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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Downtown LA

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The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Management Option program at Cal State LA Downtown is designed to provide students with the tools, techniques, and ethics required to succeed in business and related fields. Courses within this program are conveniently offered in the evenings with meetings once a week.

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Who Should Apply?

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program is designed for:

  • Working adults and upper-division transfer students that are interested in completing their degree at an accredited, four-year university.
  • Individuals who would like to advance their career in the following areas: sales, finance, retail, manufacturing, human resources, public administration, marketing, management, and entrepreneurship.

Information Sessions

Register for a live information session or access the prerecorded for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program.

Tuition/Fees/Financial Assistance

The per unit cost for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is $425.

The total program cost is $25,500.

Read more about Financial Assistance opportunities for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program.

Program Prerequisites

The five (5) courses listed below are NOT Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program admission requirements.  However, they are degree requirements. They must be completed before your degree is awarded. These classes may be taken before or concurrently while taking classes at Cal State LA Downtown. These courses will NOT be offered at Cal State LA Downtown and must be taken at your local community college. 

ACCT 2100: Principles of Financial Accounting
ACCT 2110: Principles of Managerial Accounting
ECON 2010: Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics
ECON 2020: Principles of Economics II: Macroeconomics
FIN 2050: Legal and Regulatory Environmental Business

Review the program's required prerequisite courses and prerequisite course equivalency.

Program Curriculum

Students in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program are able to take between three (3) and 12 units each semester.

Four (4) courses are offered during the Fall and Spring Semesters with each course running once per week in the evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays. Two (2) evening courses are also offered during Summer Session. Students must attend courses in the Fall and Spring Semesters, and Summer Session to complete their degree.

Program time to completion is 2-3 years depending on the load of coursework students take each term and the number of transferable units applied towards their degree (maximum of 10 units).

The five (5) prerequisite courses listed in the above section must be completed before your degree is awarded.

Admissions

To be considered for admission into Cal State LA Downtown's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program, all prospective applicants must have the following:

  • Be considered an "upper-division" transfer student, as this is a degree completion program.
  • Completed at least 60 transferable semester units/90 transferable quarter units.
  • Have a GPA of 2.00 or above.
  • Be in good standing and eligible to re-enroll at your last college or university attended
  • Earn grades of "C" or better in the Cal State LA Golden Four Courses.

Review Cal State LA's Transfer Admissions Requirements. (Major-specific requirements may be applicable and are TBA.)

Note: Due to special requirements, College of Professional and Global Education (PaGE) and second baccalaureate students, are not allowed to change their degree objective nor are they eligible to declare additional bachelor-level majors or minors.

To Apply/Application Deadline

Application deadlines for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program

Fall 2023 Admission

Online Application Opens: October 1, 2022
Application deadline: March 15, 2023
Transcript deadline: April 7, 2023
 
Apply to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program at Cal State LA Downtown.
 
Mail transcripts to:
Office of Admissions and Recruitment
Cal State LA
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
 

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Contact

For more information about the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program, please contact the College of Professional and Global Education (PaGE) via email or call (323) 343-4915.

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