All students majoring in business administration or business preparation are supported by academic advisors in the Undergraduate Business Programs office. Our advisors work with students from the time they enter the upper-division program until graduation.
The Programs office manages the following areas for undergraduate business administration and business preparation majors:
- Major change requests
- Articulation review
- Read mission applications
- Degree audits
Extended drop in beginning November 12th, 2019
Nov 12 – 9 am - noon
Nov 13 – 1pm - 4pm
Nov 14 – 9 am – noon
Nov 15 – 9 am - noon
Nov 18 – 9 am - noon
Nov 19 – 9 am - noon
Beginning Wednesday, November 20th we will return to the normal drop in schedule.
Hours of Operation
Regular Hours of Operation
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday: 10:00 AM - 12:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 12:00PM
Wednesday: 2:00PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 2:00PM - 4:00 PM
Drop-in hours are subject to change.
EXTENDED DROP-IN HOURS FROM SEPTEMBER 26 - OCTOBER 2, 2019
MONDAY, TUESDAY, & FRIDAY 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Summer Session Hours
Advisors will be seeing students though appointments only during summer session. There will be no drop-ins available.
Summer office closure dates: July 4th and September 2nd
To make an apointment, visit business.ucr.edu/saas or email your advisor directly
Schedule an Appointment
For a complete list of campus resources, please visit ucr.edu/current-students.
Academic Advising Resources
B.S. in Business Administration Degree Plans by Concentration
Use the Student Planner Tool to plan and organize all the Major preparation requirements, upper division core and concentation requirements, and elective classes you are required to take to complete the B.S. in Business Administration.
The full list of School of Business courses for the current year.
Minor in Business Degree Plans
The curriculum in the undergraduate accounting program provides many of the foundational requirements for professional certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
A CPA is a certified public accountant and is licensed by the state. To earn a CPA license in In California, individuals are required to demonstrate their knowledge and competence by passing the uniform CPA Exam.
Business Administration Major CPA Requirements Worksheet
If you have additional questions about CPA requirements, visit the California Board of Accountancy or the CalCPA. If you have questions about how UCR courses fit into the CPA requirements, schedule an appointment with your assigned academic advisor.