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Business Administration

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The Associate in Science for Transfer degree (AS-T) in Business Administration provides students the basic functions of business including accounting, economics, business ethics, business related software applications, business communications and business statistical study.  The degree prepares students for entry into an extraordinary number of academic studies such as: accounting, finance, marketing, business administration, advertising, merchandising, banking, economics, entrepreneurial studies, health care management, hospitality management, international business, and public relations.  It can also provide skills necessary for entry-level positions in the field of business.

To obtain the AS-T in Business Administration, students must complete the following:

  • Maximum of 60 CSU-transferable units with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0. and a grade of “C” or better in all courses required for the major;
  • A minimum of 18 semester units in the major as determined by the community college district; and
  • One of the following general education patterns: the California State University General Education-Breadth (CSU GE-Breadth) pattern of 39 units OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern of 37 units.

Associate Degree for Transfer (AS-T)

CourseUnitsFace-to-Face at FECOnlinePre-Req
Program Requirements
ACCT 201: Financial Accounting4Fall 19Fall 19, Spring 20, Summer 20
ACCT 202: Managerial Accounting 4Fall 19, Spring 20, Summer 20ACCT 201
ECON 101: Principles of Economics (Macro) 3Fall 19, Spring 20, Summer 20 Fall 19, Spring 20, Summer 20MATH 56 or MATH 60
ECON 102: Principles of Economics (Micro)3Fall 19, Spring 20Fall 19, Spring 20, Summer 20MATH 56 or MATH 60
BUS 117: Legal Environment of Business 3Fall 19Fall 19, Spring 20, Summer 20
List A: Select one of the following
MATH 130:
Calculus for Business and the Social Sciences
4Fall 19, Spring 20MATH 110
MATH 120: Elementary Statistics4Fall 19, Spring 20Spring 20MATH 56 or MATH 60
PSYC/SOC 205: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences4Fall 19, Spring 20Summer 19, Fall 19, Spring 20MATH 54 or MATH 56 or MATH 60
List B: Select two of the following or any course from List A not already chosen:
BUS 104: Business Information Systems 3
CSIT 105: Computer Concepts and Applications 3Fall 19, Spring 20, Summer 20
CSIT 125: Computer Information Systems3Fall 19, Spring 20, Summer 20
BUS 100: Introduction to Business 3Fall 19, Spring 20, Summer 20
BUS 205: Business Communication 3Fall 19, Spring 20, Summer 20ENG 100
Total Units 35 - 38

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