Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in General Business – Business Administration Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) with 21 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. Twenty-one units in the major (ACCT 100/ACCT 101, DS 110 or MATH 110, DS 212, ECON 101/ECON 102, ISYS 263) and all lower-division GE requirements 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.

To Do at SF State:

Enough total units to reach 120 minimum for graduation; 30 units minimum at the upper-division level; to include the following:

University-Wide Requirements: 9-15 Units

  • American Institutions (0-6 units): US History, US Government, CA Government. If not met in transfer, see next bullet.
  • Upper-Division GE (9 units): Courses required for the major may satisfy both American Institutions and upper-division GE if approved for multiple areas.
  • 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: 48 units

ACCT 100/ACCT 101, DS 110 or MATH 110, DS 212, ECON 101/ECON 102, and ISYS 263 met in transfer.

  • Core courses for Business majors (27 units)
  • Concentration (21 units): Select seven courses from four different prefixes from the list provided. Two non-CoB upper-division courses are permitted as substitutes for two of the seven Concentration courses with advisor approval.

University Electives: 0 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., both in UD GE and in the major.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
IBUS 330 International Business and Multicultural Relations (Major Core, UD-D, GP) 3
Select One (Major Core): 3
Accounting Information Systems  
Information Systems for Management  
MGMT 405 Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior (Major Core) 3
US History 3
or University Elective if US History met
U.S. and California Government 3
or University Elective if US/CA Government met
Second Semester
BUS 300GW Business Communication for Professionals - GWAR (Major Core) 3
FIN 350 Business Finance (Major Core) 3
Concentration Requirements (21 units) - Take Two 1 6
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities 3
Third Semester
DS 412 Operations Management (Major Core) 3
MKTG 431 Principles of Marketing (Major Core) 3
Concentration Requirements (21 units) - Take Two 1 6
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences 3
Fourth Semester
BUS 682 Seminar on Business and Society (Major Core) 3
BUS 690 Seminar in Business Policy and Strategic Management (Major Core) 3
Concentration Requirements (21 units) - Take Three 1 9
 Total Units60