2019-2020 Accelerated Undergraduate Catalog

Business Administration (ASBA - Accelerated)

Degree: Associate of Science in Business Administration 

Majors: Biblical Studies, Business Administration

Mission: The mission of the Business Administration program is to educate Christian students with the necessary business knowledge and skills that they may proclaim Jesus Christ and serve Him in the Church and society. Specifically, the vision of the Business Administration program is to develop, equip and inspire fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ and provide them with the necessary skills to be successful God-honoring business leaders. Highly skilled and devoted workers will be sent into the market place to model the life of Jesus Christ to the business world.

Major Objectives - Students Will:

  1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of prioritization related to spiritual aspects of life, relational interactions and their service to the church and the world. Specific skills developed will be time management, goal setting, resource allocation, vision, organization, drive and critical thinking.
  2. Analyze and express information and ideas in a variety of appropriate means with clarity and coherence in written and spoken forms.
  3. Master the key sub-disciplines within the business realm. Specific skills developed will be subject matter expertise, applying knowledge to everyday life, decision-making, problem solving and confidence in decisions.
  4. Analyze their role in the world and work, following Jesus Christ's example as their model of leadership. Specific skills developed will be driven-ness, working with excellence, flexibility, self-motivation, and ethical actions.
  5. Demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence in both personal and business relationships. Some of the basic features of emotional intelligence include delegation, collaboration, motivation and candor.
  6. Apply the concept of maximizing God's gifts in our lives. Areas of emphasis will be identifying and developing gifts and talents and balancing resources.

Major Details:

Credits Needed:

  • 18 Credits - General Education
  • 21 Credits - Business Administration
  • 18 Credits - Biblical Studies
  • 3 Credits - Electives

TOTAL - 60 Credits

Curriculum Plan

General Education (18 Credits)

LAN 101College Composition and Research

3

LAN 104Public Speaking

3

LAN 340Business Writing

3

 

LIT ____LIT Core (100/200 Level)

3

OR

HIS ____HIS Core (200 Level)

3

 

MAT 218Applied Business Mathematics

3

 

SOC 101General Psychology

3

OR

SOC 203Principles of Sociology

3

OR

PHI 201Introduction to Philosophy

3

Business Administration ( 21 credits)

BUS 102Introduction to Business

3

BUS 113Foundations of Accounting

3

BUS 230Leadership

3

BUS 302Marketing

3

BUS 307Business Law

3

BUS 425Personal Finance and Investment

3

 

BUS 205Finance

3

OR

BUS 305Operations Management

3

OR

BUS 402International Business

3

OR

BUS 403Negotiations

3

OR

BUS 415Managerial Economics

3

OR

THE 220Christian Ethics

3

OR

THE 314Theology of Work and Wealth

3

Biblical Studies (18 Credits)

 
BIB 103Creation & Covenants: OT I

3

BIB 104Israel's Life & Literature: OT II

3

BIB 105Biblical Hermeneutics

3

BIB 203Life of Christ: NT I

3

BIB 204Early Church: NT II

3

THE 105Prelude to Biblical & Theological Studies

3

Electives (3 credits)

Electives can possibly be filled through Life Experience Credits.