Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long is the Associate of Arts in Business program?
A: The Associate of Arts in Business degree is designed to be completed in 2 years if the student enrolls in 15 SCH each Fall and Spring semester.

Q: When can I begin the Associate of Arts in Business program?
A: Students can enter the program in the Fall, Spring, or Summer semester.

Q: Is there an entrance examination required to enroll in the Accounting Technology program?
A: No specific aptitude tests are required to apply to the Accounting Technology program. You do need to meet the admission requirements of Lamar Institute of Technology and meet the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements. Students who do not meet TSI requirements will be required to enroll in developmental education courses in addition to the degree requirements.

Q: Can the Associate of Arts in Business program be completed online?
A: Currently, no, the entire the Associate of Arts in Business program cannot be completed online. However, there are currently some Accounting Technology courses offered online and more courses will be added in the future. Additionally, the academic classes that are part of the degree requirement may be taken online.

Q: May I transfer a course into the program?
A: Courses will more than likely transfer into the program as long as you successfully completed the course receiving a grade of C or better at a regionally accredited college or university. The Registrar will review your transcripts for transfer courses.

Q: What types of financial aid are available to me?
A: The financial counselors here at Lamar Institute of Technology are more than happy to help you investigate funds available for your education. For information about financial aid, go to the Financial Aid link on our website. You can also apply for our numerous scholarships.