Associate in Science Degree Business Management


This curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in the administration of modern organizations. Focusing on the ways that businesses operate and what it takes to succeed as a manager, the program covers such areas as management, marketing, law, accounting, economics, and the global environment.

To earn an Associate Degree students must complete:

  1. all major course requirements with a grade of C or better;
  2. Cypress College Native General Education requirements; California State University General Education Breadth requirements (CSU GE Breadth) or IGETC General Education requirements;
  3. the cultural diversity and reading requirements;
  4. any elective courses to complete a minimum of 60 units; and,
  5. have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College. Courses that fulfill major requirements for an Associate Degree at Cypress College might not be the same as those required for completing the major at a transfer institution offering a Baccalaureate Degree. For information on specific university requirements, please consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (29 units):
MGT 161 CIntroduction to Business3
CIS 111 CComputer Information Systems3
MGT 262 CPrinciples of Management3
MGT 266 CHuman Relations in Business3
MGT 240 CLegal Environment of Business3
ACCT 101 CFinancial Accounting5
MKT 222 CPrinciples of Marketing3
ECON 110 CSurvey of Economics3
or ECON 105 C Principles of Economics-Micro
or ECON 105HC Honors Principles of Economics
MGT 261 CSmall Business Management3
Additional recommended course work (not required):
Managerial Accounting5
Business Communications3
Business Mathematics3
Social Responsibility of Bus.3
Multicultural Markets in U.S.3
Principles of Selling3
Total Units29