Business Administration is a program that overlaps with a multitude of different industries – this leads to more diverse areas of study and provides more opportunities for students to pursue their interests. This degree program introduces students to basic business functions and economic analysis. It can lead to careers as a public accountant, compliance manager, managerial positions in cost/budgeting/financial analysis, banker, financial planner, and clerk-level positions in book- keeping and payroll, among others.
The Associate in Arts in Business Administration for Transfer provides a broad base of education in the discipline and introduces students to the fundamental principles underlying organizations and basic analytical tools of business. It gives students a basis in various business functions and economic analysis. Completion of the degree provides students with the core skills and knowledge needed to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Business Administration. Students who earn this degree will be able to transfer to CSU campus or enter the local job market.
To earn an Associate in Science degree for Transfer a student must complete 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the CSU that consist of IGETC pattern or CSU GE breadth and a major of at least 18 units. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework to receive an associate degree for transfer and all courses in the major must be completed with a C or better. Students earning an associate degree for transfer will not be required to complete any other local graduation requirements.
My working career began on a dairy farm. Even though the cows made the work enjoyable, I began to have a desire to associate with people instead. With the enthusiasm from my family, I decided to attend a community college. I would be the first generation in the Dokter family to earn a college degree. How thankful I am to have made that decision because now I am able to share my experiences with students and encourage them to follow their passions. There's no greater gratification than witnessing students finding their goals come to light!- Professor Derek Dokter