California State University at Fullerton,Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics

Introduction

Located in one of the most vibrant business communities in the United States , the College of Business & Economics at California State University, Fullerton is an accredited, comprehensive business school.


It offers a full range of affordable and accessible business courses delivered by faculty who integrate classroom education with the best business practices, technology, award-winning research, functional applications, and real world experience.

At California State University, Fullerton, students enjoy an exciting and rewarding educational experience in a small school atmosphere at the largest business school in the State of California.

Vision Statement

We will be the choice of Southern California's businesses and governments for college graduates, business solutions, and professional development.

Mission Statement

We create and apply knowledge that transforms student lives, develops business leaders who shape the regional economy, and advances the intellectual capital of our diverse region.

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Master

Master of Business Administration

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA Fullerton

Our MBA program was designed with that notion in mind, while catering to students in the greater Orange County area. Everyday employers are searching for tomorrow’s business leaders; CSUF helps students grow into effective leaders, both in and outside of the classroom. [+]

At Cal State Fullerton we get it. In the College of Business & Economics, we understand that the majority of our students are working professionals. Our MBA program was designed with that notion in mind, while catering to students in the greater Orange County area.Everyday employers are searching for tomorrow’s business leaders; CSUF helps students grow into effective leaders, both in and outside of the classroom. Our faculty are industry experts who teach a market-driven forward looking curriculum melding theory with practice. Additionally, each MBA class is comprised of students from across the globe who have experience in a wide variety of industries, management levels and undergraduate educations. This diversity enriches the classroom experience and provides students the opportunity to learn from their peers as well as their professors. Through curriculum that challenges students’ ethical and moral values, intense field projects and dynamic classroom discussions, our MBA graduates leave with a competitive edge over their peers. The College and its accounting program have the distinction of being professionally accredited by AACSB International at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Accreditation is an important measure of quality and our faculty, curriculum and resources have met the stringent standards for accreditation by AACSB. We are the only University in Orange County, and one of five in California, to hold this prestigious level of dual accreditation; only 168 Universities world wide have achieved this accomplishment.The MBA program in the College of Business & Economics will give you the competitive advantage necessary to be a strong leader in today’s dynamic market driven economy.New Program Information (Fall 2006 and beyond)Major highlights of new curriculum- A move to a general MBA program which allows for more flexibility and customization. - Three units will be required in Business Administration, Finance, Marketing and ISDS, reduced from six credits prior. - Advanced seminars eliminated to provide students with more elective options enabling the greater depth of students’ degree. - Shorter foundation/seminar core to make classes more accessible and allow students to graduate sooner. - Overall reduction in total units required for the degree (previously 33-60 units, new program will be 33-45 units). - Students may waive up to four classes with equivalent coursework completed in their undergraduate degree.Making your MBA work for youThe CSUF MBA program is designed with the needs of the working professional in mind. We are aware that earning an MBA degree requires a major commitment of time and effort on the student’s behalf, but also understand that people have different personal and professional circumstances. Our MBA program encourages you to:Customize your program. Built into your curriculum are elective courses which may be used to tailor your program. You may take courses in any of the ten concentration areas, or select from a few areas to create a broad based degree. Your advisor will help you relate your coursework directly to your educational and career goals.Study at your own pace. Our hybrid program was built especially for working professionals so students have the option of attending semester-long courses on a full or part-time basis, or may enroll in an accelerated program.* Students may take as little as 15 months or as many as five years to earn their MBA. Choose a campus near your home or work. The MBA program is offered at two convenient Orange County locations, the main Fullerton campus and a satellite center near the Irvine Spectrum. Both campuses feature easy freeway access and lie near the 57, 5 and 405 freeways respectively.Excellent support services. The College’s staff and faculty provide students with exceptional customer service. From the moment you express interest in the program, advisors are available to help you through the process. Once you’re admitted, you will be assigned to an advisor who will work with you all the way until graduation day.Gain practical experience while you’re in the program. As part of your capstone course, you will have the opportunity to consult for leading area businesses. We don’t just prepare your for the real world, we expose you to it.Network with your peers and local professionals. Students in the MBA program come from across the globe and have varying professional experiences. Many courses are taught in a team format where students will have the opportunity to create professional relationships by networking with classmates. Students also have access to local professionals and are encouraged to take advantage of the College’s career planning services. *The accelerated program is held at the Irvine campus. [-]

MSc

MS in Accountancy

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Fullerton

The program encompasses both a theoretical foundation in accounting and business administration as well as technical skills . [+]

