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
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  • Business Pitch winners
  • Beta Gamma Sigma event
    CBE student, Simona Racek (International Business) being inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma at the annual BGS Induction Ceremony
  • Graduate Programs
  • 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

Freshmen Advisement Orientation

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

  • Tuesday, August 4, 2015, KH LH1
  • Tuesday, August 11, 2015, KH LH1
  • Thursday, August 13, KH LH2
  • Tuesday, August 18, KH LH1

Transfer Advisement Orientation

12:40pm – 3:40pm

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015, Golden Eagle Ballroom
  • Friday, August 28, 2015, KH C4077
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2015, KH LH2
  • Thursday, September 3, 2015, KH LH2
  • Wednesday, September 23, 2015, KH LH2

Mandatory Graduate Student Orientation

Grad Student OrientationTuesday, September 22, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Student Union L.A. Room
Lunch and Dinner will be provided.

Registration must be submitted by September 20, 2015. Register Now.
Find out more from the flyer.

Meet the firms imageMeet the Firms

October 1, 2015
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Golden Eagle Ballroom

Open to all students, read more from the flyer.

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


Faculty Spotlight

Robert CarpinoA timely business article on health care reform and urban sustainability by Robert Carpino appeared in the Summer issue of Insider, a quarterly publication of Southern California Health Care Executives.  Achievements such as this exemplify professional community engagement by our participating faculty! Read more about Robert.

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 about Dr. Wang.


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.





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


Student Spotlight

CBE Orientation

CBE Orientation


ESRI pictureCSULA students attended ESRI’s International Users conference at San Diego, CA. Read more about the conference.

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:


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 about Susan.

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 about Gilbert.

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

Alumni connection!