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CONTACT FOR THIS PROGRAM:

Mary.Sessom@gcccd.edu

Phone: (619) 660-4362

TOTAL UNITS

A Business Administration Certificate of Achievement is earned by completing the 31 required units.

A Business- General  Certificate of Achievement is awarded to those who complete the 29-31 required units.

A Business- Data Management Certificate of Achievement is awarded to those who complete the 31-32 required units.


A Certificate of Specialization in Database Administration is awarded to those who complete the 15 required units.


An Associate in Science Degree is awarded when students have completed the General Education Requirements plus:

• 31 units of Business Administration classes

or

• 29-31 units of General Business classes

or

• 31-32 units of Business Data Management classes.

 


Business & Professional Studies

Certificate & Degree Requirements

Contact the Business department to assure that you take the most efficient sequence of classes.

For specific requirements, transfer students should consult the catalog of their selected institution.

Review the Cuyamaca catalog class descriptions and the Degrees/Certificates PDFs for additional details.



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I.  Business Administration
UNITS

This degree program is designed to give students who choose to work toward a bachelor’s degree a well-balanced introduction to a professional career in business. The curriculum fulfills the lower division requirements for most majors in the School of Business Administration at San Diego State University and is typical of requirements at other four-year schools.

For specific requirements, transfer students should consult the catalog of their selected institution.

Associate in Science Degree Requirements:
Course Name Units
BUS 120 Financial Accounting 4
BUS 121 Managerial Accounting 4
BUS 125 Business Law: Legal Environment Of Business 3
BUS 128 Business Communication 3
CIS 110 Principles Of Information Systems 4
ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 121 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MATH 160 Elementary Statistics 3
MATH 178 Calculus for Business, Social and Behavioral Sciences 4
  TOTAL:  31
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES:
Course Name Units
BUS 146 Marketing 3
BUS 156 Principles Of Management 3
Certificate of Achievement

Students who complete the major requirements above, but not the general education requirements, qualify for a Certificate in Business Administration. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline found in the Academic Calendar.

II.  Business- General
UNITS

This degree program is designed to develop and foster those skills and understandings which can be utilized for employment in an increasingly challenging business environment. The curriculum provides students with a broad preparation for a career in business. Business courses are included which provide a solid background for future promotion in a chosen occupational area.

The degree is designed for students who do NOT plan to transfer to a four year college or university.

Choose one of the following two:
Course Name Units
BUS 109 Elementary Accounting 3
BUS 120 Financial Accounting 4
Complete the next 3 courses:
Course Name Units
BUS 110 Introduction To Business 3
BUS 115 Human Relations In Business 3
BUS 125 Business Law: Legal Environment Of Business 3
Choose one of the following two:
Course Name Units
BOT 110 Business English & Communication-
(Only Offered at Grossmont College)
3
BUS 128 Business Communication 3
Complete the next 4 courses:
Course Name Units
BUS 146 Marketing 3
BUS 152 Business Mathematics 2
BUS 195 Personal Finance 3
ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Choose one of the following two:
Course Name Units
CIS 105 Introduction To Computing 3
CIS 110 Principles Of Information Systems 4
  TOTAL: 29-31 units

Certificate of Achievement

Students who complete the major requirements above, qualify for a Certificate in Business- General. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline found in the Academic Calendar.

III.  Business Data Management
UNITS

This degree program prepares students for careers in business using information technology to organize and promote advanced business management policies. Preparation for the Microsoft Certified Database Administrator exams.

Course Name Units
BUS 128 Business Communication 3
BUS 240 SQL For Business Applications 3
BUS 242 Data Mining 3
CIS 110 Principles Of Information Systems 4
CIS 140 Databases 3
CIS 190 Windows Operating System 3
CIS 240 Advanced Databases 3
CIS 242 Database Design 3
Choose one of the following two:
Course Name Units
COMM 120 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM 122 Public Speaking 3
Choose one of the following three:
Course Name Units
CIS 216 Active Server Pages 3
CIS 290 Windows System Administration 3
CS 180 Introduction to Visual Basic Programming (ABCD) 4
  TOTAL:  31-32 units
Certificate of Achievement

Students who complete the major requirements above, qualify for a Certificate in Business Data Management.

An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline found in the Academic Calendar.

Database Administration-Certificate of Specialization
UNITS
Course Name Units
BUS 240 SQL For Business Applications 3
BUS 242 Data Mining 3
CIS 140 Databases 3
CIS 240 Advanced Databases 3
CIS 242 Database Design 3
  TOTAL: 15   units
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General Education Requirements

To earn your AA or AS degree, or to move on to higher education, you must also complete the General Education Requirements.  Because there are occasional updates, check with a counselor for the most current information.

Career Technical Education

This web site is supported by Carl D. Perkins VTEA IC funds through the System. Office, California Community Colleges,
Grant #08-C01-020

Revised  May 02, 2013
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