Bachelor of Arts

The Business major is focused on equipping the student for management roles in both profit and non-profit organizations.  The inclusion of a core of Bible/Christian Worldview classes ensures this education is morally and ethically grounded.  There are twelve concentrations within the Business major:  Accounting, Business Management, Criminal Justice Administration, Emergency Management, Healthcare Management, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics Management, Marketing, Nonprofit, Organizational Leadership, and Production Management.

Program Objectives

  1. Integrate Christian principles in critical thinking and decision making.
  2. Demonstrate awareness and improvement of thinking and learning strategies.
  3. Apply business concepts in a business environment.
  4. Analyze a business operation and provide recommendations for improvement.

Course Requirements

120 Semester Credits
  • 36 General Education
  • 39 General Electives
  • 45 Program Electives

Program Course List

ENG3000 Writing in the Disciplines 3 credits 5 weeks

This course focuses on digital research and writing skills that support academic and professional success. Students will also be introduced to online tools for practical, academic, and professional development.

REL3000 Transformed Worldview 3 credits 5 weeks

The course will explore ways in which the student can develop a positive relationship with God as he/she explores the role of general revelation (the creation), special revelation (the Scriptures), and experiences God at work in the modern world.

BUS4030 Macroeconomics 3 credits 5 weeks

This course introduces economic analysis at the aggregate level, including the impact of monetary and fiscal policies on the aggregate behavior of individuals and business.  The effect of current domestic and international policies on macroeconomic performance is analyzed. 

Recommendation: Completion of a prior college level economics course.

ACC4010 Accounting II 3 credits 6 weeks

The acquisition, analysis, and reporting of financial information is important to the individual manager and the organization. Special attention will be given to the planning and control responsibilities of practicing managers. Individuals should gain confidence in their ability to interpret and use financial information for more effective decision-making.

Prerequisite:
ACC2020 Accounting I

THE4000 Introduction to Theology 3 credits 5 weeks

This course will be a systematic study of the doctrines of God, Christ, the Holy Spirit, man, sin, salvation and other related topics. These themes will be examined through various passages of scripture within the context of scripture.

FIN4000 Financial Management 3 credits 5 weeks

Financial management provides a foundation of the main topics in finance.  This course provides a theoretical foundation to evaluate organizational finance issues and apply theory in practice.

Prerequisite:
FIN2010 Introduction to Financial Management

BUS3000 Ethics 3 credits 5 weeks

This course presents an overview of some of the main classical philosophical views that have shaped Western norms, values, and beliefs. Christian Ethics will be the primary focus of this course. There will be a direct correlation drawn between ethics and morals. Decisions or choices are made based on a system of beliefs. In Christian Ethics, the Bible is used to prescribe how a person ought to live.

MGT4800 Management Capstone 3 credits 5 weeks

Offers an overall view of managing an organization by challenging students to integrate learning from all course work in solving complex management problems.

Prerequisite:
Completion of BA program major courses and/or concentration courses.