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Courses

Introduction Course

Pirate Focus
Grade Level: 9
UC/CSU: Elective (“G”) requirement
Credits: 10.0
Graduation Requirement: GFSF
Pre-requisites: None.
Dual Enrollment/Articulation: Articulation with Yuba College (COUNS 25)
Grading Scale: 4.0
Description: A comprehensive career and life planning course. Students complete the course with a 10 Year Plan for success, a Skills-Based Education Plan, the beginning of a Professional Portfolio, and a sense of relevance for their high school courses. In the context of a study of the changes that occur during a typical life span, each student will construct a personal profile of current and projected interests, aptitudes, skills, values, personality, and life and personal circumstances.

Concentrator Course

DE Business Computer Applications (Concentrator 1)
Grade Level: 9 - 12
UC/CSU: Elective (“G”) requirement
Credits: 10.0
Graduation Requirement: CTE
Grading Scale: 4.0 or 5.0 with Dual Enrollment Option
Pre-requisites: Students must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in Pirate FOCUS.
Dual Enrollment/Articulation: Articulation with Yuba College (GNBUS 30)
Description: Develop beginning to intermediate skills using computer office applications. Basic features of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software are covered. Hands-on activities will focus on creating simple, integrated documents for business, personal and academic purposes. Typing skills are advised. Microsoft Certification is available at end of the course.

DE Business Management (Concentrator 2)
Grades: 10-12
UC/CSU: Elective (“G”) requirement pending
Credits: 10.0
Pre-requisites: Pirate Focus AND Business Computer Applications (could be concurrent with Business Computer Applications or teacher/counselor recommendation)
Dual Enrollment/Articulation: Articulation with Yuba College GNBUS 10 Pending
Grading Scale: 4.0 or 5.0 with Dual Enrollment Option
Description: A survey in business providing a multidisciplinary examination of how culture, society, economic systems, legal, international, political, financial institutions, and human behavior interact to affect a business organization's policy and practices within the U.S. and global society. Demonstrates how these influences impact the primary areas of business including organizational structure and design, leadership, human resource management, organized labor practices, marketing, organizational communication, technology, entrepreneurship, legal, accounting, financial practices, stocks, and securities market.

Capstone Course

Entrepreneurship (Capstone)
Grade Level: 11 – 12
UC/CSU: Elective (“G”) requirement pending
Credits: 10.0
Pre-requisites: Pirate Focus, Business Computer Applications and Business Management (could be concurrent with Business Management)
Dual Enrollment/Articulation: Dual Enrollment with Yuba College GNBUS 7 Pending
Grading Scale: 4.0 or 5.0 with Dual Enrollment Option
Description: Principles of establishing and managing a small business, including the preparation of a business plan; emphasis on goal-setting, types of business organizations, obtaining licenses and permits, financing options, accounting aspects, legal requirements, managing the enterprise, and other aspects in business entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship Certification is available upon Pathway Completion.

Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)

FBLA - Future Business Leaders of America

Students enrolled in the Business Management Pathway are eligible to participate in FBLA as members or officers. FBLA is a Career Technical Student Organization that is recognized by industries across the nation as a way for students to gain employable skills and develop into great leaders. More information can be acquired from our Business Teachers or from CTE/C Center, or by emailing careers@wheatlandhigh.org.

Yuba College Degree Information

Yuba College Catalog here

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE FOR TRANSFER
The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degree prepares students to transfer to a CSU institution by completing required major preparatory coursework in Business Administration. Students choose from required mandated Core courses (15-18 units) in Accounting, Economics, or Business Law; List A courses (3-4 units) in specific mathematics courses; and List B (6 units) in Business-related courses. The breadth of these specific courses combined with General Education courses prepares students for upper-division coursework in Business Administration at a CSU institution. The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degree provides students with the opportunity to complete their freshman/sophomore level classes needed for a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration within the California State University System. The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer requirements (as stated in SB1440 law) requires students to also complete the following:
• A minimum of 18-semester units in the major or area of emphasis as determined by the community college district.
• 60 semester CSU transferable units.
• California State University General Education-Breadth (CSU GE-Breadth) pattern of 39 units; OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern of 37 units.
• Obtainment of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.
• Earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.
Students who complete this program should be able to:
1. Demonstrate skills to produce business communications and documents.
2. Solve complex business situations through the application of business, mathematical, and technological skills.
3. Analyze both internal and external data/information in addressing and evaluating problems and issues in making informed business decisions.
4. Formulate solutions to business problems using current and emerging computer applications, records management, and standard business procedures.
REQUIRED COURSES UNITS
ACCT 1 Principles of Accounting - Financial .................................................... 4
and
ACCT 1A Principles of Accounting - Financial Lab .......................................... 0.5
ACCT 2L Principles of Accounting - Managerial................................................. 5
GNBUS 18A Business Law....................................................................................... 3
ECON 1A Elementary Economics - Macro .......................................................... 3
ECON 1B Elementary Economics - Micro............................................................ 3
List A Courses. Choose one (3 units may be GE):
MATH 9 Calculus for Business, Social and Life Sciences ................................ 4
STAT 1 Introduction to Statistical Methods ...................................................... 4
List B Courses. Choose two (6 units):
BCA 15 Business Computer Applications - Beg............................................... 3
GNBUS 10 Introduction to Global Business........................................................... 3
GNBUS 21 Business Communications .................................................................. 3
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE MAJOR 28.5
Students earning an AA-T/AS-T degree must complete 60-semester units of coursework eligible for transfer to the CSU including the CSU GE-B or IGETC (CSU version), all courses in the major with “C” or better grades, and achieve a minimum transferable cumulative GPA of 2.0.

GENERAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE
Students who complete this program should be able to:

1. Demonstrate skills to produce business communications and documents.
2. Solve complex business situations through the application of business, mathematical, and technological skills.
3. Analyze both internal and external data/information in addressing and evaluating problems and issues in making informed business decisions.
4. Formulate solutions to business problems using current and emerging computer applications, records management, and standard business procedures.
REQUIRED COURSES UNITS
BCA 15 Business Computer Applications - Beginning..................................... 3
GNBUS 10 Introduction to Global Business........................................................... 3
GNBUS 18A Business Law....................................................................................... 3
GNBUS 56 Business Mathematics......................................................................... 3
ECON 1A Elementary Economics-Macro ............................................................ 3
MGMT 5 Introduction to Supervision OR ........................................................... 3
MGMT 10 Principles of Management ................................................................... 3
Plus 3 units from the following:
ACCT 1L Principles of Accounting - Financial ................................................. 4.5
ACCT 2L Principles of Accounting - Managerial................................................. 5
ACCT 6 Individual Income Tax .......................................................................... 4
GNBUS 25 Career Planning ................................................................................... 3
MGMT 35 Management Psychology .................................................................... 3
OA 52/ GNBUS 52 Business English...................................................................... 3

SPECH 1 Public Speaking OR
SPECH 6 Group Communication......................................................................... 3
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE MAJOR 21
Students earning an AA/AS degree must complete a minimum of 18 units of General Education requirements, the multicultural graduation requirement, and the health requirement, in addition to the program units listed here. Students must complete a total of 60-degree applicable units to earn an AA or AS. Please see your counselor for additional information.

Please see the Yuba College Catalog for other available Degrees & Certifications

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