Clubs and Organizations
Accounting Society (AS): California State University, Fullerton has one of the largest accounting societies in the state. The Accounting Society is a non-profit organization run by students. The foundation of the Accounting Society is based on these three core values: integrity in business, the pursuit of knowledge, and professionalism. The goal of our society is to provide networking opportunities between students and professionals in the industry. Throughout the semester, the Accounting Society organizes a variety of events to help facilitate interactions between the members and employers. Events that we hold include weekly speaker meetings, sporting events, office tours, mock interviews, and Meet the Firms. In addition, the Accounting Society offers a tutoring program for students currently taking financial accounting classes.
American Marketing Association (AMA) has been actively supporting students’ interests in Marketing. Being the first business organization on campus, the AMA continuously endeavors to set standards for other business organizations to follow. This past academic year, speaker meetings and company tours were hosted by professionals from Dieste Harmel, Oakley, Disney Consumer Products, and the Pepsi Bottling Group.
Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP): AITP is an organization dedicated to enriching a students' college experience by providing a warm, social atmosphere to explore and learn about Management Information Systems.
Behind the Scenes (BTS):
Behind the Scenes is student-run organization for entertainment business students who are interested in networking
with and learning from professionals in the entertainment and tourism industries.
The alliance invites industry experts to participate in Human Resource panels, Brown-bag Q&A sessions, Student-Industry mixers, and much more! In addition, Behind the Scenes also provides its members with Resume Workshops and Mock Interviews in order to help them prepare for careers in this exciting, face-paced, and competitive industry. (Open to Entertainment & Tourism Management majors)
Beta Alpha Psi (BAP): Beta Alpha Psi was founded in 1919 as a national honors accounting fraternity. By 1997 there were over 200 chapters on college and university campuses with over 200,000 members initiated ever since. Delta Beta Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the 19th chapter installed nationally, was installed on May 20, 1972.
Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS): Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International. For questions about the CSUF Mihaylo College of Business and Economics Chapter, please contact BGS at MCBEevents@fullerton.edu
Business Inter-Club Council (BICC): The BICC is a funding council that receives student fees from Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) to be used for student benefit. The mission of the BICC is to facilitate greater and improved degrees of communication and cooperate between the student business-related clubs, organizations, associations, societies and fraternities affiliated with the CSUF MCBE. In addition, the BICC shall strive to foster and promote school unity within the entire student body of the CSUF MCBE, to facilitate and aid in the continual existence and success of all chartered business organization on CSUF, and to enhance the reputation of this body at CSUF and within the community at large.
Delta Sigma Pi (DSP): Delta Sigma Pi has much to offer: it helps its members who are not already in the business school with the application process; it exposes members to career opportunities; and its members develop interview techniques, improve public speaking and leadership abilities, write nearly perfect resumes and cultivate other professional concerns. Most importantly, every brother becomes involved within the fraternity, and friendships are developed that last well beyond our college years.
Economics Association (EA): The Economics Association was established to serve students majoring in economics by developing them in becoming the leaders of tomorrow by professional exposure with the focus in economics, community engagement, and form strong relationships with fellow economic students, alumni, professors, and prospective employers.
Entrepreneur Society (ES): The Entrepreneur Society helps prepare students interested in learning more about the hands-on side of business and those interested in starting their own business. ES hopes to fulfill this goal through interactive guest speaker meetings, company tours, inter-club events, mixers, and networking. Most of these benefits are not available in a traditional classroom. Other ES resources include: strong relationships with the Tri County Lead – Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Small Business Institute (SBI), Small Business Association (SBA), Service Core of Retired Executives (SCORE), alumni network, aspiring and established entrepreneurs
Epsilon Nu Tau (ENT): Epsilon Nu Tau (ENT) is the nations first co-ed entrepreneurship fraternity, and was just awarded the best club by the Business Inter-club Council (BICC). The fraternity is concentrated towards developing business ideas, and networking amongst members to promote strong connections to support our business ventures. Throughout the semester Epsilon Nu Tau attends conferences to develop business leadership, improve salesmanship skills, and network nation wide with other entrepreneurs. Epsilon Nu Tau is a brotherhood committed to helping its members reach their entrepreneurial goals.
