Undergraduate Business Majors
The University of San Diego offers eight business majors. All business majors must satisfy the USD core curriculum requirements, lower division requirements for the major, and the Professional Development Passport Program in addition to the major requirements. Courses and requirements are subject to change.
The Business Administration major is designed to prepare students with an educational foundation for managerial leadership careers in business management, public administration, and entrepreneurial ventures as well as graduate study in business.
The Accountancy major prepares students for careers in public accounting, accounting within industry, and governmental accounting.
The Business Economics major prepares students for careers in business management and/or public administration as well as graduate study in business, economics, and law.
The Economics major prepares students for careers in business, government, and non-profit organizations, as well as for graduate study in law, business, public policy, and economics.
The Finance major prepares students for careers in corporate financial management, investment banking, international finance, commercial bank management, financial planning and the financial services industry.
The international business major covers a broad range of skills and knowledge and prepares students for careers in private industry, government, and non-profit organizations, as well as for graduate study in business.
The Marketing major prepares students for careers in advertising and public relations, product and brand management, marketing research, sales, and sports and entertainment marketing as well as for graduate study in business.
Real Estate is a multidisciplinary field, and the real estate major is designed to provide students with an understanding regarding the different disciplines and facets that make up the real estate profession. The real estate major prepares students for careers in mortgage lending, development, equity investment, brokerage and sales, valuation, consulting, property and asset management, and other specialties.