Professionals in the field of finance manage long-term investments, working capital, and issues of financing for small businesses or large corporations. The bachelor of arts degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance provides graduates with the tools and skills necessary to support and manage a successful career in finance.
The liberal studies major provides a broad course of study which serves as a foundation for meeting a wide range of future goals including graduate study, career development and community services. Because it is interdisciplinary, it is especially designed for students interested in teaching at the elementary school level. Courses for the major cover the content required for multiple subject teacher credential candidates.
The mathematics program at Fresno Pacific University is designed to prepare students to solve problems, communicate their understanding and appreciate the beauty of mathematics and its role in human history.
Psychology is the study of human behavior and mental processes. Students receive a foundation in psychology while being challenged to examine human nature from scientific, religious, philosophical, physiological and socio-cultural perspectives. Psychological knowledge is a great benefit in many careers, and the major is flexible and can be tailored to meet student goals.
Biology at Fresno Pacific University ranges from the biochemical analysis of cells to the study of global ecosystems. It happens on campus in the teaching and research laboratories of AIMS Hall, it extends to the local community as part of internships in agriculture and medicine and it journeys to the mountains, coasts and deserts of California during field studies. The biology program prepares students for the rigorous intellectual challenges of careers as diverse as medicine, teaching and scientific research.
The studio art emphasis exposes students to the contemporary practice, visual culture theory and historical perspectives for the visual arts. Students in the art studio emphasis are exposed to a wide range of media and develop the critical and conceptual skills needed to realize a personal artistic vision. Students will learn requirements of a professional career and be guided in the building of a professional artistic portfolio.
The graphic arts emphasis prepares art major students for further study in either graphic arts or graphic design. Both of these fields are increasingly more popular and plentiful in today's computer savvy society. Students who choose the graphic arts emphasis, take basic and advanced graphic arts courses and explore the field of graphic art, its technologies and uses.
With an increase in the number of performing and visual arts facilities, arts councils and art advocacy groups, there is a growing need for individuals with both artistic and business skills to work in these organizations. Seeking to fill this need, the emphasis in art administration prepares students for graduate study or entry level administrative work with organizations such as art galleries and museums, arts councils, symphony orchestras, as well as opera, theater and dance companies.
This bachelor of arts degree is an innovative collection of courses which allows students to specialize in three different art concentrations. No matter what your career goal, we have a program to meet your needs.
The following courses are required for this concentration. The general education courses listed are only those required for this concentration. A total of 57 - 63 units are required for general education (not including the language requirement).