Business, Associate in Science

The Major in Business is designed to develop a strong base of knowledge and skills that will serve as a foundation for further study and/or pursuit of a career.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Associate in Science degree in Business the student will have communication, interpersonal, leadership, quantitative, and teamwork skills as well as a solid understanding of the contemporary business environment.

General Education

Complete one of the following general education patterns:

  • San Joaquin Delta College Associate Degree General Education (AA-GE) pattern (24 units)
  • California State University General Education (CSU-GE) pattern (40 units)
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum - CSU Version (IGETC-CSU) pattern (37 units)

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Major Requirements - Core

Complete 3 units

BUS 020

Introduction of Business

3

Major Requirements - Restricted Electives

Area A - Complete 3 units selected from:

BUS 001A

Principles of Accounting

5

BUS 010A

Bookkeeping

3

Area B - Complete 3 units selected from:

BUS 008

Introduction to The American Legal System

3

BUS 009

Ethical Issues in Business

3

BUS 018A

Business Law

3

BUS 018B

Business Law

3

BUS 019

Legal Environment of Business

3

Area C - Complete 3 units selected from:

BUS 021

Marketing

3

BUS 022

Professional Selling

3

BUS 023

Advertising

3

Area D - Complete 3 units selected from:

BUS 024

Retail Management

3

BUS 030

Supervision of Human Relations

3

BUS 031

Introduction to Management

3

BUS 036

Human Resources Management

3

BUS 037

Human Behavior in Organizations

3

BUS 060

Small Business Management

3

Area E - Complete 3 units selected from:

BUS 026

Economics of Business

3

BUS 033

Introduction to Public Administration

3

BUS 034

Introduction to Municipal Clerkship

3

BUS 055

International Business

3

BUS 067

Introduction to Personal Finance

3

Minimum Major Units Required: 18

Complete all courses with a grade of "C" or better.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60