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2013-2015 University Catalog 
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Business Administration, Business Economics Concentration, B.A.

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Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

(120 UNITS)

Admission to the Business Administration Major

Admission to the Business Administration major involves two steps. Students who apply to the major are initially classified as Pre-business. After completing the lower-division core requirements with a “C” (2.0) or better, students may apply to the Business Administration major.

All of the following requirements must be met for the degree. Students must earn a “C” (2.0) or better in each core course listed below. For assistance in interpreting these requirements, contact the Business Advising Center.

Required Concentration Courses (18 units minimum)

See listing of concentration requirements below.

Global Business Requirement

Complete one three-unit course in the area of Global Business. The course must be selected from the list of Approved Global Business Courses and may not be a course in your concentration. The approved list is available in the Business Advising Center.

Other Requirements, Grades and Residence

Grade-Point Average (GPA). Maintain at least a 2.0 gradepoint average in all college level units attempted, in all units attempted at CSUF, in all units attempted in the major and in all units attempted in the concentration. Earn at least a “C” (2.0) in each core course and in each of the following concentrations: accounting, information systems and management science. A “C-” (1.7) or lower is not a passing grade.

Grade option. Take all required core courses and all required concentration courses in the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics for a letter grade (A,B,C,D,F). The Credit/No Credit grading option may not be used for these courses, and a grade of CR (credit) will not satisfy the  requirements for the degree. Exception: Courses in calculus may be taken under the Credit/No Credit grading option; however, if it is also taken to meet general education requirements then it must be taken for a letter grade.

Residence. At least 30 units in the major and at least one-half of the units in the concentration (except accounting, which requires 15) must be taken in residence in the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics; at least 15 of the last 24 units before graduation must be taken in residence in the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics.

Additional Information

Required of business majors with a concentration in economics

May be taken by business majors, in lieu of ECON 315  

Business Economics Concentration (18 units)

All students with an economics concentration are required to take ECON 310  or ECON 315  as part of their business administration core requirements. In addition, the concentration requires ECON 320 , ECON 340  and 12 units of upper-division economics electives, 6 units of which must be at the 400 level.

Students interested in economics also may wish to consider the Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

Total (120 units)

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