You are now one step closer to earning your BS in Business! This page will provide you the details you need to complete the admissions process.

To apply, just follow these four easy steps:

  • Step 1

    Learn about the Bachelor of Science in Business online degree completion program at CSU Channel Islands and your eligibility.

  • Step 2

    Apply to CSU Channel Islands through Cal State Apply.

  • Step 3

    Submit documents, including transcripts from all institutions you have attended. For specifics, please see below.

  • Step 4

    Submit Intent to Enroll.

You will be notified of your admissions status by email. If you are accepted, and once you submit all of your documents, you will receive an Intent to Enroll form. Please complete the Intent to Enroll form and submit it as soon as possible to ensure yourself a place in the program.

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Application Periods

  • Fall: October 1 - June 1
  • Spring: August 1 - November 1

Admissions Pre-Requisites

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • 2.0 minimum GPA from their transfer institution.
  • Prior completion of 60 semester/90 quarter transferable units*.
  • Completion of the “Golden Four” (A1, A2, A3, B4) general education classes with a C- grade or higher
  • Good standing at the last institution attended.
  • Grade C or higher in Business major prerequisites

First Year Course Completion Requirements

The following lower-division business pre-requisites must be completed prior to being admitted.

  • Calculus
  • Statistics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Intro to Business or Business Communication

Required Documentation

  • One set of OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS from every college/ university attended prior to application.
  • One set of oficial AP scores from College Board if applicable.

How to Turn In Transcripts


Electronic transcripts are preferred. You can request official electronic transcripts from your community college/university directly. If your school's transcript ordering system asks for a recipient name and email, please indicate CSU Channel Islands and We will not accept transcripts emailed to our Admissions office from the student.

By Mail

CSU Chanel Islands Attn: Admissions
Sage Hall
One University Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012

International Applicants: Due to the number of units offered per semester, this program is not open to international applicants. Visit international admission website.

Program Summary

The program includes three parts:

Degree Completion Requirements:

Total Courses: 18

Degree Total units: 120 units

  • Degree Completion units: 51
  • Transfer Courses units: 70 units
  • Core Courses units: 31
  • Elective Courses* units: 11
  • Upper Division General Education units: 9

* As determined by Program Director.

Please view the program curriculum page for more information.

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