PVAMU Northwest Houston Center
Degree Completion Programs Offered
Students who are ready to complete their undergraduate coursework in the fields accounting and management can take courses offered at the PVAMU Northwest Houston Center. The PVAMU Northwest Houston Center (NWHC) is conveniently located in northwest Houston close to Tomball Parkway (SH 249) and FM 1960. Students with associates’ degrees or some coursework toward a bachelor’s degree can earn credit taking classes in the evening or on the weekend through the College of Business.
- Courses are taught by PVAMU faculty.
- Scholarship assistance may be available to qualified students through one or more of the following sources
If you are planning to transfer to one of the business degree programs offered at the PVAMU NWHC, get a head start on courses while you are still enrolled at community college by using this PVAMU Business Course Conversion Grid for Texas Community Colleges as a guide. For a complete list of Texas Course Equivalents accepted at PVAMU, please refer to the University Catalog.
The mission of the accounting program is to offer high quality, comprehensive accounting education which prepares students for immediate employment in the private and public sectors as well as for graduate or professional education. Students, who are the program’s most valued stakeholders, are provided an accounting curriculum that offers a general business education in a liberal arts setting which encourages logical, analytical and creative strategic thinking.
Management is important in our modern society:
- Managers are needed in businesses, government and non-profit organizations,
- A manager’s functions include, but are not limited to, planning, organizing and leading,
- A manager’s responsibility is to use financial, human and information resources to attain organizational goals.
General Transfer Admission
Applicants who have earned fewer than 15 transferable semester credit hours (SCH) and have a 2.0 college grade point average (GPA) will be admitted if they satisfy the regular requirements for freshman admissions. This applicant must have graduated high school within the previous (12) months.
A student transferring from community/junior college or another university with 15 or more transferable semester credit hours will be admitted with a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher on a 4.0 scale from the last school attended. Official transcripts of all coursework completed at each institution must be submitted. Remedial and some technical courses in which grades of “D” or “F” were earned will not be accepted. A student on academic probation or suspension from another institution is not in good academic standing and is not eligible for admission. Transfer students must satisfy all Prairie View A&M University requirements for graduation. All courses and grades transferred from other colleges and/or universities are recorded as received on the student’s academic record at Prairie View A&M University. Changes in the evaluation of transfer credit will not be permitted after one (1) year from the student’s initial evaluation at Prairie View A&M University. Grades earned at other institutions may not be used to remove a grade point deficiency acquired in residence at Prairie View A&M University.
Students wishing to transfer must submit the following items to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions:
- Completed ApplyTexas application for admission.
- The $25.00 non-refundable application processing fee which is due for each semester an applicant applies.
- Official college/university transcript(s) from all institutions attended. Faxed, emailed or scanned transcripts will not be accepted.
- If applicable, a written request to use the Academic Fresh Start Program, prior to admission.
If a student has successfully completed the 42-semester credit hour core mandated by the state of Texas, the student will have fulfilled the core curriculum requirements for Prairie View A&M University. A student who has not completed the core curriculum elsewhere will be required to complete the University core. A student must meet special program requirements in addition to general core curriculum requirements.
For additional information about the BBA degree completion programs offered through the College of Business at the PVAMU NWHC, please contact us.
Mr. Wayne Ballentine (936) 261-9213
Mr. Daniel Kennebrew (936) 261-9206
Ms. Carolyn S. Davis (936) 261-9237
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