CSU Channel Islands designed this fully-online Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) program to give students a general business completion degree with relevant business courses that engage them in all facets of business learning.
The program consists of three major elements:
This Cal State Online program has a liberal arts and interdisciplinary focus and is built on the 5Cs:
The program covers a wide range of subjects enabling students to gain a broad education in business-related courses while studying entirely online from the comfort of their home or office. Students learn the fundamental principles of Marketing, Management, Information Systems, Finance, Accounting and Economics as applied in diverse organizational settings. A distinctive characteristic of this Cal State Online business degree is the requirement to take courses developed together with disciplines outside the conventional business curriculum, such as History, Fine Arts, English, Education, Chemistry and Biology. Further, the Capstone Course gives students the opportunity to incorporate their knowledge in a Global Strategy Simulation exercise.
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William P. Cordeiro, Ph.D, Director of the Martin V. Smith School of Business & Economics, shares the philosophy behind this Bachelor of Science in Business and what makes this business degree distinct.
As a Cal State Online Degree Completion Program, students must have 60 or more semester credits (90 quarter units) of transferable courses.
Campus Admissions and Application fees vary by campus. The CSU makes every effort to minimize student costs. Fees in published schedules or student accounts may need increases when public funding is insufficient. Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees, without notice, until the date when instruction for any particular semester or quarter has begun. All CSU listed fees should be regarded as estimates and subject to change upon approval by The Board of Trustees.
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Cal State Online leverages the 23 campuses and 45,000 faculty and staff of the California State University system to provide more access and completion opportunities to students by removing the "time & place" obstacles. With over 460,000 students being served, Cal State is the largest, the most diverse, and one of the most affordable university systems in the country.