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Business Administration

Award Type: Associate in Arts

The associate degree program in business administration prepares students to begin upper-division work leading to a baccalaureate degree in business or business administration. Students will recall and apply significant business principles, produce work-based learning projects, and demonstrate the ability to follow oral and written instructions.

The graduate of the Associate in Arts in Business Administration will:

  • Recall significant business administration issues, theories, and applications relevant to subsequent upper-division coursework.
  • Apply business administration principles to produce work-based learning projects related to upper-division coursework.
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions on assignments and class activities.

Program Requirements

A major of 28 units is required for the associate in arts degree.

Required core courses (28 units):

Course Number Course Title Units
ACCT 131 Financial Accounting 1 3.0
ACCT 132 Financial Accounting 2 3.0
ACCT 140 Managerial Accounting 3.0
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3.0
BUS 110 Business Law 3.0
CBIS 101 Computer Concepts & Applications 3.0
ECON 101 Principles of Macro-Economics 3.0
ECON 102 Principles of Micro-Economics 3.0
MATH 123 Elementary Statistics 4.0

Recommended electives:

Course Number Course Title Units
BUS 141 Global Economics 3.0
ECON 141 Global Economics 3.0
GBST 141 Global Economics 3.0
MATH 135 Calculus with Applications 4.0

General Education Requirements

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