Enhance your academic training by participating in the specialized clubs and professional organizations in your field. Learn more about the active groups on campus from the links below.
Accounting Society strives to give students the tools necessary to develop essential skills that will enable them to choose the most suitable path and start a successful career. We are determined to provide a variety of opportunities for our members to learn more about the accounting profession and the recruiting process. These include networking with accounting professionals, faculty, and fellow students. We offer motivation and support to help students thrive academically and professionally.
Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA)
ALPFA is the largest Latino association for business professionals and students with chapters nationwide and over 23,000 members. ALPFA is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos and building leadership and career skills.
Beta Alpha Psi, Accounting Honor Society (BAP)
Beta Alpha Psi is a national honorary organization for accounting, finance, and information system students and professionals. Its main objective is to encourage and reward students and professionals who demonstrate excellence in the financial information fields.
Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma is the national honor society for AACSB-accredited business programs. BGS was founded in 1913. Their mission is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business and personal and professional excellence in the practice of business.
Business Informatics and Technology Society
To provide students an opportunity to learn, advance their coding skills. To learn about the latest technology in industry. Also to help students to increase the chance of finding internships and jobs.
Entrepreneurship Collegiate Consulting Organization (ECCO)
ECCO is a CSULA community of student entrepreneurs that encourages and supports the development of student run businesses here on campus. Their goal is to ignite a passion for entrepreneurship amongst peers, to facilitate the extraordinary, and to empower the confidence within their group to succeed as business owners.
Financial Management Association (FMA)
FMA's mission is to broaden the common interests between academicians and practitioners, provide opportunities for professional interaction between and among academicians, practitioners and students, promote the development and understanding of basic and applied research and of sound financial practices, and to enhance the quality of education in finance.
The Golden Key's The mission of Golden Key National Honor Society, a nonprofit academic honors organization, is to recognize and encourage scholastic achievement and excellence in all undergraduate fields of study, to unite with faculty and administrators in developing and maintaining high standards of education, to provide economic assistance to outstanding members by means of both undergraduate and graduate scholarships, and to promote altruistic conduct through voluntary service.
Hispanic Business Society (HBS)
The Hispanic Business Society is a student-based goal orientated organization committed to excellence in improving the lives of all CSULA students.
Marketing Analytics and Research Student Club (MARS)
The M.A.R.S.Club (Marketing Analytics and Research Student Club) allows Cal State LA students to follow their passion outside of the classroom by providing various opportunities in the field of marketing analytics and research. This club is committed to furthering students' interests in marketing and analytics. M.A.R.S club acts as a rich resource by providing mentorship and advisement to students interested in marketing analytics and research career field, creating opportunities to team up with local communities and organizations to conduct marketing research consulting, bringing data analytics career opportunities by promoting the Cal State LA students' quantitative and technical skills, and creating professional development and social networking events on- and off-campus.
Instagram page @marscsula, https://www.instagram.com/marscsula/
Twitter page @marscsula, https://twitter.com/marscsula
Facebook Page: Https://www.Facebook.com/marscsula/
Marketing Club strive to educate California State University, Los Angeles students about the social and managerial processes involved with presenting a product, service, or value to meet the wants and needs of individuals. These processes include but are not limited to branding, advertising, salesmanship, distribution, and social media.
Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) International Honor Society for Economics
The objectives of Omicron Delta Epsilon are recognition of scholastic attainment and the honoring of outstanding achievements in economics; the establishment of closer ties between students and faculty in economics within colleges and universities, and among colleges and universities; the publication of its official journal, The American Economist , and sponsoring of panels at professional meetings as well as the Irving Fisher and Frank W. Taussig competitions.
Phi Kappa Phi
The primary objectives of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi are to promote the pursuit of excellence in all fields of higher education and to recognize outstanding achievement by students, faculty and others through election to membership and through various awards for distinguished achievement. The Society is convinced that in recognizing and honoring those persons of good character who have excelled in scholarship, in whatever field, it will stimulate others to strive for excellence.
Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
Professionals in Human Resources Association CSULA provides a legitimate advantage to members by enhancing their professional network, knowledge, skills, abilities, and career opportunities in Human Resources and several other fields.
Society for Advancement of Management (SAM)
Society for Advancement Management focuses on developing effective management skill sets by understanding the role of management and how it has changed over the years to more of a teaching role rather than a "point finger and do" role. We also look at logistics and consulting through the lens of a managerial standpoint. And finally, we conduct mock interviews with various companies, and prepare ourselves within our group before an interview comes up by giving constructive criticism.
Resources for Student Clubs & Organizations
Business Inter-Club Council (BICC)
- BICC is a council for CBE student organization leadership to discuss issues relevant to all clubs, provide guidance, support coordination between clubs and promote the strength of all CBE clubs and organizations.
- Participants include ASI Reps, the Dean, college staff, and club representatives.
- BICC meets monthly.
- The BICC is a resource for all CBE clubs. If you are a new or existing club associated with the College of Business & Economics please reach out to the ASI coordinators below.
Contact: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Center of Student Involvement (CSI)
- CSI promotes and supports student-led clubs and organizations on campus and hosts events to benefit campus clubs.
- All clubs and organizations need to register and provide updated contact information to CSI.
Associated Student, Inc. (ASI)
- A university resource for student clubs and organizations which are registered with CSI. ASI provides funding support on a first come first basis.
- The CBE's two ASI representatives are a resource for clubs and groups looking to establish a club. ASI also promotes club events and runs the BICC.
- Faculty mentored student clubs and organizations may receive promotional and funding support from the Dean's Office.
Contact: Sue Bergstrom at SBergst@exchange.calstatela.edu