2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
    Dec 13, 2018  
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management, A.A.


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The curriculum in the Business Management Associate Degree program is designed to provide the student the opportunity to achieve an Associate degree. While a baccalaureate or higher degree is recommended for those considering professional careers in business, earning the Associate degree would demonstrate achievement and may support attempts to gain entry-level employment or promotion.

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.
  • Describe the functions of business in society including the major concepts related to business ownership and the factors that influence them; competition and marketing; and the systems, technologies, and operational controls through which business organizations operate.
  • Apply the basics of financial accounting.
  • Assess human communication styles; plan and apply motivational strategies; solve human relations issues.

Required Courses


Total Units for the Major: 20.5-22


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

Associate in Arts 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 in Arts degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

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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