Business Core - College of Business

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Welcome to Orientation 2014:
Navigating the Academic Environment
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College of Business Information
Campus Resources
Degree Requirements
Advising and Registration
Academic Policies
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Accredited by AACSB International – The
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of
Business http://www.aacsb.edu/
International Headquarters of The Society for the
Advancement of Management
The home of the Coastal Bend Business
Innovation Center (“Business Incubator”)
http://www.coastalbendinnovation.com
Accounting, Business Law & Finance
Decision Sciences & Economics
Management & Marketing
◦ Bachelor of Business Admin. (BBA)
◦ Master of Business Admin. (MBA)
◦ Master of Accountancy (MAcc)
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Accounting (ACCT)
Economics (ECON)
Finance (FINA)
General Business (BUSI)
Management (MGMT)
 General Management Emphasis
 Human Resource Management Emphasis
 Health Care Emphasis
◦ Management Information Systems (MISY)
◦ Marketing (MKTG)
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Organizes, summarizes and interprets
financial information within companies and
organizations.
Versatile major
Leads to CPA and other certifications
Potential jobs in Accounting include Public
Accountant, Tax Accountant, FBI Agent,
Credit Manager, Controller
Texas Entry Level Salary: $37,200 - $55,200
Source: Salary.com
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Economics studies how individuals allocate,
produce and distribute scarce resources.
Versatile major
Consider graduate degree for top level
positions
Potential jobs in Economics include Financial
Analyst, Government Administrator,
Investment Banker, Market Analyst, Property
Manager, Teacher
Texas Entry Level Salary: $40,700 - $60,800
Source: Salary.com
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Finance considers how businesses raise,
spend and invest capital; how individual and
firms allocate their resources among varying
investment alternatives; and how financial
markets function.
Potential jobs in Finance include Bond Broker,
Retail Financial Services, Consultant, Portfolio
Management, Venture Capitalist
Texas Entry Level Salary:$45,100 - $75,600
Source: Salary.com
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Management is the process of “getting work
done through people.” (AMA)
Management includes activities such as
planning, organizing, leading and controlling.
Potential jobs in Gen. Bus./Management
include Employee Relations Manager, General
Manager, Management Consultant, Human
Resources Director and Entrepreneur
Texas Entry Level Salary: $37,100 - $61,100
Source: Salary.com
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Management Information Systems majors
focus on the design, implementation and
maintenance of computer systems.
Use computer technology to solve business
problems.
Potential jobs in MIS include Information
Systems Manager, Network Specialist,
Database Manager, Systems Development
Manager
Texas Entry Level Salary: $40,500 - $74,000
Source: Salary.com
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Marketing is the process of planning and
executing the conception, pricing, promotion,
and distribution of ideas, goods, and services
to create exchanges that satisfy individual
and organizational objectives.
Potential jobs in Marketing include Marketing
Communications, Logistic Strategist, Product
and Price Management, Sales Manager,
Marketing Consultant
Texas Entry Level Salary: $27,300 - $46,900
Source: Salary.com
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Accounting
Business Administration (for non-majors)
Economics
Entrepreneurship
Human Resource Management
International Business
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Personal Financial Planning
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Academic Advising
Academic Testing
Academic Calendar
Bell Library
Campus Activities Board (CAB)
Career Services
CASA
Disability Services
Financial Assistance
Housing
Hurricane Evacuation Plan
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IADAPT & I-CARE
International Programs
Recreational Sports
SandDollar ID Card
Scholarships
Student Handbook
Student Organizations-UCSO
University Counseling Center
University Police Department (UPD)
Veterans Affairs
Writing Center
Log on for more student resources:
http://studentaffairs.tamucc.edu/studentservices.html
◦ Association of Information Technology
Professionals (AITP)
◦ Beta Gamma Sigma (Honor Society)
◦ Delta Sigma Pi ( ΔΣΠ)
◦ The Executives Club
◦ Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM)
◦ Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
◦ Student Accounting Society (SAS)
◦ Student Economics Association (SEA)
◦ Student Finance Association (SFA)
◦ American Marketing Association (AMA)
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S.A.I.L. - http://sail.tamucc.edu/
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Islander E-Mail - https://islander.tamucc.edu/mail
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Blackboard – https://bb9.tamucc.edu/
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Degree Planner - https://degreeplanner.tamucc.edu
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For students that want more out of their
degree and don’t mind a challenge
Requires 13 additional course hours*
Regular admission deadline is October 15th
If you have applied or are interested in
applying, wait to take the following classes:
Public Speaking, Micro/Macro Economics
and Professional Ethics
FMI: http://honors.tamucc.edu/ or visit us
at Passport to the Island
*Depending on major
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University Core Curriculum (45 hours)
Business Core Curriculum (45 hours)
Business Major (24 hours)
Electives (business/non-business) (6 hours)
 Total hours for the degree = 120*
*Freshman seminars (UCCP) and science labs may add 2 – 4 hours.