Finance Association (FA): The Finance Association provides current and potential finance majors an in-depth look into financial endeavors. This club features monthly events throughout the school year.
Financial Risk Management Association (FRMA) is an organization designed to bridge the gap between education and industry practices relating to management of financial risks including derivatives and hedging instruments. Opportunities provided to members would include applied techniques of hedging and risk management, as well as networking opportunities through other members and industry professional guest presentations.
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) is the largest student business organization in the world with more than 225,000 members. Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) student organization committed to preparing today's students for success in business leadership. The FBLA Mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. We bring our mission to life through the application of our motto: Service, Education, and Progress.
Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS): AN INTERNATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT, INSURANCE, AND ACTUARIAL SCIENCE COLLEGIATE FRATERNITY - The purpose of this fraternity is to promote, encourage, and sustain student interest in insurance, risk management, and actuarial science as professions; to encourage the high moral and scholastic attainments of its members; and to facilitate interaction of educational institutions and industry through networking and by fostering research activities, scholarship, and improved public relations.
MBA Association (MBAA): The MBA Association (MBAA) strives to enrich the MBA student's college experience by providing them with an opportunity to associate and interact with the faculty, fellow students, administration, and local business community leaders on and off campus. The Association achieves these goals by hosting various business and social events during the year. Some of the noted events are: guest speaker meetings, softball BBQ, beach picnics, networking mixer at a local restaurant, community service, faculty discussion panel, and participation in Business Week. The two major events held by the MBAA are the Semi-Annual Banquet and the Annual Career Fair. The banquet is the final social event of the semester that recognizes the hard work and dedication of board members as well as outstanding participation of selected members. The Annual Career Fair is dedicated to providing networking and career opportunities to talented MBA students.
Latino Business Student Association (LBSA) was established to create business leaders of tomorrow, through professional exposure, community involvement, and social interaction. Our Goal is to provide members with the highest quality of constructive and positive business related experiences that will prepare college students for tomorrow.
Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE): Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE) is the only national, co-ed, professional fraternal organization that focuses on facilitating its members’ professional development, education, and networking in the areas of sales, marketing, and management. The fraternity’s mission is to develop the sales and marketing skills of its members through lifelong opportunities. Further, PSE strives to provide its student members practical business experience through sales, sales projects, marketing, marketing research and community service projects. Results of these experiences is that PSE is better able to help firms identify highly qualified professional student members and PSE alumni, and motivated and dedicated students are better able to maximize their college experience. Each year PSE hosts a National Educational Foundation Sales & Marketing Convention of nearly 500 PSE members (collegiate, alumni, educator, professional, associate and corporate representatives). This national convention includes activities such as a dynamic lineup of keynote speakers, workshops and seminars that address current topics of interest, social activities, a career fair, for the purpose of helping some of the nations’ top recruiters who are looking for PSE members to fill employment and internship positions.
Real Estate Association (REA): The purpose of the Real Estate Association is to advance the study of real estate by providing a medium through which its members may gain practical and knowledge into the real estate field. This is achieved by a program of periodic presentations to students by real estate industry executives who discuss their views on current topics of interest and the industry in general. The association recruits speakers from all areas of the real estate industry, and from all organizational levels. The Real Estate Association is an organization that enhances faculty and industry interaction with real estate majors.
Society for Advancement of Management (SAM): The CSU Fullerton Student Chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Management promotes a professional and social club environment for its members, providing beneficial resources, networking opportunities, and fun events to encourage greater personal and intellectual growth within the field of management.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA): The CSUF Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) Program offers free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. We provide trained student volunteers who can help with special credits, such as Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, and Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled. In addition to free tax return preparation assistance, we also offer free electronic filing (e-filing).