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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE | BUSINESS

Overview | Business

Competing in a global market requires strong servant-leaders who competently organize corporate resources, mobilize personnel, and resolve problems in a professional and godly manner.

Maranatha’s Business degree arms you with crucial skills in human resource management, operations management, managerial decision-making, and international business. The dedicated business faculty at Maranatha bring to the classroom their combined years of real-world experience and their passion for Christ, making this unique program a top choice for future business managers.

 

Program Outcomes

  • Knowledge of management terminology and concepts
  • Ability to solve management problems
  • Skill in written and oral communication
  • Expertise in using technology
  • Ability to gain employment or pursue graduate education in business management or a related field

Suggested Course Schedule

Semester 1

Intro. to Business & Management (3)
Computer Applications Seminar (1)
Old or New Testament Survey (3)
English Composition 1 (3)
Fundamentals of Public Speaking (2)
Microsoft Excel (1)

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2

Old or New Testament Survey (3)
English Composition 2 (3)
Science Elective (3)
Music Elective (2)
The Modern World (3)

Total Credits: 15

Semester 1

Principles of Accounting 1 (4)
BUMG 211, 231, or BUMK 251 (3)
Christian Life, Leadership, and Evangelism (3)
Literature Elective (3)
Concentration/Minor Elective (3)

Total Credits: 16

Semester 2

Principles of Accounting 1 (4)
Microsoft Access (1)
BUMG 211, 231, or BUMK 251 (3)
Baptist Heritage (3)
Probability and Statistics (3)
Concentration/Minor Elective (2)

Total Credits: 16

Semester 1

BUMG 211, 231, or BUMK 251 (3)
BUMG 222, 223, 321, or 422 (6)
Bible Doctrine 1 or 2 (3)
American Studies Elective (3)
Open Elective (2)

Total Credits: 17

Semester 2

Operations Management (3)
BUMG 222, 223, 321, or 422 (6)
Business Elective (3)
Bible Doctrine 1 or 2 (3)
Concentration/Minor Elective (2)

Total Credits: 17

Semester 1

Human Resource Management (3)
Business Electives (6)
Bible Electives (3)
Concentration Elective (4)

Total Credits: 16

Semester 2

Business Strategy Capstone (3)
Business Electives (6)
Bible Elective (3)
Concentration/Minor Elective (4)

Total Credits: 16

Related Majors

Accounting (CPA)
Accounting (CPA)
Accounting Management
Digital Media Marketing
Office Management

Related Minors

Accounting Management
Accounting Management
Business Management
Marketing Management
Digital Media Communications

Potential Career Fields

Human resources director
Production/Operations manager
International businessperson
Business owner/Entrepreneur
Business manager

*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees,
specialized training, or addtional certification and licenses.

MBU Program Faculty

Jeff Drost

School of Business | Associate Professor
Credentials
Doctoral Candidate, Regent University
BM, Graduate School of Banking, University of Madison
BS Business Management, Cardinal Stritch University

Corey Pfaffe

Professor
Credentials
PhD Management Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
MBA Management, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
BBA Accounting, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
AS Accounting, Mankato Commercial College

Tracy Foster

School of Business | Chair
Credentials
DBA, Walden University
MBA, Syracuse University
BS, Montana State University
CPA, CGMA, and CDFM-A

Bible Core

Dual Degrees