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Business Administration

Required Core Courses (19 units)

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
ACCT 010 Accounting Fundamentals – Financial 5 units ACCT 110
ACCT 011 Managerial Accounting 5 units ACCT 120
Principles of Macroeconomics
Lab or Honors
3 units
1 unit (Lab)
ECON 202
Principles of Microeconomics
Lab or Honors
3 units
1 unit (Lab)
ECON 201
BUSN 028 Business Law 3 units BUS 125 

List A: Select one from below

NOTE: Students may substitute MATH 003A for MATH 012 for the Business Associate Degree for Transfer only. Consult with counselor for more details on transfer implications.

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
MATH 010/H Elementary Statistics or Honors 4 units MATH 110
MATH 012 Applied Calculus 4 units MATH 140 or MATH 130

List B: Select one from below and any course from List A not already used

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
BUSN 051 Introduction to Business 3 units BUS 110

Major Requirements: 31-32 units

CSU GE Breadth or IGETC for CSU Requirements: 39 or 37 units

Elective Units As Needed To Total 60 CSU Transferable Units

The Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) is intended for students who plan to transfer and complete a bachelor's degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing this transfer degree:

  • will earn an Associate’s Degree from West Valley College
  • are guaranteed admission to a campus in the CSU system
  • will be prepared to start upper division coursework at the CSU
  • will not need to complete more than 60 units after transfer

CSUs with Similar Majors

A complete and up-to-date listing of the similar CSU majors can be found by visiting

For more information, please speak with a counselor from Counseling or Transfer.

Important Notes

  • Completion of 60 CSU-transferable semester units with an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • While a minimum of 2.0 GPA is required for CSU admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for more information.
  • Completing courses prior to transfer that satisfy the U.S. History, Constitution and American Ideals requirement as part to the CSU GE-B or IGETC is highly recommended.

Learn more about Associate Degree for Transfer at West Valley College.

Last Updated 8/5/21