2021-2022 Catalog 
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2021-2022 Catalog [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.


Course ID Title Units
ACCT 1A   Financial Accounting 4
ACCT 1B  * Managerial Accounting 4
ECON 4  * or Principles (MICRO) 3
ECON 4H  * Honors Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 2 * or Principles (MACRO) 3
ECON 2H  * Honors Principles of Macroeconomics 3
BUS 13   Legal Environment and Business Law 3
List A:  Select one of the following courses  
MATH 11  * A Brief Course in Calculus 5
MATH 10  * Introduction to Statistics 3
List B:  Select two of the following courses  
CIM 1   Computer Information Systems 4
BUS 1  or Introduction to Business 3
BUS 104   Business Communication 3



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


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