SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2022 - Spring 2023
BS - Business Administration
San José State University -to- Cuesta College
Community College students should meet with a counselor as soon as possible to determine the equivalent courses offered at that institution. Students should complete as many as possible of the lower division requirements listed below, prior to transfer.
Lower Division Course Requirements
Community College Course Equivalents
|The College of Business accepts the AS-T in Business Administration for transfer into the BS Business Administration, with concentrations in Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management, Human Resource Management or Management. We recommend transfer students complete the following courses, which are required for the Business major at SJSU, as part of their AS-T in Business Administration. Students should take courses which clear the American Institution requirement and a second course in English composition as part of their CSU GE or IGETC requirements for the AS-T degree (doing so will increase greater choice in the 60 units of SJSU course work to be taken after transfer).|
|Listed below are lower division course requirements necessary for: BS - Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, Business Analytics, Corporate Accounting and Finance, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems (MIS), and Marketing. For additional information please contact the SJSU's Jack Holland Student Success Center: www.sjsu.edu/lcobssc or call (408) 924-3435.|
|Note: For all Business concentrations the following courses in Preparation for the Major and Required for the Major must be completed with a grade of "C or better": BUS1 20, BUS2 90, ENGL 2, MATH 70 or 71.|
|In addition the concentration in Finance also requires a grade of "C or better" in BUS1 21, ECON 1A, 1B.|
Preparation for the Major (for all concentrations in Business:
|ECON 001A Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics||Econ 201A Principles of Macroeconomics|
|ECON 001B Principles of Economics: Microeconomics||Econ 201B Principles of Microeconomics|
|MATH 070 Mathematics for Business||No Current Equivalent|
|Or transfer students who complete a course that articulates to SJSU's MATH 30 Calculus I, or MATH 71 Calculus for Business and Aviation with a grade of "C" or better, may use this "in lieu" of MATH 70:|
|MATH 030 Calculus I||Math 265A Calculus I|
|MATH 071 Calculus for Business and Aviation||Math 255 Calculus for Business & Management|
Second Course in English Composition:
|ENGL 002 Critical Thinking and Writing||ENGL 201B English Composition: Introduction to Literature|
ENGL 201C English Composition: Critical Thinking
|ENGL 001B Argument and Analysis|
|ENGL 201B English Composition: Introduction to Literature|
Lower Division Requirements of the Major:
|BUS1 020 Financial Accounting||ACCT 201A Financial Accounting|
|BUS3 080 Legal Environment of Business||BUS 218 Business Law|
|BUS2 090 Business Statistics||MATH 247 Introduction to Statistics|
|Or transfer students who complete a course that articulates to SJSU's STAT 95 Elementary Statistics, with a grade of "C" or better, may use this "in lieu" of BUS2 090:|
|STAT 095 Elementary Statistics||MATH 247 Introduction to Statistics|
|BUS4 091L Computer Tools for Business||No Current Equivalent|
|The following concentrations also require BUS1 021: Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing:|
|BUS1 021 Managerial Accounting||ACCT 201B Managerial Accounting|
Additional requirement for the concentration in Management Information Systems:
|BUS4 092 Introduction to Business Programming||No Current Equivalent|
Additional requirement for the concentration in Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management:
|HSPM 001 Introduction to Hospitality Management||HOSP 200 Introduction to Hospitality|
Concentration electives for Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management:
|HSPM 011 Restaurant Management||HOSP 230 Introduction to Food and Beverage Management|
|HSPM 012 Cost Control in Hospitality||HOSP 270 Hospitality Cost Control|
|NUFS 012 Cost Control in Hospitality||HOSP 270 Hospitality Cost Control|
IMPORTANT TRANSFER INFORMATION:
Admission to San Jose State is competitive in all majors. SJSU continues to have more qualified applicants than available new student spaces. Because of this, SJSU is an impacted campus with impacted programs. For the most current information regarding admission impaction at SJSU please visit our website SJSU Impaction Information page.
Prior to transferring to San Jose State University all transfers must earn at least 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter), including the CSU four basic skill courses required for CSU admission eligibility (except majors which have an approved CSU GE A3 waiver). Within those 60 semester/90 quarter units, students are strongly encouraged to complete the following:
1. Lower Division Major Course Requirements (especially for STEM Majors):
Complete as many of the lower division courses required for the major as possible. Many of these courses may be double counted as part of the CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. The lower division major courses for this major are shown above.
2. General Education Requirements:
Complete all the CSU GE Breadth requirements at the community college (39 semester units/58 quarter units). The approved courses for each area can be found at www.assist.org under the link "CSU GE-Breadth Certification Courses" for your college. Many of these courses may be double counted to meet the major requirements shown above, so choose your courses wisely. Some SJSU majors which meet GE requirements within the majors are noted on the Major Exceptions and Modifications page in our catalog. Please see your college counselor/advisor to review your general education in order to receive FULL OR PARTIAL CERTIFICATION PRIOR TO TRANSFER to San Jose State University.
3. Second Course in English Composition highly recommended:
All students are strongly encouraged to complete a second English composition course as part of their lower division GE prior to transferring to SJSU (either to meet CSU GE Area A3 or C2) for the greatest success in passing the Writing Skills Test (WST) at SJSU. Complete this course with a grade of "C" or better prior to registering for the WST at SJSU to avoid delays in enrollment for other SJSU courses. To register for the WST contact our Testing office at: testing.sjsu.edu.
4. American Institutions Requirement (US 1, US 2, and US 3 must be completed):
This requirement is normally 2 courses and can be taken as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements (GE Area D and sometimes Area C). The approved courses can be found at www.assist.org under the link "CSU U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses" for your college.
5. Graduation Requirement - Physical Education (PE):
All undergraduate students who matriculate at SJSU are required to complete two units of physical education from Kinesiology/Dance activity courses, unless the major program has an approved PE waiver. Majors which have approved PE waivers are noted on the Major Exceptions and Modifications page in our catalog.
(page last modified: 08/09/2023)