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Degrees & Certificates

ACCOUNTING

Associate of Arts Degree

(Program 050200 State Code: 02719)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Prepare a set of financial statements for a sole proprietorship form of business.
  2. Complete a job order cost accounting practice set for a manufacturing company using a general ledger accounting software.
  3. Complete a comprehensive, computerized accounting project for a merchandising business.
  4. Assemble a comprehensive payroll project, utilizing a given scenario and data set.
  5. Construct and format a slide presentation and worksheet that is appropriate to the given audience and purpose, utilizing Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel.
 MAJOR: 13 COURSES | 40 UNITS | AA
BOOKKEEPING
Associate of Arts Degree

(Program: 050203 State Code: 08213)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Complete an accounting project for a sole proprietorship business.
  2. Assemble a comprehensive payroll project, utilizing a given scenario and data set.
  3. Prepare an income tax return for a taxpayer following the appropriate regulations, when given a set of data and the criterion of a federal or state tax return.                     
  4. Complete an accounting project utilizing the concepts of Notes Payable, Notes Receivable, and Uncollectible Accounts in a merchandising business.
  5. Write a short essay in response to a given topic on the major concepts of Business Organization from the following: Management, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources,   Economics, Legal Forms of Business Ownership, and International/Global Environments.
MAJOR: 14 COURSES | 37 UNITS | AA
AUTOMATED ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN
Certificate

(Program: 050201 State Code: 08211)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Complete a comprehensive, accounting project for a merchandising business applying the concepts of Notes Payable, Notes Receivable, Plant and Equipment, Inventory, and Billing and Payroll, as appropriate, by utilizing Peachtree Accounting software.
  2. Complete a comprehensive, accounting project for a merchandising business by utilizing QuickBooks accounting software.
  3. Prepare a federal tax return as it relates to a given case for a federal or state income tax return.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Associate of Arts Degree

(Program: 050100 State Code: 02718)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Prepare a business plan.
  2. Analyze and explain human relations and their implications for management and their employees.
  3. Evaluate the use of financial budgeting concepts to make sound decisions in managing their personal finances.
  4. Write a short essay in response to a given topic on the major concepts of business organization from the following: Management, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Economics, Legal Forms of Business Ownership, and International/Global Environments.
  5. Construct and format a slide presentation and worksheet that is appropriate  to the given audience and purpose, utilizing Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel.
MAJOR: 14 COURSES | 40 UNITS | AA
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AS-T
Associate of Science (AS-T)

(Program: 050500 State: 33156)

To earn the Associate Degree for Transfer, students must meet the following requirements:

A. Completion of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University by completing the following:

  • The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements; and
  • A minimum of 18 semester units in a major or area of emphasis, as approved by the CCC Chancellor's Office.

B. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Students completing this degree will have satisfied the lower division major preparation and transfer requirements for priority admission consideration to a local CSU campus.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Prepare a business plan.
  2. Analyze and explain human relations and their implication for management and their. employees
  3. Evaluate the use of financial budgeting concepts to make sound decisions in managing their personal finances.
  4. Write a short essay in response to a given topic on the major concepts of a business organization from the following:  management, marketing, finances, human resources, economics, legal forms of business ownership and international/global environments.
  5. Demonstrate an industry standard skill-set when using relevant technology resources.
 MAJOR: 8 COURSES | 30 UNITS | AS-T

 

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Certificate

(Program: 050100 State Code: 21609)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Prepare a business plan.
  2. Survey business opportunities based on the chosen activity, location, demand potential and demographic details.
  3. Recommend the ideal form of business organization, financial and capital requirements, personnel, managerial and marketing prospects.

FINANCE & BANKING

Associate of Arts Degree

(Program: 050400 State Code: 02720)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Create a stock portfolio based on receiving a virtual $100,000.
  2. Set up a Consolidated Statement of Condition and a Profit-and-Loss Statement for a bank.
  3. Evaluate the use of financial budgeting concepts to make sound decisions in managing their personal finances.
  4. Write a short essay in response to a given topic on the major concepts of Business Organization from the following: Management, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Economics, Legal Forms of Business Ownership, and International/Global Environments.
  5. Construct and format a presentation slide and worksheet that is appropriate to the given audience and purpose, utilizing Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel.
MAJOR: 13 COURSES | 38 UNITS | AA
FINANCE & BANKING
Certificate

(Program: 050400 State Code: 21610)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Create a stock portfolio based on receiving a virtual $100,000.
  2. Prepare a personal Budget Worksheet detailing monthly projected versus actual income and expenses.
  3. Set up a Consolidated Statement of Condition and a Profit-and-Loss Statement for a bank.

