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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.

Featured Classes for Fall

BUSI 95: Entrepreneurship —The Business Plan

INSTRUCTOR BENNETT DUBIN


Online & In-Person Hybrid Course, Meets on campus on Wednesdays at 6-8:50 PM  CRN 20497

Become an entrepreneur! Learn about identifying business opportunities, evaluating the market, and launching your ideas. This course focuses on the business plan as a necessary component of starting a small business, and the phases and components in the development of the business plan. See course outline for details.

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Digital Marketing Certificate

Created in collaboration with Facebook Inc. and supported by Pathstream, an online learning platform focused on digital skills, the Cerificate of Achievement in Digital Marketing is an academic certificate program focused on digital marketing skills and tools employed by the industry, such as Facebook Ad Manager, Google Ads, Mailchimp, Microsoft Excel, and Google Sheets.

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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

Courses

View the course catalog for detailed descriptions.

See schedule of classes for courses offered this and upcoming term.

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 Chair

650.949.6138


lewlaurence@foothill.edu 


Room 3018 Main Campus

Division Office Contacts

BUSINESS & SOCIAL SCIENCES DIVISION
Natasha Mancuso, Interim Division Dean
Email: mancusonatasha@fhda.edu
If you have questions for the division dean, please contact the Student & Faculty Support Center.
Business & Social Sciences Division


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