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Departments



The College of Business has four departments offering nine options and eleven minors. These options and minors allow students to specialize and gain the skills and knowledge relevant to their personal and professional aspirations.


Department of Accounting

Accounting students partner with the International Revenue Service to provide free tax-preparation services for low-income families
Beta Alpha Psi members offer tax-preparation services for low income families

The Department of Accounting offers a variety of career paths. Many accounting students work for national, regional, or local public accounting firms or for government agencies such as the IRS or California Franchise Board. CSU, Chico accounting students are in high demand and our department has an exceptional career placement record. Many accounting majors seek to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), in which students may pursue a Professional Accounting Certificate.


Department of Business Information Systems

Chico State team xShop wins first place at SAP #innotakeoff competition
Chico State team 'xShop' takes first place at SAP #innotakeoff competition

The first university program in California to establish a Business Information Systems (BSIS), the CSU, Chico College of Business developed this degree program to provide students a career-relevant curriculum that prepares them for today’s technologically sophisticated global business environment. The BSIS degree was designed to meet the growing job demands for professional consultants, business process analysts, project managers, IT infrastructure specialists, SAP functional analysts, logistics specialists, and production managers.


Department of Finance & Marketing

Students from across the West and Midwest compete in sales role plays created by corporate partners during the Western States Collegiate Sales Competition
Students from across the West and Midwest compete in the Western States Collegiate Sales Competition

The Department of Finance and Marketing focuses on the development and delivery of courses leading to undergraduate degrees in business administration with marketing and finance options. Our experienced faculty prepares students for challenging and rewarding careers in a global business environment.


Department of Management

Finalists of the Business Concept Competition compete with students from other universities across the nation for the Future Four
Finalists compete with students from across the nation for the Future Four business concept competition

The Department of Management delivers courses designed to develop skills in the administration of human and physical resources, foster decision-making and entrepreneurial thinking, and provide students with exposure to diverse business environments and management strategies. Management graduates can apply their skills to developing entrepreneurial ventures or positions in personnel management, production management, retail management, operations management, or government and private non-profit administration.