Credit Courses with a Small Business Consulting Project

Students with an advanced level of English proficiency who are enrolled in the Semester at SDSU program may expand their business knowledge by enrolling in SDSU College of Business Administration courses. The fifth largest undergraduate business school in the U.S., the College was recently named by Success magazine as one of the "25 Best Business Schools for Entrepreneurs in America."

Students can select from courses in Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Management, and Marketing. Other business-related courses in departments such as Economics are available. Consult with the Semester at SDSU advisor regarding the options.

Program Highlights

  • Variety of Business Courses

    Choose four SDSU business courses per semester or three business courses and a group consulting project (upon approval and availability) with a local business.

  • Official Transcript

    Credits earned are listed on an official SDSU transcript and may be transferable to other universities.

For course descriptions, please visit For sample class schedules of the courses usually offered, go to Please be aware not all courses are offered every semester.

Please note that the ALI cannot guarantee participation in specific university courses. Students enroll in classes on a space-available basis.

For more information on Semester at SDSU, please contact


Semester at SDSU Business Certificate

Number of weeks


Hours of instruction

Varies according to course enrollment. Minimum 12 units undergraduate/9 units graduate


TOEFL iBT 61 or IELTS 5.5. Proof of English proficiency is required with application.


See Calendar & Fees (All prices and dates are subject to change.)

Also included

All students have access to a variety of electives, pronunciation clinics, sports and conversation clubs, language and computer labs, personalized student counseling, library, and academic advising.