BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM  

image of business man on a cordless phone holding a large sheet of paperShasta College offers a variety of classes in Business Administration that lead to Associate in Science Degrees or a Certificate. You may choose between three (3) Associate in Science (A.S.) Degrees. The three degrees in Business Administration are offered in the following concentrations:

• Accounting
• General Business
• Business Management

 All of the choices incorporate a Business Administration CORE of eight (8) courses (24 units) providing a breadth of business classes that are required with the various Associate in Science Degree concentrations. Career opportunities include the following:

 
• Entry-level management/marketing employee
• Small business entrepreneur
• Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerk
• Customer service representative
• Retail sales
• Four-year college or university transfer to further your academic training 

Nationally, small businesses (those with fewer than 500 employees) represent 99 percent of all businesses in the United States. They employ more than 56 percent of all workers and generate over 38 percent of the gross national product. The number of small businesses continues to increase. In 2002, there were approximately 22.9 million small businesses in America and all require individuals that can assist them in their successful operation locally, statewide, and nationally. 

Length of Program
The Business Administration curriculum is available both day and evening. The program may be completed in two years (four semesters) of full-time study. 

Transfer
You can complete a course sequence at Shasta College that allows you to transfer to a 4-year University. Shasta College is currently articulated with Southern Oregon University and Chico State.
Click here for the Shasta College Transfer Page  

Click here for a link to Southern Oregon University
If interested contact: Dr. Joan McBee (Associate Professor) (541) 552-8151 or business@sou.edu 

Click here for a link to California State University Chico 

Want to live in Redding while completing your Business Degree? Click here for more information from California State University Chico
If interested contact: Dan Greaney (530) 339-3652 or dgreaney@csuchico.edu
If interested contact: Amy Lance (530) 898-4480 or arlance@csuchico.edu 

Advisory Committee Guidance
All of the programs offered in Business Administration are periodically reviewed by a broad cross section of community businesses and professional people. These Advisory Committee members help ensure that we are offering an up-to-date program. 

Degrees and Certificates
Refer to the current Shasta College Catalog or the Shasta College Web Site for program information and specific requirements for the Associate in Science Degree. Click here for a current list of all Certificates and Degrees offered at Shasta College.