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Business Management Degree

To receive an Associate degree from Compton College a student must complete at least 60 units in degree applicable college courses which must include general education requirements and course work in an approved transfer major or associate degree program. Course work toward the degree must be completed with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher. A minimum of 12 of the required 60 degree applicable units must be successfully completed at Compton College. A notation of "Graduation with Honors" is earned with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must file an intent to graduate in the evaluations area located in the Admissions Office by the deadline date published in the schedule of classes.

Major Requirements:
The program provides students with the opportunity to obtain a degree in business management. The student completing this program will have the ability to organize, operate, and manage business organizations, utilize human resources, improve working relationships, draft letters and reports, and speak in various business situations. Competency will be measured by examinations, presentations, projects, and case problems.

Program Goals and Objectives:

  • Vocabulary of Business Terms: Understand and utilize a comprehensive vocabulary of business/marketing
  • Oral and Written Communication: Communicate effectively in a variety of business situations both orally and in writing
  • Critical Thinking of Business Issues: Develop the critical thinking skills necessary to address complex business/marketing issues
  • Integrated Business Planning: Demonstrate an understanding of the integrated business/marketing planning process

Program Requirements for A.S.:

BUS 101        Financial Accounting (4) or

BUS 111        Accounting for Small Business (3)

BUS 120       Business Management (3)

BUS 121        Human Resources Management (3)

BUS 122       Human Relations in Organizations (3)

BUS 125        Introduction to Business (3)

BUS 128       Written Business Communications (3)

BUS 129       Oral Business Communications (3)

LAW 105     Business Law (3)

CIS 113         Computer Information Systems (3)

Total Units: 27-28

Recommended Electives:

BUS 102        Managerial Accounting (4)

BUS 117        Personal finance (3)

BUS 119        Principles of Retailing Management (3)

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