Business Administration

Associate in science in business administration for transfer degree 2018-2019

(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:

Required Core:
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 course:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
BA 39 Finite Mathematics for Business 3 MATH 130
MATH 11 or
Elementary Statistics 4 MATH 110
List B -Select two courses or any course not used in List A:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
IS 15 Computer Concepts 3 ITIS 120
BA 10 Introduction to Business 3 BUS 140


  • 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.
  • Students who do not have a background in accounting are strongly advised to take ACCTG 40, Applied Accounting, prior to ACCTG 4A, Principles of Accounting.
  • 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.

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.

  1. Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
    1. The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education – Breadth requirements.
    2. A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
  2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADTs) also require that students must earn a “C” grade or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.


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Faculty Advisors: Jose Castaneda, Matthew Alanis

2018 - 2019 Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer Degree