The Business Honors Program is designed to recognize students who have demonstrated high academic standards and to encourage these students to continue their record of excellence as business and economics majors at CSUN. The Business Honors Program offers rigorous courses that emphasize communication, critical thinking, complex problem solving, and teamwork and leadership skills.
About the Program
The Business Honors Program is open to students who are declared majors in Accountancy, Economics, Information Systems, or Business Administration with an option in either Business Analytics, Business Law, Financial Analysis, Financial Planning, Global Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing, Real Estate, Risk Management and Insurance, or Systems and Operations Management, who meet all Business Honors Program admissions criteria. Students who apply and are selected for admission to the program are offered a variety of benefits; for example, priority registration, mentorship and networking opportunities, a dedicated workspace, specialized academic advisement, smaller class sizes and cohort coursework. Students who fulfill all Business Honors Program requirements will receive the Business Honors option designation on their transcript in addition to their primary degree. For more information, call (818) 677-3100 or visit the Business Honors Program website.
Academic and professional advisement is provided by the Business Honors Program Director. Students in the program should email the Business Honors Program office to schedule an appointment.
Students in the Business Honors Program have elevated their career options before and after graduation. The Business Honors Program prepares students for a wide variety of fields and organizations. Many of Business Honors alumni have worked for organizations such as Amazon, Deloitte LLP, Ernst & Young, Google, PwC and other prominent businesses. High-ranking employers consistently seek out Nazarian Business Honors Program students for internships and job placement.
The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5 percent of business schools worldwide have achieved AACSB International accreditation.
Clubs and Societies
The Business Honors Association is a student honor society consisting of the top business students at California State University, Northridge. As a student club, and part of the Business Honors Program, they strive to pursue academic and professional enrichment through alumni networking and mentorship, professional skills workshops and resume-building opportunities. They give back to the community by offering free tutoring to Nazarian College business students and by providing mentorship to Granada Hills Charter High School students through the DECA program. Additionally, they coordinate social events where members can meet and network with other highly motivated students from all business majors.
The Business Honors Program provides students who are currently in the program with opportunities to apply for annual scholarships based on academic and non-academic criteria.
Career Education and Professional Development Center
The Center for Career Education and Professional Development (CEPD) is a decentralized career center in the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics staffed by professionals who assist students and alumni with their experiential learning, career exploration and career networking needs. Our model is grounded in business-specific career development, experiential learning, employer relations and connections with the community.
Services provided include:
- Career coaching and personal development.
- Career exploration.
- Internship and mentorship assistance.
- Job search preparation and tools.
- Specialized programs and workshops.
For more information, call (818) 677-4697 or visit the Career Education and Professional Development website.