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Business Administration


College of Business
Dean: Arthur Wallace

Director of Graduate Programs:
Arthur J. Kuhn
BUS 325
415-338-2667
E-mail: mbasfsu@sfsu.edu

Department of Accounting
SCI 300
415-338-1147
E-mail: acctg@sfsu.edu
Chair: Julian Wade

Undergraduate Advisers: Blank, Choo, Danko, Duke, Hsieh, Kang, O'Shaughnessy, Schaze, Wagner, Yuen

Department of Business Analysis and Computing Systems
BUS 310
415-338-2138
E-mail: bacsmail@sfsu.edu
Chair: Jamie Eng

Undergraduate Advisers: Azoury, Bhimjee, Calabrese, Chao, Elimam, Eng, Garfolo, Gill, Henley, Hunter, Knitter, Kohler, Moortgat, Platt, C., Salazar, Saltzman, Schainblatt, Selnow, Southam, Stern, Udayabhanu, Usowicz, Whitney, Wiersba

Department of Finance
BUS 314
415-338-7010
E-mail: findept@sfsu.edu
Chair: Surendra Mansinghka

Undergraduate Advisers: Chen, Hsiao, Jung, Sortino, Wade, Wong

Department of International Business
BUS 352
415-338-2201
E-mail: mmi@sfsu.edu
Chair: Edwin Duerr

Undergraduate Advisers: Duerr, Evans, Lee, G., Spier, Wong, Y.

Department of Management
BUS 352
415-338-2201
E-mail: mmi@sfsu.edu
Chair: Edward Ericson

Undergraduate Advisers: Baack, J., Carr-Ruffino, Fox-Wolfgramm, Gartner, Glenn, Jenner, Kowalczyk, Pelletier, Staley, Sullivan, Yeung

Department of Marketing
BUS 352
415-338-2201
E-mail: mmi@sfsu.edu
Chair: Daniel Wardlow

Undergraduate Advisers: Appell, Beall, Bhat, Bushman, Hanke, Ho, Lowe, Nelson, O'Donnell, Perttula, Wardlow, Wood

Programs

B.S. in Business Administration

Concentrations in:
Accounting
Banking
Business Analysis
Computer Information Systems
Entrepreneurial/Small Business Management
Finance
Human Resource Management (HRM)
Internal Auditing
International Business
Logistics Management
Management
Marketing
Office Systems
Real Estate

Minor in Business Administration

Minor in Accounting

Minor in Business Computer Information Systems

Minor in Entrepreneurial/Small Business Management

Minor in Finance

Minor in Human Resource Management (HRM) in Business

Minor in International Business

Minor in Management

Minor in Marketing

Certificate in Professional Practice of Internal Auditing

Master of Business Administration

Emphases in:
Accounting
Business Analysis/Operations Research
Computer Information Systems
International Business
Management Studies
Marketing
Transportation/Logistics

M.S in Accountancy

M.S. in Business Administration

Emphases in:
Accounting
Business Analysis/Operations Research
Computer Information Systems
International Business
Management Studies
Marketing
Transportation/Logistics

M.S. in Taxation

Program Scope

The College of Business is made up of seven departments that provide limited specialization in representative areas of business and governmental activity. The departments, supervised by chairpersons, are: Accounting, Business Analysis and Computing Systems, Finance, Hospitality Management, International Business, Management, and Marketing.

The primary objectives of the College of Business at San Francisco State University are:

The college participates in the interdisciplinary B.S. in Hospitality Management with the College of Health and Human Services. The core curriculum of the program and the concentration in hotel management are housed in the Department of Hospitality Management, College of Business.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration includes basic core courses and an area of concentration. Except for BUS 682 and 690, the core courses listed below should be completed by the end of the junior year. The specific courses for the areas of concentration are listed by department on the following pages. Students who have already earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited university may want to consider entering the M.B.A., M.S.B.A., M.S. in Accountancy, or M.S. in Taxation program rather than earning a second bachelor's degree.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration requires 130 units for graduation. All majors in business are required to complete a minimum of 69 lower and upper division units in business and economics, including work in the major field and elective courses, as well as six units of prerequisite courses.

