In addition to choosing a major, Orfalea College of Business students gain deeper insight into relevant topics by choosing a concentration.
Cal Poly’s accounting program delivers industry-driven education, hands-on experience, and unparalleled career opportunities, fostering graduates who confidently lead businesses to success.
Students in this concentration blend technical packaging courses with marketing and entrepreneurship classes.
Students who choose entrepreneurship concentration are usually interested in planning, launching and running a business.
With an understanding of economics, banking and trading, finance students learn how both individuals and organizations can best manage their funds.
Students who pursue the information systems concentration usually are interested in computer science, information systems and business.
Students who concentrate in industrial technology learn about ways to improve productivity, profitability and safety.
Management & Human Resources
Management and human resources students learn about employee management, people skills and organizational leadership.
Students who pursue the marketing concentration learn about branding and promoting products and services, along with marketing strategies and research, social media marketing, sales and more.
Students who pursue a concentration in packaging technology learn about value chain, using elements of engineering, material science, design and business.
Students concentrating on quantitative analysis learn strategic direction and in-depth analysis with courses in mathematics, statistics, computing, and economics.
Real Estate Finance
Coursework for the real estate finance concentration includes economics, real estate law and property appraisal.