Porterville College

Business

Associate in Arts Degree AA

Porterville College’s two-year Business degree prepares a student to work in an exciting and growing field. The Business program is a great opportunity for people who enjoy performing a variety of tasks and working as part of a team. Successful graduates are in great demand and enjoy health and life insurance, excellent working conditions and other fringe benefits such a modern offices.

Graduates have a wide range of career options including: business, industry, research, and agriculture. They work in multiple-speciality areas including: accounting, finance, marketing, management, human resources, logistics, and information systems.

Program Learning Outcomes: Students will analyze business, economic, or financial principles and explain their application to the real-world; apply written and verbal communication skills in a business relationship, a teamwork setting or a leadership position; apply the importance of ethical behavior in the business environment or workplace; explain the significance of international cooperation to the success of global business.

Required-26 or 27 units from the below courses:

 

BSAD P011 - Business Mathematics

3 units

BSAD P132 - Business Communication

3 units

BSAD P140 - Business Law

3 units

BSAD P160 - Intro to Entrepreneurship

3 units

OFFT P030 - Human Relations in Business

2 units

MKTG P124 - Principles of Marketing

3 units

ACCT P010 - Practical Accounting

3 units

 

OR

ACCT P110 - Financial Accounting

3 units

BSAD P101 - Intro. to Business

3 units

 

OR

BSAD P120 - Prin/Management/Organization

3 units

INFS P001 - Intro. to Computers

3 units

 

OR

INFS P100 - Introduction to Information Systems

3 units

General Education: In addition to completing the major requirements, students must also complete one general education pattern:

  1. PC General Education Pattern
  2. IGETC Pattern
  3. CSU General Education Pattern

Electives as needed to complete the 60 minimum units to complete the degree.

Effective Spring 2012.

JSC Job Skills Certificate
CA Certificate of Achievement
AA Associate in Arts Degree
AS Associate in Science Degree
AA-T Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree
AS-T Associate in Science for Transfer Degree
Kern Community College District