Business: Management, AS

Business Division
Degree S0506

This program is intended to prepare students for employment following graduation. Students wishing a bachelor’s degree (transfer program) should consult with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

Required Courses

BUSA 7Principles of Accounting - Financial 5
BUSM 10Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement 3
BUSM 20Principles of Business 3
BUSM 51Principles of International Business 3
BUSM 60Human Relations in Business 3
BUSM 61Business Organization and Management 3
BUSM 62Human Resource Management 3
BUSS 36Principles of Marketing 3
CISB 15Microcomputer Applications 3.5
Total Units29.5

Recommended Electives

BUSM 81Work Experience in Business 1-4
BUSM 85Special Issues in Business 2
BUSS 85Special Issues in Marketing 2

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Explore Your Future in Business Management

The Guided Pathway of Study grid below offers a semester by semester plan for achieving the AS Degree in Business Management as recommended by content Faculty Members and Counselors. This Guided Pathway of Study assumes the student is able to take 12-15 units per semester.

If the number of units you are able to take are fewer than 12-15 per semester, or you are eligible for English other than English 1A,  and Math other than Math 71, please make an appointment with a counselor who will assist you with developing your personal Guided Pathway of Study for this degree. 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Semester 1Units
MATH 71 Intermediate Algebra 5
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4
BUSM 20 Principles of Business 3
 Units12
Intersession 1
BUSM 61 Business Organization and Management 3
 Units3
Semester 2
BUSS 36 Principles of Marketing 3
Recommend Area E Lifelong Learning General Education course here. 1 3
CISB 15 Microcomputer Applications 3.5
BUSM 60 Human Relations in Business 3
 Units12.5
Intersession 2
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4
 Units4
Second Year
Semester 1
BUSA 7 Principles of Accounting - Financial 5
Recommend Area D Social, Political, & Economic Institutions General Education course here. 1 3
Recommend Area C Arts & Humanities General Education course here. 1 3
Recommend KIN Activity (PE) course here. 2 1
 Units12
Intersession 1
BUSM 51 Principles of International Business 3
Recommend Area C Arts & Humanities General Education course here. 1 3
 Units6
Semester 2
BUSM 62 Human Resource Management 3
BUSM 10 Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement 3
Recommend Area D Social, Political, & Economic Institutions General Education course here. 1 3
Recommend Area B Physical Universe & Life General Education course here. 1 3
 Units12
 Total Units61.5
1

 The AS in Business Management degree requires the completion of General Education coursework. See GE Area course requirements.  

2

Physical Well-Being Requirement: Complete at least one of the physical education activity courses with the following prefixes: DNCE, KINA, KINF, KINI, KINL, KINS, KINX with a grade of “C” or better or “CR”.  

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • List and explain the foundations upon which business is built and the economic challenges facing the United States.
  • Identify how governments influence trade.
  • Apply management concepts and functions.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
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