Business Career Academy

Information and Updates: DVC Career Academies Summer 2020 Interest Card

Learn from successful industry professionals by enrolling in BUS-104-1061/9071 - Exploring Careers in Business Administration. Experience hands-on application of business techniques, skills, and knowledge. Learn about business management, accounting, marketing and more. Students will develop a business plan using current business practices such as teamwork, problem solving, and communication.

Career Academy Information


June 29 - July 3, 2020 - Pleasant Hill Campus

July 27-31, 2020 - San Ramon Campus

Hours: 8:30am- 4:30pm

Diablo Room, 3rd Floor of the HSF building, DVC Pleasant Hill Campus

Location at DVC San Ramon Campus TBD

Cost: High school students pay ONLY $1.00 per unit.
College credit:

BUS-104-1061 (Pleasant Hill Campus): Earn 1.5 unit college credit and 3.75 units of high school credit.

BUS-104-9071 (San Ramon Campus): Earn 1.5 unit college credit and 3.75 units of high school credit.

CSU Transferable

How to Apply:

What can you do now?

Starting April 1st:

  • Complete Career Academy Application (link will be here and at top of page starting April 1st)
  • You will not enroll for this course through InSite and must receive permission from our office to enroll.
  • Hold on to your signed Special Admissions Recommendation Form until you receive an email stating you have been accepted into the Career Academy
  • Beginning of May, students will receive an email if they have been accepted or waitlisted
  • Once accepted, you must respond confirming your spot and complete the online permission forms by a certain date that will be in your email
  • You will receive a date in June to submit your Special Admissions Recommendation Form to either the Pleasant Hill or San Ramon Campus Admissions & Records Office. You can also pay your fee of $1/unit at this time.
  • Campus Hours: PHC - Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm and Tuesday 8:00am-7:00pm; SRC - Monday-Thursday 9:00am-6:30pm *Closed Fridays

For more detailed instructions: Steps to Apply to Career Academies

Who can apply: This course is appropriate for students entering grades 10, 11, and 12 for Fall 2020
  • DVC does not provide meals; please make sure to pack your own lunch and snacks.
  • Because this class gives college credit, students must attend everyday for the whole time or they may receive a non-passing grade for the class on their college transcript.
Capacity: Limited to 30 students
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