Description of the Bachelor of Science Program
The Bachelor of Science program is a postsecondary professional degree program designed to equip students for effective leadership in churches, organizations, and businesses. This program requires a high school diploma or equivalency certificate, an ACT or SAT score, and the completion of 120 semester hours of academic credit for graduation.
Educational Objectives of the Bachelor of Science Program
The Bachelor of Science program is designed to promote growth in students toward personal maturity and professional leadership. The objectives of the program are accomplished through classroom instruction, the modeling of professors, the expression of community service through the GO! Program, chapel services, and student organizations.
- To develop a sufficient understanding of leadership theory within learning communities.
- To develop critical thinking for effective leadership and management.
- To develop sufficient understanding of personality and developmental theory.
- To develop an understanding of management in relation to organizational change.
- To develop a sufficient understanding of basic business practices.
- To develop an adequate understanding of principles of finance.
- To develop proficiency in the principles and problems of marketing goods and services.
The Bachelor of Science program seeks to promote growth in students toward personal maturity and professional leadership within the context of a corporate environment, the church community, and the world.
Essential Skills for Vocation
The Bachelor of Science program seeks to guide students to understand, develop, and utilize the essential skills for Christian vocation in Business Administration and organizational leadership.
Personal Growth and Professional Development
The Bachelor of Science program seeks to guide students to develop lifelong patterns of continuing personal spiritual growth and professional development.
Both degrees in the Bachelor of Science program contain a major component. Students choose a major concentration of study to complete their degree. The two major concentrations are:
Students may choose to double major by completing all major courses in both fields. Most majors require a minor (8 courses). These eight minor courses plus the remaining (up to 4) courses in the same area of study will complete the second major.
A student may have two baccalaureate degrees conferred when the requirement of both have been met, provided the student has a minimum of 30 hours over and above that required for the first degree.
Both degrees in the Bachelor of Science program contain a minor component. Students choose a minor concentration of study to complement their major studies. The minor concentrations are: