Business Administration

The purpose of the Business Administration Department and its programs at South Plains College is to prepare the student for transfer to a university for completion of the bachelor's degree.  This objective is met by providing the basic curriculum that is the foundation for higher level business courses.

These basic college courses prepare you to specialize in one of these business areas:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Energy Commerce
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Information Technology
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management

The courses outlined in the Business Administration curriculum at South Plains College are transferable to universities in the state of Texas.

Training Facilities

South Plains College’s business administration program offers you the opportunity to apply accounting, economic and mathematical theory to the contemporary business world. The dynamic nature of business and how it functions in regional and global environments require that you be able to think and communicate logically and clearly.
The classroom setting at SPC encourages the open exchange of ideas necessary to develop these important reasoning skills. Additionally, state-of-the-art computer labs provide you with an opportunity to use microcomputers for business applications and study.
Classes at SPC are small, averaging around 25 students, so you can be sure of receiving individual attention.

Program of Study

In order to receive an Associate of Science degree in Business Administration, students must successfully complete a minimum of 60 semester hours of selected courses.
Faculty members advise students as to what courses should be taken in order to ensure transfer success.
SPC’s Business Administration program offers a basic core curriculum in the arts and sciences. This curriculum builds the foundation for your transfer to a university.

The courses in business you will take at SPC include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Microeconomics 
  • Business Principles
  • Business Computer Applications
  • Business Statistics

The courses in arts and sciences you will take at SPC include:

  • English (6 semester hours)
  • U.S. History I (3 semester hours)
  • U.S. Histoery II (3 semester hours)
  • Lab Science (8 semester hours)
  • Math for Business/Social Science Majors (3 semester hours)
  • Calculus for Business/Social Science Majors (3 semester hours)
  • American Government (3 semester hours)
  • Texas Government (3 semester hours)
  • Physical Education (2 semester hours)
  • Language Philosophy and Culture (3 semester hours)
  • Creative Arts (3 semester hours)
  • Business and Professional Communication (3 semester hours)

Career Opportunities in Business Administration

Corporate executives, certified public accountants, loan officers, financial planners and marketing consultants all have one thing in common. They possess a strong background in business administration. It has been estimated that three out of every four people in the United States work in a business-related field. The managerial, organizational and leadership skills that you acquire in your business administration studies will serve you well in any facet of life.

Success Stories

The South Plains College Business Administration Department loves to recognize successful alumni! Highligted below are some outstanding students who journeyed through our department on their way to successful careers.  Please click on their name for more information!

Elijah Williams - North American Sales Manager, Tweel Technologies