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The Department of Finance and Business Law offers three options (areas of emphasis) within the Bachelor of Science in the Business Administration degree program.

The Finance Option stresses the financial structure of businesses through a common set of courses and specialized courses directed at various applications. It is designed to provide students with the basic skills required to plan, supervise, and control the financial activities of business organizations.

The International Business Option introduces students to the fastest growing part of business today. The information and communications revolution - and declining travel costs - have made all businesses aware of global markets.

The Real Estate and Urban Land Economics Option provides the background for a wide range of career opportunities in addition to residential and commercial real estate sales. These areas include development, lending, banking, appraising, escrow, property management, and construction.

What You Can Earn

Financial Analyst I
$50,992 (our region)

Securities Analyst
$86,428 - $113,696 (our region)

Commercial Loan Officer I
$60,104 (our regin)

Source: HR reported data on as of December 2012

Interesting Classes You Might Take

  • Global Business
  • Law for Entrepreneurs
  • Estate Planning
  • Legal and Ethical Environment of Sports Marketing

What You Can Learn

  • Evolution of international business, dealing with changing cultures, and variations within cultures
  • Legal issues in managing technology
  • Government and social control of private enterprise

About the School

The Craig School of Business is proud to be recognized as one of the best business schools in the state. The school provides active, engaged learning experiences to empower future business leaders. State of the art computer labs are open day and night, with staff available to answer technical questions, and all student areas within the Peters Business Building have wireless Internet access.

School Contact Information

The Craig School of Business
5245 N. Backer Ave.,
M/S PB-7
Fresno CA 93740-8001

Phone: (559) 278-2482

Department Contact Information

Department of Finance and Business Law
Peters Business Building, Room 285
O: (559) 278-2341
F: (559) 278-4911