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Department Description

 

Mission Statement

The Bachelor of Science in Bible/Theology and Business Administration is a four-year program designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of the Bible and of current business principles, preparing them to operate effectively as business leaders in either commercial or non-profit settings. The program includes intensive study in three academic areas: Bible/Theology, general education, and business.

Broad Based Learning Goals:

1. Student Learning Goals — Students will:

    • Develop a thorough understanding of fundamental business principles.
      (Knowledge – head)
    • Acquire the skills and dispositions needed to enable sound business practices.
      (Skills – hands)
    • Develop awareness of current business issues and trends and how to effectively operate in a changing environment.
      (Skills – hands)
    • Develop a philosophy of business that incorporates a biblical worldview.
      (Disposition – heart)
    • Evidence the ability to operate as business professionals in a variety of settings -commercial, ministry, and cross-cultural.
      (Knowledge, Skills and Disposition)

2. Operational Goals — The Department of Business Administration will:

    • Offer a comprehensive and contemporary degree programs that successfully prepare students for professional careers, graduate school, and professional advancement in their chosen field
    • Attract and retain highly-qualified faculty who are experienced in their filed and are effective teachers
    • Offer significant hands-on experiential learning opportunities for students

Points of distinction

  • Faculty members teaching in the Business Administration program bring both excellent academic credentials and “real world” experience to the classroom.
  • The program integrates a high quality business curriculum with the study of the Bible. Courses like Business Ethics and Principles of Leadership and Management are taught from a Christian worldview.
  • The program includes an internship experience for every student. You’ll get the opportunity to apply what you’ve learned in the classroom in a business environment.
  • The Business Administration major provides opportunities to focus on specific areas of interest, including Information Technology or Camp Ministry Management.

Career Possibilities

  • Graduates of the Bible/Theology and Business Administration program have a versatile set of knowledge and skills that can be put to work in many contexts—including the business world or ministry settings.
  • The Bible/Theology and Business Administration program provides a useful foundation for graduate study in accounting, finance, management, marketing, human resources, business education, or computer science.
     

Programs of Study