E-Commerce and Web-based Business

The E-Commerce & Web-Based Business BA degree explores the infinite possibilities that the internet can offer a business. From eliminating geographical limitations to lower operations costs, E-Commerce has many advantages over brick-and-mortar businesses. Enrolling in the program at HTC will help you develop the integral skills and knowledge to create a rock-solid approach toward successful business and commerce on the web. The degree coursework covers both the technical foundations and the design creativity that work hand-in-hand to grow competitive online businesses. Some specific courses include Web Programming, Website Design and Development, and Graphic and Multimedia Design. A BA degree in E-Commerce & Web-Based Business from HTC will help launch your career in a variety of professions as an E-Business Consultant, E-Services Manager, or go on to become an online business entrepreneur.

Program Chair

Paul Pinkus
Paul Pinkus, CPA
E-Commerce sales in 2021 accounted for over 13% of total sales with 80% of American consumers shopping on line and those numbers will only continue to rise. Our students are being equipped to assist the sellers and the buyers in more effectively and efficiently navigating the electronic highway of commerce.

General Education Requirements

Students must complete HTC’s General Education Requirements as listed in the school catalog.

Business Major Required Courses

The Business coursework for the additional major in Business consists of 42 semester hours as outlined below. Three of the 300-level courses must be completed in residence.

Requirement Credits
ACCH 201 - Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACCH 202 - Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BUSH 213 - Business Communication*** 3
BUSH 215 - Macroeconomics 3
BUSH 217 - Microeconomics 3
BUSH 250 - Business Law 3
BUSH/MATH 272 - Statistical Analysis*** 3
BUSH 301 - Management of Personnel and Organizations 3
BUSH 306 - Business Data Analysis 3
BUSH 311 - Principles of Marketing 3
BUSH/PHIH 322 (or 332) - Case Studies in Jewish Business Ethics*** 3
BUSH 341 - Business Finance 3
BUSH 361 - Ecommerce 3
BUSH 385 - Business Policy and Strategic Management*** 3

*** Must be taken at HTC. Transfer credits are not accepted for these courses.

E-commerce & Web-Based Business Major Requirement

Students declared for the E-commerce and Web-Based Business Major must fulfill the above Business core coursework except for Business Law and Management of Personnel and Organizations; and may choose to fulfill either Microeconomics or Macroeconomics. Additional coursework for this major includes:

Requirement Credits
BUSH 320 - Advertising 3
CAIH 250 - Introduction to Web Programming 3
CAIH 271 - Graphic and Multimedia Design 3
CAIH 324 - Client-Based Web Development 3
CAIH 338 - Server-Based Web Development 3