General Business  (AA)

Department:  Business

This degree is designed to provide a strong foundation for those entering into a variety of business fields in the private and public sector.

It includes coursework that is essential for entry-level positions and enhances the knowledge base of those who are seeking career progression.

Career Possibilities:  Account executive, analyst, bank employee, buyer, clerk, data-entry clerk, data-entry specialist, entrepreneur, financial planner, government service, insurance representative, investment counselor, manager, marketing, market research, office assistant, public administration, purchasing agent, retail/industrial sales.

Associate Degree Requirements: AA degrees may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements

Program Requirements

Subject Title Prerequisites Units Mode
ACCT101Fundamentals of College Accounting
3
Online, Hybrid, Campus
  or  ACCT301Financial Accounting
4
Online, Hybrid, Campus
BUS105Business Mathematics
3
Online, Campus
BUS110Business Economics
3
Online, Campus
  or  ECON302Principles of Macroeconomics
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3
Online, Hybrid, Campus
BUS300Introduction to Business
3
Online, Campus
BUS310Business Communications
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3
Online, Hybrid, Campus
BUS320Concepts in Personal Finance
3
Online, Campus
BUS340Business Law
3
Online, Campus
  or  BUS345Law and Society
3
Campus
CISA305Beginning Word Processing
2
Online, Hybrid, Campus
  or  CISA308Exploring Word Processing and Presentation Software
1
Online, Campus
CISA315Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets
2
Online, Hybrid, Campus
  or  CISA318Exploring Spreadsheet Software
1
Online, Campus
MKT300Principles of Marketing
3
Online, Campus
And a minimum of 6 units from the following:

BUS, MGT, MKT, RE courses not used to fulfill other requirements for this major.

Work Experience (498) courses are limited to 3 units maximum towards degree requirements.

Associate Degree Requirements: The General Business Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements