Oct 23, 2019  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020

Business Administration, A.A.S.


CIP: 52.0201
School of Business, Professional Studies and Education, 505-428-1308

This program is designed for students who wish to obtain or sharpen their basic business administration skills - accounting, marketing, business law, management and office technology - while pursuing course work in their chosen area of concentration (accounting, technology, media arts, etc.). The associate in applied science degree is available with concentrations in accounting, business administration and entrepreneurship or a focus area of your choice.

NOTE: A.A.S. degrees are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in specific occupations; they are not generally intended to transfer to four-year institutions. For more information on transfer, refer to the Transfer of Credit  section of this catalog or speak with an academic advisor.

Students can earn the following certificate related to this degree:

Program Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Read and prepare financial statements.
  • Explain the relationships between the four functions of management.
  • Describe relevant elements of the American legal system and their impact on business.
  • Apply key economic concepts to the evaluation of relationships among individuals, businesses and government entities.
  • Evaluate organizational performance based on ethics, law, sustainability and social responsibility.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, using appropriate office technologies.

General Education Requirements: (23 Credits)


Mathematics (3 Credits)


Laboratory Science (4 Credits)


Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Humanities (3 Credits)


Health and Wellness (1 Credit)


Related Requirements (15 Credits MIN)


Choose one of the following certificates and additional courses*from the list below so that the total credit hours for related requirements equals 15.

Accounting Specialist Certificate  

Business Administration Certificate  

Culinary Arts Certificate  

Entrepreneurship Certificate  

Hospitality and Tourism Certificate  

Law Office Administrative Assistant Certificate  

Patissier Certificate  

Total 61 Credits Min.