bachelor of science in Business

Overview of Business

The Bachelor of Science in Business will prepare you with the tools necessary to thrive and serve in the business world. Students will gain a biblical perspective of the challenges in the world of business and the skills required to be successful in a business environment.

Four specific tracks are available in order for you to focus your Business Degree on the area that best suits your career goals:

  • General Business Administration
  • Entrepreneurship/Small Business Administration
  • Management
  • Marketing
Who Should Apply

Motivated individuals with an interest in business, and those who value an education rooted in a biblical worldview.

Career Paths

This degree will assist your entry into the workforce. Graduates of business programs often seek employment in administration, managerial, marketing, and entry level corporate environments. This degree can also assist you in developing your very own business idea into a viable plan that leads to running your own business. Virtually every organization (even your local church) has a need for the skills that you will learn.

Required Credits

120 credits required including: Business (36), Biblical Studies (30), General Education (30), Christian Ministry (12), Free and/or Emphasis Electives (12).


Each academic program of the college provides the context for whole life transformation through biblical life preparation. Students come to learn, learn to serve, and serve to change lives. Through the courses offered in each program, students will develop a Christ-centered worldview and be prepared to make a difference in the world through their lives, work and service to others.

The courses of study in each degree proceed from foundational to exploratory to immersion courses. Areas of study for each degree will include general education, biblical studies, Christian ministry and service, and core courses in the major.

Students will be challenged to grow in their knowledge of self, others, the world and the Bible. They will be challenged to grow in their critical
thinking, development of a biblical worldview and the integration of their faith and learning.

Foundational courses – 41 credits

General Education – 9 Credits
  • College Writing I (3 credits)
  • College Writing II or Business Writing UL (3 credits)
  • Intercultural Communications (3 credits)
biblical studies – 12 Credits
  • Old Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • Interpretation of Biblical Literature (3 credits)
  • Christian Faith (3 credits)
Christian ministry – 8 Credits
  • Spiritual Formation I (3 credit)
  • Spiritual Formation II (3 credits)
  • Faith and Life (2 credits)
Business – 12 Credits
  • Introduction to Business (3 credits)
  • Leadership Elective (3 credits) (Choose 1: BUS 230, BUS 2014, CML 210)
  • Foundations of Accounting (3 credits)
  • Marketing (3 credits)

exploration courses – 49 credits

General Education – 21 Credits
  • Worldviews (3 credits)
  • History Elective (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Economics (3 credits)
  • Social Psychology (3 credits)
  • Personal Finance and Applied Math (3 credits)
  • General Education Electives (6 credits)
Biblical Studies – 6 Credits
  • Bible Electives (6 credits)
Christian ministry – 4 Credits
  • Student Outreach (2 credits)
  • Intercultural Outreach (2 credit2)
business – 18 Credits
  • Business Law and Ethics (3 credits)
  • Finance (3 credits)
  • Managerial Economics (3 credits)
  • Operations Management (3 credits)
  • International Business (3 credits)
  • Integration of Business and Ministry (3 credits)

immersion courses – 18 credits

Biblical Studies – 12 Credits
  • Theology of Work and Wealth (3 credits)
  • Old Testament Elective (3 credits, UL)
  • New Testament Elective (3 credits, UL)
  • Senior Seminar (3 credits)
business – 6 Credits
  • Human Resource Management (3 credits)
  • Business Seminar (3 credits)

free and/or Emphasis electives – 12 Credits, 1Upper Level

tom haldeman

Director of business program

Program Director:
Business Administration, Marketing, Accounting, Healthcare Administration

Instructor: Business

B.S. in Business Administration
Oak Hills Christian College, Bemidji, MN

Masters's in Business Administration
Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT

Jeremy Anderson