Business: Small Business Management (AS S0508)

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

Course Prefix Course Name Units
BUSA 7Principles of Accounting - Financial5
BUSM 10Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement3
BUSM 20Principles of Business3
BUSM 60Human Relations in Business3
BUSM 61Business Organization and Management3
BUSM 62Human Resource Management3
BUSM 66Small Business Management3
BUSS 36Principles of Marketing3
CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
Total Units29.5

Recommended Electives

Course Prefix Course Name Units
BUSM 81Work Experience in Business1-4
BUSM 85Special Issues in Business2
BUSS 85Special Issues in Marketing2

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.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
BUSM 20 Principles of Business 3
BUSM 66 Small Business Management 3
BUSS 36 Principles of Marketing 3
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4
Certificate: Small Business, L1 E0529 9
Submit petition:, Student Tab#45 5
Winter Term 1
CISB 15 Microcomputer Applications 3.5
Spring Term 1
BUSM 60 Human Relations in Business 3
BUSM 61 Business Organization and Management 3
BUSM 62 Human Resource Management 3
Certificate: Small Business L2 N0475 5
Submit petition:, Student Tab#45 5
Summer Term 1
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4
Fall Term 2
BUSA 7 Principles of Accounting - Financial 5
BUSM 10 Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement 3
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3
Certificate: Small Business, L3 3
Submit petition:, Student Tab#45 5
Winter Term 2
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 3
Spring Term 2
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3
Small Business Management, AS S0508 8
Submit petition:, Student Tab#45 5
 Total Units59.5
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