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BUSINESS

​​Division of Business and Career Technical Education

Division of Business and Career Technical Education
​Dean:
Von Lawson​
Department Co-Chairs (Business):
Steven Deeley
Stewart Myers
Faculty:
Lynda Armbruster
Steven Deeley
Stewart Myers
Andy Salcido
Location:U-83
Phone:(714) 628-4883


The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degree provides students with a comprehensive business education in the principles and practices of all phases of business. A student graduating with an Associate in Science in Business for Transfer may transfer to a four-year institution to complete a Bachelor's Degree. Successful completion of the transfer degree in business administration guarantees the student acceptance to the California State University system to pursue a baccalaureate degree in the field of business, industry or government.

The Associate of Science degree in Business Administration enables students to transfer to a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree. Career opportunities exist in many areas of business administration such as accounting, financial planning and analysis, financial service specialties, management, marketing and sales, production and logistics, and systems and technology development.

Students planning for university transfer should be aware that some universities only accept Business 101 for the transfer major (e.g. California State University, Long Beach) while others only accept Business 105 (e.g. California State University, Fullerton) for the transfer major. Students planning for university transfer should be aware that California State University, Fullerton and many other universities require Math 150 for the Business Administration degree. Numerous California State University campuses and private colleges and universities offer baccalaureate degrees in Business Administration. In the University of California system, UC Berkeley and UC Riverside offer this degree. Consult the Transfer Planning Guide and meet with a counselor for information about specific programs and transfer requirements.

 

The Associate of Science degree in Business Management is designed to enable students to handle basic problems encountered in managing within a business environment including the managing of a marketing program, the making of decisions and problem solving, the coordinating of activities, the influencing of staff, and the understanding of finance. Entry-level careers include management trainees and assistant managers or supervisors.

Students intending to obtain a bachelors degree in Business Management should consult the major requirements for upper-division standing listed under the Business Administration major. For other related majors, look under Management.

 

The Certificate of Proficiency in Business Management is designed to enable students to handle basic problems encountered in managing within a business environment. Entry-level careers include management trainees and assistant managers or supervisors.

The certificate of proficiency in Business Information Worker (BIW) is designed to prepare students for entry-level office and administrative support in a variety of job positions, including general office clerks, retail salespersons, customer service representatives, receptionists, and information clerks. With solid foundation in Microsoft Windows and Office, as well as strong digital and web literacy skills, students will be prepared to meet the workforce demands of today's business environment

The Associate of Science degree and Certificate of Achievement in Entrepreneurship are designed to assist the student in the development of fundamental skills necessary to open and operate a small business and/or to continue the pursuit of a bachelor's degree at a four-year college or university. Students intending to obtain a bachelor's degree in Entrepreneurship should consult the major requirements for upper division study listed under the Business Administration major.