Business Administration


(MAJOR #C.2050.AS-T)

The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer Degree prepares students to transfer to a California State University in business. It provides students a broad knowledge of modern business and management theories through a carefully structured core curriculum consisting of courses in accounting, economics, and computer information systems.

Major requirements (27-29 units minimum)
A grade of “C” or better is required in the following courses:

Major Requirements:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ACCTG 4A Financial Accounting 4 ACCT 110
ACCTG 4B Managerial Accounting 4 ACCT 120
BA 18 Business Law and the Legal Environment 4 BUS 125
ECON 1A Principles of Macroeconomics 3 ECON 202
ECON 1B Principles of Microeconomics 3 ECON 201
List A: Select one of the courses from the following:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
BA 39 Finite Mathematics for Business 3 MATH 130
MATH 11 Elementary Statistics 4 MATH 110
STAT 7 Elementary Statistics 4 MATH 110
List B - Select 2 courses from the following:
*Any LIST A course not already used
Course Course Description Units C-ID
IS 15 Computer Concepts 3 ITIS 120
BA 10 Introduction to Business 3 BUS 140


  • A minimum of 60 CSU transferable units with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better must be completed.
  • Certification of either the California State University General Education Breadth (CSU GE-Breadth) or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU version) is required.
  • CSU GE-Breadth and IGETC advisory sheets are available in Student Services, AC2 #133 or online at CCC GE(CSU/UC) GE and Major Sheets
  • Courses may double count in the major and CSU GE-Breadth or IGETC.
  • CSU Fresno prefers both BA 39 and MATH 11 or STAT 7 as well as IS 15 to be completed as part of this degree.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. Define Business, list the 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 concepts and financial statements used regularly in business.
  7. List and describe the major forces influencing human behavior in the workplace.

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Faculty Advisors: Jose Castaneda, Matthew Alanis

2017 - 2018 Business Administration for Transfer Printable Major Sheet (PDF)