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Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science

Designed to provide intensive preparation for direct entry into a professional field or an appropriate post-baccalaureate program, the Bachelor of Science in Business requires completion of four years of courses in six areas (including a concentration in accounting, e-commence, finance, international business, management, or integrated marketing). The School of Business offers curricula leading to a Bachelor of Science in the following:

Accounting, (B.S.)

The School of Business offers students an engaging experience in accounting. All of our accounting professors hold Master's Degrees or above, are Certified Public Accountants (CPA), and have extensive professional experience in the field. Our 80-unit major curriculum prepares students for a number of applicable careers with a real-world focus on learning and the course experience. Click here to visit our Accounting program page to learn more.

Business and Society, (B.S.)

The BS in Business and Society is designed especially to prepare business students for the study and practice of law, with a particular emphasis and business and economic issues related to law. It would also provide useful preparation for careers in or the advanced study of areas including public policy and urban and regional planning. Click here to learn more about our Business and Society major.

Finance, (B.S.)

The School of Business offers students an engaging experience in the study of finance. All of our finance professors hold Doctorate-level degrees and engage in both research and professional work in the field. Click here to learn more about our Finance major.

Healthcare Management, (B.S.)

The BS in Health Care Management is designed for the student who wishes to combine the study of business with preparation for admission to post-baccalaureate study in one of the health professions. While incorporating core requirements for admission to medical and dental school, it also features a lean array of business courses (including Professional Practice Management and Fundamentals of Health Care Finance) designed to equip students to understand the business environment within which a private professional practice operates and the business vocabulary and issues they will need to comprehend in order to navigate the increasingly complex world of managed health care. Click here to learn more about our Healthcare Management major.

Marketing, (B.S.)

Every step in the development and assessment of a business, product, service, and experience involves marketing. Through a quality classroom experience provided by experienced and engaging professors, our students gain and develop the knowledge, skill, and ability to be successful in this ever-changing field. Click here to learn more about our Marketing major.

Political Economy, (B.S.)

The B.S. in Political Economy is designed primarily to prepare students for the advanced study of economics. It would also provide useful preparation for careers in or the advanced study of areas including law, political science, public policy, and urban and regional planning. Click here to learn more about our Political Economy major.

Customized Major, (B.S.)

A student with clearly defined academic objectives not readily achievable through an existing SB degree program may receive a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from the School of Business after the completion of a special curriculum approved by the SB Dean’s office. A customized major program is designed to meet needs not fully met by existing curricula. Its curriculum must not simply duplicate that of an existing university degree program. It should, however, compare favorably in coherence, scope, and rigor with other baccalaureate curricula of the university and should offer the breadth necessary to a liberal education. Click here to view the most recent curriculum sheet for Customized majors.

 

 

 

Bachelor of Arts

Designed to educate students in general business and management principles within the context of a comprehensive liberal education and to prepare them for careers in business administration or any other field of endeavor-including post-baccalaureate study in business, nonprofit management, public policy, law, medicine, dentistry, or other fields-the Bachelor of Arts in Business requires completion of four years of courses in four areas. The School of Business offers curricula leading to a Bachelor of Arts in:

Management, (B.A.)

In today's global marketplace, every worker and workplace can benefit from good management skills. Students interested in becoming business professionals and students entering into Pre-Professional Programs in Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Therapy, and more benefit from a solid foundation in management. Click here to learn more on our Management program page. Click here to learn more about our degree in Management.

Human Resource Management, (B.A.)

Human Resource Management students in the School of Business enhance their knowledge, skills, and abilities with quality instruction and engagement by the best in the business. La Sierra University is located in Riverside, one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. Our students take full advantage of this through engagement in internship opportunities, class visits from experienced and knowledgeable local professionals, and participation in the highly active La Sierra University chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Click here to learn more about our degree in Human Resource Management.

Customized Major, (B.A.)

A student with clearly defined academic objectives not readily achievable through an existing SB degree program may receive a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from the School of Business after the completion of a special curriculum approved by the SB Dean’s office. A customized major program is designed to meet needs not fully met by existing curricula. Its curriculum must not simply duplicate that of an existing university degree program. It should, however, compare favorably in coherence, scope, and rigor with other baccalaureate curricula of the university and should offer the breadth necessary to a liberal education. Click here to view the most recent curriculum sheet for Customized majors.

 

 

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