Business, Bachelor of Science Graduate School of Management

Accepting freshmen in Fall 2025 and transfer students in Fall 2027; current students are accepted beginning in Fall 2027.

Bachelor of Science in Business at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management

The UC Davis Bachelor of Science in Business offers a core foundation anchored in math, statistics and economics while building competencies in fundamental areas of business. Business majors choose to specialize in one or two of the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing & Business Analytics
  • Management & Strategy

The major is a first-of-its-kind campus partnership between the Graduate School of Management, College of Letters & Science, and College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences.

The Graduate School of Management awards the Bachelor of Science in Business.

The major requirements below are in addition to meeting University Degree Requirements & College Degree Requirements; unless otherwise noted. The minimum number of units required for the Business Bachelor of Science is 108.

Students may not double major in the Business Major and Economics or Managerial Economics. In addition, students in the Business Major may not be granted minors offered by the Graduate School of Management.

Preparatory Subject Matter
All required preparatory courses must be taken for a letter grade with at least a grade of C-.
Economics8
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Mathematics12
Calculus for Biology & Medicine
and Calculus for Biology & Medicine
and Calculus for Biology & Medicine
OR
Calculus for Data-Driven Applications
and Calculus for Data-Driven Applications
and Calculus for Data-Driven Applications
OR
Calculus
and Calculus
and Calculus
Accounting8
Elementary Accounting
Elementary Accounting
Statistics8
Elementary Statistics
Elementary Statistics
Gateway to Statistical Data Science
Applied Statistics for Business & Economics
ARE 018Business Law4
PSC 001General Psychology4-5
or PSC 001Y General Psychology
or SOC 001 Introduction to Sociology
ENL 003Introduction to Literature4
or ENL 003V Introduction to Literature
or UWP 001 Introduction to Academic Literacies
or UWP 001V Introduction to Academic Literacies: Online
or UWP 001Y Introduction to Academic Literacies
UWP 104AWriting in the Professions: Business Writing4
or UWP 104AV Writing in the Professions: Business Writing
or UWP 104AY Writing in the Professions: Business Writing
Preparatory Subject Matter Subtotal52-53
Depth Subject Matter
Core Courses
All required core courses must be taken for a letter grade with at least a grade of C-. All core courses must be taken at UC Davis.
ARE 100AIntermediate Microeconomics: Theory of Production & Consumption4
or ECN 100A Intermediate Micro Theory: Consumer & Producer Theory
ARE 100BIntermediate Microeconomics: Imperfect Competition, Markets & Welfare Economics4
or ECN 100B Intermediate Micro Theory: Imperfect Competition & Market Failure
ARE 106Econometric Theory & Applications4
ECN 101Intermediate Macro Theory4
MGT 101Sources & Uses of Accounting Information4
MGT 120Managing & Using Information Technology4
MGT 140Marketing for the Technology-Based Enterprise4
MGT 150Technology Management4
MGT 160Financing New Business Ventures4
or ARE 171 Principles of Finance
MGT 180Supply Chain Planning & Management4
Core Courses Subtotal40
Specialization Area16
Choose one or two areas of specialization from the following options:
All specialization courses must be taken for letter grade. All specialization coursework must be taken at UC Davis.
Total Units108-109

Specialization Areas

Accounting

MGT 103Intermediate Financial Accounting I4
MGT 105Intermediate Financial Accounting II4
MGT 107Intermediate Financial Accounting III4
MGT 170Management Accounting & Control4

Finance

Choose four:16
MGT 161
(Pending Approval)
MGT 163
(Pending Approval)
MGT 165
(Pending Approval)
Financial Management of the Firm
Capital Markets
Futures & Options Markets
Money, Banks, & Financial Institutions
International Finance

Marketing & Business Analytics

Choose four:16
MGT 141
(Pending Approval)
MGT 143
(Pending Approval)
MGT 145
(Pending Approval)
Econometrics for Business Decisions
Managerial Marketing
Economics & Business Data Analytics

Strategy & Management

Choose four:16
Management of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
MGT 153
(Pending Approval)
MGT 155
(Pending Approval)
MGT 159
(Pending Approval)
Decision Making
Industrial Organization
Theory of Games & Strategic Behavior