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Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer

Required Courses:

Dept. /No. Title Units
ACCT-001 Financial Accounting – 4.5
ACCT-002 Managerial Accounting – 3.5
BUMA-010 Introduction to Business – 3
BUMA-020A Business Law – 3
CIS-070A Computer Applications for Windows – 3
ECON-001 Principles of Macroeconomics – 3
ECON-002 Principles of Microeconomics – 3
MATH-014 Statistical Methods
or
SOC-003 Fundamentals of Statistics – 4

Required Courses – 27 units CSU or IGETC

General Education Requirement Units – 37-39 

Elective (CSU Transferable) Units as needed.

MINIMUM DEGREE UNITS – 60

Advisor: Jeffrey Haig

Business Administration Transfer Overview

The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degree provides a study of basic principles and techniques to effectively manage and lead organizations. Even students who choose not to major in business administration find that coursework in the field can improve their ability to think critically, problem-solve, manage their lives, and understand the economic issues that engage our world, our country, and our communities. Common careers relating to the study of Business Administration include Business Analysis, Accounting, Administration of Information Systems, Production and Operations Management, Outside Marketing, Sales, Financial Planning, Banking, and Business Services. These careers often depend on the area of concentration completed by students at their transfer institution.

Students must complete required courses with a “C” minimum in addition to the following requirements:

The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer also includes the following completion requirements:
(1) Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
(A) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.
(B) A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
(2) Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Student Learning Outcomes- Business Administration Transfer

The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degree, is designed for students planning to transfer to a 4-year university and major in general business or a more specialized field of business such as finance, accounting, international business, marketing, or management. The intent of the degree is to assist students in seamlessly transferring to a CSU. However, transfer requirements at four year colleges and universities tend to vary from institution to institution; students should consult with a counselor or advisor for specific information regarding the transfer requirements of their preferred college or university.

Upon successful completion of this program students will be able to:
1. Understand, interpret, and use financial accounting information to make financial decisions. (Institutional SLOs: Communication,
Critical Thinking, and Personal Development)
2. Complete bookkeeping functions for payroll, purchasing, accounts payable, asset acquisition and disposition, and bank
reconciliation. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking)
3. Apply economic models to plan, control, and assess managerial decisions. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking)
4. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the legal system and how business law impacts commerce; distinguish unethical from illegal
behavior; and understand the importance of social responsibility for organizations. (Institutional SLOs: Ethics and Personal
Development)
5. Develop, use, and integrate computation skills at all levels and select the technological resources available for calculation,
analysis, and interpretation of data. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking and Information Competency)
6. Articulate how the economic system operates and the roles of institutions and individuals in the system. (Institutional SLOs:
Communication)
7. Utilize information technology to solve business problems and articulate why information technology is an indispensable
resource for organizational and personal productivity. (Institutional SLOs: Communication and Information Competency)
8. Analyze world economic trends and their impact on financial and business decisions. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking)

Associate in Arts in Business Administration

Required Courses:

Dept. /No. Title       Units
ACCT-001 Financial Accounting – 4.5
ACCT-002 Managerial Accounting – 3.5
BUMA-020A Business Law – 3
CIS-070A Computer Applications for Windows – 3
ECON-001 Principles of Macroeconomics – 3
ECON-002 Principles of Microeconomics – 3

Total Units for the Major – 20
Minimum General Education (CSU GE or IGETC) Units – 37-40
Transferable Electives as Needed
MINIMUM DEGREE UNITS – 60
Advisor: Jeffrey Haig

Business Administration Overview

Also review the Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degrees on the preceding pages which are special degrees with guaranteed transfer to a CSU. Let a counselor help you decide which degree is best for you.
For more information about the guaranteed transfer degrees go to: https://adegreewithaguarantee.com/

The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degree provides a study of basic principles and techniques to effectively manage and lead organizations. Even students who choose not to major in business administration find that coursework in the field can improve their ability to think critically, problem-solve, manage their lives, and understand the economic issues that engage our world, our country, and our communities. Common careers relating to the study of Business Administration include Business Analysis, Accounting, Administration of Information Systems, Production and Operations Management, Outside Marketing, Sales, Financial Planning, Banking, and Business Services. These careers often depend on the area of concentration completed by students at their transfer institution.

