Business Administration Degree
Los Rios Colleges Online offers you the opportunity to get a 100% online associate degree in Business Administration.
Graduates who earn the Business Administration associate degree gain a breadth of knowledge and skills needed for managing business operations.
To be eligible for entry into the 100% online Business Administration program, students must:
- Commit to taking specific courses and sections identified in their program map
- Live in California
The Business Administration degree is a 65-unit program designed to be completed by full-time students in four semesters. The following program map outlines which classes to take each semester.
|First 8 Weeks||ARTH 300: Introduction to Art||3|
|First 8 Weeks||ENGWR 300/480: College Composition||3|
|First 8 Weeks||PSYC 356: Human Sexuality||3|
|Second 8 Weeks||STAT 300: Introduction to Probability and Statistics||4|
|Second 8 Weeks||ECON 302: Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|First 8 Weeks||CISA 315: Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets||3|
|First 8 Weeks||HUM 300: Classical Humanities||3|
|First 8 Weeks||ECON 304: Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|Second 8 Weeks||BUS 300: Introduction to Business||3|
|Second 8 Weeks||ENGWR 302: Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking||3|
|CISA 308: Exploring Word Processing Software*||1|
|CISA 320: Introduction to Database Management*||1|
|MUFHL 300: Introduction to Music||3|
- * This course is conditional.
|First 8 Weeks||ACCT 301: Financial Accounting||4|
|First 8 Weeks||ASTR 300: Introduction to Astronomy||3|
|Second 8 Weeks||ACCT 311: Managerial Accounting||4|
|Second 8 Weeks||COMM 301: Introduction to Public Speaking||3|
|First 8 Weeks||SOC 320: Race, Ethnicity and Inequality in the United States||3|
|First 8 Weeks||BIOL 310: General Biology||4|
|Second 8 Weeks||MATHS 45: Support for Business Mathematics*||2|
|Second 8 Weeks||MATH 342: Modern Business Mathematics||3|
|Second 8 Weeks||BUS 340: Business Law||3|
* This course is conditional.
The demand for business professionals is growing across California and the nation. Over the next five years, there will be over 417,000 job openings for qualified candidates in California and 3.1 million job openings across the nation.
Graduates with a Business Administration associate degree from Los Rios Colleges Online who transfer to a four-year college and earn a bachelor's degree have many career options, including but not limited to:
|Career||Five-Year Growth*||Median Annual Salary*|
|Administrative Services Managers||6%||$105,936|
|Advertising and Promotions Managers||4%||$116,215|
|General and Operations Managers||7%||$113,366|
|Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists||13%||$68,412|
|Operations Research Analysts||16%||$91,994|
|Public Relations Managers||8%||$126,734|
|Training and Development Managers||5%||$125,029|
* Data source for five-year growth and median annual salary: Economic Modeling Specialists, 2019.4 – QCEW Employees, Non-QCEW Employees, and Self-Employed. Median salary includes base earnings, commissions, incentive pay, and bonuses.