Undergraduate Program


Special Topics Offered Spring 2015

UGBA137-1 Gkatzimas, Ioannis - Special Topics in Finance: Introduction to Financial Engineering [pdf flyer]

UGBA137-2 Mazumdar, Sumon - Special Topics in Finance: Corporate Strategy and Valuation [pdf flyer]

UGBA157-1 Vacharkulksemsuk, Tanya - Special Topics in the Management of Organizations: Human Synchrony [pdf flyer]

UGBA157-2 Hischier, Whitney - Special Topics in the Management of Organizations: Managing and Motivating People [pdf flyer]**

UGBA167-1 Robinson, David - Special Topics in Marketing: Marketing Strategy [pdf flyer]

UGBA190T-1 Kellogg, Clark - Topics in Innovation and Design: Innovation and Design Thinking in Business [pdf flyer]

UGBA190T-2* Agogino, Alice - Topics in Innovation and Design: Introduction to Product Development [pdf flyer]

UGBA192N-1 Lacon, Colin; Wright-Violich, Kim - Topics in Non-Profit Management: Cal Strategic Philanthropy [pdf flyer]

UGBA192T-1 McElhaney, Kellie - Topics in Corporate Social Responsibility: Women in Business [pdf flyer]

UGBA194-1 Ross, Alan - Undergraduate Colloquium on Business Topics: Colloquium on the Social, Political and Ethical Environment of Business [pdf flyer]

UGBA196-1 Giles, Christopher - Special Topics in Business Administration: Sports Management [pdf flyer]

UGBA196-2 Ivester, Szonja - Special Topics in Business Administration: Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Social and Cultural Context [pdf flyer]

UGBA196-3 Natour, Faris and McElrath, Roger - Special Topics in Business Administration: Human Rights and Business [pdf flyer]

(*) Room-shares with corresponding SOCIOLOGY courses: SOC 121; Restricted to Business Majors Only with maximum enrollment of 10.

(**) This flyer is from a previous semester.


Special Topics Offered Fall 2014

UGBA127- 1 McCauley, John - Special Topics in Accounting: Operating and Financial Reporting Issues in the Financial Services Industry [.pdf flyer]

UGBA137- 1 Hanson, Michael - Special Topics in Finance: Practical Topics in Investment Management [.pdf flyer]

UGBA137-2 Namvar, Ethan - Special Topics in Finance: Introduction to Financial Engineering [.pdf flyer]

UGBA167-1 Thomas, Krystal - Special Topics in Marketing: Product Branding and Entertainment [.pdf flyer]*

UGBA167-3  Robinson, David - Special Topics in Marketing: Marketing Strategy [.pdf flyer]

UGBA177-1 Dwyer, Diane - Special Topics in Business and Public Policy: Media Consulting [.pdf flyer]

UGBA190T-2 Darwin, Solomon, Kim, Sohyeong - Topics in Innovation and Design: Open Innovation and Business Models [.pdf flyer]

UGBA192N-1 Buluswar, Shashi – Topics in Non-Profit Management: Strategic Approaches for Global Social Impact [.pdf flyer]

UGBA 192N -2 TBD – Topics in Non Profit Management: Social Entrepreneurship [.pdf flyer]*

UGBA194-1 Shireman, Bill - Undergraduate Colloquium on Business Topics:  Power for Purpose: Engaging Stakeholders in Business, Politics and Activism [.pdf flyer]

UGBA195T-1 Chandra, Rob (Robin) - Special Topics in Entrepreneurship:  Venture Capital, Private Equity and Hedge Funds, An Introduction [.pdf flyer]

UGBA196-1 and 196- 2 Selinger, Fred - Special Topics in Business Administration: Personal Financial Management [.pdf flyer]

UGBA 196.3 Fulp, Solly - Sports Management [.pdf flyer]

(*) This flyer is from a previous semester. We have requested a new flyer from this instructor.


