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2020-2021 General Catalog 
2020-2021 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration

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Department Office
Stevenson Hall 2042
(707) 664-2377

Department Chair
Sergio Canavati de la Torre

Executive Director of Graduate and Executive Programs
Soo Haylett

Executive Director of Wine Business Institute
Ray Johnson

For faculty information, please see Faculty  or the Business Administration faculty web page.

Department Mission

The Department of Business Administration at Sonoma State University offers high-quality, relevant education in business to aspiring and practicing professionals, managers, and entrepreneurs in the private and public sectors. It does this in a liberal arts and sciences environment in which faculty emphasize the development and continuous improvement of the skills of critical thinking, effective communication, ethical reasoning, maintaining a global perspective, and applying disciplinary tools.

Careers in Business Administration

The Department of Business Administration offers a wide selection of specialized courses designed to meet a variety of career objectives. These career objectives include, but are not limited to, management-level accounting positions in business, government, or public accounting; financial management, financial analysis and planning, investment banking, and insurance; general management, personnel, labor relations, public relations, wage and salary administration, training, and international business; advertising and promotion, product development, marketing research, and sales management; and positions in sales and management within the wine industry.


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