Business Administration

Business Administration Associate in Science Degree for Transfer 2020-2021

(MAJOR #C.2050.AS-T)

The Business Administration Associate in Science Degree for Transfer 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

Select from the following:
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
STAT 7
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

Additional Information

  • Effective Spring 2021 transfer Fresno State will no longer accept the Business AS-T and guarantee 60 units upper-division for students with Business AS-T. In order to transfer to Fresno State and transfer as an upper-division transfer the following courses should be selected when completing the Business Administration AS-T:
    • 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.

  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 Advisor(s): Jose Castaneda, Matthew Alanis


2020-2021 Business Administration Associate in Science Degree for Transfer