University of California, Riverside

Undergraduate Business Program



Course Concentrations


Selecting Your Specialization with Concentration Courses

The Undergraduate Business Program offers a diverse selection of concentrations for the students to choose from. The five-course concentrations, in an area of their choosing, prepare students for higher level management specialties in many burgeoning business sectors.

To formally declare your concentration, go to SoBA Student Forms.

Students must pick a five-course concentration from the following 6 areas:

  • Accounting and Auditing Accounting focuses on the development, interpretation and communication of financial and operational information for effective decision-making.
  • Finance Finance focuses on important financial policy and strategy decisions, corporate governance and control, merger and acquisition, and risk management.
  • Management Management focuses on the roles of managers in organizations, including: employee behavior and motivation, bargaining, negotiation, team development, managing diversity, strategic change, organization learning, top management team, managing competitive environments, corporate strategy and strategic alliances, and strategy formulation and implementation.
  • Information Systems Information Systems focuses on helping organizations leverage technology in order to create or sustain a competitive advantage.
  • Marketing Marketing focuses on the study of customers and competitors so they can design product, promotion, pricing and distribution strategies that meet the needs and wants of the customer within a competitive marketplace.
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management Operations and Supply Change Management is the efficient integration of information and processes across suppliers/vendors, manufacturers, and distributors.

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