It is strongly recommended that students complete the lower division General Education requirements during the freshman and sophomore years. The General Education Program can be found in another part of this Bulletin (see Index for page reference). Additionally, all lower division (100-200) core courses should be completed before taking upper division (300-600) core and concentration courses.

Prerequisites to Core Courses14

In addition to the core course program required of all business majors, BA 110 (or MATH 110 or equivalent) and ECON 100 must be completed before enrollment in certain core courses. NOTE: BA/MATH 110 and ECON 100 are currently acceptable for General Education. Most core courses have specific prerequisites that are listed within the course descriptions (see Index for alphabetical listing of courses).

Except in cases of credit by examination, no more than six units of the core requirement may be offered toward graduation on a CR/NC basis.

Units

Core Courses for All Business Majors

ECON 101	Introduction to Economic Analysis II			3
ACCT 100	Principles of Financial Accounting			3
ACCT 101	Principles of Managerial Accounting			3
BA 212		Business Statistics I					3
BICS 263	Introduction to Computer Information Systems		3
IBUS 330	International Business and Multicultural Relations	3
FIN 350		Business Finance					3
BUS 360		Business Communication					3
BICS 363	Information Systems for Management (Accounting concentration 
students must take ACCT 307 or 327 in place of BICS 363)		3
MGMT 405	Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior	3
MGMT 407	Economics for Managers					3
BA 412		Operations Management					3
MKTG 431	Marketing						3
BUS 682		Environment of Business					3
BUS 690		Seminar in Business Policy and Strategic Management	3
Total core								45

Area of Concentration

Courses in one of the following areas of concentration: accounting,
banking, business analysis, finance, computer information 
systems, entrepreneurial/small business management, human resource management,
internal auditing, international business, logistics management, management,
marketing, office systems, and real estate. (See concentration listings on the
following pages for specific courses.)					24
Total units								69

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Accounting

The basic objective of the bachelor of science program, concentration in accounting, is to provide basic conceptual accounting and business knowledge to students seeking professional careers in the field of accounting. The knowledge acquired in the B.S. program should be sufficient for entry-level positions in government, industry, and public accounting. The program provides the opportunity to gain the necessary knowledge to pass professional examinations in accounting such as the C.P.A., C.I.A., and C.M.A. examinations. The accounting curriculum in the B.S. program also provides the foundation for future career development and for expansion of the student's knowledge of accounting in the future.

Undergraduates in an accounting concentration may not offer toward graduation units on a CR grade basis beyond the core requirements, except for ACCT 102 and 317. A student must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in the accounting concentration.

Units

Core Courses for Business Majors				45
BUS 102			The Accounting Cycle			1
ACCT 301 (or 321) 	Intermediate Financial Accounting I	3
ACCT 302 (or 322) 	Intermediate FinancialAccounting II	3
ACCT 305 (or 325) 	Cost Accounting				3
Five elective courses chosen from the list below 		15
Total								70

Electives: BUS 120, ACCT 317, ACCT 501, ACCT 502,
ACCT 504, ACCT 505, ACCT 506 (or ACCT 526),
ACCT 507, ACCT 508 (or ACCT 528), ACCT 509,
ACCT 551, ACCT 605, BUS 320, FIN 309, FIN
351
Three accounting career paths and their suggested elective courses are as follows:

1. Auditing/Financial Accounting/Tax
ACCT 501, ACCT 506 (or ACCT 526), ACCT 507, ACCT 508 (or ACCT 528), ACCT 509, ACCT 317, ACCT 605, BUS 120, BUS 320
2. Management Accounting
ACCT 502, ACCT 507, ACCT 508 (or ACCT 528), ACCT 551, ACCT 317, BUS 120, BUS 320
3. Not-for-Profit
ACCT 504, ACCT 505, ACCT 506 (or ACCT 526), ACCT 507, ACCT 551, ACCT 317, and BUS 120
NOTE: ACCT 307 or 327 is part of the business core for accounting concentration students in place of BICS 363.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Banking

This program is designed to prepare students for careers in commercial consumer banking and financial services. Within banking, a wide range of jobs is available. Careful selection of support courses can provide training to help students enter fields that deal with commercial loans, installment loans, real estate lending, investment management, marketing, and operations. Careers are also available in several federal and state agencies that regulate this industry.

Undergraduates in a banking concentration may not offer toward graduation units on a CR grade basis beyond the core requirements. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all concentration courses.

