Undergraduate Advising

Academic Advising

Academic Advising 

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:

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  • Degree Plans by Concentration

    B.S. in Business Administration Degree Plans by Concentration


    Accounting

    Academic Year 2021
    Academic Year 2022

    Business Analytics

    Academic Year 2021
    Academic Year 2022

    Finance

    Academic Year 2021
    Academic Year 2022

    Accelerated Finance

    Academic Year 2021
    Academic Year 2022

    Information Systems

    Academic Year 2021
    Academic Year 2022

    Management

    Academic Year 2021
    Academic Year 2022

    Marketing

    Academic Year 2021
    Academic Year 2022

    Operations & Supply Chain Management

    Academic Year 2021
    Academic Year 2022


    Use the Student Planner Tool to plan and organize all the Major preparation requirements, upper division core and concentration requirements, and elective classes you are required to take to complete the B.S. in Business Administration.

    For course descriptions, please visit the UCR Course Catalog at registrar.ucr.edu/registering/catalog

    Archive for AY2019 & AY2020

  • Advising Support Documents / Resources

    Upper Division Business Electives

    20S Breadth

    Breadth Requirements

    BUS 190 199H

    Concurrent Enrollment Extension

    EAP Planning Form

    Evaluation of Transfer Coursework

     

    Student Resources:

    For online tutorials created for students by students, please visit business.ucr.edu/undergraduate/online-tutorials.

    For a complete list of campus resources, please visit ucr.edu/current-students.

  • Courses Offered

     

    School of Business Course Offerings 2022-2023

    Shaded boxes indicate course is being offered 
    *Schedule is subject to change without notice* - updated 09/21/22 LP
     COURSE TITLE FALL 2022 WINTER 2023 SPRING 2023
     LOWER DIVISION
    BUS 001- Personal Finance 1 section 1 section(HONORS) 1 section
    BUS 010- Introduction to Business 2 sections 1 section  
    BUS 020- Financial Accounting and Reporting 1 section 2 sections 1 section
    BUS 021- Generation of Financial Accounting Information   1 section 1 section
     UPPER DIVISION - CORE
    BUS 100W- Management Writing and Communication 1 section 1 section 1 section
    BUS 101- Information Technology Management 1 section 1 section 1 section
    BUS 102- Ethics and Law in Business and Society 1 section 1 section 2 sections
    BUS 103- Marketing and Distribution Management 2 sections 1 section 1 section
    BUS 104- Decision Analysis and Management 1 section 1 section 2 sections
    BUS 105- Production and Operations Management 1 section 2 sections 1 section
    BUS 106- Introduction to Financial Management 1 section 1 section 1 section
    BUS 107- Organizational Behavior 2 sections 1 section 1 section
    BUS 108- Financial Evaluation and Managerial Analysis 1 section 1 section  
    BUS 109- Competitive and Strategic Analysis 1 section 3 sections 3 sections
     ACCOUNTING & AUDITING
    BUS 154- Business Law 1 section   1 section
    BUS 165A- Intermediate Financial Accounting I 1 section 1 section  
    BUS 165B- Intermediate Financial Accounting II   1 section 1 section
    BUS 165C- Intermediate Financial Accounting III   1 section 1 section
    BUS 166- Accounting Information Systems 1 section   1 section
    BUS 168A- Individual Taxation 2 sections 1 section  
    BUS 168B- Federal Taxation   1 section 1 section
    BUS 169A- Auditing   1 section 1 section
    BUS 169B- Quality Assurance in Auditing     1 section
    BUS 170- Financial Statement Valuation   1 section  
     BUSINESS ANALYTICS      
    BUS 119- Database Marketing   1 section 1 section
    BUS 123- Spreadsheet Modeling for Decision-Making  1 section 1 section  
    BUS 124A- Business Analytics 1 section 1 section  
    BUS 124B- Advanced Business Analytics     1 section
    BUS 125- Simulation for Business   1 section 1 section
    BUS 129- Supply Chain Management     1 section
    BUS 130- Supply Chain Modeling     1 section
    BUS 136- Investments: Securities Analysis 1 section 1 section 1 section
    BUS 173- Databases for Management 1 section 1 section  
     FINANCE
    BUS 131- Fixed Income Securities   1 section  
    BUS 132- Foundations of Finance 1 section 1 section 1 section
    BUS 133- Advanced Foundations in Finance 1 section    
    BUS 134- Corporate Finance 1 section 1 section 1 section
    BUS 135 Corporate Financial Policy     1 section
    BUS 136- Investments: Securities Analysis and Portfolio 1 section 1 section 1 section
    BUS 137- Investments: Derivatives Markets 1 section 1 section  
    BUS 138- International Finance 1 section   1 section
    BUS 139- Real Estate Investments   1 section 1 section
    BUS 141- Trading Strategies     1 section
    BUS 142- Banks and Risks of Financial Institutions     1 section
    BUS 147- Entrepreneurial Finance     1 section
     INFORMATION SYSTEMS
    BUS 110 - Data Mining and Visual Analytics     1 section
    BUS 163- Technology Entrepreneurship   1 section  
    BUS 171- Systems Analysis and Design   1 section  
    BUS 172- Information Economics 1 section    
    BUS 173- Databases for Management 1 section 1 section  
    BUS 174- Electronic Commerce 1 section   1 section
    BUS 175- Business Data Communications     1 section
    BUS 179- Business Applications of GIS   1 section  
     MANAGEMENT
    BUS 121- Employee Benefits   1 section 1 section
    BUS 144- Negotiation Fundamentals 1 section   2 sections
    BUS 145- Conflict and Cooperation   1 section 1 section
    BUS 146- Introduction to Entrepreneurship   1 section 1 section
    BUS 149- Advanced Topics: Management and Decision Making 1 section 2 sections  
    BUS 154- Business Law 1 section   1 section
    BUS 155- Human Resources 1 section 1 section 1 section
    BUS 156- Leadership Development 1 section 1 section 1 section
    BUS 157- Managing Work Force Diversity 1 section   1 section
    BUS 198i- Individual Internship 1 section 1 section 1 section
     MARKETING
    BUS 111- Services Marketing   1 section 1 section
    BUS 112- Consumer Behavior 2 sections 2 sections 1 section
    BUS 113- Marketing Institutions 1 section   1 section
    BUS 114- Marketing in a Global Environment 2 sections    
    BUS 115- Marketing Research   1 section 2 sections
    BUS 116- Pricing Strategy & Management 1 section    
    BUS 117- Advertising   2 sections 1 section
    BUS 118- Electronic Marketing 1 section   1 section
    BUS 119- Database Marketing   1 section 1 section
    BUS 151- Brand Management    1 section 2 sections
    BUS 152- Sales Forecasting & Management 1 section 1 section  
     OPERATIONS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
    BUS 123-Spreadsheet Modeling for Decision Making  1 section 1 section  
    BUS 124A- Business Analytics 1 section 1 section  
    BUS 124B- Advance Business Analytics     1 section
    BUS 125- Simulation for Business   1 section 1 section
    BUS 128- Project Planning and Control 1 section    
    BUS 129- Supply Chain Management     1 section
    BUS 130- Supply Chain Modeling     1 section

