Business

The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer Degree (AA-T) is designed to prepare students for a seamless transfer into the CSU system to complete a baccalaureate degree in Business Administration. The AA-T therefore necessarily requires the completion of a general education sequence of courses, as well as specific preparation for upper-division business administration coursework.
Learning Outcome(s):
  1. Apply communication principles and appropriate information technology to the production of emails, letters, memos, resumes, reports, and various other documents.
  2. Describe existing and emerging information technologies that assist in effective business decision-making or facilitate communication.
  3. Discuss the causes of macroeconomic (business cycle) fluctuations, and the effects these fluctuations have on business owners.
  4. Apply cost-benefit analysis to resource allocation choices made in a business setting.
  5. Explain accounting terminology, concepts, principles, and frameworks.
  6. Perform accounting-related calculations, and demonstrate the ability to use accounting methods and procedures, to solve accounting and business related questions and problems.
  7. Apply legal analysis in planning and decision making to avoid legal conflicts in business decisions.
  8. Develop and exhibit high standards of professional practice, demonstrating awareness of ethical and social responsibilities in today’s multi-cultural, team-oriented, rapidly-changing environment.
REQUIREMENTS: (17 units)
Units: 17
ACCT 20
Financial Accounting (Historical)
4
ACCT 21
Managerial Accounting (Historical)
4
ECON 1
Principles of Macroeconomics (Active)
3
ECON 2
Principles of Microeconomics (Active)
3
BUS 80
Business Law (Active)
3
LIST A - Select one course
Units: 3-4
MATH 5
Introduction to Statistics (Active)
3
MATH 6
Calculus for Business/Social Science (Active)
3
MATH 7
Finite Mathematics (Historical)
3
BUS 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
or
ECON 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
LIST B - Select 2 courses
Units: 6-7
CSIS 2
Computers in Business (Historical)
4
BUS 1
Fundamentals of Business (Historical)
3
or
BUS 100
Effective Written and Oral Business Communication (Active)
3
Associate Degree for Transfer Requirements:
Units: 0
Units Required for the Major: 26 - 28
Units:  
Double Counted Units: CSU: 9; IGETC: 9
Units:  
General Education Requirements: CSU GE: 39; IGETC: 37
Units: 37-39
Electives needed to get to 60 Units: CSU: 2 - 4; IGETC: 4 - 6
Units:  
Total Units for the Degree: 60 Units
Units:  
Total: 63-67

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This program prepares students for entry level office skills jobs that require intermediate to advanced computer skills. Students will learn how to create professional documents with Word, create presentations using PowerPoint, and prepare spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. Possible job opportunities include: administrative office assistant, office manager/administrator, legal administrative assistant, office coordinator, operations administrative assistant, and project manager.


Learning Outcome(s):
  1. Create professional documents and presentations and prepare spreadsheets using computer programs and applications.

