University of Redlands

The University of Redlands & Palomar College Partnership

An exclusive opportunity for students to earn a Bachelor of Science in Business at the Palomar College Campus

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Attend Classes at Palomar College

The University of Redlands and Palomar College have created a partnership to ensure a pathway to a bachelor's degree. Now, you can earn a BS in Business degree, from the University of Redlands, while attending classes right on the Palomar College campus.

Receive a 30% Tuition Discount

A private school education at a public school price. The University of Redlands now offers a 30% tuition discount to qualifying students from all California Community Colleges. To qualify, students must have earned 40 transferrable units, at least 21 of which must be earned from one (or a combination) of the schools listed on the California Community Colleges website.

Please visit the Student Financial Services office site for the most up-to-date tuition & fee schedules and for finanical aid information.

High-Quality Educational Experience

  • The School of Business bachelor's program equips students with essential 21st century business skills, expanded worldviews, and an extensive alumni network to build on.
  • Nonprofit and accredited by WASC and ACBSP
  • America's Top Colleges, Forbes
  • Top 10% Best Regional Universities, West, U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 7% Best Universities by Salary Potential,


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A Career-Enhancing Curriculum

The University of Redlands is in the top 7% of four-year colleges, ranked by alumni earning above expectations.
—The Economist


Percentage of graduates who cited their BS degree improved their overall job performance


Percentage of BSB graduates who increased their earning power while in their degree program


Percentage of BSB graduates who cited their bosses see them as more valuable in their current position

Over 50%

Percentage of BSB graduates who cited getting a better job or promotion as a result of their degree

Why University of Redlands?

  • A private school education at a state school price
  • Finish our program in 22-months attending class just one evening per week at the Fullerton College Campus
  • Quick, easy and $0 application process at
  • Start our program with only 40 transfer credits completed and you don’t need an Associates degree completed to be admitted
  • The School of Business now accepts transfer courses as electives if they have also been approved as electives by Cal State and UC
  • WASC & ACBSP accredited
  • Personalized advising to keep you on track
  • And, so much more... We offer small class sizes, study abroad, capstone consultancy, a mentor program, and an alumni network over 30,000 business professionals.

Degree Requirements

120 Total Credits Required for Degree

120 Total Credits Required for Degree

  •  - Minimum of 40 transferable credits required for admission to the University of Redlands on-site program.
  •  - Once matriculated with University of Redlands, students must take all remaining credits through SDCCD and University of Redlands, which can be done concurrently.

44 Core Business Credits

44 Core Business Credits at the University of Redlands

  • BUSB 300 | Ethical and Legal Environment of Business (4 credits)
  • BUSB 301 | Critical Analysis: Written and Oral Communication (4 credits)
  • BUSB 330 | Managing and Leading Organizations (4 credits)
  • BUSB 333 | Business Information Systems (4 credits)
  • BUSB 340 | Principles of Marketing (4 credits)
  • BUSB 342 | International Business (4 credits)
  • BUSB 361 | Financial Management (4 credits)
  • BUSB 370 | Managing Quality and Operations (4 credits)
  • BUSB 433 | GIS for Business (4 credits)
  • BUSB 481 | Strategic Management (4 credits)
  • BUSB 485 | Capstone: Analysis and Integration in Business and Management (4 credits)

76 General Education / Elective Credits

76 General Education / Elective Credits

2.0 / C grade or above at SDCCD and must include the following Business courses from SDCCD or their equivalents:

  • ACCT 116A and ACCT 116B
  • ECON 120 and ECON 121
  • MATH 116
  • MATH 119 or BUSE 115

General Education Requirements

Please refer to General Education Requirements sheet for noted restrictions.

  • Arts & Humanities - Minimum of 12 credits
  • Behavioral/Social Science - Minimum of 9 credits
  • Mathematics/Science - Minimum of 9 credits [At least one course (1 credit minimum) in Natural Science]
  • Writing/Communications - Minimum of 6 credits [4 credits from this section will be earned in BUSB 301]

Elective Requirements

May include any of the following, but please refer to General Education Requirements sheet for noted restrictions:

  • Any course(s) from IGETC / CSU-GE
  • Any course(s) from SDCCD Business ADT
  • Select Military / JST courses

Core Program Courses and Course Descriptions

BUSB 300 | Ethical & Legal Environment of Business (4 credits)
Examination of moral and legal business issues in domestic and international contexts with emphasis on contemporary problems.

BUSB 301 | Critical Analysis: Written & Oral Communication (4 credits)
Deepens students' analytical skills in written and oral communication. Focus on purpose, depth, organization, research, style, and effectiveness. Special attention paid to contemporary business contexts as well as historical

BUSB 330 | Managing & Leading Organizations (4 credits)
Overview of organizational behavior and theory. Focus is on the behavior of individuals and groups within organizations. The study of organizational decision making, organizational design, culture, leadership, power and politics, and management of change. Ethics, diversity, and globalization are integrated throughout the course.

BUSB 333| Business Information Systems (4 credits)
Introductory organizational and managerial overview of information systems. Assessing and constructing data and information for decision-making, designing interactive and spatial information systems, and assessing their ethical implications. Communicating effectively in a systems development environment.

BUSB 340 | Principles of Marketing (4 credits)
Introduction to the concept of marketing and marketing principles. Focus on creating value for customers. Develops an understanding of the four elements of the marketing mix (product, price, promotion, and place/distribution) with application to product, service, profit, and not-for-profit enterprises in local, national, and international environments.

BUSB 342 | International Business (4 credits)
Examination of developments within international markets and the effects of the activities of business enterprises. Students study the effects of increasing international linkages on the role and conduct of domestic and international business functions.

BUSB 361 | Financial Management (4 credits)
Principles of financial planning, control, and analysis of the firm and the role of the financial manager within the firm.

BUSB 370 | Managing quality & Operations (4 credits)
Operations management issues and techniques to analyze problems for organizations that provide services and
manufacturing products. Strategic issues and practical applications include productivity, competitiveness, supply
chain management, decision making, quality management, process selection, linear programming, transportation models, forecasting, inventory management, enterprise resource planning, project management, and simulation.

BUSB 433 | GIS for Business (4 credits)
Overview of GIS and spatial analysis applied to organizations. Focus on geographic information, location-based decisionmaking, spatial data, investment in and value of GIS, ethical aspects, and GIS strategies. Students learn through case studies and lab practice with spatial data.

BUSB 481 | Strategic Management (4 credits)
Develops analytical tools critical to assessing environments, opportunities, and threats needed to build and sustain longterm competitive advantage. Addresses knowledge, skills, and approaches necessary to generate, evaluate, and implement strategic alternatives. Emphasizes interrelationships of various organizational functions.

BUSB 485 | Capstone: Analysis & Integration in Business & Management (4 credits)
Focuses on integrating knowledge and skills acquired during the program and applying them to an organizational analysis. Students develop and present a Capstone Paper that utilizes artifacts created in earlier courses, synthesizes principles and theories from a broad arena of learning, and demonstrates effective skills of critical inquiry.

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California Community Colleges

Questions? Contact the University of Redlands:

Tom Bozman
Sr. Associate Director of Enrollment

Contact Palomar College:

Transfer Center