The University of California, Berkeley's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is Best Value Schools' No. 1 undergraduate Business program. The highly selective degree program is offered through the university's Haas School of Business. Students may explore specific areas of interest through earning a minor, or through global opportunities. Core courses explore principles of accounting, business communication, finance, marketing, and organizational behavior. Elective offerings include Leading People; Philanthropy: A Cross-Cultural Perspective; and The Social, Political and Ethical Environment of Business.
Founded in 1868, Berkeley is the flagship institution of the University of California system's 10 research universities. The public institution has research relationships with three U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratories and is also home to its own institutes, such as the Space Sciences Laboratory. Berkeley is historically noted for its student-run Free Speech and Anti-Vietnam War Movements. U.S. News & World Report ranks Berkeley No. 22 in National Universities, No. 24 in Most Innovative Schools, and No. 2 in Top Public Schools. The site also ranks the university No. 2 in Business Programs.