2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Business Administration Associate Degree (ASBA)

Degree: Associate of Science in Business Administration

Majors: Biblical Studies, Business Administration, also available as a minor Major

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 Outcomes - 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.

Business Administration Associate Degree Curriculum

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

LBC 101Engaging Faith & Life

3

THE 105Prelude to Biblical & Theological Studies

3

LAN 101College Composition and Research

3

BUS 102Introduction to Business

3

BIB 103Creation & Covenants: OT I

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

BIB 106Interpreting the Bible

3

LAN 340Business Writing

3

MAT 218Applied Business Mathematics

3

BUS 113Foundations of Accounting

3

PHE ____PHE Elective

1

BIB 104Israel's Life & Literature: OT II

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

CSV 201Christian Service I

0

BIB 203Life of Christ: NT I

3

HIS/LIT ____History or Literature Core (100/200 Level)

3

LAN 104Public Speaking

3

BUS 302Marketing

3

BUS 307Business Law

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

CSV 202Christian Service II

0

BIB 204Early Church: NT II

3

BUS 425Personal Finance and Investment

3

BUS ____Business Elective*

3

BUS 230Leadership

3

____ ____Arts & Science Elective **

3

Total Credit Hours:15

*Business Electives:

BUS 205Finance

3

BUS 305Operations Management

3

BUS 402International Business

3

BUS 415Managerial Economics

3

THE 220Christian Ethics

3

THE 314Theology of Work and Wealth

3

**Arts and Sciences Electives:

SOC 101General Psychology

3

PHI 201Introduction to Philosophy

3

SOC 203Principles of Sociology

3

POL 202Intro. to American Government

3