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Business General

The Business–General curriculum is designed to develop and foster those skills and understandings which can be utilized for employment in an increasingly challenging business environment. This major will provide the student with a broad preparation for a career in business. Business courses are included which will provide a solid background for future promotion in a chosen occupational area. This program is designed for students who do not plan to transfer to a four-year college or university.

Career Opportunities

  • Administrative Assistant

  • Bookkeeper

  • Budget Consultant*

  • Buyer

  • Conciliator+

  • Credit Analyst*

  • Employment Interviewer

  • Hospital Administrator*

  • Sales Agent+

  • Trust Officer*

*Bachelor’s Degree or higher required.
+Bachelor Degree normally recommended.

Associate Degree Major Requirements
(Major Code: 50010)

Subject & Number Title Units
Business 109

Elementary Accounting 3
Business 120 Financial Accounting (4)
Business 110 Introduction to Business 3
Business 115 Human Relations in Business 3
Business 125

Business Law: Legal

Environment of Business
Business 128


Business Communication  (3)
Business Office Technology 110 Business English and Communications 3
Business 146 Marketing 3
Business 152 Business Mathematics 2
Business 195 Family Income Management 3
Business Office Technology 172 Microcomputer
Software Packages
Economics 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3

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-General. 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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