Business Administration 2.0 – Associate in Science Degree for Transfer to CSU

Top Code: 0505.00

This program provides an opportunity for students to earn an Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer while preparing to transfer as an upper division student to a four-year college or university. For those students considering a career in business, a baccalaureate degree is necessary. However, the attainment of an Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer will demonstrate commitment to the field and the student’s ability to complete an educational goal. An Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer is awarded for satisfactory performance in major courses, as well as completion of general education and graduation requirements.

In doing so, students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to transfer to an upper-division Business program at a California State University. Given the uniqueness of each CSU campus, completion of the Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer will also prepare students for the various options under business administration such as; Business Law, Management, Accounting, Finance, and Marketing to name a few.

The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degree will be awarded upon completion of coursework totaling 60 California State University (CSU) transferable units. The degree requirements include the 27–29 major requirements and the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) or California State University General Education (CSUGE) requirements with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. All courses in the major must be completed with a grade of “C” or better, or P if the course is graded on a P/NP basis. (Students completing this degree are not required to fulfill additional PCC graduation requirements.)

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a productive working knowledge of the basic functions of a business enterprise, including: accounting, entrepreneurship, economics, business law, finance, human resource management, ethics and marketing.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the communication process in a business and professional setting, including: written, oral, non-verbal, electronic, and active listening.

Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer Degree

Required Courses
ACCT 001AFINANCIAL ACCOUNTING5
ACCT 001BMANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING4
BUS 012ABUSINESS LAW3
ECON 001APRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS3
or ECON 001AH HONORS PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS
ECON 001BPRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS3
or ECON 001BH HONORS PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS
Select one course from the following:4-5
MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS-FINITE
MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS-CALCULUS
SINGLE VARIABLE CALCULUS I
HONORS SINGLE VARIABLE CALCULUS I
Select one course from the following:4
STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
STATISTICS FOR BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
HONORS ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
Select one course from the following:3
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
Required Subtotal29-30
CSU General Education or IGETC CSU Pattern37-39
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)
Degree Total60

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General Education Requirements for the Associate in Science Degree