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Career & Technical Programs
AHPS 251
(530) 895-2531

Business Education Department
BE 116
(530) 895-2371

Business Education Department;
Patrick Christensen, Chair

Business Education Department

Butte College business degree pathways are designed to meet current job market demands so that you graduate well prepared for an open career field.

Our faculty bring years of industry experience into the classroom to enrich your education and advise you in selecting a career pathway.


What is your goal?

  • Earn a Bachelor's Degree (4 years) -- Earn 40% more than those with a high school diploma*

  • Earn an Associates Degree (2 years) -- Earn 15% more than those with a high school diploma*

  • Not sure yet -- That's OK! We can help you explore options. 

The business department at Butte College also welcomes students who are working professionals pursuing a degree and/or already have a degree who may be interested in building their workplace skills.  More information about our programs for the working professional.


Classes are offered at the main campus, Chico Center, Glenn County Center, and Online

Business Education Department - (530)895-2371

Patrick Christensen , Chair

Jill Hedman, Administrative Secretary

3635 Butte Campus Drive, BE116

Oroville, CA 95969 

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics (

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