Whether you want to do business internationally, lead a non-profit organization, or inherit a family business, you'll gain the foundational skills you need as a business major at Fresno Pacific University. Courses are taught with an emphasis on ethical leadership and social responsibility, with the ability to scale to any business type or size. Understand how culture impacts business operations in an International Business course or launch your own company in your capstone project. Learn from faculty with global experience in consulting and entrepreneurship in small classes that give you personalized attention. Network with local businesses for internships and develop a resume with experiences that will stand out in the job market.
- Small class sizes and a flexible program option allow for personalized education
- Faculty connected to relevant industries to help with internship placement
- Apply what you learn outside of the classroom as you start your own business
- Accounting program prepares graduates for successful job placement
With the choice of five distinct emphases, including accounting, management, marketing, finance or software development, you’ll be ready for any business career including management in any industry, accounting, tax preparation, financial planning, human resources, advertising and more.
Transferring to Fresno Pacific
Come and experience the FPU community and finish your degree with us! Visit our Transfer page to learn more about transferring or connect with a Transfer Specialist to ensure your transition to FPU is as smooth as possible.
In order to obtain a bachelor’s degree from Fresno Pacific University, students must complete at least 120 units. Along with completing all required courses in their selected area of study, general education requirements must be met by all graduates. See the general education summary in the undergraduate academic catalog for more information.
Select programs may not provide enough units for a student to graduate and therefore an emphasis and/or elective courses must be completed alongside the major. Please see below for emphases related to this area of study.
General Education Prerequisites (10 Units)
|ECON 101||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|ECON 102||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
MATH 206L and
or Introductory Statistics Lab and
Foundational Courses (11 Units)
|ACCT 220||Principles of Accounting I||4|
|ACCT 230||Principles of Accounting II||4|
|MATH 125||Finite Mathematics||3|
Core Courses (27 Units)
|BUS 321||Personal Finance||3|
|BUS 365||Business Ethics||3|
|BUS 430||Business Information Systems||3|
|BUS 475||Law and the Business Environment||3|
|BUS 480||Strategic Management||3|
|FIN 450||Financial Management||3|
|INTB 370||International Business||3|
|MGT 350||Organizational Theory||3|
|MKT 300||Principles of Marketing||3|
Electives (21 Units)
Choose any seven business courses offered in any emphasis area.
Capstone Courses (5-7 Units)
|BUS 482||Seminar in Business Strategy||4|
|BUS 485||Internship||1 - 3|
This program requires an emphasis
Ranjan George, Ph.D.
Breck Harris, Ed.D.
Sylvia Kim, D.B.A., C.P.A., C.G.M.A.
Catherine Peck, M.B.A., C.P.A.
Benjamin Smith, M.A.