Welcome to the Business Studies Division

The Business Studies Division of Austin Community College is one of the largest providers of business education in Texas. Our 150 faculty and staff serve approximately 5,000 students each year. Our programs are accredited and approved by numerous agencies including the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, the American Culinary Federation, the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, and the Texas Real Estate Commission. Business Studies students can select from a variety of disciplines leading to an Associate of Applied Science Degree or Certificate. The Associate of Science in Business Administration degree, designed for those planning to transfer to a university, is also in Business Studies.

The office of the Dean of Business Studies provides services to, and promotes the activities of the following programs:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Business, Government and Technical Communication
  • Culinary Arts
  • Hospitality Management, Meeting and Event Planning, Tourism
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Office Administration
  • Real Estate and Finance

At Austin Community College, we take seriously our responsibility to train and educate the Central Texas workforce. The Business Studies Division is committed to providing students with the best education possible. This is accomplished by outstanding faculty, multiple course delivery methods, small class size, and a commitment to high instructional standards.

Interim Dean: Dr. Reed Peoples
512-223-8124; Fax 512-223-8230  rpeoples@austincc.edu

Assistant: Leslie Saldana
512-223-8124; Fax 512-223-8230  leslies@austincc.edu