2018-2019 Catalog

Business Administration

Business Administration Program Learning Outcomes

College of Business Administration and Public Policy

Bachelor of Science

Degree Roadmaps

Accounting Concentration

Business Analytics Concentration

Entrepreneurship Concentration

Finance Concentration

General Business Concentration

Global Logistics and Supply Chain

   Management Concentration

Information Systems Concentration

Information Systems Security Concentration

International Business Concentration

Management and Human Resources Concentration

Marketing Concentration

Sports, Entertainment and Hospitality Concentration

Minors

Business Administration

Data Analytics

Information Systems

Management

Marketing

Certificates

Accounting

Information Systems

Marketing

Sports Management

Master of Business Administration

Finance Concentration

General Business Concentration

Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Concentration

Human Resources Management Concentration

Information Technology Management Concentration

International Business Concentration

Management Concentration

Marketing Concentration

MBA Certificates

Logistics Management

Marketing

 

Faculty

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

 

Jose Martinez, Department Chair

Arek Arakelian, Jennifer Brodmann, Gloria Del Rosario, Prakash Dheeriya, Sherine El Hag, Nestor Garza, Cenap Ilter, Li-Lin (Sunny) Liu, Richard Malamud, Rama Malladi, Michael Manahan, Harun Rashid, Hakjoon Song, Charles Thomas, Burhan Yavas, Bingsheng Yi, Sheng Yi

Department of Information Systems and Operations Management

 

Myron Sheu, Department Chair

Chi-Wen Chen, Edward K. Chu, Nancy Deng, Mohammad Eyadat, Jian-Yu Ke, G. Keong Leong, Claudia Celene Navarrete,  Hamid Pourmohammadi, Fahimeh Rezayat, Vera Teller, Wang-chan Wong

Department of Management and Marketing

 

Sari Silvanto, Department Chair

Yann Abdourazakou, Orie Berezan, William David Brice, Kirti Celly, Natasa Christodoulidou, Jessica Federman, David Hoopes, Jim Katzenstein, Lei Lai, Thomas J. Norman, Melissa St. James, Sari Silvanto, Bing Xu, Meng Zhao, Xia Zhao

Business Advisement Office

Undergraduate student support regarding major advisement, registration issues, permission numbers, petitions, add/drop, and change of major/minor, etc.

Office: SBS A-319, Phone: (310) 243-3548

Business Department Office

Undergraduate student support regarding faculty office hours, contacting faculty, and classroom changes, etc.

Office: SBS D-321, Phone: (310) 243-3548

Master of Business Administration Program

 

Betty Vu, Assistant Dean, Graduate and Professional Programs

Program Office: SBS A-325, (310) 243-3646

Emeriti Faculty

Melvin P. Auerbach (Accounting & Finance), Donald J. Barnett (Accounting & Finance), Martin Blyn (Accounting & Finance), Potkin Basseer(Accounting & Finance), Barbara R.Chrispin (Management), George N. Clawson (Management), Dorothy M. Fisher (Information Systems), Raoul J. Freeman (Information Systems), Carolyn Harris (Business Communication), Steven Jenner (Management & Marketing), Jack Kitson (Marketing), C.W. Lee(Management), Carol V. Lopilato (Accounting & Finance), Anthony Mastor (Accounting & Finance), Joseph F. McCloskey (Finance and Quantitative), Herbert J Milgrim (Accounting & Finance), R. Bryant Mills (Management), George Morris (Marketing), Mazin M Nashif (Accounting & Finance), Richard Nehrbass (Management), Larry Press (Information Systems), Harold A. Rothbart (Industrial Management), Stanley R. Schoen (Accounting & Law), Robert H. Schueler (Business Administration), Franklin Strier (Business Law), Ricardo Ulivi (Accounting & Finance), Kosaku Yoshida (Accounting & Finance), Cyril E. Zoerner, Jr.(Marketing)

 

Mission of the Business Programs

We provide a quality undergraduate business education and innovative professional graduate programs to a diverse student population in the South Bay area. Our business programs prepare students for career advancement through our classroom activities and a scholarly, applied research agenda.

 

Undergraduate

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program, is designed to accomplish two objectives. The first of these is to prepare students for lifelong professional careers in commerce, finance and industry, as well as for management careers in the public and not-for-profit sectors. A second objective is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to obtain professional, entry level positions in one functional area of the business enterprise, or in some particular field of business.

The College of Business Administration and Public Policy offers Minors in Business Administration, Data Analytics, Information Systems, Marketing and Management. The Minor in Business Administration is designed for students majoring in other fields who wish to acquire a basic knowledge of business for the purpose of career preparation. The Minor in Information Systems offers students the opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge in the application of computers for business decision-making. The Minor in Marketing offers students the opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge in the application of marketing concepts for business decision-making. The Minor in Management offers students the opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge in the application of management concepts for business decision-making.

The faculty possess a particularly strong combination of academic and professional credentials. Their doctoral degrees come from the finest universities in the world. Their expertise reflects specialization in different fields of business administration as well as practical experience in business and industry. The full-time faculty is augmented by highly qualified part-time faculty drawn from the business community surrounding the University. These faculty offer students a dimension of knowledge derived from actual experience, in addition to strong academic credentials.

