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​Business Administration

Business Administration is the study of basic principles and techniques to effectively manage and lead organizations.
The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer, also called the Business Administration AS-T Degree, is designed for students planning to transfer to a CSU and major in general business or a more specialized field of business such as finance, accounting, international business, marketing, or management. The intent of Business Administration AS-T degree is to assist students in seamlessly transferring to CSU’s.  Students should consult with a counselor for specific information regarding the transfer requirements of their preferred college or university.
The Business Admin AS-T will provide students with a broad-based business degree which will enable them to pursue any number of career options such as Director of Finance, Certified Public Accountant, Director of Marketing, Human Resource Director, Small Business Owner/Manager [which would include retail], Financial Planner, Stock Broker.  Even students who choose not to major in business administration find that coursework in the field can improve their ability to think critically, problem-solve, manage their lives, and understand the economic issues that engage our world, our country, and our communities.
This degree requires students to complete 60 CSU transferable units including completion of CSU GE or IGETC and 28 units in the major with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.  Title 5 requires that students earn a grade of “C” or better in all major coursework. There are no additional graduation requirements. Students should consult with a counselor when planning to complete the degree for more information on university admission and transfer requirements. For more information please call (760) 776-7224.
  David George
  Pamela Stegeman 
Dept. No. Title Units
Must be completed with a grade of C or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework.
Required Courses:
​BUAC 20A ​Financial Accounting ​4
​BUAC 20B​ Managerial Accounting​ 4​​
​BUMA 20A​ ​Business Law ​3
​BUMA 10​ ​Introduction To Business 3​
CIS 10 Computer Literacy 4
ECON 1 Principles Of Macroeconomics 3
​ECON 2​ ​Principles Of Microeconomics ​3
​MATH 14 ​Statistical Methods ​4
or MATH 9 Business Calculus​ (4)​
  Required Courses 28
  CSU General Education or IGETC Pattern1 37-39
  Transferable Electives2 (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)
1 Units for the major may be double counted for CSUGE or IGETC, confer with Counselor.
2 Elective units to reach 60-unit total must be CSU transferable, confer with Counselor.
* Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (SB1440) on page 42 of the 2017-18 COD Catalog.