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BUSINESS CORE COURSES
Units: 9-19
CSIS 8
Introduction to the Internet (Historical)
1
MATH 402
Pre-Algebra (Historical)
0-3
or
MATH 411
Integrated Pre-Algebra (Historical)
0-6
ACCT 20
Financial Accounting (Historical)
4
ACCT 103
General Office Accounting (Historical)
3
CSIS 1
Computer Literacy - MS Office (Historical)
2
CSIS 2
Computers in Business (Historical)
4
CSIS 2L
Computers in Business Lab (Historical)
1
ECON 1
Principles of Macroeconomics (Historical)
3
BUS 1
Fundamentals of Business (Historical)
3
BOT 191A
Workplace Skills (Historical)
1
BOT 191B
Workplace Skills (Historical)
1
BOT 191C
Workplace Skills (Historical)
1
BOT 100
Business Correspondence (Historical)
3
or
BUS 100
Business Correspondence (Historical)
3
ENGL 250
Practical Writing (Historical)
3
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Units:  
CSIS 112
Keyboard Speed Building (Historical)
0.5-1
CSIS 122
Computer Keyboarding (Historical)
0.5-2
CSIS 124
Windows Fundamentals (Active)
1
BOT 112
Business Computations with Machines (Historical)
0.5
CSIS 126
Word Processing - MS Word (Historical)
2
Choose six units from the following list:
Units: 6
CSIS 6
Webpage Authoring (Active)
3
or
DM 6
Webpage Authoring (Active)
3
CSIS 7
Web Page Authoring II (Historical)
2
or
DM 7
Web Page Authoring II (Historical)
2
CSIS 73
Desktop Publishing - Adobe InDesign (Historical)
3
or
DM 73
Desktop Publishing - Adobe InDesign (Historical)
3
CSIS 75
Photoshop I - Adobe Photoshop (Historical)
3
or
DM 75
Photoshop I - Adobe PhotoShop (Historical)
3
CSIS 120
Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks (Historical)
3
or
ACCT 120
Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks (Historical)
3
CSIS 121
Spreadsheet - MS Excel (Historical)
1-2
or
ACCT 121
Spreadsheet - MS Excel (Historical)
1-2
DM 74
Advanced PhotoShop (Historical)
3
or
CSIS 74
Advanced PhotoShop (Historical)
3
DM 85
Web Development and Design (Active)
3
or
CSIS 85
Web Development and Design (Active)
3
BUS 14
Personal Finance (Historical)
3
or
ECON 14
Personal Finance (Historical)
3
ACCT 105
Payroll Accounting (Historical)
3
ACCT 111
Introduction to Income Tax (Historical)
3
CSIS 132
Intermediate Word Processing - MS Word (Historical)
2
CSIS 134
Intermediate Excel (Historical)
2
Total: 15-25
The Associate Degree in Business provides students with the opportunity to choose an option based on their business need - Accounting, Management, Medical Office, Technical Publishing, or Office Applications. Earning an associate degree provides more opportunities for advancement, especially for those who pursue additional training, experience and education. By completing the General Education requirements, the core course requirement, the courses in their chosen option, and their business electives the student will earn an A.A. Degree in Business.RevisedMinutes--5-11-18 Business CSIS Department Advisory Committee Meeting.docx
Learning Outcome(s):
  1. Demonstrate appropriate use of business terms and concepts across a standard breadth of business functions.
  2. Create and produce documentable solutions to business problems and challenges.
CORE: REQUIRED FOR ALL OPTIONS
Units: 2-4
Choose one:
CSIS 1
Computer Literacy - Office Applications (Active)
2
or
CSIS 2
Computers in Business (Active)
4
CHOOSE ONE OF THE OPTIONS BELOW
Units: 14-16
Accounting Option: Choose at least 6 units
Units: 0-7
ACCT 103
General Office Accounting (Active)
3
or
ACCT 20
Financial Accounting (Active)
4
ACCT 120
Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks (Active)
3
or
CSIS 120
Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks (Active)
3
Management Option: Choose at least 9 units.
Units: 0-12
MGMT 101
Introduction to Management (Active)
3
MKTG 100
Principles of Marketing (Active)
3
MGMT 104
Leadership/Human Relations in Business (Active)
3
MGMT 120
Human Resource Management (Active)
3
Medical Office Option: Choose 12 units.
Units: 0-12
BOT 180
Medical Terminology for the Office (Active)
3
BOT 281
Medical Billing (Active)
3
BOT 182
Medical Office Procedures (Active)
3
CSIS 126
Word Processing - MS Word (Active)
3
or
BOT 283
Medical Coding (Active)
3
Office Applications Option: Choose at least 7.5 units
Units: 0-9
ACCT 121
Spreadsheet - MS Excel (Active)
3
or
CSIS 121
Spreadsheet - MS Excel (Active)
3
CSIS 122
Computer Keyboarding (Active)
0.5-2
CSIS 126
Word Processing - MS Word (Historical)
3
CSIS 129
Presentation Graphics - MS PowerPoint (Active)
1
or
CMUN 129
Presentation Graphics - MS PowerPoint (Active)
1
Technical Publishing Option: Choose at least 6 units.
Units: 0-15
CSIS 6
Webpage Authoring (Active)
3
or
DM 6
Webpage Authoring (Active)
3
CSIS 75
Photoshop I - Adobe Photoshop (Active)
3
or
DM 75
Photoshop I - Adobe Photoshop (Active)
3
CSIS 74
Advanced Photoshop (Active)
3
or
DM 74
Advanced Photoshop (Active)
3
CSIS 76
Digital Illustration (Active)
3
or
DM 76
Digital Illustration (Active)
3
CSIS 80
Digital Photography (Active)
3
or
DM 80
Digital Photography (Active)
3
CSIS 85
Web Development and Design (Active)
3
or
DM 85
Web Development and Design (Active)
3
ELECTIVES: Choose electives from the list below so that the core plus additional requirements for the option plus electives equals at least 18 units.
Units: 0-10
ACCT 20
Financial Accounting (Active)
4
ACCT 21
Managerial Accounting (Active)
4
ACCT 105
Payroll Accounting (Active)
3
ACCT 120
Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks (Active)
3
or
CSIS 120
Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks (Active)
3
ACCT 121
Spreadsheet - MS Excel (Active)
3
or
CSIS 121
Spreadsheet - MS Excel (Active)
3
BOT 100
Effective Written and Oral Business Communication (Active)
3
or
BUS 100
Effective Written and Oral Business Communication (Active)
3
BOT 212
Business Computations with Machines (Active)
0.5
BOT 291A
Power Skills for the Workplace (Active)
1
or
BOT 291B
Power Skills for the Workplace (Active)
1
or
BOT 291C
Power Skills for the Workplace (Active)
1
BUS 1
Fundamentals of Business (Historical)
3
BUS 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
or
ECON 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
or
MATH 5
Introduction to Statistics (Active)
3
BUS 14
Personal Finance (Active)
3
or
ECON 14
Personal Finance (Active)
3
BUS 80
Business Law (Active)
3
CSIS 6
Webpage Authoring (Active)
3
or
DM 6
Webpage Authoring (Active)
3
CSIS 8
Introduction to the Internet (Active)
1
CSIS 75
Photoshop I - Adobe Photoshop (Active)
3
or
DM 75
Photoshop I - Adobe Photoshop (Active)
3
CSIS 122
Computer Keyboarding (Active)
0.5-2
CSIS 126
Word Processing - MS Word (Historical)
3
CSIS 128
Database - MS Access (Active)
2
CSIS 212
Keyboard Speed Building (Active)
0.5-1
CSIS 129
Presentation Graphics - MS PowerPoint (Active)
1
or
CMUN 129
Presentation Graphics - MS PowerPoint (Active)
1
CSIS 212
Keyboard Speed Building (Active)
0.5-1
CMUN 12
Business Communication (Active)
3
ECON 1
Principles of Macroeconomics (Active)
3
ECON 2
Principles of Microeconomics (Active)
3
General Education Requirements: (35 - 39 Units)
Units: 35-39
A student may complete the Gavilan College A.A./A.S. general education plus sufficient electives to meet a 60 unit total. See a counselor for details. NOTE: A course may be used to satisfy both general education and major requirements. See "Double Counting Rule".
Total: 51-124

