Associate of Science in Business (AS)

Division: Business

This degree prepares students for entry-level employment and/or potential further study in the field of Business through the study of general business, communications, math, computers, ethics, and human relations. Students will acquire skills in computer applications, keyboarding and ten-key, office management and procedures, and oral and written communications.

Program Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively in a business environment.
  • Actively participate in the day-to-day operations of a business office.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be prepared for careers or employment in the following fields: administration, management, human resources, finance, secretarial, and various office positions.

Note

This degree is not designed for transfer; however, the courses included in this degree may be transferable and apply to other degrees designed for transfer.

GENERAL EDUCATION AND SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS25
College of the Sequoias' Associate Degree General Education (COS-GE) *
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REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES32
BUS 082Introduction to Business3
BUS 100Career Strategies3
BUS/COMM 112Public Speaking for Business *4
BUS 184Business Communications3
BUS 185Ethics in Business & Industry3
BUS 188Human Relations in Business *3
BUS 268Electronic Calculating2
BUS 270College Keyboarding Level 13
or BUS 271 College Keyboarding Level 2
BUS 293Business English4
COMP 005Computer Concepts4
or COMP 130 Intro to Personal Computers
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RESTRICTED ELECTIVES - LIST A3
Select three units from the following courses:
BUS 020Business Statistics3
BUS 119Quantitative Methods3
BUS 295Business Mathematics3
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RESTRICTED ELECTIVES - LIST B3
Select three units from the following courses:
BUS 174Marketing Principles3
BUS 181Intro to Entrepreneurship3
WEXP 193 IBus & Ind Wrk Exp-1st Sem1-3
WEXP 194 IBus & Ind Wrk Exp-2nd Sem1-3
WEXP 195 IBus & Ind Wrk Exp-3rd Sem1-3
WEXP 196 IBus & Ind Wrk Exp-4th Sem1-3
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ELECTIVES3
Select additional degree applicable courses numbered 1-299 to achieve 60 units
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TOTAL60

The Associate Degree requirements include completion of the:

  1. Required major courses and restricted elective courses with a "C" or better grade in each course (required and restricted elective courses may be substituted with the approval of the Division Chair),
  2. General Education requirements,
  3. Subject requirements including PE, Health & Wellness, and American Institutions, and
  4. A minimum of 60 units of degree applicable courses numbered 1-299, at least 12 of which must be taken in residence at College of the Sequoias, with a "C" (2.0) average (see Associate Degree Requirements for additional details).