Each online course is six weeks in length. The time it takes to complete the program depends on the number of transfer credits awarded upon enrollment.
Available credit hours breakdown:
- General Education: 51 Credit Hours
- Interdisciplinary Electives: 12 Credit Hours
- Business Core: 36 Credit Hours
- Concentration: 21 Credit Hours
Online Business Administration Bachelors Degree Core
►Financial Accounting (3 credits)
This course provides an understanding of the nature and purpose of accounting, basic accounting concepts and procedures, methods of processing, summarizing and classifying financial data. The accounting cycle, merchandising, measuring and reporting current assets and liabilities, and accounting for partnerships and corporations are topics covered.
►Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
Intermediate level course with emphasis on how accounting information can be interpreted and used as a tool of management in planning and controlling business activities of the firm. Major topics include manufacturing accounting, product costing, budget and control procedures, and capital budgeting.
►Computer Application in Business (3 credits)
This course is designed to provide an interactive environment for learning the fundamental functions of the most popular commercial applications software, including word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentations. This course meets the need of future business people, managers, and a generally well-informed using public.
►Microeconomics (3 credits)
An introduction to microeconomic theory including an analysis of price theory, the marginal concept, market structure and performance.
►Macroeconomics (3 credits)
An introduction to macroeconomic theory including a study of national income, spending, the creation of money, monetary and fiscal policy, and the problems of controlling inflation and unemployment.
►Advanced Professional Communication (3 credits)
This course includes in-depth discussion of current communication topics including workplace diversity, technology, correspondence applications, proposals, business plans, visual aids, teamwork, interpersonal communications, listening, nonverbal messages, presentation skills and employment communication. Positive, neutral, goodwill, negative and persuasive letters will be prepared.
►Principles of Management (3 credits)
Types of managerial functions necessary for organizational operation are explored. The course is built around the topics of planning, organizing, directing, controlling and decision-making.
►Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
A survey course where policies, practices and procedures of marketing within the private and public sector are learned. Emphasis is given to promotion, pricing, product and distribution.
►Principles of Finance (3 credits)
Study of decision-making techniques involving working capital management, capital budgeting, long-term financing, dividend policy, and mergers with emphasis on time-value of money.
►Business Law (3 credits)
Business Law studies the history, background, sources and influences of modern-day law as it pertains to the business activities of individuals, corporations and other legal entities. As a part of this module particular emphasis will be placed upon the laws governing contracts, creditors’ rights, secured transactions, bankruptcy, agency, partnerships and corporations. Today’s managers need to understand the basic legal concepts to avoid costly courtroom problems and other legal issues.
►Strategic Management (3 credits)
This is the final capstone course including Accounting, Management, Entrepreneurship, Risk Management, and Organizational Leadership. A case method approach is used involving topics such as strategic planning, policy and ethics, among others. Group work, class presentation, discussion and participation are expected. This course is designed to be taken after the student has completed the business core. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior level standing.
►Professional Ethics (3 credits)
This is a study of the theory and practice of professional ethics. Cases and essays by noted thinkers are studied and discussed in depth from a Christian perspective. Course will be tailored to individual student interests such as business and religion.