You’ll gain both knowledge and practical skills for business operations of all kinds with our bachelor of arts in business management. Building on solid principles of economics and accounting, our experienced instructors guide you through a range of advanced classes in finance, management, organizational behavior, small groups and teams, marketing, research and analysis, and business strategy. Threaded throughout the major is an ethical perspective. Together, all of the courses provide a practical guide to business operations, from entrepreneurial ventures to well−established organizations. 

Highlights

  • A challenging and supportive academic environment
  • Cohorts groups meet face-to-face for class one night per week
  • Cohorts of 12-22 adults progress through the program together
  • Students come from a variety of life stages and cultural backgrounds
  • Course provide practical guide to business operations

Career opportunities

The program provides a solid business background that equips graduates for positions as executive managers, sales/marketing managers, business analysts, human resources professionals, retail and service managers and operations managers.

Program director

John Kilroy, Ph.D. Dean of the School of Business
John Kilroy, Ph.D.

Dean of the School of Business

Admission requirements

  • 60 transferable baccalaureate-level units
  • Minimum 2.4 GPA
  • Two years post-secondary experience
  • Application form
  • $40 fee (fee is waived for those attending an information meeting)
  • Official high school transcripts or diploma
  • Official college transcripts
  • Recommendation form

Course listing

Required Courses (39 Units)

The following units must be earned at fresno pacific university

CodeTitleUnits
ACCT-301Accounting for Management3
BIB-314Jesus and the Christian Community3
BIB-451Biblical Perspectives for Leaders3
BUS-466Statistics for Management3
BUS-441Ethics and Values3
BUS-471Business Policy and Strategy3
BUS-476Business Law3
ECON-301Economics in Business3
FIN-460Business Finance3
MGT-315Principles of Management3
MGT-443Organizational Project3
MGT-450Management and Organizational Behavior3
MKT-320World of Marketing3

Electives

Elective units as needed to meet the bachelor of arts minimum. this requirement may be met through allowable college coursework, advanced placement exams, college level examination program, international baccalaureate exams, military or ace credit and prior learning assessment.