Special Topics Offered Spring 2014

UGBA137-4 Mazumdar, Sumon - Special Topics in Finance: Corporate Strategy and Valuation [.pdf flyer]

UGBA157-2 Hischier, Whitney - Special Topics in the Management of Organizations: Managing and Motivating People [.pdf flyer]

UGBA167-1 Robinson, David - Special Topics in Marketing: Marketing Strategy [.pdf flyer]

UGBA190T-1 Kellogg, Clark - Special Topics in Innovation and Design: Innovation and Design Thinking in Business [.pdf flyer]

UGBA 190T-2, Alice Agogino - Special Topics in Innovation and Design: Introduction to Product Development [.pdf flyer]

UGBA190T-3 Moazzami, Reza - Special Topics in Innovation and Design: Strategy for the IT Firm [.pdf flyer]

UGBA192N-1 Lacon, Colin; Wright-Violich, Kim - Special Topics in Non-Profit Management: Cal Strategic Philanthropy [.pdf flyer]

UGBA192T-3 McElhaney, Kellie - Special Topics in Corporate Social Responsibility: Women in Business [.pdf flyer]

UGBA196-1 and 196-2 Selinger, Fred - Special Topics in Business Administration: Personal Financial Management [.pdf flyer]

UGBA196-3 Himelstein, Daniel - Special Topics in Business Administration: International Consulting for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) [.pdf flyer]

UGBA196.4 Giles, Christopher - Special Topics in Business Administration: Sports Management [.pdf flyer]

UGBA196-6 Gertler, Paul - Special Topics in Business Administration: Applied Impact Evaluation: How to Learn What Works to Lower Global Poverty [.pdf flyer]

*UGBA196-7 King, Timothy - Special Topics in Business Administration: Virtual Communities/Social Media

*UGBA196-8 King, Timothy - Special Topics in Business Administration: Society and Technology

*UGBA196-9 Ivester, Szonja - Special Topics in Business Administration: Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Social and Cultural Context

(*) Room-shares with corresponding SOCIOLOGY courses: SOC 167, SOC 166 and SOC 121; Restricted to Business Majors Only with maximum enrollment of 10 students each. For course description, please visit the sociology department website (.pdf).


Special Topics Offered Fall 2013

117.1 Economides - Special Topics in Economic Analysis and Policy: The Business of Social and Other Networks [.pdf flyer]

127.1 McCauley - Special Topics in Accounting: Operating and Financial Reporting Issues in the Financial Services Industry [.pdf flyer from a previous semester]

137.1 Hanson - Special Topics in Finance: Practical Topics in Investment Management [.pdf flyer]

137.2 Namvar - Special Topics in Finance: Introduction to Financial Engineering [.pdf flyer from a previos semester]

167.1 Azhar - Special Topics in Marketing: Pricing [.pdf flyer]

167.2 Thomas - Special Topics in Marketing: Product Branding and Entertainment [.pdf flyer]

167.3 Robinson - Special Topics in Marketing: Marketing Strategy [.pdf flyer]

167.4 Robinson - Special Topics in Marketing: Retailing [.pdf flyer]

177.1 Dwyer - Special Topics in Business and Public Policy: Media Consulting [.pdf flyer]

190T.1 Moazzami - Topics in Innovation and Design: Telecommunications and Media [.pdf flyer]

190T.2 Darwin - Topics in Innovation and Design: Open Innovation and Business Models [.pdf flyer]

192N.1 Buluswar - Topics in Non-Profit Management: Strategic Management in the Global Social Sector [.pdf flyer from a previos semester]

195T.1 Chandra - Special Topics in Entrepreneurship: Venture Capital, Private Equity and Hedge Funds - an Introduction [.pdf flyer]

196.1 and 196.2 Selinger - Special Topics in Business Administration: Personal Financial Management [.pdf flyer]

196.3 Himelstein - Special Topics in Business Administration: International Consulting for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) [.pdf flyer]

196.5 Worthington - Special Topics in Business Administration: Improvisational Leadership [.pdf flyer]

*196.6 Ivester - Special Topics in Business Administration: Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Social and Cultural Context

*196.7 King - Special Topics in Business Administration: Society and Technology

*196.8 King - Special Topics in Business Administration: Virtual Communities/Social Media

*196.9 Flatt - Special Topics in Business Administration: Organization Design

(*) Room-shares with corresponding SOCIOLOGY courses: SOC 121, SOC 166, SOC 167 and SOC 119T. Note these courses are restricted to Business majors only and have a maximum enrollment of 10 students each. For course descriptions, please visit the SOCIOLOGY department web site (.pdf).



