Business Administration

Business managers plan, organize, direct, and oversee the activities needed to accomplish an organization’s mission. They ensure that vital resources - people, money, equipment, information, and work processes - are used effectively and efficiently. This program prepares students to complete a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related major at a four-year university. The Business Administration major is offered by all campuses of the California State University (CSU) system, some campuses of the University of California (UC) system, and many private/independent or out-of-state universities.

Career/Transfer Options

Common university majors related to the field of Business Administration include:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Economics
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Law
  • Construction Management
  • E-Business
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Financial Services
  • Health Administration
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial Engineering and Technology
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Public Administration
  • Real Estate

Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university in this discipline should consult with a counselor or visit the Transfer Center to determine the appropriate major preparation courses for their specific transfer institution and major. More information on transfer programs and procedures is available in the Transfer Guide section of the catalog.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the Business Administration Program will be able to:

  • Perform fundamental accounting and financial management operations associated with business enterprise management.
  • Develop business-related written materials such as letters, memoranda, case studies, or reports..
  • Analyze and solve problems in business organizations.
  • Use economic models and concepts to explain the behavior of business organizations, markets, and consumers.
  • Evaluate business-related data using various mathematical techniques.

Catalog Pages

295 (BUSE)

Degrees & Certificates

Business Administration

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Business Administration     295 (BUSE)

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