Units

Core Courses for Business Majors				45
ACCT 303	Accounting for Financial Analysis		3
FIN 309		Financial Data Analysis				3
FIN 351		Financial Management				3
FIN 353		Financial Institutions				3
FIN 653		Seminar in Bank Management			3
Nine units selected on advisement from the following: ECON 500; FIN 355, 365, 366, 
535, 536. Other appropriate classes may be selected with prior written
consent of adviser						9
Total								69
NOTE: ACCT 301 and 302 may be substituted for ACCT 303 with the three additional units counting as an elective course. Students taking ACCT 301 must take ACCT 302 and not ACCT 303. Students taking ACCT 303 may not count ACCT 301 or 302 as one of the electives.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Business Analysis

The business analysis concentration prepares students for careers tied to manufacturing and service operations in public and private organizations. Students electing this concentration learn analytic methods used by world-class companies and public agencies to provide quality products and services in our highly competitive world. Special emphasis is placed on analysis as a means for improving quality and productivity, and on core options that cover modern methods of forecasting, simulation, and other powerful quantitative and computer-based tools for analyzing manufacturing and service operations. The core courses focus on real-world applications rather than on abstract theory. Students may use the elective options to broaden their backgrounds in a variety of areas including accounting, business analysis, computer information systems, design and industry, finance, international business, and marketing.

All concentration courses must be taken on a letter grade basis with the exception of courses offered only on a CR/NC basis. A student must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all concentration courses.

Units

Core Courses for Business Majors				45
BA 312	Business Statistics II					3
BA 622	World Class Manufacturing Operations			3
BA 623	World Class Service Operations				3
BA 624	World Class Productivity and Quality			3

One of the following:						3
BA 408	Introduction to Business Simulation
BA 601	Applications of Operations Research
BA 604	Business Forecasting
Approved electives						9
Total								69

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Computer Information Systems

The concentration in computer information systems offers a professional program in the development, use, management, and support of business information systems in public and private organizations.

The curriculum is designed to allow a variety of emphasis options based on a combination of core and elective courses selected by the student. Core courses provide a foundation in computer technology, in the analysis, design, and implementation of information systems, and in database management. Students desiring a career in a corporate management information systems environment may select an option anchored by an advanced course in business computer programming using COBOL. Students aspiring toward a career based on emerging technologies may select a core option which has a C language course as a foundation. Electives for both language options include the computing environment, telecommunications, object-oriented programming, business expert systems, microcomputer applications, and imaging and graphics in business. The electives are designed to fit a variety of student interests. Valuable field experience is offered through an internship program option. Students are urged to see an adviser before starting their concentration program in order to select an appropriate sequence of courses.

The program is supported by excellent computer facilities which include an IBM VM/MVS mainframe computer environment, IBM and compatible microcomputers (486 and Pentium), Apple Macintosh, and HP minicomputer. All systems are interconnected by Ethernet LANs.

All concentration courses must be taken on a letter grade basis with the exception of courses offered only on a CR/NC basis. A student must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all concentration courses.

Units

Core Courses for Business Majors						45
BICS 266	Introduction to Business Computer Programming with COBOL	3
BICS 366	Advanced Business Computer Programming with COBOL or
BICS 461	Advanced Business Applications Using C				3
BICS 463	Information Systems Analysis and Design				3
BICS 464	Database Management Systems					3
BICS 564	Information Systems Projects					3

Nine units from the following:							9
BICS 366 or 461, BICS 471 or 472, BICS 561, 562, 563, 565, 567, 665. Other courses 
related to the fields of computer information systems and business analysis may 
be substituted for one or more elective courses with prior written approval of a 
CIS adviser. No elective may be a lower division course.
Total										69
NOTE: BICS 567 may be substituted for BICS 564 with the written approval of the BICS 564 course coordinator.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Entrepreneurial/Small Business Management

This concentration is designed to prepare the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to start and manage a small business. It is also designed to prepare students with the concepts, skills, and attitudes needed to pursue entrepreneurial careers instead of more traditional careers in large corporations. The program will emphasize topics such as new venture creation, business planning, and innovation, along with providing the foundations for small business management.

Undergraduate majors may not take departmental concentration courses on a CR/NC basis. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all concentration courses.