Special Topics Courses Offered Spring 2013

127.1 Nondorf - Complex Transactions [.pdf flyer]

137.2 Magin - Financial Derivative [.pdf flyer]

137.4 Mazumdar - Corporate Strategy and Valuation [.pdf flyer]*

157.1 Kass - Power and Politics [.pdf flyer]

157.2 Mulhern - Leadership: Authority, Purpose and Empowerment [.pdf flyer]

157.3 Hischier - Managing and Motivating People [.pdf flyer]

167.1 Robinson - Retailing [.pdf flyer]

167.2 Azhar - International Marketing [.pdf flyer]

167.3 Rielly - Sports Marketing [.pdf flyer]

177.1 Ross - Colloquium on the Social, Political and Ethical Environment of Business [.pdf flyer]*

190T.1 Moazzami - Strategy for the IT Firm [.pdf flyer]

192N.1 Wright-Violich & Lacon - Cal Strategic Philantrhopy [.pdf flyer]*

192T.1 Romero-Hernandez - Business and Sustainability [.pdf flyer]

196.1 and 196.2 Selinger - Personal Financial Management [.pdf flyer]

196.3 Himelstein - International Consulting for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) [.pdf flyer]

196.4 and 196.5 Worthington - Leadership and Personal Development [.pdf flyer]

196.6 Kellog - Innovation & Design Thinkingt [.pdf flyer]

196.7 Gertler - Applied Impact Evaluation: How to Learn What Works to Lower Global Poverty [.pdf flyer]

(*) This flyer is from a previous semester. We have requested a new flyer from this instructor.



Special Topics Courses Offered Fall 2012


117.1 Economides - The Economics of Social and Other Networks [.pdf flyer]

127.1 McCauley - Operating and Financial Reporting Issues in the Financial Services Industry [.pdf flyer]

137.1 Magin - Financial Derivatives [.pdf flyer]

137.2 Hanson - Investment Management [.pdf flyer]

137.3 Namvar - Introduction to Financial Engineering [.pdf flyer]

157.1 Mulhern - Leadership: Purpose, Authority and Empowerment [.pdf flyer]

167.1 Giles and Rielly - Sports Marketing [.pdf flyer*]

167.2 Thomas - Product Branding and Entertainment [.pdf flyer]

167.3 Robinson - Marketing Strategy [.pdf flyer]

190T.2 Darwin - Open Innovation and Business Models [.pdf flyer]

192N.1 Buluswar - Strategic Management in the Global Social Sector [.pdf flyer*]

192N.2 Schorr - Social Entrepreneurship [.pdf flyer]

196.1 and 196.2 Selinger - Personal Financial Management [.pdf flyer]

196.3 Dwyer - Media Consulting [.pdf flyer]

196.5 Worthington- Improvisational Leadership [.pdf flyer]

196.6 Himelstein - International Consulting for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) [.pdf flyer]

196.7 Moazzami - Corporate Strategy in Telecommunications and Media [.pdf flyer]

(*) This flyer is from a previous semester. We have requested a new flyer from this instructor.


Special Topics Courses Offered Spring 2012


96.1 Walske – Intruduction to Entrepreneurship (also offered as L&S 5) [.pdf flyer]

117.1 Davis – Energy and Environmental Markets [.pdf flyer]

127.2 McCauley - Operating and Financial Reporting Issues in the Financial Services Industry [.pdf flyer]

137.1 Hanson - Practical Topics in Investment Management [.pdf flyer]

137.2 Magin - Financial Derivatives [.pdf flyer]*

137.3 Namvar - Introduction to Financial Engineering [.pdf flyer]

137.4 Mazumdar – Corporate Strategy and Valuation [.pdf flyer]

157.1 Kass – Power and Politics [.pdf flyer]

167.1 Thomas – Diversity Marketing and Media [.pdf flyer]

167.2 Rielly – Sports Marketing [.pdf flyer]*

177.1 Ross - Colloquium on the Social, Political and Ethical Environment of Business [.pdf flyer]

184. 1 Helsley (Previously listed as 187.1. Correct 184.1 CCN is 08501) – Urban and Real Estate Economics [.pdf flyer]

192N.1 Lacon & Wright-Violich ­ Cal Strategic Philanthropy [.pdf flyer]

