Adult Studies Degrees

Business Leadership

The Business Leadership major focuses on the communication and ethical issues required for effective Christian leadership in business. It emphasizes issues in developing human relations, decision-making skills, communication and planning procedures. This major prepares the student to perform both at the operational and administrative levels of an organization, utilizing business concepts and to advance into graduate study in selected fields of business.

POTENTIAL CAREERS:

  • Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Management Consulting
  • Leadership Training

CORE CURRICULUM:

  • Organizational Communication
  • Business Research
  • Principles of Servant Leadership
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Professional Development
  • Principles of Biblical Interpretation
  • Business Law
  • Life & Leadership of David
  • Conflict Management & Resolution
  • Decision Making & Prob. Solving
  • Human Resources Administration
  • Romans
  • Strategic Management & Leadership

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Students may earn college credit for college-level prior learning experience through the completion and evaluation of a prior learning portfolio. These credits apply toward the student's degree requirements through their electives.

Business Administration

The Business Administration major focuses on the managerial, financial, and ethical issues required for effective Christian leadership in business. It emphasizes operations management and understanding legal, marketing, and accounting procedures. This major pepares the student to perform both at the operational and administrative levels of an organization, and/or to advance into a graduate program of study in business, accounting, or finance.

POTENTIAL CAREER:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Finance/Bookeeping
  • Management

CORE CURRICULUM

Organizational Communications
Business Research
Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing
Professional Development
Principles of Biblical Interpretation
Business Law
Managerial Accounting
Business Finance
Wisdom Literature
Human Resources Administration
Romans
Production & Operations Management.
Global (International) Management
Strategic Management & Leadership

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Students may earn college credit for college-level prior learning experience through the completion and evaluation of a prior learning portfolio. These credits apply toward the student's degree requirements through their electives.

Biblical Leadership

The Biblical Leadership major focuses on the administrative issues and special traning required for effective leadership in ministry environments. It emphasizes biblical, theological, and pastoral leadership training.

POTENTIAL CAREERS:

BIBLICAL LEADERSHIP CORE CURRICULUM

Academic Research & Writing
Adult Learning & Development
Principles of Servant Leadership
Legal Issues in Ministry
Principles of Biblical Interpretation
Contemporary Preaching
Wisdom Literature
Leadership for the 21st Century
Death, Dying & Grieving
Conflict Management & Resolution
Pastoral Epistles
Christian Professional Ethics
Romans
Person & Work of the Holy Spirit
Strategic Planning (Ministry

WITH PRACTICAL MINISTRY DEVELOPMENT

This major equips the student with the tools necessary to minister successfully in the twenty-first
century. It accents the development of personal character and human relational skills. This degree
also prepares the student for graduate studies.

Human and Family Services

The Human and Family Services major is for those desiring to work in various settings to meet the emotional and relational needs of humanity. It emphasizes the family as the primary institution for raising up Godly people, and focuses on the restoration of families to a Godly foundation. This major provides societal institutions (geriatric centers, correctional facilities, child and adolescent care facilities, etc.) with specialists in the field of human and family services and behavioral sciences.

POTENTIAL CAREER:

  • Family Program Management
  • Social Services
  • Child Welfare and Services Aid
  • Preparation for a Master's Degree in Counseling

CORE CURRICULUM:

Academic Research & Writing
Adult Learning & Development
Culturally Compntent Human Service Practice
Introduction to Counseling
Principles of Biblical Interpretation
Substance Abuse & Chemical Dependency
Wisdom Literature
Management and Administration in Human Services
Research Methods and Statistics
Crisis Intervention
Case Management and Professional Reports
Dynamics of Troubled Families
Romans
Abnormal Psychology
Theories and Practices of Group Work

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Students may earn college credit for college-level prior learning experience through the completion and evaluation of a prior learning portfolio. These credits apply toward the student's degree requirements through their electives.