 

Graduate

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program is designed to meet the professional needs of recent college graduates who plan careers in business, as well as of persons already employed who desire to extend their understanding of business and to increase their potential for career advancement. The program is offered on a full-time or part-time basis.
In addition to coursework covering the Business core areas, the MBA core curriculum offers concentrations in Finance, General Business, Human Resources Management, Information Technology Management, International Business, Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, and Marketing.
Concentrations in the MBA Program are intended to improve the capacity for effective decision-making, to facilitate professional growth and development for increasing managerial responsibility and to broaden knowledge and understanding of management within specific business functions.

 

Student Organizations

Student Organizations include the Accounting Society, American Marketing Association, CSUDH Association of Latino Professionals for America, Finance Society, Human Resources Management Association, Information Technology Society, Latino Student Business Association, and the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Club. Students interested in participating in one of these organizations should consult the appropriate Department Chair or stop by the Office of Student Life.

 

Student Honor Societies

The College of Business Administration and Public Policy sponsors a Department Scholars program in addition to the Epsilon Mu Chapter of Delta Mu Delta, the national honor society for students in business administration. Founded in 1914, the main purpose of Delta Mu Delta is to promote higher scholarship in training for business and to recognize and reward scholastic attainment in business subjects. The Epsilon Mu chapter was chartered in 1989. The chapter inducts eligible undergraduate and graduate business students each spring semester. To be eligible for membership, students must have obtained a grade point average that ranks them in the top ten percent of their class.

 

Academic Advisement

The College of Business Administration and Public Policy Advisement and Student Service Center for undergraduate Majors and Minors provides authoritative information concerning student advisement, including concentration, graduation requirements, transfer of credit, and special circumstances and conditions. Students may consult Department Chairs/individual faculty regarding concentration coursework and general career advice.

Our advisement team participates in New Student Orientation (NSO) and is also available for individual consultation while enrolled at CSUDH. Students may visit the Center for undergraduate advisement assistance, or go to our website to schedule an appointment with a major advisor online.

Transfer students should bring a set of their college transcripts to NSO or the Center prior to enrolling as business majors or minors. Students wishing to receive credit in the major or minor for courses taken at other institutions must be verified by an Advisor and approved by the respective Department Chair or the Associate Dean of the College. Transfer credit forms may be obtained from the Center.

The Center maintains digital records of progress toward completion of degree requirements for all Majors and Minors. These records are used for counseling purposes and to check completion of course prerequisites. Each semester before registration, all students are encouraged to come to the Center for advisement and course approvals. Students should visit the Center for course approvals when adding courses during the add/drop period.

 

Undergraduate

 

The College of Business Administration and Public Policy Advisement and Student Service Center for undergraduate Majors and Minors provides authoritative information concerning student advisement, including concentration, graduation requirements, transfer of credit, and special circumstances and conditions. Students may consult Department Chairs/individual faculty regarding concentration coursework and general career advice.

Our advisement team participates in New Student Orientation (NSO) and is also available for individual consultation while enrolled at CSUDH. Students may visit the Center for undergraduate advisement assistance, or go to our website to schedule an appointment with a major advisor online.

Transfer students should bring a set of their college transcripts to NSO or the Center prior to enrolling as business majors or minors. Students wishing to receive credit in the major or minor for courses taken at other institutions must be verified by an Advisor and approved by the respective Department Chair or the Associate Dean of the College. Transfer credit forms may be obtained from the Center.

The Center maintains digital records of progress toward completion of degree requirements for all Majors and Minors. These records are used for counseling purposes and to check completion of course prerequisites. Each semester before registration, all students are encouraged to come to the Center for advisement and course approvals. Students should visit the Center for course approvals when adding courses during the add/drop period.
 

Graduate

MBA students seeking academic advisement need to contact the MBA Program Office located in SBS A-325, (310) 243-3646. The MBA office is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Career Possibilities

Undergraduate

Employment opportunities for students with a Major in Business Administration exist within many areas. In the private sector, students will find employment in a wide variety of business and professional organizations including public accounting firms, banks, savings and loans, and other financial institutions, commercial and high technology industries, and in a multitude of firms engaged in transportation, communications and the increasingly important foreign trade sector. Furthermore, business majors are actively recruited by many not-for-profit and public organizations for their skills in accounting and financial management, marketing, computer and data processing, human resource administration and general management. Those who want to engage in entrepreneurial activity and operate their own business also will benefit from a major in business administration. In addition, an undergraduate degree in business administration is excellent preparation for graduate study in business, law and other academic areas offering a professional focus.

 

Graduate

MBA graduates are in high demand, primarily in the private sector, for positions in finance, accounting, information systems, management, marketing and other business areas. Major Southern California corporations offer both entry-level and advanced opportunities to graduates depending on previous education and professional experience. Recent graduates of the MBA Program are currently employed in diverse positions in various industries locally and nationally.

Graduation with Honors

 

An undergraduate student may be a candidate for graduation with Honors in Business Administration provided he or she meets the following criteria:
  1. A minimum of 36 units in Business Administration in residence at CSU Dominguez Hills. At least 12 of these units must be in the concentration and three units must be from MGT 490;
  2. A minimum grade point average of at least 3.5 in all courses used to satisfy the upper division requirements in the major;
  3. Recommendation by the faculty of the department or program in which the honors are to be awarded.