General Business (AS Degree S0501)

Business Division
Degree S0501

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
or BUSA 72 Bookkeeping - Accounting
BUSL 18Business Law3
BUSM 10Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement3
BUSM 20Principles of Business3
BUSM 60Human Relations in Business3
BUSM 61Business Organization and Management3
BUSM 62Human Resource Management3
BUSO 5Business English3
BUSO 25Business Communications3
BUSS 36Principles of Marketing3
CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
Choose six units from the following:6
BUSA
Business: Accounting
BUSC
Business: Economics
BUSL
Business: Law
BUSM
Business: Management
BUSS
Business: Sales, Merchandising and Marketing
CISB
Computer Information Systems Beginning
Total Units41.5

Business Administration Website

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.
  • Apply management concepts and functions.

    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
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4 4
BUSM 20 Principles of Business 3 3
BUSM 61 Business Organization and Management 3 3
BUSS 36 Principles of Marketing 3 3
Certificate: Business:Management L1 E0525 5  
Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records  
 Units13
Winter Term 1
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4 4
A/AS PE .5  
 Units4
Spring Term 1
BUSM 60 Human Relations in Business 3 3
BUSM 62 Human Resource Management 3 3
A/AS BEH 3  
A/AS MATH 5  
Certificate: Business Human Resources, L1 E0531 1  
Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records  
 Units6
Summer Term 1
A/AS AMIST 3  
CISB 15 Microcomputer Applications 3.5 3.5
 Units3.5
Fall Term 2
BUSO 25 Business Communications 3 3
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3 3
Certificate: Business:Management L2 N0473 3  
Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records  
 Units6
Winter Term 2
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3 3
BUSO 5 Business English 3 3
 Units6
Spring Term 2
BUSL 18 Business Law 3 3
BUSM 10 Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement 3 3
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3 1-3
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3 1-3
6 units of BUSA, BUSC, BUSL, BUSM, BUSS, CISB 6  
May be eligible for additional certificates: May be eligible for additional certificates:  
Business: International L 1-3 E0531, N0471 N0472 2  
Business: Management L 2-3 N0473 N0646 6  
Business: Retail Management L 1-2 E0500 N0474 4  
Business: Small Business L1-3 E0529, N0475 N0647 7  
 Units8-12
Summer Term 2
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3 3-5
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 3 3-4
General Business AS S0501 1  
Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records  
 Units6-9
 Total Units52.5-59.5
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