Management, Associate of Arts Degree
Financial Aid Eligible
Banner Code: 3_AA_MGMT
Control Number: 03723
This Management AA degree program prepares students to progress in their careers and educational paths. For those who are currently working, this program will provide them with the knowledge and skills to move up the career ladder to a manager role or to progress further along a supervisor/manager career path. For those preparing to transfer to a four-year university to earn a bachelor's degree in business, these courses fulfill several transfer requirements.
Courses required for this degree build and upgrade skills in leading and managing people while enhancing individual and organizational effectiveness within the workplace. Courses focus on the traditional managerial framework of leading, organizing, planning, communicating, training, and controlling. Coursework emphasizes embracing diversity within organizations and creating inclusive organizational cultures.
Program Level Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
Effectively communicate solutions to business problems, using appropriate language and tools and demonstrating understanding of business terms and concepts.
Analyze and recommend effective business decisions/solutions using a systematic, evaluative, and information based approach.
Develop and exhibit high standards of professional practice, demonstrating awareness of ethical and social responsibilities in today’s multicultural, team-oriented, rapidly-changing global environment.
Associate Degree Requirements
Complete at least 60 units of acceptable college work with a minimum of 12 units completed in residence at Coastline. Earn an overall grade point average of 2.0 or higher from all colleges attended and a 2.0 or higher grade point average at Coastline.
*Students must be in good academic standing (not on probation and/or disqualification) during the semester graduation is petitioned.
Program of Study
Complete the required courses in one of the programs as detailed In the Requirements for the Major section of this catalog. All coursework must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
Complete one of the three General Education options below (visit the General Education page for details):
Option 1 — Coastline General Education: designed for students pursuing an Associate degree and who may or may not be planning to transfer to a four-year university. The degree is transferable to many colleges and universities.
Option 2—CSU GE Breadth: designed for students who are planning to transfer to a university in the CSU system. It may also be appropriate for transfer to some independent colleges and universities.
Option 3—IGETC: designed for students who are planning to transfer to a university in the CSU or UC system. It also may be appropriate for transfer to some independent colleges and universities.
Global and Multicultural Studies Requirement
Complete at least 2.5 units from any Global and Multicultural Studies courses. See what courses fulfill the Global and Multicultural Studies Requirement.
|BUS C100||Introduction to Business 1||3|
|BUS C110||Business Law/Legal Environment of Business 1||3|
|BUS C150||Introduction to Marketing||3|
|MS C100||Principles of Management||3|
|MS C102||Human Relations in Business||3|
|MS C104||Human Resource Management||3|
|Introduction to Accounting|
|Financial Accounting 1|
|Managerial Accounting 1|
|ACCT for Non-Financial Managers, Entrepreneurs, Business Owners|
|Introduction to Project Management|
|Introduction to International Business|
|E-Commerce: Strategic Thinking and Management|
|Entrepreneurship and Small Business Operations and Management|
|Introduction to Information Systems|
|Information Systems, Programming, and Database Management|
|Principles of Microeconomics 2|
|Principles of Macroeconomics 2|
|Management and Employee Communication|
|Introduction to Leadership|
|Work Based Learning|
or MS C284
|Work Based Learning|
|Business and Organizational Ethics|
|Total Units for Major Preparation||27-29|
|Degree Option 1, 2, or 3||Varies|
|Electives to satisfy unit requirement||Varies|
|Total Degree Units||60|
These courses are required in the Business Administration Associate in Science Degree for Transfer.
These courses also satisfy General Education (CSU-GE or IGETC) requirements and are required in the Business Administration Associate in Science Degree for Transfer