University of California, Riverside

Undergraduate Business Program

Course Concentrations

Selecting Your Specialization with Concentration Courses

The Undergraduate Business Program offers a diverse selection of concentrations for the students to choose from. The five-course concentrations, in an area of their choosing, prepare students for higher level management specialties in many burgeoning business sectors.

To formally declare your concentration, go to SoBA Student Forms.

Students must pick a five-course concentration from the following 6 areas:

  • Accounting and Auditing Accounting focuses on the development, interpretation and communication of financial and operational information for effective decision-making.
  • Finance Finance focuses on important financial policy and strategy decisions, corporate governance and control, merger and acquisition, and risk management.
  • Management Management focuses on the roles of managers in organizations, including: employee behavior and motivation, bargaining, negotiation, team development, managing diversity, strategic change, organization learning, top management team, managing competitive environments, corporate strategy and strategic alliances, and strategy formulation and implementation.
  • Information Systems Information Systems focuses on helping organizations leverage technology in order to create or sustain a competitive advantage.
  • Marketing Marketing focuses on the study of customers and competitors so they can design product, promotion, pricing and distribution strategies that meet the needs and wants of the customer within a competitive marketplace.
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management Operations and Supply Chain Management is the efficient integration of information and processes across suppliers/vendors, manufacturers, and distributors.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

Undergraduate Business Program
2340 Olmsted Hall

Tel: (951) 827-4551
Fax: (951) 827-5061