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.
|Start Term||Application Deadline||Notes|
|Spring 2022||Wednesday, November 24, 2021||
Business students who in the spring term must meet both of the following criteria:
|Fall 2022||Monday, August 1, 2022||None|
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 60-unit program designed to be completed by full-time and part-time students. The following course map outlines which classes to take each semester. Adjustments will be made for part-time students.
Note: This degree requires a minimum of three (3) units in math – either MATH 342 or STAT 300. Students who plan to transfer and obtain a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration are encouraged to complete both courses.
|First 8 Weeks||ENGWR 300: College Composition||3|
|First 8 Weeks||HCD 310: Academic Success||3|
|Second 8 Weeks||ECON 302: Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|Second 8 Weeks||BUS 300: Introduction to Business||3|
|Second 8 Weeks||SPEECH 362: Mediated Communication Experience||3|
|First 8 Weeks||CISA 315: Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets||2|
|First 8 Weeks||ENGWR 302: Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking||3|
|First 8 Weeks||ARTH 300: Introduction to Art||3|
|Second 8 Weeks||HUM 300: Classical Humanities||3|
|Second 8 Weeks||BUS 340: Business Law||3|
|Second 8 Weeks||ECON 304: Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|First 8 Weeks||MATH 342: Modern Business Mathematics||3|
|First 8 Weeks||ASTR 300: Introduction to Astronomy||3|
|Second 8 Weeks||ACCT 301: Financial Accounting||4|
|Second 8 Weeks||MUFHL 300: Introduction to Music||3|
|First 8 Weeks||ACCT 311: Managerial Accounting||4|
|First 8 Weeks||BIOL 310: General Biology||4|
|Second 8 Weeks||SOC 320: Race, Ethnicity and Inequality in the United States||3|
|Second 8 Weeks||STAT 300: Introduction to Probability and Statistics||4|
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.