Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Finance with Certificate in Commercial Real Estate Roadmap

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

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 114
First Year Composition 1
or First Year Composition Stretch I
ECON 102 Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis 3
Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 2 3
Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
Area D: Social Sciences: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
Second Semester
ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis 3
ENG 214
Second Year Written Composition: English
or First Year Composition Stretch II
MATH 110
Business Calculus 3
or Calculus with Business Applications
Area A: Critical Thinking (A3) or Oral Communication (A1) 3
Area C: Arts (C1) 3
Third Semester
ACCT 100 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) or University Elective 3
Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
Area C: Literature (C3) 3
Area D: Social Sciences: U.S. and California Government (D3) or U.S. History (D2) 3
Fourth Semester
ACCT 101 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
DS 212
Business Statistics I
or Elementary Statistics
or Data Analysis in Education
ISYS 263 Introduction to Information Systems 3
Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 3-4
SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
Fifth Semester
BUS 300GW Business Communication for Professionals - GWAR 6 3
FIN 350 Business Finance 3
MGMT 405 Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior 3
MKTG 431 Principles of Marketing 3
Upper Division Social Sciences: UD-D (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Sixth Semester
ACCT 307
Accounting Information Systems
or Information Systems for Management
FIN 303 Accounting for Financial Analysis 3
FIN 351 Financial Management 3
FIN 365 Real Estate Principles 3
Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities: UD-C (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Seventh Semester
DS 412 Operations Management 3
FIN 353 Financial Institutions 3
FIN 355 Investments 3
FIN 370 Fundamentals of Real Estate 3
Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences: UD-B (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Eighth Semester
BUS 682 Seminar on Business and Society 3
BUS 690 Seminar in Business Policy and Strategic Management 3
FIN 371 Commercial Real Estate Financial Management 3
FIN 372 Commercial Leasing and Development 3
FIN 536 International Finance 3
 Total Units120-122

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


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


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.


Consider taking a class combined with a laboratory or a separate lab to fulfill B3.


Take a class with a combined laboratory or a separate lab to fulfill B3 if the requirement has not already been met.


You must take at least one GWAR (GW) course.