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ENGL1301
ENGL1302
HIST1301 or juniors HIST3331
HIST1302 or juniors HIST3331
POLS2305
POLS2306
Natural Sciences (Select 2)
◦ List in the catalog
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Math (Select 1, per degree plan)
◦ List in catalog
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COMM1315
ECON2301 or ECON 2302
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Social Science (Select 1)
◦ PSYC2301, SOCI1301
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Literature (Select 1)
◦ List in the catalog
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Fine Arts (Select 1)
◦ List in the catalog
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PHIL3340 (junior level)
NOT CORE BUT REQUIRED:
Foreign Language
Competency
Computer Competency
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ACCT 2301Financial Accounting
ACCT 2302 Managerial Accounting
ECON 2302 Microeconomics
MATH 1325 Business Calculus**
MISY 2305 Computer Applications in Business
BLAW 3310 Legal Environment of Business
FINA 3310 Financial Management
MGMT 3312 Behavior in Organizations)
MGMT 3315 Communication in Business
MISY 3310 Management Info. Systems Concepts
MKTG 3310 Principles of Marketing
ORMS 3310 Data Analysis & Statistics
BUSI 4310 International Business*
OPSY 4314 Operations Management
MGMT 4388 Administrative Policy & Strategy
* Some business majors may require a specific international course in their discipline.
**Calculus I (MATH 2413) may be substituted for MATH 1325.
BUSINESS CORE PROGRESSION
BUSINESS CORE PROGRESSION
Freshman Year
Sophomore Year
Junior Year
Senior Year
FINA 3310
MATH 1325*
ACCT 2301
ACCT 2302
ECON 2302*
MGMT 4388
BLAW 3310
ORMS 3310*
MISY 2305
OPSY 4314
MGMT3315
MISY3310
BUSI 4310**
University Core Curriculum Program
(Freshman and sophomore years)
MGMT 3312
MKTG 3310
Major Courses and Electives ***
(Junior and senior years)
Please note the
sequencing of
prerequisites of
business core
courses. Please
also note that all
business core
courses must be
completed prior to
enrolling in MGMT
4388.
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“In collaboration with other University
entities, the purpose of academic advising at
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is to
assist students in developing meaningful
educational plans and career goals in a
process that promotes students in becoming
engaged self-directed learners, and effective
decision makers.”
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1. Establish a positive ongoing relationship with shared
responsibility.
2. Provide accurate and timely information and interpret
university, core curriculum, and major requirements.
3. Assist students in considering and developing an
educational plan consistent with their goals.
4. Evaluate and monitor student academic progress towards
program completion.
5. Promote student growth and development and success
grounded in teaching and learning.
6. Work in partnership with campus community to promote a
culture of student success.
7. Empower students to be accountable for their decisions.
8. Assess student learning as a result of academic advising.
◦ Alberto Royo, Senior Academic Advisor (A – Go)
◦ Liz Palacios, Academic Advisor (Gp – Ob)
◦ Katharine Fischer, Academic Advisor (Oc – Z)
College of Business Advising Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Call for an appointment: (361)825-2653
Walk-ins from 8:30–11:30 AM on Fridays
Location: OCNR 120
◦ Course registration
 Please note COB freshman must see an advisor for
their first year to register or make changes to
schedule.
