2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Business Administration (BSBA)

Degree: Bachelor 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 Major Curriculum

Freshman Year

Spring Semester

BIB 106Interpreting the Bible

3

THE 220Christian Ethics

3

LAN 104Public Speaking

3

MAT 218Applied Business Mathematics

3

BUS 113Foundations of Accounting

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

CSV 201Christian Service I

0

BIB 103Creation & Covenants: OT I

3

____ ____Bible/Theology Focused Elective (BIB, BOT, BNT, THE)

3

LIT ____LIT Core (100/200 Level)

3

SCI ____SCI____ Science with Lab 4 credits

4

BUS 205Finance

3

PHE ____PHE Elective

1

Total Credit Hours:17

Spring Semester

CSV 202Christian Service II

0

BIB 104Israel's Life & Literature: OT II

3

HIS ____HIS Core (100/200 Level)

3

LAN 340Business Writing

3

BUS 230Leadership

3

BUS 350Business Internship I

0

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Junior Year

Fall Semester

BIB 203Life of Christ: NT I

3

THE 223Christian Narrative I: Creation & Fall

3

THE 314Theology of Work and Wealth

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

BUS 302Marketing

3

BUS 307Business Law

3

BUS 400Cross-Cultural Experience

0

Total Credit Hours:18

Arts & Sciences Elective: Select from: SOC 101, PHI 201, SOC 203, HUM 212 or POL 202

Spring Semester

BIB 204Early Church: NT II

3

BOT ____Bible Old Testament Exegetical Elective

3

THE 224Christian Narrative II: Redemption

3

BUS 305Operations Management

3

BUS 402International Business

3

BUS ____Business Elective*

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Senior Year

Fall Semester

BNT ____ Bible New Testament Exegetical Elective

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective (400 Level)

3

BUS 403Negotiations

3

BUS ____Business Elective*

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

THE 320Christianity and Culture

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

BUS 415Managerial Economics

3

BUS 425Personal Finance and Investment

3

BUS ____Business Elective*

3

Total Credit Hours:15