BS in Business Administration: Management Option

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

Diverse Career Opportunities

Redding Center Video Learn more from some of our recent graduates. The Management Option provides the background to become a productive, engaged leader who can manage the complexities of a 21st century organization. From analysis of system dynamics to corporate social responsibility to employment law, recent graduates have prepared for a variety of career paths in companies such as Oracle, Yelp, KPMG, and UPS.


The Business Administration Management Option consists of 24-units, including five required courses and 3 electives.

In addition, there are upper-division core courses that are completed online and at Shasta College University Center in Redding. Shasta College offers equivalents for prerequisite lower-division core courses. View the complete course listing and additional resources on the Curriculum page.

How to Apply

The application period for spring 2023 is August 1-August 31, 2022. The fall 2023 application period starts October 1, 2022 and continues through December 15, 2022. Prospective students apply for admission to a degree program and to the University on the Cal State Apply website.


Business Student Advising & Services
Kristina Brown, Advisor

Helpful Links

Chico State College of Business

~ Department of Management

University Catalog:
~ Business Administration Coursework, includes Prerequisite Core, Upper-Division Core, and coursework specific to the Managment Option.

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