Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in General Business Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 60

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ECON 102 Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis 3
MATH 110
Business Calculus 3
or Calculus with Business Applications
3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
 Units15
Third Semester
ACCT 100 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
ACCT 101 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
Select One: 3
Business Statistics I  
Elementary Statistics  
Data Analysis in Education  
ISYS 263 Introduction to Information Systems 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15-16
Fifth Semester
BUS 300GW
Business Communication for Professionals - GWAR
or Communications for Business Analytics - GWAR
3
FIN 350 Business Finance 3
IBUS 330 International Business and Multicultural Relations (Upper Division Social Sciences: UD-D Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Major List 1 (6 units total) – Take One 5 3
Major List 2 (6 units total) – Take One 6 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
ACCT 307
Accounting Information Systems
or Information Systems for Management
3
BUS 440 Ethics at Work: Business Impacts 3
DS 412 Operations Management 3
MGMT 405 Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior 3
MKTG 431 Principles of Marketing 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Major List 1 (6 units total) – Take One 5 3
Major List 2 (6 units total) – Take One 6 3
Major Elective (9 units total) – Take One 7 3
GE Area UD–B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
BUS 682 Seminar on Business and Society 3
BUS 690 Seminar in Business Policy and Strategic Management 3
Major Elective (9 units total) – Take Two 7 6
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
 Total Units120-121
1

To avoid taking additional units, it is recommended that you meet LLD and SF State Studies requirements (AERM, GP, ES, SJ) within your GE.

2

ENG 114 can only be taken if you complete Directed Self-Placement (DSP) and selectENG 114; if you choose ENG 104/ENG 105 through DSP you will satisfy A2 upon successful completion of ENG 105 in the second semester; multilingual students may be advised into alternative English courses.

3

Prepare: MATH 60 and/or MATH 70 are required prerequisites to MATH 110/DS 110 unless you score 50 or higher on ELM or have an ELM exemption.

4

Consider taking a class combined with a laboratory or a separate lab to fulfill GE Area B3 if not already satisfied.

5

List 1 (6 units)
Select two of the following with different prefixes:
DS 312 Data Analysis with Computer Applications (3 units)
DS 408 Computer Simulation (3 units)
DS 411 Decision Modeling for Business (3 units)
DS 601 Applied Management Science (3 units)
DS 604 Applied Business Forecasting (3 units)
DS 624 Quality Management (3 units)
DS 655 Sustainable Supply Chain Management (3 units)
ECON 400 Economic and Social History of the United States (3 units)
ECON 450 Health Economics (3 units)
ECON 474/HIST 474/LABR 474 History of Labor in the United States (3 units)
ECON 510/LABR 510 Labor Economics (3 units)
ECON 511/LABR 511 Collective Bargaining (3 units)
ECON 535/USP 535 Urban Economics (3 units)
ECON 620 Economic Development (3 units)
ECON 635/I R 635 Economics of Globalization (3 units)
ISYS 350 Building Business Applications (3 units)
ISYS 463 Information Systems Analysis and Design (3 units)
ISYS 471 E-Commerce Systems (3 units)
ISYS 565 Managing Enterprise Networks (3 units)
ISYS 568 Multimedia Business Applications Development (3 units)
ISYS 569 Information Systems for Business Process Management (3 units)
ISYS 575 Information Security Management (3 units)
ISYS 650 Business Intelligence (3 units)

6

List 2 (6 units)
Select two of the following with different prefixes:
BUS 440 Ethics at Work: Business Impacts (3 units)
BUS 450 Greening of Business (3 units)
HTM 421 Food, Wine, and Culture in California (3 units)
HTM 425 The Business of International Tourism (3 units)
HTM 560 Hospitality Human Resource Management (3 units)
HTM 595 Selected Topics in Hotel Administration (3 units)
IBUS 331 Cross-cultural Creativity in Business (3 units)
IBUS 430 Import-Export Management and Small Business Operations (3 units)
IBUS 517 Legal Environment of World Business (3 units)
IBUS 590 International Environmental Analysis (3 units)
IBUS 591 Doing Business in Latin America (3 units)
IBUS 592 Doing Business in Greater China (3 units)
IBUS 593 Doing Business in Europe (3 units)
IBUS 594 Doing Business in Asia-Pacific Countries (3 units)
IBUS 596 Doing Business in Japan (3 units)
IBUS 598 Doing Business in Emerging Markets (3 units)
IBUS 620 Research in International Business and the Global Market (3 units)
IBUS 659/MGMT 659 Introduction to International Business Negotiation (3 units)
IBUS 676 Social Entrepreneurship in a Global Context (3 units)
IBUS 681 Seminar in Comparative Management (3 units)
IBUS 690 Global Strategic Management (3 units)
MGMT 354 Starting a Small Business (3 units)
MGMT 407 Economics for Managers (3 units)
MGMT 535 Selected Topics in Entrepreneurship (3 units)
MKTG 432 Public Relations (3 units)
MKTG 433 Personal Selling (3 units)
MKTG 436 Retail Management (3 units)
MKTG 441 Business to Business Marketing (3 units)
MKTG 469 Digital Marketing (3 units)
MKTG 644 Services Marketing (3 units)
MKTG 675 Brand Management (3 units)
MKTG 680 International Marketing Management (3 units)
MKTG 688 New Product Management Seminar (3 units)

7

Electives must include three upper division courses with different prefixes and advisor approval.