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Cal State Schools

songjionsongjion Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
Is CSUN a great choice for Business Major?
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  • Worried StudentWorried Student Registered User Posts: 780 Member
    No. Check out San Diego State, Cal State Fullerton, Long Beach State, San Jose State, and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. They are all solid for business.
  • southpasdenasouthpasdena Registered User Posts: 1,718 Senior Member
    It is fine, just as you said, they are all solid in business, northridge included
  • Worried StudentWorried Student Registered User Posts: 780 Member
    I wouldn't call it a great choice. Academically, it's ok, but the campus isn't very nice and neither is the area. If he/she can get into Northridge, they can certainly get into Fullerton.
  • southpasdenasouthpasdena Registered User Posts: 1,718 Senior Member
    Fullerton will be ok when the business building is finished, otherwise many of the buildings are old and ugly. Long beach has a wonderful greenery, but its buildings make it look like an old depleting high school. SDSU would be the nicest out of the two previously with its spanish architecture. And then you have CSUN which i believe has a nicer campus than all three above. It is modern and spacious.
  • dhl3dhl3 Registered User Posts: 2,666 Senior Member
    One of my co-workers (who's a tax preparer) has told me that CSUN ranks #2 in the nation for Accounting Program.

    But then I know that that's an overinflated BS. :)
  • southpasdenasouthpasdena Registered User Posts: 1,718 Senior Member
    it is far from #2, but is recruited by all the big 4 firms just like all of the cal states listed so far
  • Gravitas3Gravitas3 Registered User Posts: 38 Junior Member
    southpasadena,

    I'm interested to know where the big 4 firms recruit in southern California and would like access to an official list. Where can I go for that or can you provide one? Thanks in advance.
  • southpasdenasouthpasdena Registered User Posts: 1,718 Senior Member
    i have never seen an official list. Instead, I have contacted each school and talked to members of BAP and the accounting society.

    I have contacted:
    Long Beach
    Fullerton
    Riverside
    Irvine
    Santa Barbara
    Northridge
    SDSU

    I have not contacted LA, but i know that at least 3 out of the 4 actively recruit there
  • Gravitas3Gravitas3 Registered User Posts: 38 Junior Member
    That's great. Thanks again. By LA, do you mean CSULA or UCLA?
  • southpasdenasouthpasdena Registered User Posts: 1,718 Senior Member
    CSULA

    Riverside also as a note only has KPMG, Deloitte and EY for oci through meet the firms. However, PWC does take a few students a year through general purpose career fairs.

    And it is fairly important to join either BAP (preferred) or accounting society because (mainly at the cal states) meet the firm nights are not as published to the general student body as they are to these club members. (this is from what i have been told, no real experience)
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