Small Business Management  (AA)

Department:  Business

The Small Business Management degree provides training and education for those wishing to own or manage a small entrepreneurial venture.

The various elements involved in starting and operating a small business are covered.

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
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
  or  ACCT301Financial Accounting
4
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
BUS105Business Mathematics
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
BUS110Business Economics
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
  or  ECON302Principles of Macroeconomics
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3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
BUS300Introduction to Business
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
BUS340Business Law
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
BUS350Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
MGMT304Introduction to Management Functions
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
  or  MGMT362Techniques of Management
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
MKT300Principles of Marketing
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
MKT312Retailing
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017

And a minimum of 3 units from the following:

SubjectTitlePrerequisitesUnitsMode
ACCT341Computerized Accounting
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2
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ACCT343Computer Spreadsheet Applications for Accounting
2
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
BUSTEC305Business Technology Essentials
1
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
BUSTEC310Introduction to Word/Information Processing
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3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017

And a minimum of 3 units from the following:

SubjectTitlePrerequisitesUnitsMode
BUS210The Business Plan
1
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
BUS212Marketing for Small Businesses
1
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
BUS214Financing a Small Business
1
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
BUS216Essential Records for the Small Business
1
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
BUS218Management Skills for the Small Business
1
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
BUS220Retailing and Merchandising for the Small Business
1
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
BUS224Customer Service
1
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
BUS228Selling Techniques for the Small Business
1
Offered Prior to Spring 2017