Degrees Available

Associate in Science Degree: Business Studies - Small Business Accounting Emphasis

The Small Business Accounting associate degree prepares for entry-level positions as bookkeepers, account clerks, accounting technicians, tax aides or accounting trainees.

Courses Required for the Major
Units
BUSE 119 Business Communications
3
ENGL 101 Reading and Composition
3
BUSE 140 Business Law & the Legal Environment 3
CISC 181 Principles of Information Systems 4
ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PHIL 102B Introduction to Philosophy: Values 3
 Additional Courses Required
ACCT 102 Basic Accounting 3
ACCT 116A Financial Accounting 4
 ACCT 116B Managerial Accounting 4
 ACCT 120 Federal Income Tax 3
 ACCT 121 California Income Tax 1
 ACCT 128A Small Business Accounting - Record Keeping 1.5
 ACCT 128B Small Business Accounting - Payroll 1.5
 ACCT 150 Computer Accounting Applications 3
 BIOL 101 Issues in Environmental Biology 4
 BUSE 101 Business Mathematics 3
 CBTE 140 Microsoft Excel 2
 COMS 180 Intercultural Communication 3
Complete three units from:
BUSE 245C Small Business Internship -
Accounting
3
BUSE 277C Service Learning - Community 1 - 3

Total: 55

Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the Academic Requirements section of the catalog. Students interested in careers as professional accountants should select the Business Studies San Diego State University Transfer Option. The associate degree requires a minimum of 60 units.

Associate in Science Degree: Business Studies - Small Business Management Entrepreneur

Coursework in Starting and Managing a Small Business.

Courses Required for the Major Units
BUSE 119 Business Communications 3
ENGL 101 Reading and Composition 3
BUSE 140 Business Law & the Legal
Environment
3
CISC 181 Principles of Information Systems 4
ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PHIL 102B Introduction to Philosophy: Values 3
Additional Courses Required
ACCT 128A Small Business Accounting -
Recordkeeping
1.5
ACCT 128B Small Business Accounting - Payroll 1.5
BIOL 101 Issues in Environmental Biology 4
BUSE 101 Business Mathematics 3
BUSE 150 Human Relations in Business 3
BUSE 155 Managing the Small Business 3
BUSE 157 Starting a Small Business
3
CBTE 180 Microsoft Office 3
COMS103 Oral Communication 3
COMS 180 Intercultural Communications 3
MARK 100 Principles of Marketing 3
Select six units from the following working education certificate of performance courses:
BUSE 245A, Small Business Internship - Marketing 3
BUSE 245B, Small Business Internship - Operations 3
BUSE 245C, Small Business Internship - Accounting 3
BUSE 245D, Small Business Internship - Buying and Inventory 3
BUSE 245E, Small Business Internship - Marketing 1
BUSE 2Additional general education and graduation
requirements for the associate degree are listed in
the Academic Requirements section of the catalog.
Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college
or university should select the Business Studies
San Diego State University Transfer option. The
associate degree requires a minimum of 60 units.
1
BUSE 245G, Small Business Internship - Accounting 1
BUSE 245H, Small Business Internship - Buying and Inventory 1

Total: 56

Recommended Electives: Business 100.

Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the Academic Requirements section of the catalog. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university should select the Business Studies San Diego State University Transfer option. The associate degree requires a minimum of 60 units.

Associate in Science Degree: Business Studies - Small Business Management Community Service

Coursework in community service.

