This program is designed to give students an advanced understanding of business foundations including accounting and economics. Courses required for the major transfer core requirements must be evaluated by a letter grade, not by the pass (P) grade option.
Annual enrollment completer projections:
The goal of this program is to prepare students for career opportunities which include entry-level positions in business, such as customer service associate, relationship manager, administration assistant, assistant store manager, and sales support specialist.
Program Learning Outcomes
A student who successfully completes this associate degree will be able to:
1. Design and manage business documents using current technology to engage in creative problem solving.
2. Communicate an understanding of business concepts professionally through written, oral and visual presentations using current technology.
3. Recognize ethical behavior in their chosen profession and behave in a socially responsible manner.
4. Analyze business issues, interpret financial data and identify economic trends.
Students must complete the 29 major units listed in the table below. Students must also complete the required General Education (GE) coursework and electives needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the associate degree.
Required Core & Selective Courses:
(Y1 or S1)
|Core Courses, 20 units:|
|ACTG 121||Financial Accounting||4||Y1|
|ACTG 131||Managerial Accounting||4||Y1|
|BUS 100||Introduction to Business||3||Y1|
|BUS 201||Business Law||3||Y2|
|ECON 100||Principles of Macro Economics||3||Y2|
|ECON 102||Principles of Micro Economics||3||Y2|
|Selective courses (9 units from this section and the next section):|
Complete a minimum of 3 units from the following: MATH 125,
OR MATH 200,
OR MATH 241
|Elementary Finite Mathematics,|
OR Elementary Probability and Statistics,
OR Business Calculus I
|Complete 6 units from the following courses:|
OR BUS 103,
OR BUS 113,
OR BUS 125,
OR BUS 180,
OR BUS 230,
OR BUS 401,
OR EDUC 249
|Human Relations in the Workplace,|
OR Introduction to Business Information Systems,
OR Personal Finance,
OR International Business,
OR International Marketing,
OR Business Communications,
OR Redefining Leadership: Individuals Effecting Change
Candice Nance · 03/17/23
This is an preapproved program that is being updated for substantive changes. We are updating this information at this time due to the legacy status of the program prior to COCI requirements.
Hyla Lacefield · 03/17/23
This is a re-submission of an existing program because the approval documentation was missing in COCI. In order to update the courses in the program, we now have to resubmit with full information. Please add to consent agenda, if possible.
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