Units

Core Courses for Business Majors 					45
MGMT 406	Starting a Small Business				3
MKTG 450	Marketing For Small Business				3
ACCT 451	Accounting, Finance, and Tax for the Smaller Business 	3
MGMT 452	Entrepreneurial Management 				3
MGMT 606	Small Business Consulting 				3

Nine units on advisement from the following				9
MGMT 567, 600, 605, 610, 620, 655, 660, 
661; BUS 120, 320, ACCT 303, BA 622, 623, 624; BICS 463, 464, 469, 564; DAI 
405; FIN 351, 365; HM 560, 590; IBUS 430, 590; MKTG 436, 633
Total									69
NOTE: A student may make a substitution in an elective course with prior written approval of an Entrepreneurial/Small Business adviser.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Finance

This program is designed to prepare students for careers in private business as well as the public sector.

Within the private sector, the finance concentration deals with managing credit and collection functions, formulating budgets and exercising operation control, raising funds for operations, financial data analysis, valuation, investment and portfolio analysis, project evaluation, and understanding of domestic and international financial markets.

Within the public sector, this concentration is adaptable and especially helpful for positions with local, state, and federal agencies and provides a solid base for financial management of not-for-profit institutions.

Undergraduates in a finance concentration may not offer toward graduation units on a CR grade basis beyond the core requirements.

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all concentration courses.

Units

Core Courses for Business Majors				45
ACCT 303	Accounting for Financial Analysis		3
FIN 309		Financial Data Analysis				3
FIN 351		Financial Management				3
FIN 353		Financial Institutions				3
FIN 355		Investments					3
Nine units may be selected from the following groups, although it is recommended that 
two classes be from one group. Other appropriate classes may be selected with
prior written consent of adviser				9
ACCT 301 and 302, 305, 502, 504, 508, 509
BA 408, 601, 604 ECON 500, 505, 520, 525 FIN 365, 366, 535, 536, 653
Total								69
NOTE: ACCT 301 and 302 may be substituted for ACCT 303 with the three additional units counting as an elective course. Students taking ACCT 301 must take ACCT 302 and not ACCT 303. Students taking ACCT 303 may not count ACCT 301 or 302 as one of the electives.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Human Resource Management (HRM)

This program is designed to prepare students for careers in human resources, one of the fastest growing and interesting career fields in business. Graduates qualify for many different positions in HRM, including recruitment, employment, employee and labor relations, training and development, compensation and benefits, and affirmative action/equal employment opportunity. This concentration emphasizes real world applications in a broad array of practical course offerings with internships and extensive contact with professionals in the field.

The program's size and focus, moreover, gives students ample opportunity for direct faculty contact and assistance on projects, internships, and extensive career counseling. This practical and state-of-the-art perspective with one-on-one contact makes this concentration a unique opportunity for students to become viable candidates for professional careers in human resource management.

Undergraduate majors may not take departmental concentration courses on a CR/NC basis. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all concentration courses.

Units

Core courses for Business Majors						45
MGMT 610	Human Resource Management					3
MGMT 611	Management of Employee and Industrial Relations			3
MGMT 612	Compensation and Benefits Administration			3

Three of the following Advanced HRM electives:					9
MGMT 613	Management of Job Safety and Health
MGMT 614	Managing the Staffing and Employment Function
MGMT 615	Managing Employment Law andAffirmative Action in Business
MGMT 616	Advanced Compensation and Benefits Administration
MGMT 617	Emerging Issues in Human Resource Management
MGMT 618	International Human Resource Management
MGMT 680	Managerial and Organizational Development in the Workplace

One of the following experiential HRM electives:				3
MGMT 567	Internship in Management (must be a HRM internship)
BUS 699		Special Projects in Business (must be a HRM project)

One HRM option, on advisement:							3

Option A: Select another advanced HRM
elective (MGMT 613, 614, 615, 616, 617, 618, 680)

Option B: Select another experiential HRM
elective or repeat one with a change of topic (MGMT 567, BUS 699)

Option C: An adviser-approved elective in
organizational behavior, psychology, training
Total										69
NOTE: A student may make a substitution in an elective course with prior written approval of a Human Resource Management adviser.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Internal Auditing

The basic objective of the Bachelor of Science program, concentration in internal auditing, is to provide an understanding of the conceptual and theoretical foundations of internal auditing and to develop in the student a basic competency in the practice of internal auditing.