◦ Major selection
◦ Internships
◦ Referrals to faculty mentors, Career Services,
campus departments and University services.
◦ Scholarships
◦ Study abroad
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By signing this form, it allows university
officials to converse with your
parents/guardians.
FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974)
A federal law intended to protect the privacy of education
records, to establish the rights of students to inspect and
review their education records and to provide guidelines for
the correction of inaccurate or misleading information
through informal or formal hearings.
◦ Select a Learning Community (triad/tetrad) 7 – 10 hours*
◦ Select 6 hours (at least two courses) from below:
 University Core
 Business Core
 Business Elective (BUSI1310 or FINA 1307)
Total hours = 13 – 16 hours**
** Students who have already earned college credit hours will need to consult an academic advisor for other
courses.
NOTE: we will place a registration hold to first time freshmen students with less than 24 hours. These
students must see an advisor to make any changes to their schedule or to register in future semesters.
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Sample Triad
◦ UCCP1101
◦ ENGL1301
◦ HIST 1301
Sample
◦ BIOL1406
◦ CHEM1411
◦ ENGL1301
◦ UCCP1101
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Students are linked.
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Curriculum is linked.
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Seminar leader is
familiar with the
course expectations.
Triad Example:
Sub-Total:
Core:
Core:
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UCCP 1101 (1 hour)
ENGL 1301 (3 hours)
ECON 2301(3 hours)
7 hours
MUSI 1306
CHEM1305
Total:
(3 hours)
(3 hours)
13 hours
1st Number is the level:
◦ 1000 freshman
◦ 2000 sophomore
◦ 3000 junior
◦ 4000 senior
Semester Hours (12 semester hours is full-time)
◦ 2nd number is usually semester hours - ENGL1301 - 3 semester hours
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Transfer of AP, Dual Credit, Community College,
etc. do not repeat courses in the learning
community. However, must have official records
on file at the Office of Admissions and Records.
First-Year Seminar
◦ 0-11 semester hours need UCCP1101/UCCP1102
◦ 12-23 semester hours need UCCP1101 or UCCP1102
◦ 24+ semester hours you do not need a freshman seminar
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Important Information such as:
◦ Course descriptions and pre-requisites
◦ College programs including majors and minors
◦ Academic standing – Dean’s List, Probation,
Suspension, Graduating with Honors
◦ Procedure for dropping course(s) – please be aware
there are consequences of dropping such as
jeopardizing financial aid, scholarship, athletic
eligibility, three-peat policy, six-drop course limit,
and missing prerequisites
◦ Repetition of a course policy
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Grade Point Average (GPA) for Graduation
◦ 2.0 for all credit course work completed at
TAMUCC.
◦ 2.0 for all business courses.
◦ 2.0 in courses in their designated major.
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Two Ds Rule:
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.
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Community/junior College Transfers
◦ Must seek approval of academic advisor if taking
courses at another institution.
◦ Business courses must transfer with a grade of “C” or
better.
◦ At least 50% of the business hours required must be
taken at TAMUCC.
◦ Courses cannot be used to satisfy upper-division
requirements except for BLAW 3310 and ORMS 3310.
◦ Consult academic advisor for specific information and
course equivalency guide.
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Student Code of Ethics
◦ Business students are required to abide by the COB
Code of Ethics. For more information visit:
http://www.cob.tamucc.edu/current_students/ethics.html
◦ Business students must also complete BUSI 0011- COB
Student Code of Ethics and Plagiarism, a non-credit
Blackboard course which is a prerequisite for upperdivision courses.
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Major Field Test (MFT)
◦ Integral part of the COB’s Assurance of Learning
program.
◦ National standardized multiple-choice test
developed by the Educational Testing Service (ETS).
◦ Administered to senior business students at many
AACSB International institutions in the U.S.
◦ Measures basic knowledge of and understanding of
key concepts, theories and analytical methods in
the functional areas of business.

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