Business Administration

Possible career opportunities - Business accounting

Study in accounting prepares students for careers in bookkeeping, private and public accounting, auditing, tax preparation and administration, cost and manufacturing accounting, financial services, payroll, software systems, corporate governance and financial investigation. Some career options require more than two years of college study.Degrees and certificates offered by the Business Administration Department

Associate in science degrees

Associate in science degree for transfer

Certificates of achievement

  • Advanced accounting (BUSAC)
  • Advanced general business (BUS)
  • Bookkeeping (BUSAC)
  • Business - transfer (BUS)
  • Business marketing (BUS)
  • Digital marketing (BUSMK)
  • General accounting (BUSAC)
  • General business (BUS)
  • Management and leadership studies (BUS)
  • Office professional (BUS)
  • Real estate (RE)
  • Small business management/entrepreneurship (BUS)
  • Wealth management (BUS) 

Certificates of accomplishment

  • Business essentials (BUS)
  • Office professional (BUS) 
  • Real estate salesperson (RE)
  • Small business management/entrepreneurship (BUS)

Business Administration Department Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

Business Administration Department class schedules

Business Administration Department office hours

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The Business Department's Tutoring Lab is available for tutoring services during the Fall semester. Please use our Zoom address or use Zoom Meeting ID: 369 026 9253

The lab is open Monday - Thursday from 8 AM - 4:30 PM


DVC has partnered with community leaders to present relevant business workshops and events.

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business administrationThe Business Administration Department offers a variety of courses in the areas of accounting, office administration, computer applications, and business English/communications.

Using technology in a business settingWhether you are working toward your AA degree, taking courses to transfer to a four-year college or university, earning a certificate, or updating your skills, we have the courses you need.

So take time to look at our course offerings, certificate programs (see list above), and current class schedule. Also take this opportunity to find out about our faculty. We care about your future!

Drop in counseling is available for business students on Thursdays from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. in the Counseling Center. No appointment is needed and walk-ins are welcomed.

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Contact us

Department Chair:

Martha Laham 925-969-2328 BFL 215