Bachelor of Arts in Business


Oak Valley College offers a Bachelor of Arts in Business, which is suitable for students who wish to:

  • work in private industry

  • support a nonprofit organization

  • lead a ministry

  • pursue a government career

  • enter management training in manufacturing, operations, service, or retail industries

  • launch a business, nonprofit, or ministry

Liberal arts coursework offers breadth and depth covering a range of topics, including project management, economics, finance, accounting, product development, marketing, and leadership.

128 units may be completed in three years.  Courses are applied in nature, meaning you will complete real-world projects, case studies, and assignments.

Courses integrate Christian teachings, ethics and principles, so you emerge from the degree with a Christian worldview on business.  This provides a great perspective to help guide your career decisions and understand leadership principles that put service ahead of personal gain.

Since class sizes are small, you will have the opportunity to pursue personal goals and projects that reflect your own career aspirations.  

Since each course is taught by professors, not teaching assistants, you will be mentored and coached by experts in their field.  Our professors debunk the adage that professors are distant and do not understand the real world. Our professors are professionals with years of practical expertise in the field.  See our faculty profiles for more information.

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