Business - Management

Business - Management Option AS or AA Degree

The Business Management Degree provides an overview of the various disciplines in business such as management, marketing, accounting, and finance. The degree provides a strong foundation for entry into a variety of business fields. The coursework is essential for entry-level positions while enhancing the knowledge base of those who are seeking career progression.

Upon complete of the business management program, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and explain major functional areas of business organizations including management, marketing, finance, and accounting
  • Identify the functions of management and apply them in business situations
  • Apply commonly used computer application programs to create relevant business documents
  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing in various business settings
  • Apply business mathematics in order to analyze data and solve business problems Students must fulfill the following requirements to qualify for an associate degree:
  • Complete the Associate Degree requirements
  • Complete major course requirements as specified in the catalog with a grade of C or better
  • Complete electives to reach a total of 60 degree applicable units
  • Maintain a grade point average of 2.00 overall
  • Complete the English and math competency requirements with a C or better


Course # Title Units
Required Core Courses
BUS 001A Beginning Principles of Accounting 4
or BUS 055 Bookkeeping 3
BUS 020 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 024 Business Mathematics 3
BUS 028 Business Communication 3
CIS 007 Computer Concepts 3
Total Core Courses 15 - 16
Course # Title Units
Management Option Requirements
BUS 035 Human Resources Management 3
BUS 018 Business Law 4
BUS 032 Small Business Management 3
Total Management Option 10
Course # Title Units
Bookkeeping Option Requirements
BUS 013A Word for Windows I 1.5
BUS 013B Word for Windows II 1.5
CIS 034 Introduction to Spreadsheets 3
BUS 074 Computerized Accounting 3
Total Bookkeeping Option 9
Course # Title Units
Total Business Management Degree Units 24 - 26

Click here to see the recommended course sequence for the Business Management AS Pathway.

Business - Management Certificate of Achievement

Completion of the 24-26 units listed above fulfills the requirements for Business Management Certificate of Achievement.

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