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Business Administration 2.0, Associate in Science Degree for Transfer

Banner Code: 3_AST_BSADM2

Control Number: 41337

Financial Aid Eligible

The Associate in Science in Business Administration 2.0 for Transfer at Coastline College is designed to provide students with the common core of lower-division courses required to transfer and pursue a baccalaureate degree in Business Administration. This includes business degrees with options such as accounting, finance, human resource management, international business, management, operations management, and marketing.
Core discipline courses focus on introductions to accounting, business, economics, business law, business communication, and business math. These courses will assist students in selecting their field of business specialization and they provide the foundation for future study of contemporary business and management.

Associate Degrees for Transfer (AA-T or AS-T) are open to all Coastline students. Students who do not plan on transferring to a California State University school should consult their Counselor regarding the benefits of an AA-T/AS-T degree based on their goals. Students earning an AA-T or AS-T and intending on transferring to a California State University school receive transfer admission benefits for specific majors at many California State University campuses. Visit the Transfer Information catalog page for more information.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Develop and exhibit high standards of professional practice, demonstrating awareness of ethical and social responsibility in today’s multicultural, team-oriented, changing environment. 
  2. Analyze and recommend effective business decisions/solutions using a systematic, evaluative, and data-driven approach.
  3. Effectively communicate solutions to business problems using appropriate business terms and strategies.
  4. Formulate strategies that embrace diversity within organizations and create inclusive organizational cultures.

Associate Degree for Transfer Requirements

  1. Minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units. A minimum of 12 units must be in residence at Coastline College.
  2. Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework.
  3. Completion of a minimum of 18 semester units in an Associate Degree for Transfer major as detailed in the catalog.
  4. Certified Completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth - Coastline’s Option 2 General Education pattern), OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC - Coastline Option 3 General Education pattern).
Course Title Units
Required Core
Complete the following:
ACCT C101Financial Accounting4
ACCT C102Managerial Accounting4
ECON C170Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON C175Principles of Macroeconomics3
BUS C110Business Law/Legal Environment of Business3
MATH C140Business Calculus4
or MATH C150 Finite Mathematics With Applications
MATH C160Introduction to Statistics4
BUS C100Introduction to Business3
or BUS C139 Business Communication
or ENGL C136 Business Communication
Units Required for Major28
CSU General Education or IGETC pattern37-39
Transfer Electives as needed to reach 60 transferable unitsVaries
Total for Degree60

Business Administration 2.0 ADT Program Map

This Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) program map is a recommended example of all major (program) requirements as well as general education requirements for two-year completion or transfer. This path may be altered to fit your individual academic needs. These two-year program maps were created by program faculty and counselors and demonstrate a recommended path to completion. Students are advised to meet with a Coastline Counselor for individualized program planning.

Your Path to Success

Follow this path to earn your ADT in Business Administration 2.0 in 2 years.

Don't forget to consult a counselor for an education plan!

Course Title Units
1st Semester
ENGL C100Freshman Composition4
ART C105Introduction to Art3
If needed, replace Art C105 with Math C115 (4) College Algebra
COUN C105Strategies for College Success3
BUS C100Introduction to Business3
GEOG C180Physical Geography3
2nd Semester
MATH C140Business Calculus4
ECON C170Principles of Microeconomics3
PHIL C120Ethics3
CMST C110Public Speaking3
SOC C233Racial and Ethnic Relations in America3
3rd Semester
ECON C175Principles of Macroeconomics3
ACCT C101Financial Accounting4
ENGL C102Critical Reasoning, Reading, and Writing3
HIST C175United States History since 18763
MATH C160Introduction to Statistics4
4th Semester
ACCT C102Managerial Accounting4
BUS C110Business Law/Legal Environment of Business3
MRSC C100Introduction to Marine Science3
MRSC C100LMarine Sciences Lab1
PSCI C180American Government3
ART C105Introduction to Art If not taken in semester 13