Business Emphasis, AA Liberal Arts and Sciences

Degree A8981
An emphasis in Business provides the student with an understanding of business and its role in society. Students will have knowledge of various business functions and economic analysis. Upon completion of this degree students will be prepared for an entry level job in the business world.

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

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
BUSC 1APrinciples of Economics - Macroeconomics3
or BUSC 1AH Principles of Economics - Macroeconomics - Honors
BUSC 1BPrinciples of Economics - Microeconomics3
or BUSC 1BH Principles of Economics - Microeconomics - Honors
CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
or CISB 11 Computer Information Systems
Choose a minimum of 3 courses from the following which should be selected in consultation with a counselor or educational advisor:9-13
Principles of Accounting - Financial
Principles of Accounting - Managerial
Applied Business Statistics
Business Law
Business Law - Honors
Principles of Business
Business Communications
Total Units18.5-22.5

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Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the basic accounting system and how it is used to serve business needs.
  • List and explain the foundations upon which business is built and the economic challenges facing the United States.
  • Compose an appropriate, effective letter presenting good news, bad news, sales, or persuasive content.

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