Academic Catalog

Business & Professional Studies

Business Administration 2.0 for Transfer (AS-T)

This program is designed to provide students with the common core of lower division courses required to transfer and pursue a baccalaureate degree in Business Administration. This includes business degrees with options such as accounting, finance, human resources management, international business, management, operations management, and marketing. This major aligns with the California State University (CSU) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

The following is required for the AS-T in Business Administration for Transfer degree:

  1. Minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units.
  2. Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework.
  3. Minimum of 18 semester or 27 quarter units in the major.
  4. A grade of “C” or higher or “Pass” in all courses required for the major.
  5. Certified completion of the California State University General Education (CSU GE) Breadth pattern OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern; see Degree Requirements and Transfer Information section for more information.

Note: If following IGETC, IGETC-CSU must be followed for admission to a CSU.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Recognize essential functions and concerns specific to human resources, management, and general business operations.
  • Identify and analyze business problems or entrepreneurial opportunities and effectively communicate recommendations for courses of actions.

Associate in Science Degree Requirements

BUS-120Financial Accounting4
BUS-121Managerial Accounting4
BUS-125Business Law: Legal Environment of Business3
BUS-128Business Communication3
ECON-120Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON-121Principles of Microeconomics3
MATH-160Elementary Statistics4
or PSY-215 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
MATH-178Calculus for Business, Social and Behavioral Sciences4-5
or MATH-180 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
Units for the Major28-29
9 units may be double-counted with GE
Plus General Education Requirements (CSU GE or IGETC-CSU)39/37
Total Transferable Elective Units1-4
Total Units60

Please note: SDSU accepts this degree for students transferring into Business Administration (Financial Services) or Business Administration (General) majors.