Undergraduates in an internal auditing concentration may not offer toward graduation units on a CR grade basis beyond the core requirements. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all concentration courses.

Units

Core Courses for Business Majors 	.			45
ACCT 317	Accounting Internship 				3
ACCT 301 (or 321) Intermediate Financial Accounting I		3
ACCT 302 (or 322) Intermediate Financial Accounting II		3
ACCT 305 (or 325) Cost Accounting				3
ACCT 506 (or 526) Auditing					3
ACCT 507	EDP Auditing					3
ACCT 508 (or 528) Federal Tax Accounting I			3
ACCT 551	Principles of Internal Auditing			3
Total								69
NOTE: ACCT 307 or 327 is part of the business core for internal auditing concentration students in place of BICS 363.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in International Business

By specializing in international business, a student gains an understanding of the international aspects of business while concentrating in a functional business area--marketing, finance, management, export/import management, or logistics. Courses analyze the rapidly changing international environment and the new management problems and tasks that result. A student can begin a career in a functional department of a company, with the opportunity to move into international operations if a need develops. Alternatively, a student may begin working directly in international operations, including the import-export field.

Students studying abroad in California State University International Programs or in an SFSU Exchange Program may develop special international business concentrations with adviser approval before going abroad. Students with specific educational or career objectives may develop special international business concentrations in consultation with an adviser.

Undergraduates in an international business concentration may not offer toward graduation units on a CR/NC grade basis beyond the core requirements. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all concentration courses.

Units

Core Courses for Business Majors					45
FIN 535	International Trade and Finance					3
IBUS 590	International Environmental Analysis			3
IBUS 662	Operation of the Multinational Enterprise		3

Units selected from one of the emphases below				15
Management:
IBUS 517	Legal Environment of World Business
IBUS 522	International Maritime and Aerospace Transportation or
IBUS 528	International Logistics
IBUS 681	Seminar in Comparative Management
Two IBUS electives selected on advisement
Marketing:
IBUS 430	Small Business Export-Import Management
MKTG 632	Marketing Research
MKTG 680	International Marketing Management
One Marketing elective and one International Business elective, on advisement
Finance:
FIN 309	Financial Data Analysis
FIN 351		Financial Management
FIN 536		International Corporate Finance
Two International Business electives, on advisement
Logistics:
IBUS 522	International Maritime and Aerospace Transportation
IBUS 528	International Logistics
MKTG 527	Physical Distribution Management
MKTG 521	Transportation and Logistics
One elective, on advisement
Export-Import Management:
ACCT 451 Accounting, Finance, and Tax for the Smaller Business IBUS 430 Small Business Export-Import Management IBUS 522 International Maritime and Aerospace Transportation MGMT 406 Starting a Small Business One International Business elective, on advisement Total 69 NOTE: Special programs may be developed for students who study overseas or who have specific career goals not met by one of the emphases listed above.

International Business electives include all International Business courses listed in the Announcement of Courses in this Bulletin.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Logistics Management

Logistics management deals with three related and integral parts of the marketing operation. Logistics covers the management of the physical flow of materials and includes such elements as customer service, inventory management, and packaging. Purchasing is marketing from the viewpoint of buying for resale or for use in the production function. Transportation covers the physical move from sources of product to production to consumers. Most job opportunities are in the private sector with carriers, shippers, service providers, or as buyers.

Undergraduate majors may not take departmental concentration courses on a CR/NC basis. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all concentration courses.

Units

Core Courses for Business Majors					45
IBUS 528	 International Logistics				3
MKTG 435	Purchasing Management					3
MKTG 441	Marketing Channels					3
MKTG 521	Transportation and Logistics				3
MKTG 527	Physical Distribution Management			3

Nine upper division units selected on advisement from: 			9
BA 622, 623, 624; DAI 440, 450, 510; IBUS522; MGMT 600, 660, 661
Total									69

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Management

In the management concentration, the student prepares for a rewarding career in managing contemporary organizations. The emphasis is on the managerial functions of planning, decision making, coordination and control, organizational structure, and on managerial concepts and practices. This concentration will interest the person who is stimulated by handling a myriad of subjects rather than being a specialist in one area.

