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Business Administration (2012-2013)
The Business Administration major prepares the student for transfer to upper-division status at a four-year educational institution, and for increased professional proficiency, career changes and enhancements, and new employment challenges. This program provides the student with the basic courses necessary to pursue studies in specialized business fields such as international business, finance, advertising, marketing, management, accounting, and banking.
All students expecting to work in private or profit organizations, the government, or business are strongly urged to include business principles and other business specialized courses as electives.
 
Program Learning Outcomes
Students will develop skills to interpret resource allocation through research in basic financial literacy skills, (computation) (critical thinking skills) by analyzing the data with understanding of communication/leadership local and in the global sphere of the business world. This is accomplished in writing and in their oral presentations.
As a result of these basic business experiences students then can develop strategies on to which area of business they may enter.
 
Career Opportunities
Generally, advancement to levels of middle-management and upper-management in business requires at least a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business. There are numerous opportunities in the domestic and international arenas. Careers in marketing, sales, advertising, personnel management, accounting, risk management, and collections are abundant. Business procedures are also applicable to government and other non-profit organizations. Preparation for these fields of specialization are available at most four-year colleges and universities.
 
Units required for Major: 90
Units required for Certificate: 7-29
 
Associate Degree Requirements:
English proficiency: ENGL 1A, 1AH, 1S & 1T, ESLL 26 or equivalent.
Mathematics proficiency: MATH 57, 105, 108 or equivalent.
A minimum of 90 units is required* to include:
All Foothill General Education requirements (30 Units)
Core courses (23 Units)
Support courses (28 Units)

*Additional elective course work may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement for the associate degree.

NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a GPA of 2.0 or higher is required in all core and support courses for the degree or certificates.
 
Program Type(s):
AA = Associate in Arts Degree.
CS = Certificate of Specialization [Non-Transcriptable].
CCC = Career Certificate [Non-Transcriptable].
 
Additional Information:
NOTE: Students having difficulty in attaining an Associate in Art Degree because of timing or availability of classes should consult with a counselor to submit a petition for course substitution.
 
Core Courses: (23 units)
ACTG 1A Financial Accounting I (5 units)
ACTG 1B Financial Accounting II (5 units)
BUSI 18 Business Law I (5 units)
BUSI 22 Principles of Business (4 units)
BUSI 59 Principles of Marketing (4 units)
 
Support Courses: (28 units)
ACTG 1C Managerial Accounting (5 units)
BUSI 19 Business Law II (4 units)
or ADVT 57 Principles of Advertising (4 units)
or BUSI 11 Introduction to Information Systems (5 units)
or BUSI 53 Survey of International Business (4 units)
or BUSI 57 Principles of Advertising (4 units)
or BUSI 61 Investment Fundamentals (3 units)
or BUSI 62 Principles of Salesmanship (3 units)
or BUSI 70 Business & Professional Ethics (4 units)
or BUSI 90A Principles of Management (4 units)
or BUSI 91L Introduction to Business Information Processing (4 units)
or BUSI 95 Entrepreneurship - Small Business Management (4 Units)
ECON 1A Principles of Macroeconomics (5 units)
ECON 1B Principles of Microeconomics (5 units)
MATH 10 Elementary Statistics (5 units)

NOTE: Consult your Counselor for details in meeting math requirements for CSU and UC requirements in business administration.
CSU campuses require:
MATH 11 Finite Mathematics (5 units)
MATH 12 Calculus for Business & Economics (5 units)
University of California campuses require:
MATH 1A Calculus (5 units)
MATH 1B Calculus (5 units)
Entrepreneurship Career Certificate - (26 Units)[Non-Transcriptable]
ACTG 1A Financial Accounting I (5 units)
BUSI 18 Business Law I (5 units)
BUSI 22 Principles of Business (4 units)
BUSI 59 Principles of Marketing (4 units)
BUSI 90A Principles of Management (4 units)
BUSI 95 Entrepreneurship-Small Business Management (4 units)
Business Management Career Certificate(25 Units)[Non-Transcriptable]
ACTG 1A Financial Accounting I (5 units)
BUSI 18 Business Law I (5 units)
BUSI 22 Principles of Business (4 units)
or BUSI 11 Introduction to Information Systems (5 units)
or BUSI 53 Survey of International Business (4 units)
or BUSI 70 Business & Professional Ethics (4 units)
BUSI 59 Principles of Marketing (4 units)
BUSI 61 Investment Fundamentals (3 units)
BUSI 90A Principles of Management (4 units)
Marketing Career Certificate(24 Units)[Non-Transcriptable]
BUSI 18 Business Law I (5 units)
BUSI 22 Principles of Business (4 units)
BUSI 57 Principles of Advertising (4 units)
or ADVT 57 Principles of Advertising (4 units)
BUSI 58 Survey of International Marketing (4 units)
BUSI 59 Principles of Marketing (4 units)
BUSI 62 Principles of Salesmanship (3 units)

Academic Year: 2012-2013

Current status: Approved
Last update: 2012-05-04 17:09:57

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