Dear New Business Student:
On behalf of the faculty, staff, and students, I welcome you to the College of Business Administration at California State University, Stanislaus. Our mission is to deliver a professional business education that offers our students the knowledge and skills to succeed in their careers and in society. We strive to offer our students an accessible, affordable, professional business education that empowers people of all ages and backgrounds to transform their lives and realize their potential. Accordingly, we seek to maintain an environment dedicated to educating a diverse, multi-cultural student population.
Business Administration graduates are highly sought after by employers throughout the state. Our College Student Success Center and the University Career Development Services have expanded career services. In addition, the College and the University provide you with many opportunities to enhance and support your academic and career success through service-learning, internships, clubs, and organizations. The Business News, a newsletter for business students, contains pertinent information and is available for your use throughout the academic year.
The College of Business Administration faculty is composed of highly qualified professionals who care very much about your learning and experience in and outside the classroom. The faculty continuously update their courses and the curriculum to ensure the delivery of a cutting edge business education. They are keenly interested in your success and are available to assist you in preparing your academic and career plans.
Our College is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, AACSB International. AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business and management education. The College accredited curriculum and academic programs offer you the opportunity to major in any of the many business disciplines. These are accounting, agricultural business, computer information systems, finance, human resources, international business, management, marketing, operations management, and strategic management/entrepreneurship.
There are more than ten student organizations available to business students, including two honor societies, Beta Gamma Sigma, open to all business students, and Beta Alpha Psi, open to accounting and finance majors. I urge you to be involved and to benefit from the many services and activities provided by these student organizations. My heartiest congratulations and welcome to the College of Business Administration.
David Lindsay, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, College of Business Administration