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Successful managers understand the functioning components of their organization: employees, production, customer needs, operational needs, and so much more. The Bachelor of Arts in Management degree at FPU is designed to impart the skills of planning, organizing, staffing, controlling and directing so they can be as effective leaders as possible. You will also gain a functional knowledge of processes of data analysis and interpretation techniques which are essential in understanding organizational health and direction.


  • Real-world cases examined in order to understand theory
  • Faculty currently employed in various industries that help make the courses come to life through first-hand examples
  • Experiential learning methods to appeal to various learning styles
  • Clear feedback on assignments to foster learning
  • Texts that present the latest theories and techniques in management

Career opportunities

Graduates have found work in both for profit and non-profit organizations including but not limited to: foreman positions, management positions, directorships, supervisory positions and various assistant or associate positions related to management.

Transferring to Fresno Pacific

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Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Information

Business Administration (AS-T) to Business Administration: Management, B.A.

BA courses fulfilled through ADT:

  • All lower-division General Education requirements fulfilled
  • BA co-requisites and major courses fulfilled through ADT:
    • ECON 101    Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    • ECON 102    Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
    • ACCT 220    Principles of Accounting I (4)
    • ACCT 230    Principles of Accounting II (4)
    • BUS-301       Business Writing (0) – Waived
    • BUS-475       Law & the Legal Environment (3) [lower to upper division]
  • This program is offered as daytime traditional

ADT Guarantee is the completion of BA/BS degree in 68 units.

Course listing

Note: Emphasis courses are additional courses that are to be completed alongside the general education and parent program requirements as dictated by the Fresno Pacific University catalog. Please review the course requirements for baccalaureate programs and the general education summary in the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.

Emphasis Courses (6 Units)

MGT 355Organizational Behavior3
MGT 360Human Resource Management3

Elective Courses (15 units)

Select five of the following

LEAD 405Leadership Concepts and Practice3
MGT 352Organizational Communication3
MGT 362Nonprofit Management3
MKT 303Market Research3
MKT 316Sales Management3
BUS 380Project Management3
MGT 457Risk Management3
MKT 314Logistics3
CSSE 112Survey of Computer Science3
CSSE 220Programming for Solving Problems4

Capstone Course (5-7 Units)

BUS 482Seminar in Business Strategy4
BUS 485Internship1 - 3

Program director

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Ranjan George, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Business, Program Director, Business B.A.