The accounting curriculum provides a careful balance of accounting practice and theory. A bachelor’s degree in accounting prepares students for a career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), employment in private industry, nonprofit organizations, higher education, or government agencies.
Business management students complete a core managerial program comprised of courses in accounting, business law, finance, organizational behavior, computer information systems, marketing and strategic management. Cal Lutheran has an Enterprise Development Center, Economic Research Center and a Healthcare Resource Center.
Incorporating the study of communication theory with practical skills required in today's highly competitive marketplace, the Communication degree provides students with a comprehensive background in written and verbal communication applications. Students will develop a strong understanding of the history of media, writing, and the legal and professional contexts of the marketing and entertainment industries.
Computer Information Systems (CIS) is a rapid-growth, high-demand area combining studies in computer science and business administration. Along with an emphasis on computer applications in software, hardware and programming, CIS majors receive a strong business and liberal arts education.
The Computer Science curriculum follows that recommended by the Association for Computing Machines, offering special courses on artificial intelligence, software engineering and computational theory. JAVA is the primary language used in the curriculum.
Through an intentional and creative blend of theory and evaluation of application, students develop supervision and leadership skills required in organizations such as non-profit agencies, large and small business settings, government agencies, and professional and social services. Graduates possess the leadership skills many employers value — effective communication, critical thinking, collaborative team building, and complex leadership problem solving.
As a Psychology major you will apply psychological theories and principles to investigate and solve current interpersonal, personal, and societal based problems. A bachelor’s degree in Psychology provides students with an expansive perspective of the field of psychology and its relevance in an increasingly diverse and globally engaging society.