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Business Administration Associate in Science for Transfer Degree (31365)

The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degree provides students with a comprehensive business education in the principles and practices of all phases of business. A student graduating with an Associate in Science in Business for Transfer may transfer to a four-year institution to complete a Bachelor’s Degree. Completion of the requirements guarantees students the ability to transfer to any CSU school in any area of business. Students will be accepted to a California State University campus to pursue a baccalaureate degree and preparation to pursue a career is the field of business, industry or government.

​Major requirements
​Units
​Accounting 101, Financial Accounting ​4
​Accounting 102, Managerial Accounting 4
​Business 105, Legal Environment of Business ​3
​Economics 120, Principles/Macro ​3
​Economics 121, Principles/Micro ​3

Select one (1) course from the following (List A):
​4
​Mathematics 150, Calculus for Biological, Management and Social Sciences (4)
​Mathematics 219/219H, Statistics and Probability (4)
​ OR
​Social Science 219/219H, Statistics and Probability (4)

Select two (2) courses from the following (List B):
6-7​
​Any course from List A (4)
(may not be a course used to satisfy the requirements of A)
​Business 100, Fundamentals of Business (3)
​ OR
​Business 222, Business Writing (3)
​Computer Science 100, The Computer and Society (3)
​ OR
​Business 150, Introduction to Information Systems and Applications (3)
​TOTAL 27-28​

California State University campuses have preferences on which courses should be chosen.

California State University, Fullerton prefers students take Math 150, Business 150 and Business 222.

California State University, Long Beach prefers both Math 150 and 219 and either Business 150 or Computer Science 100.

California Polytechnic University, Pomona prefers both Math 150 and 219 and Computer Science 100.

Students are advised to check with their college of choice for any other specific course information.

Business Administration Associate in Science (11857)

The associate degree in business administration enables students to move into a curriculum at a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree. Career opportunities exist in many areas of business administration such as accounting, financial planning and analysis, financial service specialties, management, marketing and sales, production and logistics, and systems and technology development.

​Major requirements
​Units
​Accounting 101, Financial Accounting ​4
​Accounting 102, Managerial Accounting ​4
​Business 105, Legal Environment of Business ​3
​Business 150, Introduction to Information Systems and Applications ​3
​Business 222, Business Writing ​3
​Economics 120, Principles/Macro ​3
​Economics 121, Principles/Micro ​3

Select one of the following courses:
​3-4
​Business 100, Fundamentals of Business (3)
​Business 120/Management 120, Principles of Management (3)
​Marketing 113, Principles of Marketing (3)
​Mathematics 150, Calculus for Biological, Management and Social Sciences (4)
TOTAL ​26-27

Students planning for university transfer should be aware that some universities only accept Business 101 for the transfer major (e.g. California State University, Long Beach) while others only accept Business 105 (e.g. California State University, Fullerton) for the transfer major.

Students planning for university transfer should be aware that California State University, Fullerton and many other universities require Math 150 for the Business Administration degree.
Numerous California State University campuses and private colleges and universities offer baccalaureate degrees in Business Administration. In the University of California system, UC Berkeley and UC Riverside offer this degree. Consult the Transfer Planning Guide and meet with a counselor for information about specific programs and transfer requirements.

Business Management Associate in Science (11859)

The associate degree in business management is designed to enable students to handle basic problems encountered in managing within a business environment including the managing of a marketing program, the making of decisions and problem solving, the coordinating of activities, the influencing of staff, and the understanding of finance. Entry-level careers include management trainees and assistant managers or supervisors.

​Major requirements ​Units
​Accounting 101, Financial Accounting 4​
​Business 100, Fundamentals of Business ​3
​Business 120/Management 120, Principles of Management ​3
​Business 222, Business Writing ​3
​Marketing 113, Principles of Marketing ​3

Select two (2) courses from the following:
​6
​Business 105, Legal Environment of Business (3)
​Business 121/Management 121, Human Relations and Organizational Behavior (3)
​Business 127, Introduction to E-Commerce (3)
​Business 150, Introduction to Information Systems and Applications (3)
​Management 135, Human Resource Management (3)
TOTAL ​22

Students intending to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Business Management should consult the major requirements for upper division standing listed under the Business Administration major. For other related majors, look under Management.

Business Management Certificate of Proficiency

The certificate in business management is designed to enable students to handle basic problems encountered in managing within a business environment. Entry-level careers include management trainees and assistant managers or supervisors.

​Requirements ​Units
​Accounting 101, Financial Accounting 4​
​Business 100, Fundamentals of Business
​  OR
​Business 120, Principles of Management 3​
​  OR
​Management 120, Principles of Management
​Business 222, Business Writing 3​
​  OR
​Management 122, Business Communications
​Business 150, Introduction to Information Systems and Applications
​  OR 3​
​Computer Science 100, The Computer and Society
TOTAL 13​
 

Business Management-Entrepreneurship

The associate degree and certificate of achievement in entrepreneurship is designed to assist the student in the development of fundamental skills necessary to open and operate a small business and/or to continue the pursuit of a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university. Students intending to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship should consult the major requirements for upper division study listed under the Business Administration major.

Entrepreneurship Associate in Science (11860) Certificate of Achievement (21635)

​Major requirements ​Units
​Accounting 101, Financial Accounting ​4
​Business 170, Principles of Small Business Management ​3
​Business 171, Business Plan for Small Business ​3
​Business 175, Online Entrepreneurship ​3
​Marketing 172, Small Business Marketing and Advertising
Select one of the following: 2-3​
​Accounting 035, QuickBooks (2)
​Business 127, Introduction to E-Commerce (3)
​Computer Information Systems 126, Web Site Development for Business (3)
​TOTAL 18-19​