Program: B.S., Business Administration
The option in Real Estate covers both theoretical and practical aspects of real estate and provides an academic foundation for careers in real estate.
A Business major is any student majoring in Accountancy; Finance; Information Systems; Management; Marketing; or Business Administration with an option in either Business Law, Global Supply Chain Management, Real Estate, or Systems and Operations Management. Accountancy and Finance are impacted majors with additional admission requirements. All Business majors share 27 units of common lower division core courses and 19 units of common upper division core courses.
Double Major Requirements
Students seeking a double major in the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics must have at least a 3.0 overall GPA and be able to complete both majors within a maximum of 140 units.
Transfer Course Requirements
Students should be aware that no grade lower than a “C” will be accepted on transfer from another institution to satisfy department or David Nazarian College of Business and Economics requirements.
At least 50 percent of the business and economics course credit units and 50 percent of the specialized major credit units required for the Bachelor of Science degrees in Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing and the Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics must be completed in residence at CSUN.
Check course descriptions for prerequisite courses. Prerequisites must be completed prior to enrolling in the course.
1. Common Lower Division Business Core (27 units)
ACCT 220 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3)
ACCT 230 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3)
BLAW 280 Business Law I (3)
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ENGL 205 Business Communication in its Rhetorical Contexts (3)
IS 212 Information Systems for Business Users (3)
MATH 103 Mathematical Methods for Business (3)*
SOM 120 Basic Business Statistics (3)**
2. Common Upper Division Business Core (19 units)
BUS 302 The Gateway Experience (3)
BUS 302L The Gateway Experience Laboratory (1)
BUS 497A or BUS 497B Capstone (3)
FIN 303 Financial Management (3)
MGT 360 Management and Organizational Behavior (3)
MKT 304 Marketing Management (3)
SOM 306 Operations Management (3)
3. Required Upper Division Courses, Option in Real Estate (24 units)
BLAW 308 Business Law II (3)
BLAW 412 Real Estate Practice (3)
BLAW 414 Real Estate Principles (3)
BLAW 416 Real Estate Appraisal (3)
BLAW 418 Real Estate Market and Development Analysis (3)
BLAW 481 Real Estate Law (3)
FIN 433 Real Estate Finance (3)
Select 3 units from the following:
***Courses that are also upper division GE.
4. General Education (48 units)
Undergraduate students must complete 48 units of General Education as described in this Catalog. 3 units of the mathematics requirement satisfy the Basic Skills, Mathematics requirement. BLAW 280 satisfies 3 units of the Lifelong Learning requirement. ECON 160 and ECON 161 satisfy 6 units of the Social Sciences requirement. IS 212 satisfies 1 additional unit of the total 48 units required for GE and counts as one of the two courses required for Information Competence (IC).
Total Units in the Major/Option: 70
General Education Units: 35
Additional Units: 15
Total Units Required for the B.S. Degree: 120
Department of Business Law
Chair: Melanie Stallings Williams, J.D.
Bookstein Hall (BB) 3121
Student Learning Outcomes
The Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for the B.S. in Business Administration are designed to demonstrate student understanding and ability in the following: Written and Oral Communication, Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking, Ethics and Social Responsibility, Global Context of Business, the Cross-Functional Nature of Business, Key Business Concepts and Effective Teamwork.
Additional SLOs for the Option in Real Estate include: Understanding of the theoretical and practical applications of real estate.
ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Maps
Students who have graduated with a verified Associate Degree for Transfer and have been admitted to a CSUN program that has been deemed similar will be able to complete the baccalaureate degree within 60 semester units. For additional information, see ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Maps.