• Michael Conner

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. 


  • 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.

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:

ACCT 301Accounting for Management3
BIB 314Jesus and the Christian Community3
BIB 451Biblical Perspectives for Leadership3
BUS 431Organization Behavior3
BUS 434Individual in the Organization3
BUS 438Human Resources3
BUS 442Ethics and Values in Organizations3
BUS 466Statistics for Management3
BUS 471Business Policy and Strategy3
ECON 301Economics in Business3
FIN 460Business Finance3
MGT 315Principles of Management3
MKT 320World of Marketing3


  • BUS 466 Statistics is a prerequisite for Econ 301 Economics in Business
  • ECON 301 is a prerequisite for FIN 460 Finance
  • BUS 466 Statistics, ECON 301 Economics, and FIN 460 Finance are prerequisites for BUS 471 Business Policy and Procedure.


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.