Frequently Asked Questions for Prospective Freshmen
CBA extends beyond the classroom through a variety of co-curricular activities. Our student organizations are award-winning and highly connected to our Corporate Partners. The Student Center for Professional Development provides students with the opportunity to gain leadership skills, fine tune business etiquette and networking skills, establish internships, and create professional mentoring opportunities. Our students also have opportunities to put what they have learned into practice by competing in programs such as the Student Managed Investment Fund, Innovation Challenge, Boeing Case Study Competition, and the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition.
Yes. Applying via CSU Mentor presents 8 major options for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree: Accountancy, Finance, Management Information Systems, International Business, Human Resources Management, Management, Marketing, and Operations & Supply Chain Management.
Admission to CBA will be to a “pre-major” status. To continue in your major option, you will be subject to meeting specific lower division course and GPA requirements that will indicate your ability to succeed and complete the major option. Please note that major options can be changed.ability to succeed and complete the major option. Please note that major options can be changed.
(College Prep GPA X 800) + SAT Verbal + SAT MATH is 3,200 or above
Students who took the ACT or took the SAT in March 2016 or after, use the College Board’s on-line score converter to convert your test score to the old SAT on a 1600 scale. For more information, please visit the Admissions website.
As part of our commitment to provide access to U.S. military personnel and veterans, CSULB gives “Local Preference” to all U.S. military personnel and veterans regardless of their school of origin.
CBA places high importance on the success of our students. CBA’s Center for Student Success (CSS) is where students receive one-on-one advising throughout their college career at CSULB. The main goal of our center is to ease transition, increase graduation rates, and focus on career preparedness. Through CSS, students receive services such as assistance with registration, use of campus resources, major and General Education graduation requirements, study abroad, program planning, course substitutions/equivalencies, as well as Mandatory Freshmen Workshops the first two semesters to help new students plan for academic success, as well as provide continued guidance through graduation. In addition, we provide our students with resources such as Supplemental Instruction and free CBA Tutoring to enhance their educational potential. Our Open House and Preview Days give our prospective students the opportunity to learn about necessary preparation and admission criteria to become a CSULB business student.