Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Management – Business Administration Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) with 15 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 (VERSION 2.0, established Spring 2021). 18 units in the major [ACCT 100/ACCT 101, DS 212, 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.

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, California State and Local Government requirements if not met pre-transfer.
  • Upper-Division GE Areas B, C, and D (9 units): Courses required for the major may double-count if approved for UD GE.
  • Students entering the major with the AS-T in Business Administration with a concentration in Management are not required to fulfill SF State Studies requirements.

BS in Business Administration: Concentration in Management major:  48-54 units

ACCT 100/ACCT 101, DS 212, ECON 101/ECON 102 met in transfer.

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. in both UD GE and in the major.  

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
BUS 300GW Business Communication for Professionals - GWAR (Major Core) 3
FIN 350 Business Finance (Major Core) 3
ISYS 263 Introduction to Information Systems (Major Prerequisite, D1, GP) 3
MGMT 405 Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior (Major Core) 3
Select One (Major Prerequisite, B4): 3
Calculus with Business Applications
Business Calculus
Second Semester
DS 412 Operations Management (Major Core) 3
ISYS 363 Information Systems for Management (Major Core) 3
MGMT 605 Seminar in Developing Management Skills (Major Concentration) 3
MGMT 648 Seminar in Leadership and Influence Skills (Major Concentration) 3
Select One (UD-C, USH, USG/CSLG): 3
The U.S. Constitution to 1896 (AERM, SJ)
The U.S. Constitution Since 1896 (AERM, SJ)
Third Semester
BUS 682 Seminar on Business and Society (Major Core) 3
MKTG 431 Principles of Marketing (Major Core) 3
MGMT 610 Human Resource Management (Major Concentration) 3
Major Concentration Elective (12 Units Total) - Take Two 1 6
Fourth Semester
BUS 690 Seminar in Business Policy and Strategic Management (Major Core) 3
IBUS 330 International Business and Multicultural Relations (Major Core) 3
Major Concentration Elective (12 Units Total) - Take Two 1 6
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences 3
 Total Units60

Major Concentration Electives (12 units)

Select four electives, either all from Group A or three from Group A and one from Group B or another course with advisor approval.

Group A

MGMT 567 Internship in Management (3 units)

MGMT 640 Managing Diversity in the Workplace (3 units)

MGMT 650 Managing Creativity and Innovation (3 units)

MGMT 653 Seminar in Project Management Skills (3 units)

MGMT 655 Seminar in Emerging Issues in Management (3 units)

MGMT 656 Seminar in Managing Teams (3 units)

MGMT 659/IBUS 659 Introduction to International Business Negotiation (3 units)

MGMT 670 Managing Organization Development and Change (3 units)

Group B

BUS 350 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3 units)

BUS 354 Starting a Small Business (3 units)

BUS 430 Social Entrepreneurship: Mission-Driven Ventures (3 units)

BUS 440 Ethics at Work: Business Impacts (3 units) (UD-C)

BUS 450 Greening of Business (3 units)