Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in General Business – Business Administration Associate Degree for Transfer with 12 Lower-Division Units Roadmap

This is a sample pathway for students who transfer to San Francisco State University in the current Bulletin year with an AS-T in Business Administration.

Twelve units in the major (ACCT 100/ACCT 101, ECON 101/ECON 102) and all lower-division GE requirements have been satisfied. Additional units in the major may have been satisfied. Check with a major advisor about the most appropriate course sequence. Degree completion guaranteed in 60 units; see the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) section for more information.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
DS 110
Calculus with Business Applications
or Business Calculus
ISYS 263 Introduction to Information Systems 3
MGMT 405 Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior 3
MKTG 431 Principles of Marketing 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
or University Elective if A4 met in transfer 1
Second Semester
BUS 300GW Business Communication for Professionals - GWAR 3
DS 212 Business Statistics I 3
ISYS 363
Information Systems for Management
or Accounting Information Systems
HIST 470
The U.S. Constitution to 1896 2
or The U.S. Constitution since 1896
Concentration Requirements (21 units total) 4 3
Third Semester
DS 412 Operations Management 3
FIN 350 Business Finance 3
IBUS 330 International Business and Multicultural Relations 3 3
Concentration Requirements (21 units total) – Take Two 4 6
Fourth Semester
BUS 682 Seminar on Business and Society 3
BUS 690 Seminar in Business Policy and Strategic Management 3
Concentration Requirements (21 units total) – Take Two 4 6
GE Area UD–B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences 3
 Total Units60

To Do at SF State:

Enough total units to reach 120 minimum for graduation; 40 units minimum at the upper-division level; to include the following:

University-Wide Requirements: 6-9 Units

  • ENG 214 or equivalent A4 course (0-3 units) if not taken before transfer
  • Upper-Division GE areas B and C (9 units): Recommended courses for UD-C also satisfy the US History, US Government, and California State and Local Government requirements if not taken before transfer. UD-D met with Major Core course. See notes.
  • Students entering the General Business concentration of the major with the AS-T in Business Administration are not required to fulfill SF State Studies and Complementary Studies requirements. (This waiver does not apply to any other concentrations in Business.)

BS in Business Administration: Concentration in General Business major:  45-51 Units

ECON 101/ECON 102, ACCT 100/ACCT 101 met in transfer.

  • Prerequisites (0-6 units): DS 110 or MATH 110 and ISYS 263 if not met in transfer
  • Core courses for Business majors (30 units)
  • Concentration (21 units): Select seven courses from four different prefixes from the list provided. Note:
    • If taken at SFSU, units for DS 110 or MATH 110 and/or ISYS 263 may be used to satisfy concentration requirements; advisor approval required.
    • Two non-CoB upper-division courses are permitted as substitutes for two of the seven Concentration courses with advisor approval.

University Electives: Zero or More Units

Depends on course choices made at the community college, how transferred units are applied to the requirements above, and course choices at SF State. Some courses may meet more than one requirement, e.g. in both UD GE and in the major.