Business Administration

Business Administration

A major in Business Administration provides you with a general understanding of business and economics and a detailed understanding of a particular concentration within the business world. You’ll be prepared for a career in business or ready to continue your studies. More than that, you’ll be ready to fulfill your Christian ministry through responsible leadership and service as a manager or professional in such areas as business, church administration, education, government, industry, and non-profits.

The major in Business Administration consists of 39 credit hours of required core courses and 18-24 credit hours in one of the six concentrations listed below:

Business Administration Core

The required Business courses are:

ACC 2051 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACC 2052 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 2000 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 3006 Principles of Management 3
BUS 3010 Marketing 3
BUS 3025 Managerial Communication 3
BUS 3061 Business Law I 3
BUS 3090 Business Statistics 3
BUS 3160 Managerial Finance I 3
BUS 4095 Seminar in Organizational Strategy and Policy 3
BUS 4450 Leadership in Business 3
ECO 2001 Principles of Economics: Macro 3
ECO 2002 Principles of Economics: Micro 3


A concentration in accounting consists of 24 credit hours, including tax, auditing, and cost accounting courses. When finished, you’ll be prepared to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination and to pursue a career in accounting.

Career Opportunities in Accounting:

  • CPA
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Accounting Supervisor
  • Bank Loan Officer
  • Accounting Director: Not For Profit Organization

Concentration in Accounting

The concentration in Accounting consists of 24 credit hours:

ACC 3000 Accounting Information Systems 3
ACC 3073 Individual Income Tax 3
ACC 3074 Corporate Income Tax 3
ACC 3083 Modern Cost Accounting 3
ACC 3150 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACC 3250 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACC 4022 Auditing 3
BUS 3062 Business Law II 3


A concentration in finance provides a background in corporate finances, investments, and financial institutions. With this concentration, you’ll be ready for employment in a variety of industries and for graduate study in business, finance, or law.

Career Opportunities in Finance:

  • Commercial Bank Manager
  • Investment Bank Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Finance Manager

Concentration in Finance

The concentration in Finance consists of 21 credit hours:

BUS 3015 Personal Finance 3
BUS 3150 Management Science 3
BUS 3260 Managerial Finance II 3
BUS 4160 Multinational Finance 3
BUS 4260 Money and Capital Markets 3
BUS 4460 Investments 3
BUS 4760 Policy/Seminar in Finance 3

Human Resource Management

A concentration in human resource management prepares students for understanding and developing effective human resource management processes and systems. Your courses will focus on the importance of linking recruitment, selection, development, and retention of human resources to the overall business strategy of an organization. You’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue the Human Resource Professional Certificate from the Society for Human Resource Management, a widely recognized international association.

Career Opportunities in Human Resource Management:

  • HR Manager
  • HR Generalist
  • HR Specialist
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Benefits Manager
  • Compensation Manager
  • Recruiter

Concentration in Human Resource Management

The concentration in Human Resource Management consists of 18 credit hours:

BUS 3340 Staffing Organizations 3
BUS 4030 Human Resource Management 3
BUS 4031 Strategic Human Resources Management 3
BUS 4510 Employment Law and Human Resource Policies 3
BUS 4520 Training and Development for Business 3
BUS 4530 Compensation and Benefits Administration 3

International Business

A concentration in International Business prepares students for the global business challenges and opportunities. The courses offered focus on the principles and practices of businesses that operate in the global business environment. The global marketplace provides an array of career advancement possibilities and increasingly, multinational companies are seeking business professionals knowledgeable in global trends. Through a short term travel if desired, and knowledge from various International Business courses, you will gain essential skills to conduct business across the globe.

Career Opportunities in Human Resource Management:

  • International/Multinational Manager
  • International Trade and Customs Manager
  • International Sales Representative
  • International Financial Analyst
  • International Marketing Manager
  • Cultural Advisor

Concentration in International Business

The concentration in International Business consists of 18 credit hours:

BUS 3001 Managing in a Global Environment 3
BUS 3002 International Business 3
BUS 4160 Multinational Finance 3
BUS 4161 International Competitive Strategies 3
BUS 4380 Global Marketing 3
BUS 4381 International Business Project/Travel 3


A concentration in management integrates coursework in operations, human resources, strategy, and leadership with an understanding of the types of day-to-day issues of power and conflict that managers face. You’ll be given the skills necessary for managing an organization.

Career Opportunities in Management:

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Small Business Management
  • Manager
  • Supervisor

Concentration in Management

The concentration in Management consists of 18 credit hours:

BUS 3001 Managing in a Global Environment 3
BUS 3020 Operations Management 3
BUS 3070 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 3
BUS 3150 Management Science 3
BUS 4030 Human Resources Management 3
BUS 4310 Alternative Dispute Resolution 3


Concentration in Marketing

The concentration in Marketing consists of 18 credit hours:

BUS 3050 Promotion Strategy 3
BUS 3080 Topics in Marketing 3
BUS 3240 Marketing in a Virtual Environment 3
BUS 3410 Professional Selling 3
BUS 4350 Marketing Research 3
BUS 4380 Global Marketing 3
BUS 4550 Consumer Behavior 3