Business is the study of the practices and products of commerce. Areas of concentration for this degree can include business management, business law, marketing, finance, business ethics, and business communications. Students will take courses in business as well as related fields required for business majors.
This degree is designed (1) to prepare students for transfer to non-CSU, four-year institutions by offering or requiring business-related courses, in addition to those required for the AS-T degree in business administration, that fulfill either transfer or elective requirements for the University of California or other private institutions; (2) to ensure that students interested in using the AS in business as their terminal degree receive sufficient education in business-related issues; and/or (3) to prepare students for professional careers or otherwise enhance their personal growth. The degree requires completion of 60 semester units.
Students completing the Business A.S. Degree will:
have developed an understanding of how to communicate effectively within business organizations.
have developed an understanding of the need for critical and analytical skills relating to business.
have knowledge of the functions of business management and their impact on organizational performance.
- have an understanding of the environments that impact on organizational growth.