2019-2020 Spring Edition 
    Jan 27, 2022  
2019-2020 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration Associate in Science for Transfer

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The study of business is a broad and diverse discipline that encompasses topics and tools needed for transfer to baccalaureate programs as well as for entering the world of professional business careers, both domestic and global.

Students who complete the Associate in Science Degree in Business Administration for Transfer receive priority admission to the California State University system, though admission to a specific campus is not guaranteed. While an associate degree may support attempts to gain entry-level employment or promotion, a baccalaureate or higher degree is recommended for those considering professional careers, pursuit of which can be achieved through transfer.

Graduation Requirements
The following is required for all AA-T or AS-T degrees:

  1. Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
    1. The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education – Breadth Requirements.
    2. A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
  2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.Students must earn a “C” (or “P” Pass) or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate preparation for transfer to a four-year institution with the required business, accounting, economics, math, and other learning.
  • Identify, summarize, and compare the fundamentals of legal systems, and social, ethical, and political forces affecting the development and operation of businesses.
  • Communicate clearly, effectively, and appropriately in writing and orally using the language of business.
  • Make effective business decisions using appropriate systematic, evaluative, ethical, information-based approaches.
  • Develop and exhibit high standards of professional practice, demonstrating awareness of ethical and social responsibilities in today’s multi-cultural, team-oriented, rapidly changing environment.

List A: Select one of the following courses

List B: Select two of the following courses

Total Units for the Major: 27-29

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

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