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Zerryl Becker




Inland Empire/Desert


College of the Desert

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Program Details

Program Title

General Business AS Degree

Submission Type


TOPs Code

Business and Commerce, General (050100)

Projected Start Date


Catalog Description
General Business is the study of basic principles, concepts and the language of organizations. The General Business AS degree focuses on employment preparation. Students planning on transfer should pursue the Business Administration AD-T pathway.
Enrollment Completer Projections
2018/19: 20

Program Proposal Attributes

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  • A.S. Degree (S)
Program Goal
The General Business AS degree provides students with practical business knowledge necessary for success in their business careers. Students learn how businesses operate, how businesses benefit society and the economy, and the core elements necessary for personal success in business. In addition, students have the ability to tailor the degree based on their specific areas of business interest. Upon successful completion of the General Business AS degree, students should be able to: Gain an understanding of business' impact on society Understand specific functional areas within business Demonstrate knowledge of what it takes to be successful in business Learn attributes necessary for personal success in today's business environment

Course Units and Hours

Total Certificate Units (Minimum and Maximum)


Units for Degree Major or Area of Emphasis (Minimum and Maximum)


Total Units for Degree (Minimum and Maximum)


Course Report

Program Requirements Narrative


Program Requirements
BUMA 001 Principles of Management (3 units) BUMA 010 Principles of Business (3 units) CIS 010 Computer Literacy (4 units) BUMA 32 Human Relations in the Workplace (3 units) Electives from: BUMA 027 Marketing (3 units) BUMA 31 Business Calculations (3 units) BUMA 094 Business Communications (3 units) CIS 072D Microsoft Excel (3 units) BUAC 050 Accounting in the Business Environment (3 units) BUAC 051 Accounting for Entrepreneurs and Business (3 units) BUMA 020A Business Law (3 units) BUMA 046 Human Resource Management (3 units) CIS 006 Business Research (1 unit) AGBU 059A Leadership (1 unit) AGBU 059B Careers (1 unit) BUAC 003 Accounting for Government and non-profit (3 units) BUAC 004 Tax Accounting 1 - Individuals (3 units) BUAC 010 Accounting with QuickBooks (3 units) BUAC 013 Payroll Accounting (3 units) BUAC 020A Financial Accounting (4 units) BUAC 020B Managerial Accounting (4 units) BUFI 012 Money Management and Planning for the Future (3 units) BUHM 063 Hotel and Restaurant operations (3 units) BUHM 064 Hotel/Motel Personnel Management (3 units) BUMA 028 Small Business (3 units) BUMA 029 Retail Management (3 units) CIS 012 Professional Office Procedures (3 units) CIS 082D Web Design (3 units) DDP 010 Graphic Design (3 units) DDP 020 New Media I (3 units) ECON 001 Macroeconomics (3 units) ECON 002 Microeconomics (3 units) BUMA 095A or BUAC 095A or CIS 095A Work Experience (1-4 units)

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10/04/17 - 01:31 PM



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Diann Thursby Super User   ·  12/19/17

Received regional recommendation at 11-13-17 IE/DRC Deans Meeting.