Associate in Science Degree

Certificate of Achievement

Business Administration                        29 Units

An Associate in Science degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of “C” or better. A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Required courses, with suggested sequence:

Fall semester

4 units                             BUS 186          Principles of Accounting

3 units                             BUS 240          Business Statistics

3 units                             ECON 220      Introduction to Macroeconomics Principles

4 units                             CIS 135           Introduction to Computers and 
Microcomputers

Spring semester

4 units                             BUS 187          Principles of Accounting

3 units                             BUS 294          Business Law

3 units                             ECON 221      Introduction to Microeconomic Principles

5 units                             MATH 170       Finite Mathematics
or

5 units                             MATH 171       Elementary Functions and Coordinate 
Geometry

 

Associate in Science Degree

Certificate of Achievement

Business Management                    19.5-25 Units

An Associate in Science degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of “C” or better. A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Required courses, with suggested sequence:

1st semester

3 units   BUS 102            Business Mathematics
 or

3-5 units MATH 118      Elementary Algebra (or higher)

3 units   BUS 109            Introduction to Business

3 units   BUS 181            Applied Accounting
or

4 units   BUS 186            Principles of Accounting

1.5-4 units CIS 110       Computer Literacy (or a higher-level CIS class)*

*Students may not use the computer 
proficiency exam or a course taken in 
high school to meet this requirement.

2nd semester

3 units   BUS 120            Introduction to Management

3 units   BUS 125            Report Writing

3 units   SPCH 120         Public Speaking
 or

3 units   SPCH 121         Critical Thinking
 or

3 units   SPCH 128         Interpersonal Communication

 

Certificate of Achievement

Accounting Technician                  18-24.5 Units

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Required courses, with suggested sequence:

1st semester

3 units   BUS 102            Business Mathematics
 or

3-5 units MATH 118      Elementary Algebra (or higher)

3 units   BUS 109            Introduction to Business

1.5-4 units CIS 110       Computer Literacy 
(or a higher-level CIS class)*

3 units   BUS 181            Applied Accounting

4 units   BUS 186            Principles of Accounting

2nd semester

3 units   BUS 125            Report Writing

1.5 units BUS 188         Accounting Applications on 
the Microcomputer

Plus at least one course from the following:

3 units   BUS 181            Applied Accounting I

4 units   BUS 186            Principles of Accounting I

4 units   BUS 187            Principles of Accounting II

.5 units varies                 Any Business elective needed to meet the required minimum of 18 units.