Courses Required for the Major Units
BUSE 119 Business Communications 3
ENGL 101 Reading and Composition 3
BUSE 140 Business Law & the Legal Environment 3
CISC 181 Principles of Information Systems 4
ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics
3
PHIL 102B Introduction to Philosophy: Values
3
Additional Courses Required
BIOL 101 Issues in Environmental Biology 4
BUSE 101 Business Mathematics 3
BUSE 150 Human Relations in Business 3
BUSE 155 Managing the Small Business 3
CBTE 180 Microsoft Office 3
COMS 103 Oral Communication 3
COMS 180 Intercultural Communication 3
MARK 100 Principles of Marketing 3
 And the following students in free enterprise certificate of completion courses (complete 6-12 units):
BUSE 158A SIFE - High School Projects  
BUSE 277A Service Learning - High School Projects
 
 BUSE 158B SIFE - Elementary & Junior High Projects  
BUSE 277B Service Learning - Elementary & Junior High School Projects  
BUSE 158C SIFE - Community Projects  
BUSE 277C Service Learning - Community  
BUSE 158D SIFE - On-Campus Educational Projects  
BUSE 277D Service Learning - on Campus  
  6 - 12
 Working Education Certificate of Performance courses (complete 6-12 units):
 BUSE 245A Small Business Internship - Marketing
3
 BUSE 245B Small Business Internship - Operations
3
 BUSE 245C Small Business Internship - Accounting
3
 BUSE 245D Small Business Internship - Buying and Inventory 3
 BUSE 245E Small Business Internship - Marketing 1
 BUSE 245F Small Business Internship - Operations 1
 BUSE 245G Small Business Internship - Accounting 1
 BUSE 245H Small Business Internship - Buying and Inventory 1
  6 - 12

Total:56-68

Recommended electives: Business 92, 201.

Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the Academic Requirements section of the catalog. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university should select the Business Studies San Diego State University Transfer option. The associate degree requires a minimum of 60 units.

Associate in Science Degree: Business Studies - retail management

Coursework in retail management. The Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) Retail Management coursework incorporates both educational knowledge and technical skills and is structured to lead students to competence in several areas. This coursework provides a strong foundation for students intending to pursue communications, liberal arts, and other areas where general management competencies are important.

Courses Required for the Major Units
BUSE 119 Business Communications
3
ENGL 101 Reading and Composition
3
BUSE 140 Business Law & the Legal
Environment
3
CISC 181 Principles of Information Systems
4
ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PHIL 102B Introduction to Philosophy: Values 3
Additional course required
ACCT 116A Financial Accounting 4
BIOL 101 Issues in Environmental Biology 4
BUSE 100 Introduction to Business
3
BUSE 101 Business Mathematics 3
BUSE 150 Human Relations in Business 3
COMS 103 Oral Communication 3
COMS 135 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMS 180 Intercultural Communication 3
MARK 100 Principles of Marketing 3
MARK 110 Principles of Retailing 3

Total: 51

Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the Academic Requirements section of the catalog. Students interested in careers as professional accountants should select the Business Studies San Diego State University Transfer Option. The associate degree requires a minimum of 60 units.

Associate in Science Degree: Real Estate

Courses Required for the Major Units
BUSE 119, Business Communications
3
ENGL 101, Reading and Composition 3
BUSE 140, Business Law and the Legal Environment
3
CISC 181, Principles of Information Systems
4
ECON 120, Principles of Macroeconomics
3
PHIL 102B, Introduction To Philosophy: Values
3
Additional Real Estate Courses Required:
REAL 101, Real Estate Principles
3
REAL 105, Legal Aspects of Real Estate I
3
REAL 110, Principles of Real Estate Appraisal I
3
REAL 115, Real Estate Finance I
3
REAL 120, Real Estate Practice
3
REAL 125, Real Estate Economics
3
Six to seven units selected from the following:
ACCT 102, Basic Accounting 3
ACCT 116A, Financial Accounting
4
ESCR 101, Escrow Procedures - Beginning
3
REAL 130, Real Property Management
3
REAL 140, Real Estate Appraisal II
3
REAL 151, Real Estate Computer Applications
3
REAL 166, Common Interest Development
3
Additional courses required:
 BIOL 101 Issues in Environmental Biology  4
 COMS 180 Intercultural Communication 3

Total: 50-51

Recommended electives: Business 101.