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Management, Associate of Science Degree

Banner Code: 3_AS_MGMT

Control Number: 03723

Financial Aid Eligible

This Management Associate of Science 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 considering transferring 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. Potential careers include General and Operations Managers, Administrative Services Managers, Industrial Production Managers. Management positions are required in many industries and in businesses of many sizes.

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 responsibilities in today’s multicultural, team-oriented, rapidly changing global 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.


Review Graduation Requirements and General Education

Course Title Units
Required Core
Complete the following:
BUS C100Introduction to Business 13
BUS C110Business Law/Legal Environment of Business 13
BUS C139Business Communication 13
or ENGL C136 Business Communication
MGMT C100Principles of Management3
MGMT C115Human Relations in Business3
MGMT C111Human Resource Management3
Program Electives
Choose a minimum of 6 units of the following:6
Introduction to Accounting
Financial Accounting 1
Managerial Accounting 1
Introduction to Project Management
Introduction to International Business
Personal Finance
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Introduction to Marketing
Introduction to Information Systems
Information Systems, Programming, and Database Management
Introduction to Cybersecurity
Interpersonal Communication 2
Public Speaking 2
Intercultural Communication 2
Principles of Microeconomics 1, 2
Principles of Macroeconomics 1, 2
Business and Organizational Ethics
Work Experience Education
Work Experience Education
Work Experience Education
Work Experience Education
Units Required for Major24
Local General Education, CSU General Education, or IGETC patternVaries
Electives to satisfy unit requirementVaries
Total Units60

These courses are required in the Business Administration 2.0 Associate in Science for Transfer degree.


These courses also satisfy General Education (CSU-GE or IGETC) requirements.