     

  • CPA Forms

    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.

  • Career Pathways
  • BUS 198i - Business Internship Course
    BUS 198i - Individual Internship in Business

    This is a 4-unit course offered every quarter (including summer) to enhance your classroom skills with experience in the workplace. For those seeking careers in Business, we recommend that you complete at least one internship prior to graduation as employers are looking more and more for hands-on experience. 

    Please view this flyer (PDF) for detailed information:

    BUS 198i - Business Internship Course flyer (PDF)


    Please also view the UCR Career Center's internship information page:

    UCR career Center internship page

     

    If you have any questions, please contact:
     

    Jennifer Ames Osborne, Ed.D

    UCR School of Business
    Director, Undergraduate Business Programs

    2340 Olmsted Hall
    Riverside, CA 92521

    Main Office: (951) 827-4551
    Direct: (951) 827-2517

    Email:
    undergradbusiness@ucr.edu
    Direct email: jennifer.osborne@ucr.edu

Upcoming Events

Meet Your Advisors

Adam Ek

Academic Advisor

F, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

adam.ek@ucr.edu
(951) 827‑5285
Olmsted Hall 2340

Elizabeth Tisdale

Professional Academic Advisor

I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q

elizabeth.tisdale@ucr.edu
(951) 827‑2512
Olmsted Hall 2340

Jackelin Shoji

Professional Academic Advisor

A, B, C, D, E, G, H and BSPR Students

jackelin.shoji@ucr.edu
(951) 827‑4997
Olmsted Hall 2347

Lata Patel

Assistant Director, Professional Academic Advisor

Reciprocity Students

lata.patel@ucr.edu
(951) 827‑4732
Olmsted Hall 2350

Jennifer Ames Osborne

Director, Undergraduate Business Programs

BUS198i (Business 198i - Internships)

jennifer.osborne@ucr.edu
(951) 827‑2517
Olmsted Hall 2348

Thomas Kramer

Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Program
Professor of Marketing

thomas.kramer@ucr.edu
(951) 827‑7765
Anderson Hall 0238