Academic Catalog

Business Administration, AS-T

Program Description

The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degree prepares students to transfer to California State Universities (CSUs). Students who complete the Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degree will be ensured preferential transfer status to CSUs for business administration majors and majors in related disciplines. The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degree requirements will fulfill the lower division major requirements at many local CSUs. Students are advised, however, to meet with a counselor to assess the course requirements for specific CSUs.

The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degree will enable students to develop theoretical and functional skills specific to many of the primary functions in business such as marketing, accounting, finance and management. Additionally, students will learn communication, interpersonal, collaboration, research, critical thinking and leadership skills through hands-on projects.

Learn more about the program on the Business Administration website.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will develop skills to interpret resource allocation through research in basic financial literacy skills (computation, critical thinking skills), by analyzing the data with understanding of communication/leadership local and in the global sphere of the business world. This is accomplished in writing and in their oral presentations.
  • As a result of these basic business experiences, students will develop strategies on to which area of business they may enter.

Units Required

  • Major: 44-45

Associate Degree Requirements

Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer requires completion of a minimum of 90 units to include:

  • CSU General Education Breadth Requirements or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)1 (49-58 units) (full certification is required)
  • Core and support courses (44-45 units, of which 15 units may satisfy the GE requirement)
  • Transferable electives necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement

Note: All courses pertaining to the major must be completed with a grade of "C" (or "P") or better. In addition, the student must obtain a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Core and Support Courses

Core Courses
ACTG 1AFINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I5
ACTG 1BFINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II5
or ACTG 1BH HONORS FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II
ACTG 1CMANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING5
or ACTG 1CH HONORS MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
BUSI 18BUSINESS LAW I5
ECON 1APRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS5
ECON 1BPRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS5
Support Courses
List A
Select one of the following:5
CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS & ECONOMICS 1
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
INTEGRATED STATISTICS II
STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
or SOC 7
STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
List B
Select two of the following:9-10
INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION PROCESSING
PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS
HONORS PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS
or any course not previously completed for List A 2
Total Units44-45