192T.1 Romero-Hernandez - Business and Sustainability: Strategies and Tools [.pdf flyer]

196.1 & 196.2 Selinger - Personal Financial Management [.pdf flyer]

196.3 Himelstein - International Consulting for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) [.pdf flyer]

196.4 & 196.5 Worthington - Leadership and Personal Development [.pdf flyer]

196.7 Gertler - Applied Impact Evaluation: How to Learn What Works to Lower Global Poverty. Also "room share" with IAS 120-2. If enrolled through IAS 120-2, business majors will earn upper-division non-business units [.pdf flyer]

(*) This flyer is from a previous semester. We have requested a new flyer from this instructor.



Special Topics Courses Offered Fall 2011


127.1 Nondorf - Complex Transactions [.pdf flyer]

137.1 Magin - Financial Derivatives [.pdf flyer]

156AC.1 Walker - Diversity in the Workplace (formerly 196-7) [.pdf flyer]

157.1 Mulhern - Leadership: Purpose, Authority and Empowerment [.pdf flyer]

167.1 Giles & Rielly - Sports Marketing [.pdf flyer]

167.2 Thomas - Product Branding and Entertainment [.pdf flyer]

190T.1 Moazzami - Telecommunications and Media (previously 147.1) [.pdf flyer]

190T.2 Darwin - Open Innovation and Business Models (previously 196.4) [.pdf flyer]

192N.1 Buluswar - Strategic Management in the Global Social Sector [.pdf flyer]

196.1 and 196.2 Selinger - Personal Financial Management [.pdf flyer]

196.3 Dwyer - Media Consulting [.pdf flyer]

196.5 Worthington - Improvisational Leadership [.pdf flyer]

196.6 Himelstein -International Consulting for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) [.pdf flyer]





Special Topics Courses Offered Spring 2011


127.1 Brooks - Strategic Cost Management [.pdf flyer]

127.2 Nondorf - International Financial Reporting [.pdf flyer]

137.1 Hanson - Practical Topics in Investment Management [.pdf flyer]

137.2 Magin - Financial Derivatives [.pdf flyer]

137.3 Namvar - Introduction to Financial Engineering [.pdf flyer]

167.1 Thomas - Branded Entertainment & Sports [.pdf flyer]

167.2 Fanning - Focus Groups and other Qualitative Research [.pdf flyer]

177.1 Ross - Colloquium on the Social, Political and Ethical Environment of Business [.pdf flyer]

192N.1 Silver - Strategic Philanthropy [.pdf flyer]

195T.1 Walske & Himelstein - New Venture Creation [.pdf flyer]

196.1 & 196.2 Selinger - Personal Financial Management [.pdf flyer]

196.3 Himelstein - International Consulting for Small Companies [.pdf flyer]

196.4 & 196.5 Worthington - Leadership and Personal Development [.pdf flyer]

196.6 Kellogg - New Product Management [.pdf flyer]

196.7 Gertler - Selecting Successful Strategies to Reduce Global Poverty [.pdf flyer]



Special Topics Courses Offered Fall 2010

127-1 Complex Transactions with Professor Nondorf [.pdf flyer]

137-1 Financial Derivatives with Professor Magin [.pdf flyer]

137-2 Portfolio Management with Professor Magin [.pdf flyer]

167-1 Product Management with Professor Chin [.pdf flyer]

167-2 Marketing Strategy with Professor Katona [.pdf flyer]

167-3 Sports Marketing with Professor Rielly and Professor Alderson [.pdf flyer]

167-4 Product Branding and Entertainment with Professor Thomas [.pdf flyer]

187-1 Undergraduate Seminar in Urban and Real Estate Economics with Professor Helsley [.pdf flyer]

192N-1 Strategic Management in Global Social Sector with Professor Buluswar [.pdf flyer]

195T-1 Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Information Technology with Professor Moazzami [.pdf flyer]

196-1 and 196-2 Personal Financial Management with Professor Selinger [.pdf flyer]

196-3 Media Consulting with Professor Dwyer [.pdf flyer]

196-4 Open Innovation and Business Models with Professor Darwin [.pdf flyer]

196-5 Improvisational Leadership with Professor Worthington [.pdf flyer]

196–6 International Consulting For Small Companies with Professor Himelstein [.pdf flyer]