2021-2022 Catalog 
    Aug 19, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Leadership Associate in Science

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The Business Leadership program is designed to increase the ability to succeed in a highly competitive work environment.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Communicate clearly, effectively, and appropriately in writing and orally.
  • Identify the fundamentals of legal systems, and social, ethical, and political forces affecting the development and operation of businesses.
  • Students who complete the certificate or degree in the Business Leadership program will have learned how to assess human communication styles; plan and apply motivational strategies; solve human relations issues.


Course ID Title Units
BUS 1   Introduction to Business 3
BUS 13   Legal Environment and Business Law 3
BUS 102   Oral Business Communications 3
BUS 103   or Business English 3
ENG 1A  *or Principles of Composition I 4
ENG 1AH  * Honors Principles of Composition I 4
BUS 104  * Business Communication 3
BUS 120   Business Management 3
Restricted Electives:  Specify total 3 units  
BUS 125   Human Relations In Business 3
BUS 223   Human Resources and Employment Law 3
BUS 111 Business Sustainability Strategies, People - Planet - Profit 3



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

Associate in Science Degree

Completion of the certificate program and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College. Degree may be completed with 60-68 units depending on the transfer pattern courses chosen by the student.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

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