Future business leaders can get a great start in Austin Community College’s Business Studies Institute with a clear, accessible path to reach your educational and career goals. The Business Studies Institute provides the high-quality coursework and access to state-of-the-art facilities to prepare you for success in a wide range of business-related fields. Upon completion of this institute, you’ll be prepared to enter ACC’s business administration degree program or transfer to a four-year university.
The demand for business professionals will continue to be high because the career opportunities are abundant for individuals with a solid business education. Companies in every industry need professionals who are trained to organize, plan, and manage an organization.
The institute is a block-schedule program, which means you complete required courses in blocks tailored to your success. The majority of block-scheduled programs meet in person due to state requirements for block scheduling.
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Fewer Decisions to Make
Block scheduling allows you to register for multiple courses at once. You also are also less likely to take extra courses that are not required for your certificate or degree plan.
Get Business Advice and Career Exposure
The fall 2019 Business Studies Institute will meet for classes at the Northridge Campus. Institute courses will be completed in the sequence below.
|Fall Semester||EDUC 1300||Effective Learning: Strategies for College Success|
|HIST 1301||United States History I|
|ENGL 1301||English Composition I|
|MATH 1314||College Algebra (for students not eligible for MATH 1314, ACC will offer a co-required Math option - MATD 0414)|
|Spring Semester||BIOL 1309||Life on Earth|
|MATH 1325||Business Calculus|
|ENGL 1302||English Composition II|
|BCIS 1305||Business Computer Applications|
|Summer Semester||ECON 2301||Principles of Macroeconomics|
|HIST 1302||United States History II|
|ENGL 2328||American Literature II|
|Fall Semester||GOVT 2305||United States Government|
|ACCT 2301||Principles of Accounting I - Financial|
|ENVR 1301||Introduction to Environmental Science|
|Spring Semester||ECON 2302||Principles of Microeconomics|
|MUSI 1306||Music Appreciation|
|GOVT 2306||United States Government|
|ACCT 2302||Principles of Accounting - Managerial|
Complete the following steps to enroll in the Business Studies Institute. Note: Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to an ACC institute.