2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Jun 19, 2024  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Business Leadership Associate of Science


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This Business Leadership Associate of Science degree program develops leadership skills needed for success in business careers through effective communications, problem-solving techniques, decision making, and managing resources and meetings. Topics also include economic, sociocultural, and technological trends, making ethical decisions, and motivating others. Some jobs that apply the skills learned in this degree include first-line supervisors, department, production, or plant supervisors, operations supervisors and managers, project managers, and assistants for these positions across various industries of interest.

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.
  • Assess human communication styles; plan and apply motivational strategies; solve human relations issues.
  • Demonstrate the importance of leadership in managing change and implementing a new vision for an organization.
  • Evaluate and apply ethical leadership strategies to various leadership situations.

REQUIRED COURSES:

Course ID Title Units
BUS 1  or Introduction to Business 3
BUS 1H   Honors Introduction to Business 3
BUS 10   * or Business Statistics 3
MATH 10   * or Introduction to Statistics 3
PSYC 44   * or Statistics for Behavioral Sciences 3
BUS 205   or Business Math 3
ACCT 215   General Accounting 3
BUS 13  or Legal Environment and Business Law 3
BUS 13H   Honors 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
BUS 125  or Human Relations In Business 3
COMM 20   Intercultural Communication 3
BUS 196   or Workplace Success Skills 1
CWE 180   CO-OP-ED Business 1
BUS 229   Organizational Behavior 3
CIM 1   Computer Information Systems 4

TOTAL UNITS FOR THE MAJOR:


32-33

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

Associate in Science Degree


Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate of Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees


Refer to the Graduation Requirements  and to the Associate Degree – General Education Requirements in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements.

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