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University Catalog 2017-2018 
University Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, B.S.: Option in Business Prelegal

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A total of 120 units is required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with the Business Prelegal, Finance and Real Estate Options. The BSBA degree with any of these options requires completion of 66 units in  the major. Consult with an adviser for the specific number of units required in all areas of the degree including GE and free electives.

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Core Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (45 units)

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Note 1: BUS 4970 is the capstone course and requires completion of all other core courses, both lower and upper division. It is strongly
             recommended that the course be taken toward the end of the program.

Note 2: It is strongly recommended that when taking the upper division core courses, students follow the sequence: CIS 3010,
              BUS 3050, FIN 3030, ECON 3060, MKT 3100, MGMT3060, MGMT 3070, MGMT 3080, BUS 4150, and BUS 4970.

Note 3: ECON 3060 is double-counted in upper division GE Block B: Natural Science and Mathematics

Note 4: MGMT 3080 is double-counted in GE Block C: Upper Division Requirement: Arts and Humanities.

Note 5: BUS 3050 is designated as a Writing Intensive (WI) course.

Option (Discipline Skills) Requirements for Business Prelegal ( 21 units)

This option enables students to prepare for legal careers by combining business and humanities courses. The objective of this option is to combine a general business education with option electives that suit individual requirements. Option electives may be chosen in the humanities and often include reading and writing skills that are important for postgraduate study of law.

Electives (15 units)

Select 15 units with adviser approval.

Additional Required Courses

Students may require two additional courses to meet the 120 units required for graduation.  These courses should be taken outside of the major and be selected to improve writing, communication, and presentation skills for the job market.  Students with this major may also wish to consider applying these courses to courses required for a finance minor, increasing marketability and career alternatives.

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