Students must complete required courses with a “C” minimum in addition to the following requirements:

The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer also includes the following completion requirements:
(1) Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
(A) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.
(B) A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
(2) Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Student Learning Outcomes - Business Administration

Upon successful completion of this program students will be able to:

1. Understand, interpret, and use financial accounting information to make financial decisions. (Institutional SLOs: Communication,Critical Thinking, and Personal Development)
2. Complete bookkeeping functions for payroll, purchasing, accounts payable, asset acquisition and disposition, and bank reconciliation.(Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking)
3. Apply economic models to plan, control, and assess managerial decisions. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking)
4. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the legal system and how business law impacts commerce; distinguish unethical from illegal behavior; and understand the importance of social responsibility for organizations. (Institutional SLOs: Ethics and Personal Development)
5. Develop, use, and integrate computation skills at all levels and select the technological resources available for calculation, analysis, and interpretation of data. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking and Information Competency)
6. Articulate how the economic system operates and the roles of institutions and individuals in the system. (Institutional SLOs: communication)
7. Utilize information technology to solve business problems and articulate why information technology is an indispensable resource for organizational and personal productivity. (Institutional SLOs: Communication and Information Competency)

General Business & Certificates

Associate in Science in General Business - Emphasis on Employment Preparation
Required Courses:

Dept. /No.   Title       Units
BUAC-066 Bookkeeping – 3
BUMA-001 Principles of Management – 3
BUMA-010 Introduction to Business – 3
BUMA-020A Business Law – 3
BUMA-027 Marketing – 3
CIS-070A Computer Business Applications for Windows – 3
CIS-070B Windows and Internet – 3
ECON-001 Principles of Macroeconomics – 3
ECON-002 Principles of Microeconomics – 3

Required Work Experience: 
Take at least one (1) unit of work experience. A maximum of four (4) units may be counted toward this degree.
Business
BUWE-080 Work Experience – 1
BUWE-081 Work Experience – 2
BUWE-082 Work Experience – 3
BUWE-083 Work Experience – 4

Retail Kiosk Operations
BUWE-084 Work Experience –  1

There are two options for course selection to complete the Associate in Science in General Business. In addition to the courses above, select 10-14 units from the following list of courses for general business studies or select units from a concentration area. The required number of units for restricted electives is dependent on the number of work experience units a student completes.

Restricted Electives: Select ten to fourteen (10-14) units from the following for general business studies:
ACCT-001, ACCT-002, ACCT-004, BUAA-001, BUAC-010, CIS-030, CIS-050, CIS-062, CIS-063, CIS-072D, CIS-073C, CIS-074, CIS-076B, CIS-082E, CIS-082F, CIS-082G, CS-073, REAL-081, REAL-082, REAL-083A, REAL-084, REAL-085, REAL-086 – 10-14

OR select by concentration area:
• Accounting: ACCT-001, ACCT-002, ACCT-004, BUAC-010, CIS-072D – 11-14 units
• Administrative Professional: BUAA-001, CIS-050, CIS-072D, CIS-074, CIS-076B – 11-14 units
• e-business: CIS-030 and CS-073. Choose 9 units from CIS-062, CIS-063, CIS-082E, CIS-082F, CIS-082G – 10.5-15 units
• Office Computer Technology: CS-073, CIS-072D, CIS-073C, CIS-074, CIS-076B – 12-15 units 
• Real Estate: REAL-081, REAL-082, REAL-083A, REAL-084, REAL-085, REAL-086 – 12-15 units

Minimum Units for the Major – 42 
CMC General Education Requirement – 18 units
MINIMUM DEGREE UNITS – 60
Advisors: K. Chlebik, J. Haig and J. Powell

Program Student Learning Outcomes - General Business

Upon successful completion of this program students will be able to:

