Business Administration: AS Degree

The Business Administration Associate Degree is designed to provide students with a broad basis and foundational background in business. The degree focus on the practical skills necessary for students to work in a variety of positions in business. Employment opportunities include bookkeeper, sales, ad agency staffer, office manager, supervisor, banking and investment staffer, marketing department staff and real estate agent.

Program Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate oral, written, and critical thinking skills required to succeed in business.
  2. Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior.
  3. Apply knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  4. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of software applications to solve business problems.
Degree Requirements
Required Courses
ACCT-125Financial Accounting5
ACCT-126Managerial Accounting5
BUSI-100Introduction to Business3
BUSI-103Legal Environment of Business3
BUSI-105Business Communication3
BUSI-142Principles of Management3
BUSI-297Personal Money Management3
COMM-126Intercultural Communication
COMS-101Computer Information Systems3
COMS-165Microsoft Excel3
ECON-100Principles of Macroeconomics3
or ECON-101 Principles of Microeconomics
Total Units37

To receive an Associate Degree, students must complete 60 degree applicable semester units with a grade point average of at least 2.0. Students must also complete the NVC General Education pattern to earn an Associate degree. Consultation with a Counselor is highly encouraged to ensure all requirements are met.