Nov 30, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics


Thomas Turk, Ph.D., Dean
Candace Ybarra, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Programs
Abel Winn, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and Administration

Professors: Bowen, Camera, Doti, Giannantonio, Gillespie, Hanson, Iannaccone, Jollineau, Kaplan, Kathuria, Kovenock, Kraft, Moses, Pfeiffer, Porter, Rassenti, Rubin, Sfeir, Smith, Turk, Warachka, Weidenmier, Wihlborg, Wilson;
Visiting Professor: Fitza;
Associate Professors: Bali, Broughton, Burnham, Danaher, Dehning, DeSantis, Kimbrough, Murray, Nyer, Selove, Shields, Shukla, Walker, Winn, Ybarra;
Clinical Associate Professors: Adler, Browne, Hampton, Lawandy, Myhr, Poddar, Sinha;
Visiting Associate Professor: Crockett, S., Stratopoulos;
Assistant Professors: Barardehi, Bentley, Benzell, Bird, Chu, Doosti, Hersh, Huseman, Kleinhans, Leather, Li, Liu, Matranga, Rojo Arjona, Wilhelm, Zia;
Clinical Assistant Professors: Ataman, Berkovitz, Crockett, B., Jolly, Leone, Lu, Mason, Nistor, Toplansky, Vracheva, Willis;
Instructional Assistant Professor: Shideler;
Instructors: Anderson, Bourgeois, Lloyd.

The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics’ programs prepare students to assume leadership roles in business organizations in a dynamic market economy. Successful graduates, grounded in economic reasoning with an understanding of the role of markets, will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and evaluate opportunities throughout the world and mobilize the resources to exploit them.

Placement Exam Policy for Waiver of Prerequisite Courses

From time to time, students or prospective students may request waiver of prerequisite courses for a program. These students may not otherwise meet the prerequisite requirements because of one of the following reasons:

  • The student took the course more than 7 years ago,
  • The student took the course previously at an international university where equivalency is difficult to determine, or
  • The student took the course previously but did not attain the C+ minimum requirement.

If they do not otherwise meet the prerequisite requirements, students may request to take a placement exam to display their understanding of core course material in order to seek waiver of a prerequisite course.

The Argyros School of Business will maintain separate placement exams for each prerequisite course which will be created using exams from existing courses and in consultation with instructors for those courses to ensure that the core material is represented on the exam.

Students who attain a score of 70% or higher on the placement exam will be granted a waiver of the prerequisite course.

Research Centers

A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research
The A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research (ACER) was established in 1979. The mission of the center is to provide data, facilities and support in order to encourage the faculty and students at Chapman University to engage in economic and business research of high quality and to disseminate the results of this research to the Southern California communities.
 
C. Larry Hoag Center for Real Estate and Finance
Established in 2005, the C. Larry Hoag Center for Real Estate and Finance is the Argyros School’s newest center. In addition to coordinating the Argyros School’s academic programs in real estate, the center provides real estate expertise to the Orange County community, sponsors symposia and panel discussions and offers information and assistance to students interested in pursuing a career in the real estate industry.
 
Ralph W. Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics
Established in 1996 for students, alumni and Orange County businesses, the Ralph W. Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics provides resources for individuals interested in succeeding with entrepreneurial pursuits. Nationally ranked in entrepreneurship by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review, the center provides advice on start-up strategies, business and marketing plans, strategies for growing firms as well as guidance in securing angel and venture capital funding. Students are provided opportunities for entrepreneurial internships, business plan contests, consulting team projects and mentorship opportunities.
 
Walter Schmid Center for International Business
The Walter Schmid Center for International Business was established in 1992. The mission of the center is to provide leadership in internationalizing business education in the Argyros School of Business and Economics, to create and disseminate knowledge through research on the global economy and to provide a resource for Orange County business people to assess and act upon opportunities in the global marketplace.

Degrees

Executive Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science

Joint Degree Program

Accelerated Program

Courses

Accounting

Business

Economics

Executive MBA

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