Courses and Programs to Suit Your Goals
Certificate of Achievement - Business AdministrationOnline OptionDetails for Certificate of Achievement - Business Administration
The Business Administration Certificate of Achievement introduces the fundamental concepts and practices of business. Students obtain a basic understanding of the operation, methods, and purpose of each of the major functional areas within business: management, human resources, operations, marketing, accounting and finance. Students also learn business law fundamentals.
Certificate of Achievement - EntrepreneurshipOnline OptionDetails for Certificate of Achievement - Entrepreneurship
Students pursuing the Certificate of Achievement in Entrepreneurship are taught the fundamentals of small business administration and business planning. The certificate is designed to prepare students for the challenges they are likely to encounter in starting and maintaining a small business.
Associate in Arts - Business AdministrationDetails for Associate in Arts - Business Administration
The A.A. degree in Business Administration is a general business degree for those who want to pursue any of the numerous career possibilities in the field of business such as customer service/support representative, warehouse/ distribution supervisor, payroll clerk/administrator, accounts receivable clerk, collections analyst, executive assistant, and contracts administrator. this degree provides students with an understanding of basic business practices, including operations, methods, and purpose, and an introduction to the major functional areas within business.
Associate in Science-Transfer - Business AdministrationDetails for Associate in Science-Transfer - Business Administration
The Business Administration major consists of courses appropriate for an Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degree, which provides a foundational understanding of the discipline, a breadth of coursework in the discipline, and preparation for transfer to any CSU that accepts the Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC). Potential careers students may enter upon completion of this program include: payroll administrator, warehouse associate, accounts receivable administrator, accounts payable administrator, retail sales, customer service, executive assistant, and contracts administrator. The Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelors degree in Business Administration at a CSU campus. Students completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. Students transferring to a CSU campus that does accept this degree will be required to complete no more than 60 (semester) units after transfer to earn a bachelors degree. This degree may not be the best option for students intending to transfer to a particular CSU campus or to a university or college that is not part of the CSU system. In all cases, students should consult with a counselor for more information on university admission and transfer requirements.
Certificate of Achievement - ManagementDetails for Certificate of Achievement - Management
In the Certificate of Achievement in Management, students learn the fundamentals of general business administration, management, human resources and leadership, among other areas of study. Students develop practical knowledge and skills for formal management roles or other positions of influence. Successful students will also be prepared for higher-level job responsibilities and be able to communicate more effectively. De Anza Colleges Management program is built on the ladder concept, whereby students can complete a Certificate of Achievement en route to the A.A. degree.
Associate in Arts - ManagementDetails for Associate in Arts - Management
The A.A. degree in Management prepares students for a career managing and leading employees in positions such as (but not limited to) service manager, retail sales manager, customer service supervisor, office manager, human resources coordinator, employee benefits associate, construction project manager, hotel/hospitality supervisor or management trainee. students learn the fundamentals of general business administration, with an emphasis on management, leadership, and human resource management.
Certificate of Achievement - Marketing ManagementDetails for Certificate of Achievement - Marketing Management
Students learn the fundamentals of general business administration, marketing, selling, advertising, and other related functions. They also prepare for a wide variety of marketingrelated careers. The Marketing Management program is built on the ladder concept, whereby students can complete a Certificate of Achievement en route to the A.A. degree.
Associate in Arts - Marketing ManagementDetails for Associate in Arts - Marketing Management
Students pursuing an A.A. degree in Marketing Management prepare for a wide variety of marketing-related careers such as marketing events coordinator, retail sales manager, marketing communications associate, inside sales representative, sales specialist/coordinator, and sales support specialist. students learn the fundamentals of general business administration with an emphasis on marketing, advertising, selling, international business and management.
In addition to the programs listed above, you may be able to apply courses in this department toward General Education requirements.
You can check the course offerings in the college catalog against the following lists of GE requirements
These requirements may be subject to change. Always confirm the requirements for your specific program.
To learn about other programs at De Anza and their requirements, visit the college Degrees & Certificates page. For information about applying for your certificate or degree, visit the Apply for Degrees and Certificates page.