Small Business Management, AS

Business Division
Degree S0508

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.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

Required Courses

BUSA 7Principles of Accounting - Financial 5
BUSM 10Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement 3
BUSM 20Principles of Business 3
BUSM 60Human Relations in Business 3
BUSM 61Business Organization and Management 3
BUSM 62Human Resource Management 3
BUSM 66Small Business 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

The Small Business Management faculty recommends that students complement their studies with selected elective courses chosen from the list above. Students should meet with a professor of Small Business Management to help them determine which electives would best suit their career plans.

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Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • Define and outline the key principles of continuous quality management.
  • Describe business planning for small business.
  • Develop a working knowledge of marketing terminology.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
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