Transfer Information

Associate in Science Degree: Business Studies - SDSU Business Administration

Courses Required for the Major
BUSE 119 Business Communications 3
ENGL 101 Reading and Composition
BUSE 140 Business Law & the Legal Environment
CISC 181 Principles of Information Systems 4
ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PHIL 102B Introduction to Philosophy: Values
Additional Courses Required
ACCT 116A Financial Accounting 4
ACCT 116B Managerial Accounting 4
ECON 121 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MATH 119 Elementary Statistics 3
 MATH 121 Basic Techniques of Applied
Calculus I

Total: 36

Common university majors related to the field of Business include:

Accounting, Agricultural Business, Apparel Design and Merchandising, Business Administration, Business Economics, Business Information Systems, Business Law, Construction Management, E-Business, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance/Financial Services, Health Administration, Hospitality Management, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering and Technology, International Business, Management, Marketing, Public Administration, Real Estate, Transportation.

Course Requirements for Transfer Students

Students who plan to transfer to a four year college or university and earn a bachelor's degree in this discipline should consult with a counselor or visit the Transfer/Career Center to determine the appropriate major preparation courses for their specific transfer institution and major.

Associate in Arts in Business Administration for Transfer Degree

Program Description

The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer Degree is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related major in the California State University (CSU) system. It is accepted by some but not all CSU campuses. Students who complete this degree and transfer to a participating CSU campus will be required to complete no more than 60 units after transfer to earn a bachelor’s degree. It may not be appropriate preparation for students transferring to a CSU campus that does not accept the degree. Students who plan to complete this degree should consult a counselor for additional information about participating CSU campuses as well as university admission, degree and transfer requirements.

Award Notes:

The following is required for all AA-T or AS-T degrees:
  • Completion of 60 CSU-transferable semesterunits. No more than 60 units are required.
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework. While aminimum of 2.0 is required for admission, someCSU campuses and majors may require a higherGPA. Please see a counselor for more information.
  • Completion of a minimum of 18 semester unitsin an “AA-T” or “AS-T” major (see list above). Allcourses in the major must be completed with agrade of C or better.
  • Certified completion of the California StateUniversity General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE; see page 109 for more information); ORthe Intersegmental General Education TransferCurriculum pattern (IGETC; see page 101 for moreinformation).

Career Options

Careers related to this field typically require education beyond the associate degree level and some may require a graduate degree.

Courses Required for the Major
ACCT 116A, Financial Accounting
ACCT 116B, Managerial Accounting
BUSE 140 Business Law & the Legal Environment
CISC 181 Principles of Information Systems4
ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics3
MATH 119, Elementary Statistics
MATH 121, Basic Techniques of Applied Calculus I

Total: 27