MANAGEMENT

Associate of Arts Degree

(Program: 050600 State Code: 02721)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Analyze and explain human relations and their implications for management and their employees.    
  2. Create a business plan.
  3. Research and analyze job analysis data for the job descriptions and job specifications of an occupation.
  4. Evaluate the use of financial budgeting concepts to make sound decisions in managing their personal finances.       
  5. Construct and format a slide presentation and worksheet that is appropriate to the given audience and purpose, utilizing Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel.
 MAJOR: 13 COURSES | 38-39 UNITS | AA
MANAGEMENT
Certificate

(Program: 050600 State Code: 21611)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Write a research paper using the Dictionary of Occupational Titles and the Occupational Outlook Handbook as references to analyze an occupation and gather job analysis data for the job descriptions and the job specifications for that occupation.
  2. Develop employee training programs for various job positions.
  3. Differentiate between strategic and operational planning when setting departmental goals.
  4. Design an organizational chart that represents job positions, lines of communication, and management hierarchy.
MANAGEMENT - RETAIL
Certificate

(Program: 050951 State Code: 14232)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Design a comprehensive shopping center plan with a team.
  2. Prepare a written SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) based on findings from visiting and researching a given business.
  3. Create a business plan by working as a fully-participating member of a class team. 
MANAGEMENT - SMALL BUSINESS
Certificate

(Program: 050640 State Code: 21612)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Complete a comprehensive computerized accounting project with a merchandising business.
  2. Write a research paper about an occupation using the Dictionary of Occupational Titles and the Occupational Outlook Handbook as references to gather job analysis data for the job descriptions and the job specifications of an occupation.
  3. Write a formal paper evaluating the retail sales interactions after researching a product on the Internet, and conducting a field observation in a small business where the product is being sold.

MARKETING

Associate of Arts Degree

(Program: 050900 State Code: 02724)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Analyze a business by conducting a SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats).
  2. Research a product on the internet, conduct a field observation in a retail store where the product is sold, and evaluate the retail sales interactions of a product.
  3. Prepare an Advertising Plan for a product or a service.
  4. Illustrate a standard overall retail merchandising strategy.
  5. Solve a business word problem, using a knowledge of business concepts, terminology, and rules of equations.
 MAJOR: 12 COURSES | 36 UNITS | AA
MARKETING
Certificate

(Program: 050900 State Code: 21613)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Analyze a business by conducting a SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) in writing.
  2. Evaluate the retail sales interactions of a product, after researching the product on the internet, and conducting a field observation in a retail store where the product is being sold.
  3. Develop a strategic advertising plan for a new or existing product or service.

REAL ESTATE

Associate of Arts Degree

(Program: 051100 State Code: 02726)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Prepare a Purchase Agreement for a given scenario: Selling Agent Representing a Buyer in Single Family Residence.
  2. Create a plan to schedule daily, weekly, and monthly real estate activities in order to obtain purchasing and/or listing clients.
  3. Prepare Agency Disclosures for agent/buyer, agent/seller, and dual agency.
  4. Prepare a worksheet for appropriate loan programs to purchase a single family home.
  5. Create an investment plan for the purchase of an apartment or commercial building.
MAJOR: 12 COURSES | 36-39 UNITS | AA 
REAL ESTATE: FINANCE SPECIALIZATION
Certificate of Achievement

(Program: 051101 State Code: 10770)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Prepare Purchasing Agreements and Listing Agreements accurately.
  2. Create an investment plan for the purchase of an apartment or commercial building.                          
  3. Select and analyze loan programs to purchase a single family home.
REAL ESTATE: INVESTMENT SPECIALIZATION
Certificate of Achievement

(Program: 051102 State Code: 10771)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Create an investment plan for the purchase of an apartment or commercial building.
  2. Prepare an annual operating budget for a residential investment property including debt service and cash flow before income taxes.
  3. Select and analyze loan programs to purchase a single family home as an owner occupant and/or as an investment. 
REAL ESTATE: MARKETING SPECIALIZATION
Certificate of Achievement

(Program: 051103 State Code: 10772)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Create a marketing plan to schedule daily, weekly, and monthly real estate activities in order to obtain Purchasing and/or Listing clients.
  2. Prepare California Purchasing and Listing Agreements using conventional and/or Zipform electronic mediums.
  3. Select and analyze loan programs to purchase a single family home as an owner occupant and/or as an investment.

For detailed information about each of the above Degrees & Certificates:

College Catalog  Course Descriptions  Class Schedules

 Contact Us

Mr. R. Britt Hastey
Department Chair
AD 304
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2549
hasteyrb@lacitycollege.edu

Ms. Katherine Morales
Department Secretary
AD 304
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2549
moraleko@lacitycollege.edu

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