School of Business

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School of Business Administration

School of Business 

As a School of Business student, you will become equipped to face the business challenges of the 21st century.

Make the workplace more efficient as a Management major. Project future growth as a Finance major. Or create a global buzz as a Marketing major. Other majors include Ethnic Studies, Political Science and Anthropology.

School of Business graduates go on to become presidents and CEOs of companies, partner in CPA firms, improve college access and completion rates, chair nonprofit organizations, and spearhead leading engineering, architecture and construction management firms.

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Majors & Minors

Freshmen students must apply to Pre-Business under the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS). The College breadth requirements and the prerequisites for a Business major are completed during the freshman and sophomore years. An application is submitted at the end of the sophomore year. Upon acceptance, students become Business majors and are then advised in the Business Department.

Undecided? We Can Help

The School of Busness helps students successfully transition
into a major field of study that is consistent with their aptitudes, values and goals.

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Take a Tour of the School of Business 

Travel through entrepreneurial workspaces and high-impact research facilities.

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Fun Facts

Largest undergraduate business program in the University of California system.

Largest undergraduate business program in the University of California system.

One of 5% international business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

international business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The School of Business Administration’s undergraduate business program is consistently a Best Business Program.

The School of Business' undergraduate business program is consistently a
Best Business Program.

A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management is among The Best 295 Business Schools.

A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management is among The Best 295 Business Schools.

In the Spotlight

 

“UCR has taught me the fundamentals, but then has taken me to the next step in placing me in situations that test these skills.”

 - Jose Hernandez '10
(Business Administration)

“There are unlimited opportunities to get involved, from research and internships, to social and academic student organizations. I admire the diversity because it exposes me to different cultures, contexts and backgrounds important for real world endeavors.” 

- Alexis Bran, '15 (Business Administration) 

“Our professors make sure we understand and learn that in order for the business world to function, we as professionals must be as honest and as ethical as we can be.” 

- Jacqueline Ugalde '10
(Business Administration)

Notable Alumni

Award-Winning Faculty

 

Yunzeng Wang
Yunzeng Wang
Dean, Professor, Distinguished Scholar in Supply Chain Management

Wang is a speaker, consultant and award-winning scholar for his research and its relevance to management.

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 Marlo Raveendran
Marlo Raveendran
Assistant Professor of Management

Walker analyzes produce production/distribution, improving wastewater management policies.

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Michael Haselhuhn
Michael Haselhuhn
Assistant Professor of Management

A. Gary Anderson Distinguished Faculty Scholar, Haselhuhn studies the social-cognitive underpinnings of organizational behavior.

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Jorge Silva-Risso
Jorge Silva-Risso
Professor of Marketing

Silva-Risso's research spans econometric models of consumer response, marketing effectiveness, pricing and the effects of the Internet on marketing.

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Jean Helwege
Jean Helwege
Professor of Finance

Helwege’s research includes corporate bonds, empirical corporate finance and financial institutions.

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Elaine Wong
Elaine Wong
Associate Professor of Management

Wong focuses on interpersonal and organizational communication, leadership, groups and teams.

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Highest Paying Bachelor Degrees

Discover how much you can earn with a bachelor degree from UCR’s School of Business.

2015-2016 PayScale National College Salary Report

 

Salary Potential
  Early Career Pay Mid-Career Pay
Operations & Supply Chain Management $51,100 $90,700
Information Systems $54,800 $89,500
Finance $51,900 $89,100
Accounting $46,900 $76,300
Business Administration $45,800 $72,900
Management (MGT) $40,100 $65,700

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