Interest Areas


Business | Interest Area | Cañada College

Are you an entrepreneur eager to start your own business? Do you want to be part of a business that is changing the world? Are you ready to expand your skills in the legal arena? Do you want to use economics to solve social or environmental issues?

Courses in these programs will prepare you for positions in administration, marketing, accounting, and management within large and small businesses, as well as help in starting your own business. Many of the courses are credited for transfer to CSUs and UCs. Certificate programs lead directly to careers in administration and law. Courses are offered day and evening hours, as well as online and in accelerated pathways.

Program Maps

Ideally used before a student applies because they need to choose an interest area when they apply.

Program Map


Meet your Success Team


Hyla Lacefield (Dean of Business, Design & Workforce)

Business, Design and Workforce - Division Office

Lead Faculty

Gampi Shankar (Professor)

Business, Design and Workforce - Business

Counseling Division

Daryan Chan (Counselor)

Student Services - Counseling

Retention Specialist

John Omar (Instructional Aide II)

Academic Support and Learning Technologies - Learning Center

Learning Center (ASLT) - Peer Mentors

Cañada Learning Center (Canada Learning Center)

Academic Support and Learning Technologies - Learning Center

Data Coach

Karen Engel (Dean of Planning, Research, Innovation and Effectiveness)

President's Office - Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness