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Business Administration (AA) Business Total Units: 25.5
This program is currently inactive. Catalog rights may apply, see a counselor for more information.

Term Effective: Fall 2012


The Associate Degree with a major in Business Administration will provide students with the lower-division coursework required at most universities for advancement to upper-division coursework for the Bachelor Degree with a major in Business Administration.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this major, the student will be able to:

  1. Satisfy the educational requirements necessary to successfully pursue a baccalaureate degree in Business Administration;
  2. demonstrate analytical, critical thinking, and decision-making skills required to succeed in a business context;
  3. demonstrate an understanding of the complex nature of business in a diverse global economy with the integration of ethics and social responsibility; and
  4. integrate knowledge of the elements of American business and economic principles including accounting, law, management, marketing, and human relations in organizations.

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Students interested in a suggested order for taking classes in this program, please view the recommended course sequence.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Business Administration (AA) program are:

  • Complete 25.5 units from
    • Business Administration Major Requirements
    • Information Learning Resources Requirement

Business Administration Major Requirements - complete 24.50 units
BAD 1Financial Accounting4.00
BAD 2Managerial Accounting4.00
BAD 10American Business in Its Global Context3.00
BAD 18The Legal Environment of Business3.00
BAD 53Introduction to Solving Business Problems w/Spreadsheets1.50
ECON 1Principles of Macroeconomics3.00
ECON 2Principles of Microeconomics3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
MATH 1ACalculus, First Course5.00
MATH 8ABrief Calculus 13.00
MATH 9Finite Mathematics3.00
MATH 15Elementary Statistics4.00
MATH 16Introduction to Mathematical Analysis4.00
MATH 27Precalculus Algebra and Trigonometry5.00
Information Learning Resources Requirement - complete 1.00 units
Complete any combination totaling at least 1.00 units from the following:
LIR 10Introduction to Information Literacy1.00
LIR 30Introduction to Information Literacy for Research Projects1.00

Term Effective: Fall 2012

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2015

Previous Versions:

Business Administration - effective Fall 2005

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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