College of Business and Economics

  • Quarter to Semester
  • Christopher Gardner
    Entrepreneur, Christopher Gardner who inspired Will Smith film speaks at commencement
  • Advisement center
  • Faculty Mentor Recognition Reception
    Graduate Student and Faculty Mentor Recognition Reception
  • Business Pitch winners
  • Graduate Programs
  • Beta Gamma Sigma event
    CBE student, Simona Racek (International Business) being inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma at the annual BGS Induction Ceremony
  • CBE Honors Convocation Student Speaker
    Guest speaker, Neda Abousaidi (MBA) speaking the CBE Honors Convocation. Congratulation to all business students who were recognized!
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    Our Award Winning Faculty drive curricular innovation and continuous improvement

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News and Upcoming Events

Cris GardenerEntrepreneur, Christopher Gardner who inspired Will Smith film speaks at commencement. (Read more)


Washington Monthly Ranking logoWashington Monthly ranks Cal State L.A. #7 in Masters Programs based on social mobility, research and service. (Read more)



Faculty Spotlight

SAP workshopThe CBE’s Information Systems department and Professor Ming Wang,  SAP Faculty Coordinator hosted the SAP Big Data Analytics Faculty Workshop at Cal State L.A. on May 29th and 30th.  The event attracted faculty members from as far away as CSU San Marcos and San Francisco State.  The high value of SAP across business attracted not only our CBE faculty from CIS but also other departments such as Finance and Management. (Read more)



Dr. Angela YoungDr. Angela Young (top left-hand corner) was recognized at the Distinguished Women Awards 2015. The Cross Cultural Centers and University-Student Union honored 11 faculty, staff, and administrators during the annual Cal State L.A. event. President William A. Covino recognized the honorees for their many outstanding achievements and contributions to the University community.

Dr. Ramon CastilloDr. Ramon Castillo is recognized by President Covino and Dean Goodrich at the Graduate Student and Faculty Mentor recognition reception. (Read more)






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Graduate applicants should also check the College of Business & Economics admission requirements for each major.


Student Spotlight

Brandon QuinteroCBE Finance Student Brandon Quintero Drafted by the White Sox. (Read more)




Federal Reserve SymposiumEconomics Students Simulate a FOMC meeting; Meet Members of the Federal Reserve. (Read more)



Internship JPL
Business student, Gordon Truong, recently had the experience of a lifetime interning with NASA. Great job, Gordon! Check out his video update here:


Business Pitch 2015!
Congratulations to alumna, Sheila Pham, for winning the 2015 Business Pitch! With her winnings she will begin to develop her Food Truck app idea with the guidance and expertise of some of L.A.'s most influential entrepreneurs. Congrats, Sheila!


All Six Business Pitch Finalist Teams Accepted to NSFNSF logo Innovation Corp
Student teams continue their success and pursue their dreams with additional funding and support from the NSF. (Read more)

ErbantrailsBusiness Pitch Training Helps Students win at UCI and Startup Weekend
Encouraged by the training and support provided by Barney Santos and his startup training team, two teams in the 2015 Business Pitch competition continued on to place in other startup competitions around Los Angeles. Congratulations to the students in Erbantrails who placed 2nd in UC Irvine's Blackstone Launchpad program and
the students won 3rd place at Startup Weekend Gardena for their service Roadiy!  (Read more)

Alumni News

Susan WooCongratulations to Susan Woo, College of Business and Economics 2015 Distinguished Alumna. Susan is the President of Jade Lake Incorporated, a woman’s swimwear manufacturing company, is an immigrant success story. Ms. Woo emigrated with her parents from Vietnam in 1984. Upon arriving in America, the family settled in Monterey Park, California. (Read more)

Robert Velasquez Congratulations to Gilbert R. Vasquez, Cal State L.A. 2015 Alumnus of the Year. Gilbert is the Managing Partner of the certified public accounting firm of Vasquez and Company LLP. Since 1967, he has managed and directed a successful practice in public accounting, auditing, taxation, and financial consulting. Mr. Vasquez was a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee in the Central District of California, handling in excess of 3,000 bankruptcy cases annually. He has also served as a Chapter 11 Trustee, a Bankruptcy Examiner and a Receiver.  (Read more)

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Alum Michael Yoshida promoted at U.S. Auto Parts Network. (Read more)

Alumni connection!