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The Certificate of Achievement program is designed for students desiring a broad introduction to business rather than a specialized area of concentration. It should also be considered by students who think they may continue their education as a business major.
Learning Outcome(s):
  1. analyze common business transactions and link them to the appropriate financial statements.
  2. analyze the impact of shifts in supply and demand upon equilibrium price and quantity. Students who transfer to four-year colleges will have the appropriate background to successfully pursue a four-year Business degree.

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Requirements (Business Core is not required):
Units: 18-22
ACCT 20
Financial Accounting (Historical)
4
ACCT 21
Managerial Accounting (Historical)
4
ECON 1
Principles of Macroeconomics (Active)
3
ECON 2
Principles of Microeconomics (Active)
3
MATH 5
Introduction to Statistics (Active)
3
or
BUS 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
or
ECON 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
CSIS 2L
Computers in Business Lab (Historical)
1
or
CSIS 2
Computers in Business (Historical)
4
Electives
Units: 0-9
BUS 1
Fundamentals of Business (Historical)
3
BUS 80
Business Law (Active)
3
MATH 1A
Single-Variable Calculus and Analytic Geometry (Historical)
4
MATH 1B
Single-Variable Calculus and Analytic Geometry (Historical)
4
MATH 1C
Multivariable Calculus (Historical)
4
MATH 2
Linear Algebra (Active)
3
MATH 2C
Differential Equations (Active)
3
MATH 6
Calculus for Business/Social Science (Active)
3
MATH 7
Finite Mathematics (Historical)
3
MATH 8A
First Half of Precalculus (Historical)
4
MATH 8B
Second Half of Precalculus (Active)
4
ANTH 3
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (Active)
3
HIST 7A
History of Western Civilization (Historical)
3
HIST 7B
History of Western Civilization (Historical)
3
PHIL 2
Introduction to Logic (Active)
3
PSYC 10
Introduction to Psychology (Active)
3
SOC 1A
Introduction to Sociology (Active)
3
Total: 18-31

