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.
CoreUnits
BUSE 119, Business Communications
3
ENGL 101, Reading and Composition3
BUSE 140, Business Law & the Legal Environment3
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 ManagementRetail
Management
Real Estate
Entrepreneur
ACCT 116A/B ACCT 102ACCT 128A/BACCT 116ABIOL 101
ECON 121 ACCT 116A/BBIOL 101BIOL 101COMS 180
MATH 119ACCT 120
BUSE 101
BUSE 100REAL 101
MATH 121BUSE 150BUSE 101REAL 105
CSU GE: Area A1ACCT 121BUSE 155BUSE 150REAL 110
CSU GE: Area A3ACCT 128A/B BUSE 157COMS 103 REAL 115
CSU GE: Area B1ACCT 150 CBTE 180COMS 135REAL 120
CSU GE: Area B2BIOL 101 MARK 100COMS 180REAL 125
CSU GE: Area C1BUSE 101COMS 103MARK 1006 to 7 units from
ACCT 102
ACCT 116A
ESCR 101
REAL 130
REAL 140
REAL 151
REAL 166
CSU GE: Area C2CBTE 140 COMS 180MARK 110
CSU GE: Area D
(not 2)
COMS 180CBTE 180 
 3 units from
BUSE 245C or
277C
6 units from
BUSE 245A/B/C/
D/E/F/G/H
 
  
   
     
Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the Academic Requirements section of the catalog.