Degree Requirements

The associate degree in Business Studies requires completion of the courses listed in each degree emphasis. Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the Academic Requirements section of the catalog. The Business Studies Transfer area provides lower division transfer preparation for the School of Business Administration at San Diego State University. The associate degree requires a minimum of 60 units.

Core Curriculum

The Core is required for the Business Studies associate degrees. All courses in the Core are articulated with San Diego State University courses and some meet California State University and University of California general education requirements. To receive a degree in Business Studies, the student must complete the Core and complete one of the four areas below. In Small Business Management the student has a choice of coursework.

Core Units
BUSE 119, Business Communications
3
ENGL 101, Reading and Composition 3
BUSE 140, Business Law & the Legal Environment 3
CISC 181, Information Processing & Computer Programming 4
ECON 120, Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PHIL 102B, Introduction to Philosophy: Values & ethics
3
 
Total: 19

Only one associate degree can be earned in the Business Studies area:  Transfer or Small Business Accounting or Small Business Management or Retail Management or Real Estate.

Transfer
(SDSU)
Small Business
Accounting
Small Business Management Retail
Management
Real Estate
Entrepreneur Community Service
ACCT 116A/B ACCT 102 ACCT 128A/B BIOL 101 ACCT 116A BIOL 101
ECON 121 ACCT 116A/B BIOL 101 BUSE 101 BIOL 101 COMS 180
MATH 119 ACCT 120 BUSE 101
BUSE 150 BUSE 100 REAL 101
MATH 121 ACCT 120 BUSE 150 BUSE 155 BUSE 101 REAL 105
CSU GE: Area A1 ACCT 121 BUSE 155 CBTE 180 BUSE 150 REAL 110
CSU GE: Area A3 ACCT 128A/B BUSE 157 COMS 103 COMS 103 REAL 115
CSU GE: Area B1 ACCT 150 CBTE 180 COMS 180 COMS 135 REAL 120
CSU GE: Area B2 BIOL 101 MARK 100 MARK 100 COMS 180 REAL 125
CSU GE: Area C1 BUSE 101 COMS 103 6 -12 units from
BUSE 245A/B/C/D/
E/F/G/H
MARK 100 6 to 7 units from
ACCT 102
ACCT 116A
ESCR 101
REAL 130
REAL 140
REAL 151
REAL 166
CSU GE: Area C2 CBTE 140 COMS 180 MARK 110
CSU GE: Area D
(not 2)
COMS 180 CBTE 180  
  3 units from
BUSE 245C or
277C
6 units from
BUSE 245A/B/C/
D/E/F/G/H
6 -12 units from
BUSE 158A/B/C/D
or 277A/B/C/D
 
   
     
           
Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the Academic Requirements section of the catalog.