This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed for entry level jobs in a medical front office. Job opportunities include: medical office assistant, front office medical assistant, office manager, medical receptionist/medical assistant, and administrative medical assistant.


Learning Outcome(s):
  1. Perform common tasks for the medical office, such as patient record management and billing with common business software, while utilizing common medical terminology.
CORE REQUIREMENT: Choose one.
Units: 2-4
CSIS 1
Computer Literacy - Office Applications (Active)
2
CSIS 2
Computers in Business (Active)
4
OPTION REQUIREMENTS:Choose 12 units.
Units: 12
BOT 180
Medical Terminology for the Office (Active)
3
BOT 182
Medical Office Procedures (Active)
3
BOT 281
Medical Billing (Active)
3
CSIS 126
Word Processing - MS Word (Historical)
3
or
BOT 283
Medical Coding (Active)
3
ELECTIVES: Choose electives from the list below so that the core plus additional requirements for the option plus electives equals 18 units.
Units: 4
ACCT 20
Financial Accounting (Active)
4
ACCT 21
Managerial Accounting (Active)
4
ACCT 105
Payroll Accounting (Active)
3
ACCT 120
Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks (Active)
3
or
CSIS 120
Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks (Active)
3
ACCT 121
Spreadsheet - MS Excel (Active)
3
or
CSIS 121
Spreadsheet - MS Excel (Active)
3
BOT 100
Effective Written and Oral Business Communication (Active)
3
or
BUS 100
Effective Written and Oral Business Communication (Active)
3
BOT 212
Business Computations with Machines (Active)
0.5
BOT 291A
Power Skills for the Workplace (Active)
1
or
BOT 291B
Power Skills for the Workplace (Active)
1
or
BOT 291C
Power Skills for the Workplace (Active)
1
BUS 1
Fundamentals of Business (Active)
3
BUS 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
or
ECON 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
or
MATH 5
Introduction to Statistics (Active)
3
BUS 14
Personal Finance (Active)
3
or
ECON 14
Personal Finance (Active)
3
BUS 80
Business Law (Active)
3
CSIS 6
Webpage Authoring (Active)
3
or
DM 6
Webpage Authoring (Active)
3
CSIS 8
Introduction to the Internet (Active)
1
CSIS 75
Photoshop I - Adobe Photoshop (Active)
3
or
DM 75
Photoshop I - Adobe Photoshop (Active)
3
CSIS 122
Computer Keyboarding (Active)
0.5-2
CSIS 126
Word Processing - MS Word (Historical)
3
CSIS 128
Database - MS Access (Active)
2
CSIS 129
Presentation Graphics - MS PowerPoint (Active)
1
or
CMUN 129
Presentation Graphics - MS PowerPoint (Active)
1
CSIS 212
Keyboard Speed Building (Active)
0.5-1
CMUN 12
Business Communication (Active)
3
ECON 1
Principles of Macroeconomics (Active)
3
ECON 2
Principles of Microeconomics (Active)
3
Total: 18-20

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The Certificate of Achievement in Real Estate provides the student with a thorough understanding of the California residential real estate market from a buyer's, seller's and real estate professional's perspective. Students completing the certificate meet the minimum requirements needed to take the California Real Estate Sales license examination.RevisedMinutes--5-11-18 Business CSIS Department Advisory Committee Meeting.docx
Learning Outcome(s):
  1. Summarize how real property is described, acquired, appraised, financed, encumbered and leased and how title to real property is held in California.
Requirements:
Units: 6
RE 160
Real Estate Principles (Active)
3
RE 162
Real Estate Practice (Active)
3
Electives
Units: 3
Choose one:
BUS 80
Business Law (Historical)
3
or
ACCT 103
General Office Accounting (Active)
3
Total: 9

