The Department of Business and Management equips students to respond ethically, think critically, communicate effectively and perform with excellence as Christians in a changing world.
Do you see yourself as the CEO of a company, an entrepreneur, innovator or futurist? A Vanguard business degree will help you achieve these goals. The world of business offers many opportunities for people to develop their passions. Your interests could become a lifelong career – many of the largest companies in the world started as a hobby.
At Vanguard, we will prepare you to be successful in a fast and dynamic world by helping you discover your strengths and abilities. Your possibilities and potential are endless! In addition to your academics, you will be mentored by professors who care about your spiritual well-being. The integration of faith and academics truly distinguishes the Vanguard Department of Business and Management
Coursework in all majors is viewed from a global perspective, and includes the undergraduate business and management core requirements and additional units in the specific majors listed below.
This major develops students’ understanding and application of financial accounting concepts, accounting cycle processes and much more.
Learn more about our Accounting Society.
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Business Administration Major
This major develops students’ understanding and application of workplace communications, business strategies, economics, and legal and ethical issues.
Learn more about our Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society Chapter.
This major develops students’ understanding and application of market research, advertising, sales, and digital/interactive marketing.
Business Administration Concentrations
For a diversified experience, you can add one of three exciting concentrations to any of our majors. These concentrations are designed to challenge and prepare you for a variety of career possibilities:
Business Administration Minor
This minor introduces students to the application of workplace communications, business strategies, economics, and legal and ethical issues.
Craft Your Future
Business and Management majors graduate with an impressive skill set and find rewarding careers in a variety of fields.
Recent alumni study at:
• Azusa Pacific University
• CSU Fullerton
• Northwestern University
• Pepperdine University
• Purdue University
• UC Irvine
• University of Oxford
• University of Southern California
Recent alumni work in:
• International Business
• Non-Profit Organizations
• Public Relations
• Real Estate
• Social Media
Recent alumni work for:
• 454 Creative
• Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Law
• Marshall Reddick Real Estate
• Sonfarrel Aerospace
• Stance Socks
• Trilogy Financial
• Wahoo's Fish Taco
Beyond the Classroom
From our Accounting Society to company visits to department events, our faculty provide practical, experiential activities for students in the business world.
Our faculty prepare students for their future careers with engaging events, relevant guest speakers and a four-year business degree plan.
With a 15:1 faculty to student ratio, faculty invest in each student’s unique skills and passions.
Our faculty have extensive networks that they make available to students.
Diversify your resume with classes in Accounting, Business and Marketing, and learn digital skills through MediaHub.
Sigma Beta Delta – Honor Society
High-achieving students have the opportunity to join a thriving campus chapter of the nationally-recognized honors society for business majors.