The Argyros School of Business and Economics prepares students for dynamic careers in business, accounting and economics with its highly ranked undergraduate business program. A Bachelors’ degree from the Argyros School provides a strong foundation in applying the paradigms and tools of modern business as well as economic perspectives to problem solving in management. The School as places significant emphasis on the liberal arts as a mechanism for developing thoughtful, well-rounded and ethical decision makers. Programs at the Argyros School focus on developing analytical skills, knowledge of business and/or economics, communications skills and a global perspective required for success in a competitive world.
Undergraduates have the choice of three programs in business: Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Economics.
The Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree provides an integrated business education across all the major functional areas of business, while also giving students the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the field of accounting or in general business. This well-rounded degree offers outstanding preparation for the CPA exam.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree provides students with the skills and paradigms to be a significant contributor in leading organizations to thrive in competitive markets. The degree features seven emphases including Business Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing and Real Estate. Students completing this degree will find opportunities in organizations of all sizes, in a broad variety of industries both in southern California, the United States and across the globe.
The Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree provides students expertise in microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis and the ability to apply their knowledge in real-world settings. In addition to competence in economic analysis, the program emphasizes communication skills and an awareness of how the American economy compares globally. This degree prepares students to enter the country’s best graduate schools or start careers in business, government or non-profit sectors.