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The Certificate of Achievement in Real Estate provides the student with a thorough understanding of the California residential real estate market from a buyer's, seller's and real estate professional's perspective. Students completing the certificate meet the minimum requirements needed to take the California Real Estate Sales license examination.RevisedMinutes--5-11-18 Business CSIS Department Advisory Committee Meeting.docx
Learning Outcome(s):
  1. Summarize how real property is described, acquired, appraised, financed, encumbered and leased and how title to real property is held in California.

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Requirements:
Units: 6
RE 160
Real Estate Principles (Active)
3
RE 162
Real Estate Practice (Active)
3
Electives
Units: 3
Choose one:
BUS 80
Business Law (Historical)
3
or
ACCT 103
General Office Accounting (Active)
3
Total: 9
The Certificate of Achievement in Real Estate provides the student with a thorough understanding of the California residential real estate market from a buyer's, seller's and real estate professional's perspective. Students completing the certificate meet the minimum requirements needed to take the California Real Estate Sales license examination.RevisedMinutes--5-11-18 Business CSIS Department Advisory Committee Meeting.docx
Learning Outcome(s):
  1. Summarize how real property is described, acquired, appraised, financed, encumbered and leased and how title to real property is held in California.
Requirements:
Units: 6
RE 160
Real Estate Principles (Active)
3
RE 162
Real Estate Practice (Active)
3
Electives
Units: 3
Choose one:
BUS 80
Business Law (Historical)
3
or
ACCT 103
General Office Accounting (Active)
3
Total: 9

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This program gives students the basic background in business and management to work entry-level jobs in the field. Possible jobs include: office manager, administrative assistant/executive assistant, office assistant, store manager, administrative support supervisor, sales consultant, and sales supervisor.



Learning Outcome(s):
  1. Critically analyze management concepts and principles as applied to a business situation.
CORE REQUIREMENT: Choose one.
Units: 2-4
CSIS 1
Computer Literacy - Office Applications (Active)
2
CSIS 2
Computers in Business (Active)
4
OPTION REQUIREMENTS: Choose at least 9 units.
Units: 9
MGMT 101
Introduction to Management (Active)
3
MGMT 104
Leadership/Human Relations in Business (Active)
3
MGMT 120
Human Resource Management (Active)
3
MKTG 100
Principles of Marketing (Active)
3
ELECTIVES: Choose electives from the list below so that the core plus additional requirements for the option plus electives equals 18 units.
Units: 7
ACCT 20
Financial Accounting (Active)
4
ACCT 21
Managerial Accounting (Active)
4
ACCT 105
Payroll Accounting (Active)
3
ACCT 120
Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks (Active)
3
or
CSIS 120
Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks (Active)
3
ACCT 121
Spreadsheet - MS Excel (Active)
3
or
CSIS 121
Spreadsheet - MS Excel (Active)
3
BOT 100
Effective Written and Oral Business Communication (Active)
3
or
BUS 100
Effective Written and Oral Business Communication (Active)
3
BOT 212
Business Computations with Machines (Active)
0.5
BOT 291A
Power Skills for the Workplace (Active)
1
or
BOT 291B
Power Skills for the Workplace (Active)
1
or
BOT 291C
Power Skills for the Workplace (Active)
1
BUS 1
Fundamentals of Business (Active)
3
BUS 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
or
ECON 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
or
MATH 5
Introduction to Statistics (Active)
3
BUS 14
Personal Finance (Active)
3
or
ECON 14
Personal Finance (Active)
3
BUS 80
Business Law (Active)
3
CSIS 6
Webpage Authoring (Active)
3
or
DM 6
Webpage Authoring (Active)
3
CSIS 8
Introduction to the Internet (Active)
1
CSIS 75
Photoshop I - Adobe Photoshop (Active)
3
or
DM 75
Photoshop I - Adobe Photoshop (Active)
3
CSIS 122
Computer Keyboarding (Active)
0.5-2
CSIS 126
Word Processing - MS Word (Historical)
3
CSIS 128
Database - MS Access (Active)
2
CSIS 129
Presentation Graphics - MS PowerPoint (Active)
1
or
CMUN 129
Presentation Graphics - MS PowerPoint (Active)
1
CSIS 212
Keyboard Speed Building (Active)
0.5-1
CMUN 12
Business Communication (Active)
3
ECON 1
Principles of Macroeconomics (Active)
3
ECON 2
Principles of Microeconomics (Active)
3
Total: 18-20

