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Business Administration

The Business Administration curriculum 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 program outlined below 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

four-year college or university catalog.

Career Opportunities

  • Accountant*

  • Administrative Assistant

  • Advertising/Marketing*

  • Banking

  • Budget Analyst*

  • Business Publications

  • Claim Agent

  • Computer Operations

  • Controller*

  • Financial Manager*

  • Insurance Agent+

  • Lawyer*

* Bachelorís Degree or higher required.

+Bachelor Degree normally recommended.

Associate Degree Major Requirements
(Major Code: 50041)

Subject & Number Title Units
Business 120 Financial Accounting 4
Business 121 Managerial Accounting 4
Business 125

Business Law: Legal

Environment of Business
Business 128 Business Communication 3
Computer Science Info. 110

Principles of

Economics 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Economics 121 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Mathematics 160 Elementary Statistics 3
Mathematics 178

Calculus for Business, Social

and Behavioral Sciences

Total Required
Plus General Education and
Elective Requirements


Certificate of Achievement
Any student who chooses to complete only the courses required for the above major qualifies for a Certificate of Achievement in Business Administration. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.








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