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Business

About the Program

A business degree or certificate can provide you with the knowledge and skills to start your own company or pursue studies in a more specialized field. 

I chose to study business at Foothill because it’s a foot above the rest! 

- Liam May

Our courses cover everything from marketing and management to finance and international business.

Our classes are taught by local industry leaders, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs.  

Numerous entry-level positions are available for students pursuing a degree or certificate in business.

8% Projected growth for business occupations through 2024

Transfer Students

What can you do with a degree in business?

  • Account Executive
  • Advertising Coordinator
  • Bookkeeper/ Payroll Clerk
  • Business Owner/Manager
  • Buyer
  • Credit Manager
  • Customer Service Manager/Representative
  • Department Manager
  • Financial Planning Assistant
  • Loan Coordinator
  • Management Trainee
  • Store Manager
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Merchandiser
  • Paralegal
  • Personal Banker
  • Real Estate appraiser
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Sales Manager/Representative
  • Supervisor
  • Visual Marketing Specialist

Degree & Program Types

Check out this list for a quick view of our business programs. For program requirements and full course listings, view degrees and certificates information.

Associate in Arts Degree

  • Business Administration

Associate Degree for Transfer

Career Certificate

Business career certificates are non-transcriptable and consist of 13-35 units. These certificates are designed as a career advancement tool. Courses focus on practical knowledge and skill development.

  • Business Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Literacy
  • Marketing
  • Small Business & Digital Marketing

 

Courses

View the course catalog for descriptions, along with links to currently offered classes.

Gateway Courses

  • Busi 11: Info. Systems
  • Busi 18: Business Law I
  • Busi 19: Business Law II
  • Busi 22: Principles of Business
  • Busi 53: International Business
  • Busi 53A: Business Communications and Technologies
  • Busi 59: Marketing

Functional Courses

  • Busi 57: Advertising
  • Busi 62: Salesmanship
  • Busi 59A: Web Marketing
  • Busi 59B: E-Business
  • Busi 60: Corp. Finance
  • Busi 61: Investments
  • Busi 70: Business Ethics
  • Busi 87: Human Resources Management
  • Busi 91L:Business Applications 

Capstone Courses

  • Busi 90A: Management
  • Busi 95: Entrepreneurship - Business Planning
  • Busi 96: Entrepreneurship - Starting Small Business and Management
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Questions?Please Contact Us!

Business Department Co-Chairs

650.949.7577 650.949.6138

mancusonatasha@foothill.edulewlaurence@foothill.edu

Rooms 3012 and 3018 Main Campus

Division Office Contacts

BUSINESS & SOCIAL SCIENCES DIVISION
Office: Building 3000, Room 3007
Kurt Hueg, Division Dean
Phone: 650.949.7322
Email: huegkurt@foothill.edu
Becki DiGregorio
Division Administrative Assistant
Phone: 650.949.7322
FAX: 650.949.7422
Email: digregoriobecki@foothill.edu
Business & Social Sciences Division


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Campus Open Wednesday, Nov. 21