Business Administration

Associate in Science in Business Administration 2017-2018

A student who completes this degree will be prepared to assume responsibility for an entry or mid-level managerial position in an organization. This degree provides students with a broad knowledge of modern business and management theories through a carefully structured core curriculum consisting of courses in accounting, economics, management, and computer information systems.

Complete the following program of study. Major requirements (34-38 units minimum).

Business Administration Core (18 units):
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ACCTG 40 or
ACCTG 4A
Applied Accounting or
Financial Accounting
4
BA 5 Business Communications 3
BA 10 Introduction to Business 3
BA 19V or
BA 27 or
BA 47
Cooperative Work Experience, Business or
Students in Free Enterprise SIFE/Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization or
Careers-Business
1
BA 33 Human Relations in Business 3
BA 39 or
STAT 7
Finite Mathematics for Business or
Elementary Statistics (fulfills GE Math Requirement)
3 or
4
ECON 1A Principles of Macroeconomics – Fulfills GE math requirement 3
ECON 1B Principles of Microeconomics – Fulfills GE math requirement 3 ECON 201
IS 15 Computer Concepts – Fulfils GE Familiarity with Computer Concepts requirement 3

Notes:

Complete the CORE Business Administration courses listed at the top of the worksheet. Based on your career pathway select one of the five degree options listed including the courses specified. For further information on choosing the right major for your career goal, please see a counselor in AC2 #133.

Of the core courses, some courses meet graduation/GE requirements for the AS degree:

  • BA 39 and STAT 7, fulfills GE Area B2 Requirement.
  • ECON 1A and ECON 1B, fulfills GE Math Requirement
  • IS 15, fulfills GE Familiarity with Computer Concepts Requirement
Accounting Option: (Major #C.205A.AS), 11 units required.
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ACCTG 4A Financial Accounting 4
ACCTG 4B Managerial Accounting 4
ACCTG 31 Computerized Accounting 3
Entrepreneurship Option: (Major #C. 205C.AS), 9 units required.
Course Course Description Units C-ID
BA 38 Operation of the Small Business 3
BA 52 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
MKTG 10 Marketing 3
General Business Option: (Major #C.205C.AS), 9 units required.
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ACCTG 4A Financial Accounting 4
ACCTG 4B Managerial Accounting 4
ACCTG 31 Computerized Accounting 3
BA 15 Introduction to Management 3
BA 38 Operation of the Small Business 3
BA 52 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
IS 40A Web Development with HTML 3
IS 60 Operating Systems 2
IS 62 Computer & Communication Essentials, Troubleshooting & Maintenance 4
MKTG 10 Marketing 3
MKTG 11 Salesmanship 3
MKTG 12 Advertising and Promotion 3
Information System Management Option: (Major #C.205D.AS), 9 units required.
Course Course Description Units C-ID
IS 18 Spreadsheet Fundamentals 1.5
IS 40A Web Development with HTML 3
IS 60 Operating Systems 2
IS 62 Computer & Communication Essentials, Troubleshooting & Maintenance 4
Management Option: (Major #C.205F.AS), 9 units required.
Course Course Description Units C-ID
BA 15 Introduction to Management 3
BA 38 Operation of the Small Business 3
MKTG 10 Marketing 3
Marketing Option: (Major #C.205G.AS) 9 units required.
Course Course Description Units C-ID
MKTG 10 Marketing 3
MKTG 11 Salesmanship 3
MKTG 12 Advertising and Promotion 3

Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. Define business, list five functions of business, and describe each function.
  2. Utilize effective oral communication skills in a variety of situations (including one-on-one and group presentations) and using a variety of formats.
  3. Write effective business letters, memos research papers and other documents.
  4. Conduct research using a variety of resources including published documents and web based resources.
  5. Effectively and efficiently, use technology (commonly used computers and software) as it relates to the world of business.
  6. Discuss the basic accounting concept and financial statements used regularly in business.
  7. List and describe the major forces influencing human behavior in the workplace.

At the time of graduation, a student completing this course will be able to:

  • Interpret the functions of business
  • Prepare, read, analyze and communicate financial information
  • Use financial information in decision-making
  • Understand of the duties of a manager: planning, organizing, directing, and controlling
  • Understand the fundamental legal concepts and their application to business
  • Understand basic business computer applications
  • Utilize written and oral communication skills

Advisors: Alanis, Castaneda.


Business Administration AS 2017 - 2018 Major Sheet