The Business area of study is designed to prepare students for a wide range of careers and to assist students in upgrading existing work knowledge and skills. The areas of specialization available at Las Positas College reflect the current and projected needs of the ever-changing, dynamic business environment. It is critical that students work closely with business faculty and counselors to determine what degrees or certificates are most consistent with their individual career and/or transfer goals.
Students may pursue programs that:
• Upgrade skills
• Prepare them for work
• Lead to Career Degrees and Certificates
• Prepare them for transfer to a university
Did you know?
For the average U.S. worker, there’s a clear benefit to getting a 2-year associate degree. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2018 workers with an associate degree earned almost $7,000 more per year compared with people with a high school diploma alone. They were also more likely to be able to find a job at all.
Degree and certificate options may change. For the most up-to-date degree and certificate information, please refer to the Program Mapper.