Academic plan for Management: Freshmen

Year 1

Fall (16 Units) Spring (16 Units)
ENGL 1A: Composition I ENGL 1B: Composition 2 

(or, if continuous enrollment began Fall 2015 or later, English 2)

Oral Comm. (A1) MATH 71 Business Calculus (Business Pool & B4)*
Hist. and Govt. (F1-2-3/D2-3) HIST/GOVT (F1-2-3/D2-3)
BUS 10: Discovering Business Life Science (B2)
ARTS (C1) Human Understanding and Devel. (E)
PE (1 unit) PE (1 unit)

Year 2

Fall (16 Units) Spring (14Units)
ECON 1A: Principles of Economics:Macroeconomics ECON 1B: Principles of Economics:Microeconomics
Bus 20: Financial Accounting BUS 21: Managerial Accounting
Bus 80: Legal Environment of Business Bus 90: Business Statistics
PHYSICAL SCIENCE (B1) Bus 91L: Business Computer Tools
Letters (C2) Critical Thinking (A3)

Year 3

Fall (15 Units) Spring (15 Units)
COMM 100W, ENGL 100W or LLD100W** BUS 130:Introduction to Marketing
BUS 161A: Applied Organizational Behavior BUS 161B: Organizational Theory, Design and Change
BUS 166: Business and Society BUS 162: International and ComparativeManagement
BUS 187: Global Dimensions of Business BUS 170: Fundamentals of Finance
BUS 190: Quantitative Business Analysis Cult. and Civ. (V) (Nonbus. Global Persp.)

Year 4

Fall (15 Units) Spring (15 Units)
BUS 140: Fundamentals of Operations Management Management Elect.
Management Elect. Management Elect.
PHIL 186: Professional and Business Ethics BUS 189: Strategic Management
BUS 188: Business Systems and Policy Management Elect.
Earth & Envir. (R) Interdisc. Elect. (6 units)*


  • Electives may be needed to earn 120 units.
  • English 1A requires an EPT exemption or passing score.
  • Math 70 requires an ELM exemption or passing score.
  • Must earn from of "C" or better in BUS 20, BUS 90, MATH 70 (MATH 71 for freshmen admitted fall 2010 or later), and ENGL 1B (or, if continuous enrollment began Fall 2015 or later, English 2) beginning in Fall 2009. Prior to fall 2009, grades of "C-" or better are acceptable in most cases. Accounting majors must earn "C" or better in BUS 20 regardless of semester taken. MATH 70 or 71 requires a grade of "C" or better to earn GE credit.
  • Phil 186, Bus 100W, and advanced general education courses (R, V) require a passing score on the WST.
  • One science class (B1, B2, or B5) must have a lab.
  • As of Fall 2003, BUS 163 is changed to BUS 161A and BUS 161 is BUS 161B. BUS 161A is prerequisite to BUS 161B.

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