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 AND SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS37-39
Select one of the following General Education patterns:
California State University General Education (CSU GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) **
+
REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES28-29
ACCT 001Financial Accounting4
ACCT 002Managerial Accounting4
BUS 018Business Law4
BUS 119Quantitative Methods3
BUS 020Business Statistics *3
or MATH 021 Introduction to Statistics
COMP 005Computer Concepts4
or COMP 130 Intro to Personal Computers
ECON 040Principles of Microeconomics *3
ECON 050Principles of Macroeconomics *3
CSU Fresno transfer students complete COMP 005. All other transfer students should consult ASSIST.org or a counselor for optimal course selection advice.
+
ELECTIVES1-4
Select additional courses to achieve 60 units. The Business Division recommends the following:
BUS 082Introduction to Business3
BUS 184Business Communications3
BUS 185Ethics in Business & Industry3
BUS 188Human Relations in Business3
HIST 017People of the US to 18773
HIST 018People of the US from 18653
POLS 005Federal, State and Local Govt3
=
TOTAL60

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).