Curriculum Guides 2004-2005
(Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Summer 2005)

These curriculum guides are based on the Ohlone College 2004-2005 degree requirements. Students who will be graduating using a different catalog for their degree requirements should see a counselor and/or refer to the appropriate Ohlone College Catalog (view Ohlone's Catalog Rights Policy). All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review degree requirements and/or have questions answered.

Small Business Management
AA Degree
Certificate of Achievement

This curriculum is designed to prepare students for success in small business management--starting, operating, and expanding an enterprise with sales of $5 million or less. It is directed to the potential or current entrepreneur, one who chooses to open and manage a business, and to people who serve as employees of small business firms. Success in small business results from a variety of factors; there is great opportunity and significant risk.

Requirements for AA Degree:

  1. Complete Major Field and Supporting Courses with a 2.0 grade point average.
  2. Complete Plan A, B, or C General Education requirements. These are specified in the Ohlone College Catalog.
  3. Complete at least 60 degree-applicable units with a 2.0 grade point average.
  4. Complete at least 12 units at Ohlone College.

Requirements for Certificate of Achievement:

  1. Complete Major Field courses as indicated below.
  2. Complete at least six units at Ohlone College.
  3. Maintain a 2.0 grade point average in Major Field courses.

Major Field

Major Field Courses
Number Title Units
BA-109B Computerized Accounting for Small Business 1.5
BA-111 Financial Statement Analysis for Non-Financial Managers 1.5
BA-121 Establishing Your Business 3
BA-122 Promoting Your Small Business 3
BSM-101 Fundamentals of Management 3
BSM-102 Human Behavior in Organizations 3
CAOT-153 Introduction to Internet 1
CAOT-194A Microsoft Office 2

Supporting Courses

Supporting Courses
Number Title Units
BA-116 Business English and Communication 4
BA-120 Introduction to Entrepreneurship OR 3
BA-125 Introduction to Business OR (3)
BA-126 Introduction to Marketing OR (3)
BA-127 Retailing OR (3)
BA-129 Introduction to Advertising (3)
BA-141A Business Law 3
BA-166 Business Ethics OR 3
PHIL-106 Ethics (3)
BA-195 Work Experience Education 3

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