1. Perform routine business transactions in accordance with legal and regulatory guidelines and best practices in business. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking)
2. Incorporate relevant economic information into business decisions. (Institutional SLOs: Information Competency, Ethics)
3. Utilize appropriate electronic resources to perform business tasks. (Institutional SLOs: Information Competency)

Certificate of Achievement in Accounting with emphasis on employment preparation

Required Courses:

Dept. /No.   Title       Units

ACCT-001 Financial Accounting – 4.5

ACCT-002 Managerial Accounting – 3.5

ACCT-004 Tax Accounting I-Individuals – 3

BUAC-010 Computer Accounting – 2

CIS-070A Computer Business Applications for Windows – 3

Select four (4) courses from the following (12-13 units):

BUMA-001, BUMA-010 or BUMA-020A, CIS-072D, ECON-001, MATH-014 or SOC-003 

MINIMUM CERTIFICATE UNITS – 28

Advisor: K. Chlebik and J. Haig

Program Student Learning Outcomes - Accounting

Upon successful completion of this program students will be able to:

  1. Understand, interpret, and use financial accounting information to make financial decisions. (Institutional SLOs: Communication, Critical Thinking, and Personal Development)
  2. Complete bookkeeping functions for payroll, purchasing, accounts payable, asset acquisition and disposition, and bank reconciliation. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking)
  3. Apply economic models to plan, control, and assess managerial decisions. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking)
  4. Develop, use, and integrate computation skills at all levels and select the technological resources available for calculation, analysis, and interpretation of data. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking and Information Competency)
  5. Utilize accounting software package to manage the finances of a business. (Institutional SLOs: Information Competency)
  6. Apply tax accounting rules to complete an individual income tax filing with a schedule.
Certificate of Proficiency in Bookkeeping with emphasis on employment preparation

Required Courses:

Dept. /No.   Title       Units
ACCT-001 Financial Accounting – 4.5
ACCT-004 Tax Accounting I – Individuals – 3
BUAC-010 Computer Accounting – 2
BUAC-066 Bookkeeping – 3
CIS-072D Excel I – 3

MINIMUM CERTIFICATE UNITS – 15.5

Advisors: J. Haig

Student Learning Outcomes Bookkeeping

Upon successful completion of this program students will be able to:

  1. Account for routine business transactions by hand and with computer accounting software. (Institutional SLOs: Information Competency)
  2. Complete tax returns for individuals and sole proprietors. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking)
  3. Perform complex accounting tasks in spreadsheet software. (Institutional SLOs: Information Competency)
Certificate of Proficiency in Office Assistant with emphasis on employment preparation

Required Courses:

Dept. /No.   Title       Units
BUAA-001 Administrative Professional – 3
BUMA-010 Introduction to Business – 3
CIS-070A Computer Business Applications for Windows – 3
CIS-070B Windows and Internet – 3

MINIMUM CERTIFICATE UNITS – 12

Advisors: K. Chlebik and J. Powell

Student Learning Outcomes Office Assistant

Upon successful completion of this program students will be able to:

  1. Explain the key business functions. (Institutional SLOs: Communication Skills)
  2. Select and use appropriate tools to perform administrative tasks. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking)
  3. Utilize interpersonal skills to perform administrative tasks. (Institutional SLOs: Information Competency)
Real Estate Classes for California Real Estate Examination

More information on Real Estate Classes


REAL 081 – PRINCIPLES OF REAL ESTATE – 3 Units
Total Lecture Hours: 54
This course is a study of California real estate principles as applied to the following areas: land economics; interests in the uses of land; land transfers; buying and selling of real estate; contracts, liens, and encumbrances; real estate finance; and preparation of the student for the professional goal of salesperson. Students must take this course to be eligible for the California real estate salesperson exam.

