code of Ethics
The College of Business requires its students to abide by the COB Student Code of Ethics (available online at www.cob.tamucc.edu ). Its provisions and stipulations apply to all students taking courses offered by the college, regardless of whether or not they are pursuing a degree awarded by the COB. BUSI 0011 COB Orientation (0 sch) , a noncredit Blackboard course, is a prerequisite for all 3000 level business core courses.
Assurance of Learning/Student Learning Outcomes
To continue to improve the undergraduate curriculum and the quality of the academic programs the COB, guided by AACSB accreditation standards, has implemented a comprehensive assurance of learning system. Under this assessment program the COB has developed four learning goals with corresponding objectives for Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) graduates and has identified a number of instruments to measure the extent to which they are being met.
- To be effective communicators
- To be competent in business practices
- To be good decision makers
- To be good citizens
The College of Business offers undergraduate courses in the following fields:
- Accounting (ACCT)
- Business Administration (BUSI)
- Business Law (BLAW)
- Business Economics (ECON)
- Finance (FINA)
- Management (MGMT)
- Management Information Systems (MISY)
- Marketing (MKTG)
- Operations Management (OPSY)
- Operations Research/Management Science (ORMS)
All course descriptions are located in Courses A-Z .
- Accounting, BBA
- Business Economics, BBA
- Finance, BBA
- General Business, BBA
- Management Information Systems, BBA
- Management, BBA
- Marketing, BBA
- Accounting, Minor
- Business Administration, Minor
- Economics, Minor
- Entrepreneurship, Minor
- Finance, Minor
- Human Resource Management, Minor
- International Business, Minor
- Management Information Systems, Minor
- Management, Minor
- Marketing, Minor
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- Graduate Programs
The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree is designed to provide an opportunity for graduate study in accounting. The MAcc is intended to prepare professional accountants to fill high-level positions in accounting firms and business enterprises. The length of the program is approximately one year of full-time study for the typical BBA graduate with a major in accounting.
Accounting, MAcc Program Details
As you explore all of the opportunities of getting a Master of Accountancy degree in Accounting, make sure you keep track of all important deadlines and requirements so you can accomplish everything you need to stay on track.
Domestic Students: Final deadline for receipt of complete applications:
- Summer I - May 15
- Summer II - June 15
*Priority deadline to receive complete applications:
- Summer I - April 28
- Summer II - May 15
International Students: Final deadline for receipt of complete applications:
*Complete application should be received for full admissions and funding consideration
Complete Application for Admission:
- Apply for Admission via Apply Texas Application
- An applicant may defer admission to an earlier/later semester. Applications are valid for one year. One deferral is allowed per application.
- Pay during application process
- Pay fee online: Pay Online
- Pay fee on campus to Business Office
Please Note: Applicants who wish to apply for a different program will be required to submit a new application. The application processing fee is required for each application submitted.
Application requirements specific to this program :
- Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate course work taken at any accredited college or University attended (Foreign College credits/transcripts require an official foreign evaluation. Please click here ). TAMU-CC transcript is not required.
- 3.0 GPA or above in the last 60 hours: No GMAT scores are required.
- 2.75 – 2.99 GPA in the last 60 hours: Conditionally admitted with no GMAT scores required.
Students with a conditional admission will be required to earn at least a 3.0 GPA in their first three graduate courses to continue in the program. Enrollment in additional courses will not be allowed until acceptable GMAT scores are received.
- 2.5 – 2.749 GPA in the last 60 hours: GMAT scores will be required.
- School code is 6849. Generally, scores over 5 years old will not be accepted.
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae
- Essay (minimum 500 words in length which includes educational and professional goals and the reason for applying to the program.)
- Send a recommendation request
- Upload letter of recommendation
*Please allow 3-5 business days to receive Student ID before submitting additional supporting documents.
Submit all supporting documents online .
Additional International Applicant Requirements
Application requirements for international applicants:
- Copy of current Visa (if applicable)
- Official TOEFL score minimum paper-based score of 550 or internet-based score of 79-80
- Official IELTS score minimum 6.5
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Accounting- 5-year bachelor of business administration and master of science.
The James Benjamin Department of Accounting offers a combined 5-year, AACSB-accredited (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) Professional Program in Accounting. Professional Program graduates receive a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting and a Master of Science degree within a variety of business disciplines. Students must apply for admission and be accepted into the Professional Program to be eligible, and must be able to take the coursework in College Station, TX.
The objectives of the Professional Program include developing sound conceptual, technical, analytical and communication skills that are required for success in the accounting profession. Many accounting graduates are employed by public accounting firms that provide assurance, tax and other services to all types of organizations. Other accounting graduates pursue careers with business firms and financial institutions, within all levels of government, and as accounting educators.
Upper Level Entry Requirements
Admission to the upper level major of accounting requires satisfactory completion of specific coursework. To review requirements and application procedures see Upper-Level Entry Requirements and Application Procedures .
Lower-Level Business Program (BUAD)
Refer to the specific major notes below for variations from the Business (lower level) requirements.
MATH 148 , MATH 152 , MATH 168 and MATH 172 will be accepted in lieu of MATH 140 .
For those students under ROTC contract, see Requirement 7 of the "Requirements for a Baccalaureate Degree."
MATH 147 , MATH 151 and MATH 171 will be accepted in lieu of MATH 142 .
STAT 211 will be accepted in lieu of BUSN 203 .
Management Information Systems : Students intending to major in Management Information Systems must add ISTM 250 Business Programming Logic and Design (3 credits) to second year fall curriculum in Business (lower level). The communication elective can be taken during the third year fall.
Business Honors : Students admitted to Business Honors (1) take BUSN 125 Business Learning Community I (3 credits) in place of BUSN 101 in the first year fall curriculum and (2) must add BUSN 225 Business Competency (3 credits) to the second year spring curriculum in Business (lower level). The creative arts elective can be taken during the third year fall.
Finance : Students intending to major in Finance must add FINC 210 to freshman year curriculum in Business (lower-level). The general elective taken in the fourth year can be reduced by 1 credit.
Upper-Level Accounting Program
Three hours required. A complete list of approved courses is available in the Undergraduate Program Office, Room 238, Wehner Building. In the BBA curricula, the 3 hours of approved international elective courses simultaneously fulfill the University's International and Cultural Diversity Graduation requirement.
This course is an approved writing-designated (W) or oral communication (C) business course. See your academic advisor for additional information.
May also take MGMT 643 .
For those students under ROTC contract, see Requirement 7 of the ' Requirements for a Baccalaureate Degree '.
General elective courses are open to any course offered for University credit, except ACCT 209 , ACCT 210 , ACCT 315 , ACCT 316 , FINC 409 , IBUS 301 , ISTM 209 , KINE 198 , MGMT 209 , MGMT 309 , MKTG 409 , SCMT 309 . Additional restrictions may apply: see academic advisor for information. May be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
May also take MGMT 680 .
Students will follow the graduate coursework coordinated by the Professional Program office.
Accounting courses are subject to change based on the track students select.
Track courses are specific to the individual track that is chosen once you are admitted into the Professional Program. Tracks other than Financial Management include Audit, Tax, Tax Technology, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Nonprofit, Management Information Systems, and Marketing.
See the Department of Accounting academic advisors for more information on the licensure requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.
The program includes a total of 156 hours, of which up to 6 hours could be applied toward both the Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and the Master of Science.