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Students completing this option will have the necessary lower division courses for an economics major at a four-year institution. Four-year colleges may differ in their major preparation requirements for transfer. Consult with a counselor regarding transfer requirements.
Learning Outcome(s):
  1. Identify and discuss causes of long-run economic growth and short term business cycle fluctuations in growth (e.g. recessions and expansions), and policy responses and initiatives affecting each.
  2. Apply marginal analysis to resource allocation decisions in a variety of settings, including but not limited to: profit maximization strategies for firms in various competitive environments, and utility maximization strategies for consumers with budget constraints.
Requirements (Business Core is not required):
Units: 19-22
ECON 1
Principles of Macroeconomics (Active)
3
ECON 2
Principles of Microeconomics (Active)
3
MATH 5
Introduction to Statistics (Active)
3
BUS 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
or
ECON 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
MATH 1A
Single-Variable Calculus and Analytic Geometry (Historical)
4
MATH 6
Calculus for Business/Social Science (Active)
3
MATH 1B
Single-Variable Calculus and Analytic Geometry (Historical)
4
MATH 7
Finite Mathematics (Historical)
3
ACCT 20
Financial Accounting (Historical)
4
General Education Requirements:
Units: 35-39
A student may complete the Gavilan College A.A./A.S. general education, the CSU-GE Breadth or the IGETC pattern, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60 unit total. See a counselor for details. NOTE: A course may be used to satisfy both general education and major requirements. See "Double Counting Rule".
Total: 54-61

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Students completing this option will have the necessary lower division courses for an economics major at a four-year institution. Four-year colleges may differ in their major preparation requirements for transfer. Consult with a counselor regarding transfer requirements.
Learning Outcome(s):
  1. Identify and discuss causes of long-run economic growth and short term business cycle fluctuations in growth (e.g. recessions and expansions), and policy responses and initiatives affecting each.
  2. Apply marginal analysis to resource allocation decisions in a variety of settings, including but not limited to: profit maximization strategies for firms in various competitive environments, and utility maximization strategies for consumers with budget constraints.
Requirements (Business Core is not required):
Units: 19-22
ECON 1
Principles of Macroeconomics (Active)
3
ECON 2
Principles of Microeconomics (Active)
3
MATH 5
Introduction to Statistics (Active)
3
BUS 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
or
ECON 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
MATH 1A
Single-Variable Calculus and Analytic Geometry (Historical)
4
MATH 6
Calculus for Business/Social Science (Active)
3
MATH 1B
Single-Variable Calculus and Analytic Geometry (Historical)
4
MATH 7
Finite Mathematics (Historical)
3
ACCT 20
Financial Accounting (Historical)
4
Total: 19-22

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The Business emphasis is designed to provide students with a broad background in business.
Learning Outcome(s):
  1. Students will develop a solid foundation in economic theory and practice. They will examine market forces and gain financial management analytical experience. Students will learn to use technical skills to analyze, synthesize and report data so that it can be used to make informed decisions.
REQUIREMENTS:
Units: 18
BUS 1
Fundamentals of Business (Historical)
3
ECON 1
Principles of Macroeconomics (Active)
3
ECON 2
Principles of Microeconomics (Active)
3
ACCT 20
Financial Accounting (Historical)
4
ACCT 21
Managerial Accounting (Historical)
4
BUS 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
BUS 14
Personal Finance (Active)
3
BUS 80
Business Law (Active)
3
CSIS 1
Computer Literacy - Office Applications (Active)
2
CSIS 2
Computers in Business (Historical)
4
or
CSIS 2L
Computers in Business Lab (Historical)
1
ECON 1
Principles of Macroeconomics (Active)
3
ECON 2
Principles of Microeconomics (Active)
3
ECON 11
Statistics for Business and Economics (Active)
4
General Education Requirements:
Units: 35-39
A student may complete the Gavilan College A.A./A.S. general education, the CSU-GE Breadth or the IGETC pattern, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60 unit total. See a counselor for details. NOTE: A course may be used to satisfy both general education and major requirements. See "Double Counting Rule".
Total: 53-57

