Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer (AS-T)

Division: Business

Students completing the Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer will be able to seamlessly transfer into the CSU system to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Business Administration. Students completing this degree will have an introductory foundation for the field of Business Administration through the study of accounting, computers, economics, law, and statistics or quantitative methods, and students will acquire specific analytical and problem-solving skills needed in the business environment. This degree is specifically intended to facilitate a seamless transfer into the CSU system, but it also provides the preparation necessary for immediate employment in the fields of entry-level analyst, office clerk/assistant, assistant bookkeeper, bank teller, data-entry clerk, and accounting clerk.

Program Outcomes

  • Participate in the technical legal, accounting, and analytical aspects of a business operation.
  • Functionally assist upper management with decisions affecting sales, product mix, legal issues, and office computer applications.

Transfer & Career Opportunities

This Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer (AS-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for Business Administration for all CSU campuses. Students planning to transfer to institutions other than the CSU are encouraged to consult ASSIST.org and a COS counselor for program planning and course selection. Upon completion of this Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer (AS-T) Degree, students will be prepared for employment in business and industry as an entry-level analyst, office clerk/assistant, assistant bookkeeper, bank teller, data entry-clerk, and accounting clerk. Most common career opportunities with a baccalaureate degree include: administration in public and private organizations, marketing, manufacturing, accounting, and divisions within those organizations.

General Education (37-39 Units)37-39
Select one of the following General Education patterns:
California State University General Education (CSU GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) **
Required Courses (28-29 Units) ***28-29
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Business Law
Quantitative Methods
Business Statistics
Introduction to Statistics
Computer Concepts
Intro to Personal Computers
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
CSU Fresno transfer students complete COMP 005. All other transfer students should consult ASSIST.org or a counselor for optimal course selection advice.
Electives (3-4 Units)3-4
Select additional courses to achieve 60 units. The Business Division recommends the following:
Introduction to Business
Business Communications
Ethics in Business & Industry
Human Relations in Business
People of the US to 1877
People of the US from 1865
Federal, State and Local Govt
Total60
*

Course(s) meets General Education requirement and 9 units may be double counted above in 1A (CSUGE).

**

9 units may be double counted above in 1B (IGETC-CSU). IGETC-CSU requires completion of IGETC AREA 1C

The Associate in Science Degree for Transfer requirements include completion of the 60 unit program defined above with at least 12 units taken in residence at College of the Sequoias with a “C” (2.0) average and a “C” or better grade in all required major and restricted electives courses (see Transfer Information and Requirements for additional details).