Santa Monica College and ASU Universal Articulation Partnership
Santa Monica College and ASU partner to offer transfer pathways with MyPath2ASU™ collaboration
The newly established Universal Articulation agreement between Arizona State University and Santa Monica College reaffirms the combined commitment to support academic preparedness and continue to grow an ecosystem of transfer student success. Through student support collaboration, academic alignment, term-to-term persistence and transfer outcome strategies, students are ensured a smooth transition to the university and the support essential for student success.
The Santa Monica College MyPath2ASU™ transfer experience is available to students and staff that support them. Diverse MyPath2ASU™ degree options can be tailored based on SMC needs (within ASU degree requirements).
Santa Monica College MyPath2ASU™ transfer experience benefits
Santa Monica College is a California Community College accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). For 31 consecutive years, SMC has been California’s leading transfer college to UCLA, UC Berkeley, and other University of California campuses. The college also tops in transfers to the University of Southern California and Loyola Marymount University and is the top feeder west of the Mississippi to the Ivy League Columbia University. More than 110 career training degrees and certificates at SMC—in fields ranging from the traditional (Accounting, Early Childhood Education, Nursing) to the emerging (Sustainable Technologies, Technical Theatre, and a baccalaureate degree in Interaction Design)—offer professional preparation for students interested in directly entering the job market, transferring to a four-year school, or upgrading specific skills. SMC provides news and cultural enrichment through its NPR radio station KCRW (89.9 FM), the Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center, and lifelong learning through distinctive programs such as its Emeritus Program for older adults.
Santa Monica College MyPath2ASU™ degree spotlight
In the BA program in business with a concentration in business administration, students gain a breadth of knowledge and the skills needed for managing business operations. The program provides the full business core plus a concentration with 18 hours of coursework focused on skills such as forecasting demand; planning inventory; purchasing services; conducting skillful negotiations; building strategies for the future and managing people, finances and risk.
Graduates of the bachelor’s degree program in business with a concentration in business administration are prepared to work in a wide range of industries with a broad skill set in managing processes and people. Career opportunities include administrative services manager, business manager, general and operations management, sales manager, and training and development manager.
Locations of study:
Polytechnic, West, ASU Local, ASU@LakeHavasu, ASU@TheGilaValley, Online