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Undergraduate Programs at SBCC

Undergraduate Programs

Students in the Santa Barbara area are now able to earn a baccalaureate degree from CSU Channel Islands right in their own backyard. 


BS Business  Online


Are you interested in continuing your education but your schedule or location prohibits you from coming to campus regularly? California State University Channel Islands (CI) Extended University offers its BS Business degree fully online in an accelerated format. Classes are held in eight-week terms. CSU-Online coaches are available to assist you with information and applications.

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BS Business - Santa Barbara

Students learn the fundamental principles of accounting, economics, finance, information system­s, management, and marketing as applied in a variety of organizational settings. A distinguishing aspect of the program is the requirement to take courses developed in conjunction with disciplines outside the traditional business curriculum such as biology, chemistry, education, English, fine arts, history, and performing arts. A capstone course provides students with the opportunity to integrate their knowledge through a global strategy simulation exercise.

BS Business to MBA  - Santa Barbara

Closed to new undergraduate applicants - students may apply directly to the BS Business and MBA programs. The BS Business-to-MBA program admits students with excellent academic and career potential to transfer upon completion of 60 transferable units.  Students earn a BS in Business during the first 2 years and an MBA in the following 23 months. Admission criteria balance candidates’ overall credentials including academic performance, internship and part-time work experience, leadership potential, and extracurricular activities. Students admitted to the BS/BUS-to-MBA program are secured a place in the MBA program as long as they maintain a 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate segment of the program and begin the MBA program immediately upon completion of the BS Business degree segment.  

BS Nursing  - Santa Barbara

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing features a clinical precepted experience. These experiences, in addition to the curriculum, prepare graduates for acute care, specialty units, public health, home health, extended care, assisted living, ambulatory, emergency, managed care, case management, occupational health and nursing management, staff development, and nursing education. 

BS Nursing is available as a second baccalaureate degree. A second baccalaureate applicant is a college graduate who wishes to obtain a second bachelor's degree in a major different from that of the first degree.

Please use the following links to the Nursing website for further information:

ADN to BSN Fast Track
RN to BSN Track II Nursing Major
BSN Program at Cottage Health System (offered in Goleta)

BA Early Childhood Studies - Santa Barbara

This program is offered through CI's School of Education (state-side, not Extended University). The BA Early Childhood Studies program prepares students for the education field and post-bachelor programs.  This is a Bachelor-completion program. Classes are held in evenings twice a week Fall and Spring to allow students to complete the degree in two years. A cohort model is used. For more information including a Sample Schedule visit: http://earlychildhoodstudies.csuci.edu/goleta.htm. For questions contact the Early Childhood Studies Program:  ecsinfo@csuci.edu / 805.738.8CSU. Fall 2016 Admissions deadline: Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Ready to Apply? http://bit.ly/applytocsu.

BA Psychology  - Santa Barbara

The BA Psychology program exposes students to all major areas of psychology through a required sequence of core courses that borrow ideas from the best undergraduate psychology programs, producing students with knowledge in all branches of psychology as well as methodological skills that can be widely applied within and outside the field of psychology. Psychology students develop a broad skill set that will help them succeed in various careers, and will serve as a gateway to graduate school in programs such as Master’s degree in Family Therapy or Social Work, Juris Doctorate (JD), and doctoral programs in Psychology.  Classes are held year-round on evenings, online and Saturdays to allow working adult students to complete the degree in two years. 


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