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BUS 1Fundamentals of Business (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. A survey in business providing a multidisciplinary examination of how culture, society, the economic system, the legal environment, international and political issues, financial institutions, and human behavior interact to affect a business organization's policy and practices within the U.S. and abroad. Demonstrate how these influences impact the primary areas of business including: organizational structure and design, leadership, human resources management, organized labor practices; marketing; organized communication; technology; entrepreneurship; legal, accounting, financial practices; the stock and securities markets; and therefore affect a business's ability to achieve its organizational goals. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Previously listed as GBUS 1. (C-ID: BUS 110) ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 260. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2019.
BUS 11Statistics for Business and Economics (4.0)Historical
4.0 Lecture. The use of probability techniques, hypothesis testing, and predictive techniques to facilitate decision-making. Topics include descriptive statistics; probability and sampling distributions; statistical inference; correlation and linear regression; analysis of variance, chi-square and t-tests; statistical analysis including the interpretation of the relevance of the statistical findings. Applications using data from disciplines including business, social science, psychology, life science, health science, and education. Additional and more extensive case studies from business and economics, emphasizing statistical results that provide guidance for business decisions or suggest solutions to contemporary business and economic problems; use of larger data sets analyzed with computer software programs. PREREQUISITE: Math 233, or Math 233A and Math 233B, or Math 235, or Math 240, or Math 242 with a grade of "C" or better. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2016 to Fall 2020.
BUS 11Statistics for Business and Economics (4.0)Active
4.0 Lecture. The use of probability techniques, hypothesis testing, and predictive techniques to facilitate decision-making. Topics include descriptive statistics; probability and sampling distributions; statistical inference; correlation and linear regression; analysis of variance, chi-square and t-tests; statistical analysis including the interpretation of the relevance of the statistical findings. Applications using data from disciplines including business, social science, psychology, life science, health science, and education. Additional and more extensive case studies from business and economics, emphasizing statistical results that provide guidance for business decisions or suggest solutions to contemporary business and economic problems; use of larger data sets analyzed with computer software programs. (C-ID: MATH 110) This course is also listed as ECON 11. PREREQUISITE: Intermediate Algebra or the equivalent. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2020.
BUS 14Personal Finance (3.0)Historical
3.0 Lecture. This course is designed to assist individuals to analyze their financial affairs for lifelong decision making. Elements and concepts of financial planning and decision making in the areas of budgeting, taxes, borrowing, money management, insurance, investments, retirement, and estate planning will be examined. This course is also listed as ECON 14. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. ADVISORY: Math 400 (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2015 to Fall 2020.
BUS 14Personal Finance (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. This course is designed to assist individuals to analyze their financial affairs for lifelong decision making. Students examine the social, psychological, and physiological issues related to planning and managing a personal financial plan. Topics include goal setting, budgeting, taxes, borrowing, money management, insurance, investments, retirement, estate planning, and the financial impact of major life events such as marriage and divorce will be examined. This course is also listed as ECON 14. Prerequisite: Skills and knowledge equivalent to Algebra 1 or as determined by the math placement process. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2020.
BUS 22Field Work and Service (0.5-1.0)Active
1.5-3.0 TBA. Supervised field work within the college and with local agencies. Students serve in useful group activities in leadership roles prescribed for them by faculty or community agencies. A maximum of six units may be completed. Previously listed as GBUS 22. REQUIRED: Learning contracts must be filled out and signed by the student and the supervising instructor. (Pass/No Pass.) Effective: Fall 2010.
BUS 23Independent Study (1.0-2.0)Active
3.0-6.0 TBA. Designed to afford selected students specialized opportunities for exploring areas at the independent study level. The courses may involve extensive library work, research in the community, or special projects. May be repeated until six units of credit are accrued. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Previously listed as GBUS 23. REQUIRED: The study outline prepared by the student and the instructor must be filed with the department and the dean. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2010.
BUS 80Business Law (3.0)Historical
3.0 Lecture. Introduction to the law applicable to business institutions and their operations; social forces and their effect upon the development of law; sources of law, agencies for enforcement, and court procedure and administration agencies. Substantive law, that law which includes rights and duties, will include contracts, agency employment relationships, torts and crimes. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Previously listed as GBUS 80. (C-ID: BUS 125) ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 260. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2015 to Fall 2020.
BUS 80Business Law (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. Introduction to the law applicable to business institutions and their operations; social forces and their effect upon the development of law; sources of law, agencies for enforcement, and court procedure and administration agencies. Substantive law, that law which includes rights and duties, will include contracts, agency employment relationships, torts and crimes. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Previously listed as GBUS 80. (C-ID: BUS 125) ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 260. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2020.
BUS 100Effective Written and Oral Business Communication (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. This course teaches the principles of effective communication as it is applied to the creation of business letters, memos, emails, resumes, and written and oral reports for a variety of business situations. Students will plan, organize, compose, and revise a variety of business documents using word processing software for written documents and presentation graphics software to create and deliver professional level oral reports for a variety of business situations. Also listed as BOT 100. (C-ID BUS 115.) PREREQUISITE: ENGL 1A. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2020.
BUS 100Business Correspondence (3.0)Historical
3.0 Lecture. Using word processing software, students will plan, compose, and revise a variety of business documents including letters, emails, reports, and memos. Messages will be analyzed to develop correspondence that is appropriate to the target audience and that is effective and professional. Using presentation graphics software, students will prepare professional level oral reports for a variety of business situations. Also listed as BOT 100. ADVISORY: Eligible for ENGL 250 and ENGL 260. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Spring 2017 to Fall 2020.
BUS 102Business Mathematics (3.0)Historical
3.0 Lecture. Basic concepts of business mathematics with emphasis on problem solving. Covers arithmetic fundamentals, business applications, percentages, merchandising, accounting, and measuring business performance and success. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. ADVISORY: Eligible for Mathematics 402 and English 260. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2014 to Fall 2020.
BUS 102Business Mathematics (3.0)Historical
3.0 Lecture. Basic concepts of business mathematics with emphasis on problem solving. Covers arithmetic fundamentals, business applications, percentages, merchandising, accounting, and measuring business performance and success. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. ADVISORY: Eligible for Mathematics 402 and English 260. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2020.
BUS 190Occupational Work Experience/General Business (1.0-4.0)Active
3.3-16.7 Lab. Occupational work experience for students who have a job related to their major. A training plan is developed cooperatively between the employer, college and student. (P/NP grading) 75 hours per semester paid work = 1 unit. 60 hours non-paid (volunteer) work per semester = 1 unit. Student repetition is allowed per Title 5 Section 55253. Minimum 2.00 GPA. REQUIRED: Declared vocational major. (Pass/No Pass.) Effective: Fall 2016.
BUS 210Project Management (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. This course will provide students with the project management tools and methods needed to initiate, manage and complete projects. Microsoft Project software will be used. ADVISORY: Knowledge and use of Microsoft Excel or equivalent. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2020.
BUS 700Entrepreneurship (0.0)Active
0.8 Lecture. This course is designed to help students examine their own entrepreneurial skills and gain new ones through introspection. With interactive activities students will learn how to generate, develop and evaluate their own business ideas. In this course students will also be introduced to the concepts of innovative and social entrepreneurship. (Non Credit.) Effective: Summer 2020.
BUS 701Small Business Ownership (0.0)Active
0.8 Lecture. This course will help students gain the skills and commitment necessary to successfully launch an entrepreneurial venture. Students will learn about effective business planning methods, start-up activities and costs, marketing strategies, and financing options. (Non Credit.) Effective: Summer 2019.
BUS 710Project Management (0.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. This course will provide students with an overview of project management tools and methods needed to initiate, manage and complete projects in a variety of fields. This project management class is an abbreviated version of the credit project management course and is not eligible for credit. (Non Credit.) Effective: Fall 2020.

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