Associate of Arts in University Studies in Business (AA)
This degree prepares students for transfer to a four-year university. Students completing this degree will have an introductory foundation in the field of business through the study of facts, principles, and theories that pertain to business related disciplines such as accounting, management, business law, computer information systems, economics, statistics, and mathematics. With proper course selection, students will acquire the discipline specific lower division skills and knowledge necessary for success in their chosen baccalaureate major.
- Demonstrate competency in the use of word processing and spreadsheet programs.
- Explain the importance of small business to the local and regional economies.
- Demonstrate interpersonal, verbal communication and written skills at the university level.
Transfer & Career Opportunities
The College maintains articulation with most CSU and UC campuses and some private colleges and universities. Course requirements vary between colleges and universities and students are encouraged to consult ASSIST.org and a COS counselor for program planning and course selection. This degree prepares students for baccalaureate majors including, but not limited to: Business Administration, Community and Regional Development, Construction Management, Agricultural Business, Public Administration, and Health Administration.
|Select one of the following General Education patterns:|
California State University General Education (CSU-GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) **
|REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES||18|
Complete a minimum of 18 units with a "C" grade or better. Select either Option 1 or Option 2. Course used to fulfill the general education requirements listed above may be counted as part of this 18 unit minimum.
|OPTION 1: Select a minimum of 15 units from List A plus a minimum of 3 units from List B.|
|OPTION 2: Select a minimum of 12 units from List A plus a minimum of 6 units from List B.|
|LIST A: REQUIRED BUSINESS COURSES||12-15|
|ACCT 001||Financial Accounting||4|
|ACCT 002||Managerial Accounting||4|
|AGMT 001||Agriculture Economics *||3|
|AGMT 104||Agriculture Accounting||3|
|AGMT 108||AG Business Computer Apps||3|
|BUS 018||Business Law||4|
|BUS 082||Introduction to Business||3|
|BUS 185||Ethics in Business & Industry *||3|
|COMM/BUS 112||Public Speaking for Business *||4|
|COMP 005||Computer Concepts||4|
|COMP 130||Intro to Personal Computers||4|
|COMP 140||Computer Operating Systems||3|
|CSCI 001||Programming Concepts/Method 1||4|
|CSCI 002||Programming Concepts/Method 2||4|
|ECON 040||Principles of Microeconomics *||3|
|ECON 050||Principles of Macroeconomics *||3|
|LIST B: REQUIRED MATHEMATICS COURSES||3-6|
|BUS 020||Business Statistics||3|
|BUS 119||Quantitative Methods||3|
|MATH 021||Introduction to Statistics||4|
|MATH 065||Calculus 1||4|
|MATH 066||Calculus 2||4|
Select additional transferable courses numbered 1-199 to achieve 60 units
Course(s) meet General Education requirement and 3-18 units may be double counted above in 1A (CSUGE).
0-12 units may be double counted above in 1B (IGETC).