Program: Business Administration

Overview

Business Administration

Do you aspire to become a business major and transfer to your dream college or university? You’re certainly not alone.  According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Business is the most popular bachelor’s degree option, accounting for nearly 20% of all undergraduate majors.  Additionally, business is all around us, from the small coffee shop that you may frequently visit before your classes to the major corporations that you hear about in the media. 

If you want to learn more about business, whether you want to become an entrepreneur or whether you want to move quickly toward earning a bachelor’s degree at a CSU, the Business Administration – Associate in Science Transfer degree would be the right move to help you understand the theories and applications of the Business environment.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION & ECONOMICS - Program Brochure

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This is an Associate degree transfer-oriented program, with a focus on Accounting, Economics, Law, and General Business, which will prepare you for upper-division entry into a bachelor degree-granting institution. After receiving your Associate degree, you may also find excellent starting level job opportunities in the Financial & Accounting fields, Economics, research and legal-services fields, and the wide-range of general business careers in marketing, management, and international business. As you continue through the University level you will continue to find expanded career opportunities with higher income potential.

POTENTIAL JOBS

To view the thousands of potential jobs in this field of study, we strongly urge you to visit:

Degrees & Certificates


Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer (AS-T)

Business (AS-T)

Course Offerings

View courses offered in different semesters to assist in academic planning.

Course Name   Fall   Winter Spring Summer

GBUS 5
Introduction to Business

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ACCTG 1A
Principles of Accounting

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ACCTG 1B
Principles of Accounting II

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ECON 1
Macro Economic Analysis

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ECON 1H
Macro Economics Honors
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ECON 2
Micro Economic Analysis

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ECON 2H
Micro Economics Honors
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LAW 18A
Business Law

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FAQ

What is a Transfer degree?

A transfer degree acts as a roadmap and has been designed and approved to provide you direct access into a CSU or UC, provided you have fulfilled the 60 units of required coursework.

Why should I pursue a Business degree?

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ Job Outlook Report, over 72 percent of all businesses in the country intend to hire employees with a business degree.

There seem to be so many types of Business degrees. Which one should I choose?

You will notice that there are a few courses that every degree requires because they give a strong foundation to whichever career path that you might choose. As you complete these courses you will become much more in tune with an area that you would like to pursue. The most important of these courses are GBUS 5 - Introduction to Business because this is where you will get a birds-eye-view of the business environment.

I hear that people in Business make a lot of money.  Is that true?

Maybe…..maybe not.  This is the most important point to understand as you focus on your early college career.  Nothing is guaranteed.  The most important thing you can do now is put the odds in your favor and never lose sight of your goals.

Is the Business faculty any good?

You bet they are!  Come and see for yourself.