The Master of Science in Accountancy provides the conceptual understanding and technical competence for a career in professional accounting. Many employment opportunities include public accounting, industrial accounting and government. The program encompasses both a theoretical foundation in accounting and business administration as well as technical skills. Emphasis is placed on the development of a professional attitude and the capacity to deal with issues of accounting policy and ethics. The curriculum is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting. Students with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than business administration may meet this requirement by completing the Business Foundation block within the MBA along with the undergraduate accounting concentration courses.The curriculum requires 30 units beyond the baccalaureate degree which must be completed with a minimum GPA of 3.00. The study plan must include a minimum of 15 units at the graduate (500) level.Students in consultation with their accounting advisor will select 9 electives. Students have the option of taking courses outside of the Accounting program to satisfy this requirement.* Required Courses - Seminar In Accounting Theory - Seminar In Auditing OR - Seminar In Administrative Accounting * Four Advisor Approved Accounting Electives - Seminar in Accounting Problems - Seminar in Auditing - Seminar in Professional Accounting Communication - Seminar in Accounting Information Systems - Seminar in Tax Planning - Seminar in International Accounting - Seminar in Administrative Accounting - Seminar in Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders - Seminar in Taxation of Property Transactions - Seminar in Taxation of International Business Operations - Seminar in Estate, Gift, Inheritance Taxes and Estate Planning - Seminar in State and Local Taxation - Seminar in Taxation of Employee Compensation - Seminar in Taxation of Partnerships * Three Advisor Approved ElectivesCourses selected in consultation with accounting advisor.* Terminal Evaluation Project [-]

MS in Taxation

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Fullerton

the Program provides the conceptual understanding and technical competence for a career in taxation. Employment opportunities include the tax departments of CPA and law firms, as well as corporations and government tax agencies [+]

The Master of Science in Taxation provides the conceptual understanding and technical competence for a career in taxation. Employment opportunities include the tax departments of CPA and law firms, as well as corporations and government tax agencies. For those already employed in the field, the MS in Taxation should meet the continuing education requirements of professional associations and licensing boards.The curriculum is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting. Students with a Bachelors degree in a field other than business administration may be required to take additional preparatory courses.Required Tax Course - Tax Research, Practice and Procedures Electives in Taxation and Related Fields Available electives include, but are not limited to:- Problems in Taxation - Seminar in Tax Planning - Seminar in Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders - Seminar in Taxation of Property Transactions - Seminar in Taxation of International Business Operations - Seminar in Estate, Gift and Inheritance Taxes and EstatePlanning - Seminar in State and Local Taxation - Seminar in Taxation of Employee Compensation - Seminar in Taxation of Partnerships Other Electives to be selected in consultation with and approved by the M.S. in Taxation Graduate AdvisorOne course in either economics or political science.Recommended courses are:- Economics of Public Finance - Public Finance Administration - State and Local Government - Seminar in Public Administration & Policy Two courses in either business or non-business fields.* Terminal EvaluationProject [-]

MA

MA in Economics

Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2017 USA Fullerton + 1 more

The department is part of the well-known College of Business and Economics on the main campus. It has a full-time faculty of 30 who are active in teaching and research, and who maintain a close working relationship with graduate students. [+]

The Department of Economics at California State University, Fullerton offers a program leading to the Master of Arts Degree. The program offers a variety of features:Assistantships are available to qualified students.Regular research seminars are open to students and faculty.If all prerequisites have been met, the program can be completed in three semesters of full-time study or two and one-half years of part-time study.Classes are offered in the late afternoon and evenings to facilitate part-time study.The department is part of the well-known College of Business and Economics on the main campus. It has a full-time faculty of 30 who are active in teaching and research, and who maintain a close working relationship with graduate students. This program consists of 30-33 units and must be completed with a minimum GPA of 3.00. Any study plan course in which a D grade is received must be repeated with at least a C grade, regardless of overall grade-point average of the student.Students may obtain their degree either through a thesis exit track or an examination exit track. Students may also customize their program based on one of six area of interest. Those areas include:Environmental Economics International Economics and Finance Industrial Organization and Labor Public Sector Economics Banking and Finance Economics of Human Capital, Health, and AgingRequired Courses (15 units)ECON 441 Introduction to Mathematical Economics (3) ECON 504 Econometric Analysis (3) ECON 502 Advanced Microeconomic Analysis (3) ECON 503 Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis (3) ECON 595Current Research in Economics (3) Or approved 500-level substitute Area & Elective Courses (12 -18 units)Area courses require (9 units) chosen from the student’s field of interest. Coursework may focus on the following areas:* Environmental and Natural Resource EconomicsECON 461 Ecological Economics (3) ECON 462 Natural Resource Economics (3) And (6 units) approved 500-level electives * International Economic and FinanceECON 411 International Trade (3) ECON 433The Less Developed Countries and the World Economy (3) And (6 units) approved 500-level electives * Industrial Organization and Labor(6 units) must be selected from the three Economics courses listed belowECON 410 Industrial Organization (3) ECON 412 Labor Economics (3) ECON 413 Law and Economics (3) And (6 units) approved 500-level electives * Public Sector Economics(6 units) must be selected from the four Economics courses listed belowECON 416 Benefit Cost and Microeconomic Policy Analysis (3) ECON 417 Public Finance (3) ECON 420 Money and Banking (3) ECON 421 Monetary and Fiscal Policy (3) And (6 units) approved 500-level electives * Banking and FinanceECON 420 Money and Banking (3) ECON 421 Monetary and Fiscal Policy (3) And (6 units) approved 500-level electives * Economics of Human Capital, Health and AgingECON 412 Labor Economics (3) GERO 506 Economics of Aging (3) And (6 units) approved 500-level electives Among area and elective courses, (12 units) must be taken with at least (6 units) at the 500-level and at least (6 units) must be in Economics.* Terminal Evaluation (0-3 units)ECON 598: Thesis Research (3) Or Comprehensive Exam [-]