Program Learning Outcomes for Business

  • Prepare students for employment in a variety of public and private organizations.
  • Prepare students for further study in graduate or professional schools.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills by identifying, evaluating, synthesizing, and presenting issues related to accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management and marketing.
  • Demonstrate communication skills by writing excellent reports and papers and making effective oral presentations in English.
  • Demonstrate collaboration skills by working effectively with others in group settings - both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Demonstrate personal conduct that reflects an ethical understanding of complex business, economic and social issues.
  • Demonstrate basic competencies in the academic disciplines related to regional, national and global business and economics.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Business (120 units)

Lower Division Requirements (21-22 units)

ACCT 210 Financial Accounting (3)
ACCT 220 Managerial Accounting (3)
BUS 110 Business Law (3)
COMP 101 Computer Literacy (3)
ECON 110 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
ECON 111 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
Select either:
MATH 140 Calculus for Business Applications (3)
or
MATH 150 Calculus I (4)

Upper Division Required Major Courses (36 units)

ACCT 300 Applied Managerial Accounting (3)
BUS 320 Business Operations (3)
ECON 310 Intermediate Microeconomics (3)
ECON 311 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3)

Select one of the following courses:

ENGL 330 Interdisciplinary Writing (3)
or
ENGL 482 Technical and Business Writing (3)
or
ENGL 483 Technical Visual Communication (3)

Complete the following:
FIN 300 Business Finance (3)
MATH 329 Statistics for Business and Economics (3)
MGT 307 Management of Organizations (3)
MGT 326 Scientific and Professional Ethics (BIOL) (3)
MIS 310 Management Information Systems (3)
MKT 310 Principles of Marketing (3)
BUS 499 Capstone (3)*

* A student must complete these 5 courses before enrolling in BUS 499.
ACCT 300
FIN 300
MATH 329
ECON 310/329 (either ECON310 or ECON329)
ECON 311/320 (either ECON311 or ECON320)

* A student may take two courses from the list below concurrently with BUS 499.
BUS 320
MIS 310
ENGL 330/482/483 (select one from the three)
MGT 307
MGT/BIOL 326
MKT 310

* For Bus 499 please fill out and complete form below and e-mail to john-andrew.morris@csuci.edu

Bus 499 Permission Form (MS Word, 50.5KB)

Upper Division Interdisciplinary Major Courses (6 units)

BUS 331 Biotechnology in the Twenty-First Century (BIOL) (3)
BUS 334 The Business of Art (ART) (3)
BUS 335 Business and the Performing Arts (PA) (3)
BUS 340 Business and Economics in American Literature (ECON/ENGL) (3)
BUS 341 Drug Discovery and Development (CHEM/ECON) (3) (may double count in the Entrepreneur Option)
BUS 342 The Zoo: Conservation, Education and Recreation (BIOL/ECON/EDUC) (3)
BUS 344 The Library: Collections, Services and Instruction (ECON/EDUC/LIB) (3)
BUS 349 History of Business and Economics in North America (ECON/HIST) (3)
BUS 434 The Museum: Culture, Business and Education (ART/EDUC) (3)
ECON 343 Capital Theory (FIN) (3)

Option (15 units)

Students may select one of the following options:
To complete the elective requirements indicated below, choose any upper division course from ACCT, BUS, ECON, FIN, MGT, MKT or MIS not already used in the major. (Not applicable to the Management Option)

  1. Entrepreneurship Option
    BUS 341 Drug Discovery and Development (CHEM/ECON)(3)
    MGT 325 Entrepreneurial Management (3)

    Select three of the following:
    ECON 411 Economics of Entrepreneurship (3)
    MGT 424 Organizational Behavior (PSY) (3)
    MKT 411 New Product Development and Management (3)

    Electives (3)

  2. Finance Option
    FIN 410 Financial Markets and Institutions (3)
    FIN 411 Corporate Finance Management (3)
    FIN 412 International Financial Management (3)
    FIN 413 Investment Analysis (3)
    Electives (3)

  3. Global Business Option
    MGT 410 Management of International Business (3)
    MKT 410 International Marketing Management (3)

    Select three from the following:
    ECON 470 The World Economy (3)
    ECON 471 International Trade (3)
    ECON 472 International Macroeconomics (3)
    FIN 412 International Finance Management (3)
    MGT 471 Project Management (3)
    Electives (3)

  4. Management Option
    MGT 410 Management of International Business (3)
    MGT 421 Human Resource Management (3)
    MGT 424 Organizational Behavior (PSY) (3)

    Select two from the following:
    MGT 325 Entrepreneurial Management (3)
    MGT 429 Program Management (3)
    MGT 471 Project Management (3)
    MGT 490 Special Topics (3)
    MGT 492 Service Learning/Internship (1-3)
    MGT 497 Directed Study (1-3)

  5. Marketing Option
    MKT 311 Consumer Behavior (3)
    MKT 409 Marketing Research (3)
    MKT 410 International Marketing Management (3)
    MKT 411 New Product Development and Management (3)

    Electives (3)

Required Supporting and Other GE Courses (57 units)

Upper Division Interdisciplinary course outside
Business Major (3)
American Institutions (6)
Other GE Courses in Categories A-E (39)
Free Electives (8-9)

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