Undergraduate majors may not take departmental concentration courses on a CR/NC basis. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all concentration courses.

Units

Core courses for Business Majors						45
MGMT 605	Seminar in Organization Behavior				3
MGMT 610	Human Resource Management					3
MGMT 620	Seminar in Advanced Management					3
MGMT 655	Seminar in Emerging Issues in Management			3
MGMT 660	Seminar in Productivity Improvement				3

Units from any course with a MGMT prefix or the following: BA 622, 623, 624, 
BUS 440, 659, 699, ENGR 610, IBUS 662, 681, MKTG 521, ECON 510, HED 410,
NEXA 327									9

Total										69
NOTE: A student may make a substitution in an elective course with prior written approval of a Management adviser.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Marketing

A concentration in marketing prepares students for career opportunities in business firms, non-profit organizations, or government agencies. The program provides a basic foundation of business concepts and practices, as well as specialized courses in advertising, retailing, sales management, and marketing research. Career opportunities can be found within sales and sales management, marketing research, product/brand management, retail management, advertising, merchandising, public relations, government sales, and non-profit agencies.

Undergraduate majors may not take departmental concentration courses on a CR/NC basis. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all concentration courses.

Units

Core courses for Business Majors					45
MKTG 632	Marketing Research					3
MKTG 633	Consumer Behavior					3
MKTG 649	Marketing Management					3


Units from the following or other courses on advisement			15
MKTG 432	Public Relations
MKTG 433	Salesmanship
MKTG 434	Advertising Theory and Practice
MKTG 435	Purchasing
MKTG 436	Retail Management
MKTG 441	Marketing Channels
MKTG 443	Sales Promotion and Publicity
MKTG 450	Marketing for Small Business
MKTG 521	Transportation and Logistics
MKTG 527	Physical Distribution Management
MKTG 630	Advertising Campaigns
MKTG 637	Sales Management
MKTG 680	International Marketing Management
Total									69

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Office Systems

The program in office systems has been developed for students interested in the management of an automated office. The core courses develop a strong base in the use and evaluation of office systems software as well as the development of small business systems. Each student chooses a functional area from which three additional courses are selected. This emphasis provides in-depth knowledge about the management structure and decision-making problems in one area.

All concentration courses must be taken on a letter grade basis with the exception of courses offered only on a CR/NC basis. A student must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all concentration courses.

Units

Core Courses for Business Majors					45

An introductory programming course from: BICS 265, 266, CSC 210		3
BICS 370	Office Systems Software					3
BICS 469	Evaluation, Design, and Management of Office Systems	3
BICS 562	Microcomputer Business Applications			3
BICS 565	Distributed Data Processing				3

With adviser approval, select three electives 
from one of the following emphasis areas:				9
Business Planning Systems: BA 312, 408, 601, 604, 623, 624, ECON 325
Financial Systems: BA 312, 604, FIN 309, 351
Human Resource Systems: MGMT 342, 406, 605, 610, 660
Marketing Systems: MKTG 432, 433, 436, 632, 637
Technical Systems: BICS 366, 461, 463, 464, 472
Total									69

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Real Estate

This program is designed to prepare students for careers in marketing residential and commercial property, leasing, investment analysis, appraising, land development, urban planning, property management, construction and renovation of property, underwriting and syndication, and consulting. Possible employers include a range of real estate businesses, industrial corporations, public utilities, financial institutions, construction firms, state and local governments, and federal agencies.

Undergraduates in a real estate concentration may not offer toward graduation units on a CR grade basis beyond the core requirements. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all concentration courses.

Units

Core Courses for Business Majors					45
ACCT 303	Accounting for Financial Analysis			3
FIN 309		Financial Data Analysis					3
FIN 351		Financial Management					3
FIN 365		Real Estate Principles					3
FIN 366		Real Estate Finance					3
Units selected from the following: ACCT 508, FIN 353, 355, 368, 369. Other appropriate 
classes may be selected with prior written consent of adviser		9

Total									69
NOTE: ACCT 301 and 302 may be substituted for ACCT 303 with the three additional units counting as an elective course. Students taking ACCT 301 must take ACCT 302 and not ACCT 303. Students taking ACCT 303 may not count ACCT 301 or 302 as one of the electives.



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