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2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management, BA (Adult Evening, Online)

College Business; Adult and Professional Studies
Academic Award Bachelor of Arts
Credits Required 120 semester credits
Faculty Lead Teresa Gillespie
CIP Code 52.0201
Available at Adult Evening, Online, Sacramento Campus, Salem Campus

The College of Business offers the major in Business Management designed to allow adult professionals to earn a degree while remaining in their career. Since many adults desire to earn their degree but are unable to attend classes during regular class hours, courses are offered during nontraditional hours through accelerated course formats.

Graduates with a degree in Business Management are able to:

  1. Apply business concepts and theories to solve business challenges.
  2. Write a realistic entrepreneurial business plan.
  3. Analyze the risks and rewards of launching a new product or service in a foreign country.]
  4. Evaluate ethical dilemmas and other issues in business from a Christian faith perspective.
  5. Evaluate best practices for resolving human resource issues within an organization.
  6. Recommend a business strategy based on organizational data in Accounting, Finance, and Marketing.
  7. Develop a career strategy in the Business Management field.


Contact the College of Adult and Professional Studies Enrollment Office for an information packet.

Core Curriculum Requirements: 60

Humanities: 9

  • 6 credits in this area must be from Writing Practice courses* (see course descriptions  for applicability)
  • ENGL xxx3 Any Literature course 3 credits
  • HIST xxx3 Any Course in History 3 credits
  • 3 additional credits selected from the following 3 credits
    Art (ARTE), Bible (BIBL), Drama (DRAM), English (ENGL), History (HIST), Language (LANG), Music (MUSI), or Theology (THEO)

Social Sciences: 9

  • 6 credits in this area must be from Writing Practice courses* (see course descriptions  for applicability)
  • Select a minimum of two disciplines from the following:
    Business Administration (BUSM), Communication (except COMM 1213), Economics, Education (EDUC), Geography (GEOG), Health & Fitness (PEDU), Management (BMGT), Marketing (BMKT), Philosophy (PHIL), Political Science (PSCI), Psychology (PSYC), or Sociology/Anthropology (SOCI)

Science and Mathematics: 7

  • MATH xxxx - College-level Mathematics 3 credits
  • SCIE xxxx - Science course with Lab 4 credits

Formation and Calling: 3

Core Electives: 17

Any college-level courses

Pre-Major Requirements: 3

Pre-Major requirements may be applied to the Core Curriculum requirements

General Electives: 12

Any college-level courses