Business - Administration

Business Administration AS-T

The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer Degree is designed to provide students a seamless transfer to the California State University system. The degree is designed to prepare students for a baccalaureate degree in Business Administration or similar major.

Students will gain a broad knowledge in the foundation of the business field including accounting, computer systems, economics, and contract law. The program includes coursework that is essential for entry-level positions and enhances the knowledge base of those who are seeking career advancement. A baccalaureate degree will prepare students will to work with a variety of occupations including account executive, analyst, bank employee, buyer, clerk, data-entry clerk, data- entry specialist, government service, insurance representative, manager, office assistant, public administration, and sales.

Upon completion of the business administration program, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and explain the major functional areas of business organizations including management, marketing, finance, and accounting.
  • Apply commonly used computer application programs to create relevant business documents.
  • Apply accounting and mathematical concepts and principles in making decisions about business operations.
  • Analyze practical business problems and utilize research and critical thinking to evaluate and recommend alternative solutions.
  • Assess the relationships and inter-dependencies of economic, social, legal, and global environments in which businesses operate.

This program is intended for students planning to transfer to a California State University. Students must fulfill the following requirements to qualify for an associate degree for transfer:

  • Complete CSU GE Breadth or IGETC pattern
  • Complete the major course requirements as specified in the catalog with a C or better
  • Complete electives to reach a total of 60 transferable units
  • Maintain a grade point average of 2.0 overall
  • Complete the English, Critical Thinking, Communication, and Math requirements with a C or better
Course # Title Units
Required Core Courses
BUS 001A Beginning Principles of Accounting 4
BUS 001B Elementary Principles of Accounting 4
BUS 018 Business Law 4
BUS 020 Introduction to Business 3
CIS 007 Computer Concepts 3
ECON 001A Macroeconomics 3
ECON 001B Microeconomics 3
MATH 025 Introduction to Statistics 4
Total 28
Units to be double-counted as General Education 9
CSU GE Breadth or IGETC Units 39
Transferable Elective Units 2
Total 60

Click here to see the recommended course sequence for the Business Administrations AS-T Pathway.