The Lam Family College of Business

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New Student Orientation is your opportunity to connect with your peers and learn about the many dimensions of student life. From your major and academic department, to the programs and resource centers on campus, to social events and how students have fun in the city, New Student Orientation will prepare to make the most of your first semester at SF State!

Sign up now for one of the full-day New Student Orientation events happening in July 2024.  Choose an in-person event or a remote Zoom event.


For Future Students:


Wed, August 21, 12:00 am
Thu, August 22, 12:00 am
Mon, September 02, 12:00 am
Mon, November 11, 12:00 am
Thu, November 28, 12:00 am


Featured Student Resources

Featured Undergraduate Programs

NEW B.S. in Business Administration Concentration in Business Analytics!

Business analytics in one of the fastest growing fields in business! A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Analytics can help open a wide range of in-demand and cutting-edge career opportunities for students. You can also easily complete a double-concentration with Decision Sciences or Information Systems, or a double-major with Economics.

SF State Scholars Programs (Blended Bachelor's + Master's)

Students enrolled in one of these programs pursue a bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously, earning graduate credit while in their junior and/or senior year, and thereby reducing the number of semesters required for completion of a master’s degree. Our college offers Scholars Programs in Accounting, Decision Sciences (Business Analytics), and Economics.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration 

Provides students majoring in business administration with a foundation in the basic concepts and practices of the business community, and with particular expertise in one or more of the 10 specialties of practice, to prepare them to think creatively and to exercise critical judgment when making business decisions.

Bachelor of Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management

Prepares students to become exceptional hospitality and tourism industry business leaders through experiential and personalized learning. This program is designed to provide students with a core of business education and professional hospitality and tourism management knowledge. Students can choose an elective emphasis, including: hotel operations management; food and beverage management; conventions, meetings and event management, or tourism management. 

Featured Graduate Programs

Graduate Certificate Programs:

Learn about our 10 different Graduate Certificate programs, including Ethics & ComplianceInternational Business & Global Leadership, Enterprise Cybersecurity, Marketing in the Digital Economy, Finance, and more! These certificates are designed for working professionals and graduate students looking to deepen their knowledge and develop sought-after skills in specialized, growing fields.

Center for Ethical & Sustainable Business

The Center for Ethical and Sustainable Business - Integrating ethics, corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability beyond the classroom.