Formerly known as BURE 081.
Prerequisite: MATH 057 or the equivalent
CSU, Program Applicable
Instructor: Robert “Jack” Pansegrau

REAL 082 – REAL ESTATE ECONOMICS – 3 Units
Total Lecture Hours: 54
This course examines factors that affect the value of real estate. Topics include the nature of land economics and the classification of properties; fluctuations in economic value; money and financing; government regulations and taxes; residential and nonresidential markets; real property; and special purpose property. The course applies toward the state’s educational requirements for the broker’s examination.

Formerly known as BURE 082.
Advisory: REAL 081
Program Applicable
Instructor: Robert “Jack” Pansegrau

REAL 083A – REAL ESTATE PRACTICE – 3 Units
Total Lecture Hours: 54
This course is a study of real estate as a career, the practical application of the real estate cycle, and orientation to specialized selling. The course emphasizes the role and functions of the broker and salesperson in the real estate office; the application of advertising techniques, listings, and valuations; locating buyers; property management; and leasing. Students explore the importance of public relations, personnel policies, and professional ethics. Students must take this course to be eligible for the California real estate salesperson exam.

Formerly known as BURE 083A.
CSU, Program Applicable
Instructor: Robert “Jack” Pansegrau

REAL 084 – LEGAL ASPECTS OF REAL ESTATE – 3 Units
Total Lecture Hours: 54
This course provides instruction on the buying, selling, and management of real property. Students study California property law, community property, liens, sales contracts, escrow, commissions, transfers, licensing regulations, and public policy. This is one of the required courses to take the California Real Estate Broker’s Exam.

Formerly known as BURE 084.
Program Applicable
Instructor: Robert “Jack” Pansegrau

REAL 085 – REAL ESTATE FINANCE – 3 Units
Total Lecture Hours: 54
This course provides a thorough review of the practice and methods of real estate financing. Students learn about lending policies and  problems in financing transactions in residential, apartment, commercial, and special purpose properties. This is one of the required courses to take the California Real Estate Broker’s Exam.

Formerly known as BURE 085.
Program Applicable
Instructor: Robert “Jack” Pansegrau

REAL 086 – PRINCIPLES OF APPRAISING – 3 Units
Total Lecture Hours: 54
This course explains the methods and techniques for analyzing data used in the valuation of real property. Case study methods are employed; field work and demonstration and/or form appraisal reports are required. Principles and theories of real estate valuations, as well as the approaches to value (cost, market, and income) are studied with an emphasis on residential properties. This is one of the required courses to take the California Real Estate Broker’s Exam.

Formerly known as BURE 086.
Program Applicable
Instructor: Robert “Jack” Pansegrau

Associate in Science in Computer Information Systems with emphasis on employment preparation

A degree in Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer lays the foundation for many other rewarding, exciting, and fulfilling careers.
  • Budget analysts
  • Cost estimators
  • Financial analysts
  • Financial managers
  • Management analysts
  • Personal financial advisors
  • Postsecondary teachers
  • Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents
  • Top executives

Open this Website for more Information.

https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/accountants-and-auditors.htm

Students must complete the required courses for their major. General education units, transferable electives, and total degree units will vary for each student. Some considerations include the courses (and their respective units) chosen to complete a general education area or transferable elective, and if required courses for your major also count toward a general education area. Please see your academic counselor to help you reach your educational goals.


What are work experience courses for?

Business
BUWE-080, BUWE-081, BUWE-082, BUWE-083 Work Experience: Each of these work experience courses provide supervised employment to assist students in acquiring desirable work habits, attitudes, and skills to enable them to become productive employees in an area included in the Business discipline. Students gain career awareness in these courses.


Retail Kiosk Operations
BUWE-084 Work Experience: This course covers the formation, management, operations, and closing of a merchandise retail kiosk. Students learn entrepreneurship, management, human resources, marketing, inventory control, budgeting, bookkeeping, accounting, banking, cash management, operations, and the reporting of the financial results of the business. This course is recommended for students who wish to explore a career in business management, retail operations, entrepreneurship, bookkeeping, financial accounting, managerial accounting, marketing, human resources, and customer service. This course will provide students with career awareness for various positions.