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Our Associate of Science degree gives you the option to major in business or create an individualized major. Both options will upgrade your career skills and prepare you for further education.

Online

Fully Online

You'll complete 100% of your coursework online.

Location: Online

Start Dates: Courses start every 8 weeks. Contact your enrollment counselor for details.

Total Credits

60

Finish in as Few as

12-26 months

Courses

  • Financial Accounting (ACCT200)

    Explanation of accounting concepts used by sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations. Preparation of financial statements. Calculation and interpretation of key financial ratios. Application of basic concepts of cost accounting. Discussion and evaluation of both biblical and ethical principles and their relationship to financial accounting and the profit goals of business.

    4 credits

  • The Bible in Real Life (BIBL230)

    Exploration of key portions of the Bible, including personal reflection in regard to its purpose in the world today. Draws connections with the broad arc of the biblical narrative, tracing God’s self-disclosure through the biblical text. Consideration of how the Scripture might intersect with daily life in the 21st century.

    3 credits

  • Introduction to Business (BUSN104)

    Examination of business management and leadership styles applied to management and operations strategy. Analysis of how political, economic, social, technological and environmental factors impact functions of business in American and global contexts. Exploration of marketing, entrepreneurship, and small business ownership. Application of Christian and personal perspectives to ethical business dilemmas.

    4 credits

  • Personal Financial Literacy (BUSN115)

    Exploration of personal financial literacy, ethical principles, and both short and long term goals. Understanding of financial budgets and their connection to decision making. Application of various money management concepts to make personal financial decisions in the areas of borrowing, saving, and investing.

    4 credits

  • Introduction to Business Programming (BUSN118)

    Exploration of the evolution and categories of programming languages. Application of testing and debugging techniques. Use of object-oriented programming and dynamic scripting languages. Connection of programming languages to the language of the Bible using a Christian or personal worldview.

    2 credits

  • Business Problem Solving (BUSN200)

    Builds a foundation for understanding and solving business problems. Introduces business concepts and terminology, along with skills needed to solve common business problems. Emphasizes how to identify problems and the application of tools and techniques in solving these problems. Encourages the development of critical-thinking and decision-making skills needed for success in business.

    2 credits

  • Management Information Systems (BUSN220)

    Study of management information systems and various enterprise information system types. Using word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, desktop publishing and database software. Explanation of security risks associated with information management systems. Application of Systems Development Lifecycle to real-world information management systems. Communication of business information through data and visualization. Examination of ethical issues in information management from a Christian or personal perspective.

    4 credits

  • Business Ethics (BUSN225H)

    Application of business ethical theories to ethical dilemmas and responsible courses of action. Application of ethical decision-making to business. Examination of influences that ethics and faith have on personal and professional decisions. Improvement of skills in developing and supporting an ethical position through writing.

    2 credits

  • Mathematics in Real Life (MATH180)

    Intermediate-level study of college liberal arts mathematics: financial mathematics, mathematical models of growth, statistics and probabilities. Emphasis on application of quantitative reasoning, analytical thinking, and problem-solving methods to real-life problems.

    4 credits

  • Personal Mission and Leadership (ORGL120)

    Understanding of self and external factors as they affect personal leadership. Emphasis on personal faith, personal mission and developing goals for future roles.

    2 credits

  • Introduction to Psychology (PSYC100)

    Description of key concepts, principles and overarching themes in psychology. Application of psychological principles to personal, social, and communal issues. Evaluation of methods used in the science of psychology. Application of an understanding of the scientific process and experimental design to a critique of scientific journal articles. Identification of ways that psychology and personal faith can be integrated.

    2 credits