Transportation, Associate in Science

The Major in Transportation 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

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of computer hardware and software at a beginning level.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge in the areas of transportation and distribution industries including the modes, means, regulations, documentation, and rates of the relevant transportation system, transportation of hazardous materials; physical distribution and warehousing; and details relevant to importing and exporting of goods.

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 13.5 units.

BUS 017

Business English


BUS 051

Introduction to Transportation


BUS 056

Transportation: Export and Import


BUS 057

Logistics Management


CSA 020

MS Word, Excel and Access


Major Requirements - Restricted Electives

Complete 6 units selected from:

BUS 018A

Business Law


BUS 020

Introduction to Business


BUS 030

Supervision and Human Relations


BUS 031

Introduction to Management


BUS 055

International Business


Minimum Major Units Required: 19.5

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

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60