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BUSINESS at UCSD????

MinaChristineMinaChristine Posts: 10Registered User New Member
So I got rejected at UCLA and UCB..and I really want to major in Business. However, I don't think there's a business program at UCSD..or is there? BTW, I got into Muir - poli sci & international relations...is this the closest thing to business?

Or should I just not go to UCSD.. the other option would be Davis.. and I really don't want to go there..

Or should I change my major..
ahh I don't know! HELP pleasee.
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Replies to: BUSINESS at UCSD????

  • milkoholic17milkoholic17 Posts: 86Registered User Junior Member
    Well i got in as a Management Science major. I guess thats the closest thing to business. But I dont know yet.
  • SterlingTFXSterlingTFX Posts: 181User Awaiting Email Confirmation Junior Member
    Right now, Management Science would be your best bet for something close to business. The Rady School of Management does offer a limited selection of business courses for undergrads so you might want to look at that.

    Here's the link:
    Rady School: Undergraduate Programs
  • hwama22hwama22 Posts: 74Registered User Junior Member
    how about Econ? can Econ major take class in Rady School too?

    any information is much appreciated=] thank you
  • tammerstammers Posts: 110Registered User Junior Member
    yeah
    i chose econ because i thought that was the closest to business is it?
  • Justinxpx109Justinxpx109 Posts: 10Registered User New Member
    I'm also interested in business. What would be the best thing to do?
  • kevinc121kevinc121 Posts: 354Registered User Member
    Economics.
  • collegemom16collegemom16 Posts: 4,257Registered User Senior Member
    Open this and read it. It will answer your questions.
    http://www.econ.ucsd.edu/ugradprog/majdiff.pdf
  • sd momsd mom Posts: 4Registered User New Member
    If you really want to major in business, why go to a school with out that major? If you want to major in business, do some research and find a school with a top program, don't just pick a school because it is a UC school.....if they don't have your major, how good of a fit is it really?
  • Cali TrumpetCali Trumpet Posts: 1,607Registered User Senior Member
    ^Where else should he go?

    UCSD might not have a 'business' major, nor is it known for business, but it is surely a top public university and taking any major related to business will give him good future prospects, whether he goes to grad school or joins a top firm.

    Personally, I am going to major in Econ at UCSC, because I want to either go into business or law. Santa Cruz is not known for business either, but they have top professors and a beautiful campus. I chose UCSC over SDSU, which I assume is the college you have in mind, given your implying that he is going to UCSD just because it is a UC.

    Going to a UC just because it is a UC isn't a bad idea actually, because the entire UC system is filled with superior professors and a broader range of more established programs.
  • sammyzsammyz Posts: 17Registered User New Member
    I heard from a friend that UCSD will be opening up an actual "Business" minor either in Fall 08 or sometime in 09.
  • collegemom16collegemom16 Posts: 4,257Registered User Senior Member
    Info on UCD and business/business advising.

    http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/academics/info/Pre-Business.pdf
  • SterlingTFXSterlingTFX Posts: 181User Awaiting Email Confirmation Junior Member
    A good number of students go to college and change their major from what they initially chose. Considering that, it's important to look at the strength of other programs at the school. While UCSD does not have a business major (yet), it has a number of other programs that are quite strong.
  • ZippidydudaZippidyduda Posts: 88Registered User Junior Member
    Well I do know that SDSU is very well known for business, why dont you look into that college?

    And I agree with whoever said that you shouldnt go to a UC just because it is a UC. You should look at colleges that excel in what you want to major in.
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