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Program Learning Objectives

Students graduating from our program will be able to:

1.1 Apply knowledge to identify opportunities and solve business problems.
2.1 Evaluate the social and ethical responsibilities of business organizations.
3.1 Exhibit the ability to work in a diverse environment.
3.2 Illustrate an understanding of business activities in a global environment.
4.1 Demonstrate effective written communication skills.
4.2 Demonstrate effective oral communication skills.
4.3 Demonstrate effective participation in teams.

Degree Requirements and Curriculum

In addition to the program requirements listed on this page, students must also satisfy requirements outlined in more detail in the Minimum Requirements for Graduation section of this catalog, including:
  • 60 units of upper division courses
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Graduation Writing Requirement (GWR)
  • U.S. Cultural Pluralism (USCP)
Note: No major, support or concentration courses may be selected as credit/no credit.
MAJOR COURSES
BUS 207Legal Responsibilities of Business4
BUS 214Financial Accounting4
BUS 215Managerial Accounting4
BUS 342Fundamentals of Corporate Finance4
BUS 346Principles of Marketing4
BUS 387Organizational Behavior4
BUS 391Information Systems4
BUS 401General Management and Strategy4
BUS 404Governmental and Social Influences on Business4
Technology Management - Select from the following:4
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Product Design and Development
Packaging Fundamentals
Packaging Polymers and Processing
Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing and Services
International Business - Select from the following:4
Global Financial Institutions and Markets
International and Cross Cultural Management
Introduction to International Business
Establishing International Supply Chains
The Legal Environment of International Business
International Marketing
International Trade Theory
Senior Project - Select from the following:4
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - Senior Project
Senior Project I
and Senior Project II
Senior Project: Applied Accounting, Auditing and Tax Research
Applied Senior Project Seminar
Senior Project: Sales Development Program
Applied Senior Project
Concentration courses (see below)24-28
SUPPORT COURSES
ECON 221Microeconomics4
ECON 222Macroeconomics (D2) 14
ECON elective (300-400 level)4
MATH 221Calculus for Business and Economics (B1) 14
STAT 251Statistical Inference for Management I (B1) 1,24
STAT 252Statistical Inference for Management II 25
GENERAL EDUCATION (GE)
(See GE program requirements below.)60
FREE ELECTIVES
Free Electives19-23
Total units180
1

Required in Support; also satisfies GE

2

STAT 301 (4) and STAT 302 (4) may be used as a substitute for STAT 251 (4) and STAT 252 (5). All students must still complete two approved GE B1 courses. STAT 301 and STAT 302 are not GE courses. Students should follow the advising footnote under the SUPPORT section of the ECON major: “Students pursuing the Quantitative Concentration should take MATH 141 and MATH 142 instead of MATH 221”.

 Concentrations

Concentrations are provided for students preparing for careers in:

The Quantitative concentration and the Real Estate concentration offered under the BS Economics, are also available to Business Administration majors. For the requirements for each concentration, please check the information listed under the Economics major.

General Education (GE) Requirements

  • 72 units required, 12 of which are specified in Major and/or Support.
  • See the complete GE course listing.
  • Minimum of 12 units required at the 300 level.
Area ACommunication
A1Expository Writing4
A2Oral Communication4
A3Reasoning, Argumentation and Writing4
Area BScience and Mathematics
B1Mathematics/Statistics (8 units in Support) 10
B2Life Science4
B3Physical Science4
B4One lab taken with either a B2 or B3 course
Area CArts and Humanities
C1Literature4
C2Philosophy4
C3Fine/Performing Arts4
C4Upper-division elective4
Area C elective(Choose one course from C1-C5)4
Area D/ESociety and the Individual
D1The American Experience (Title 5, Section 40404 requirement)4
D2Political Economy (4 units in Support) 10
D3Comparative Social Institutions4
D4Self Development (CSU Area E)4
D5Upper-division elective (no BUS course)4
Area FTechnology
F Upper-division elective4
Total units60
1

Required in Support; also satisfies GE