To Glorify God by Training Christian Leaders to Reach a Multiethnic Urban World for Christ

Organizational Leadership-Business (Online)

Organizational Leadership-Business

Bachelor of Science

The Organizational Leadership-Business major is intended to provide Christian people with a background for making decisions both in their personal lives and in their professional lives. Christian concepts are foundational to the program and the overall experience of the students in the program. An emphasis on Christian worldview provides a deeper understanding of the opportunities and challenges in management.



SSSW 1131.1 Skills for College Success 

This course will focus on competency in the implementation of strategies for managing time, increasing reading comprehension, employing rules of grammar and usage, completing assignments, taking tests, writing essays, and using technology within the educational setting. Upon completion of the course, the student

ENGW 131.1 Composition and Reading I 

This course is an exercise in critical reading and thinking and effective strategies of persuasion. It is also a study of paragraph and composition structure, focusing on expository and persuasive writing as well as the “rhetorical modes” with their use individually and cooperatively.

ENGW 132.1 Composition and Reading II 

An exercise in the ability to read and think critically and to write persuasively. A study of the collection and synthesis of information from a variety of sources, focusing on the ability to use such information to logically construct an argument.

CO 3301.1 Communication Concepts 

An introduction to the concepts of effective oral and written communication to include functioning in teams and other organizational settings as well as interpersonal exchanges.

KEEN  Any History Elective

KEEN  Any Science or Math Elective

BI 2203.1 Understanding and Applying the Bible 

A study of the process that led to the creation of the English Bible and its authority, a survey of the principles and practice of independent Bible study, including an emphasis on the grammatical historical approach to biblical interpretation. The student will study methods of application leading to the development of theme, proposition and finally the lesson itself.

BIBW 2231.1 Old Testament Survey 

An overview of the books of the Old Testament designed to give the student a basic understanding of the history of the People of God, the geography of the Near East and the basic theme of the theology of the covenants.

BIBW 2232.1 New Testament Survey 

A survey of the New Testament including events in the life of Christ, the development of the early church, the work of the followers of Christ, and the influence on organizations and people in the first century.

BT 3304.1 Biblical Worldview 

A study of the biblical worldview as presented in the Old and New Testaments. Use of the Scripture to explore the role of general revelation (the creation) and special revelation (the Scriptures) and to experience God at work in the modern world.

CTH 3331.1 Christian Theology             

A systematic study of such Bible doctrines as God, Christ, the Holy Spirit, man, sin, salvation, and related topics. These themes will be examined through the focus of New Testament literature, predominately from the epistles.

BI 405.1 Biblical Concepts of Leadership

A study of the concepts of leadership in the context of Scripture and the application of these concepts to personal, professional and career goals. The course will include the use of a survey to assess each individual’s leadership capabilities to help him/her to understand his/her personal profile.

ETHW 431.1 Ethics Hebrew Wisdom Literature

A study of Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and the Song of Songs that emphasizes the genius of Hebrew poetry and the doctrinal depth, spiritual value and ethical implications of these books



UL 203.1 Culture, Race, and the Church

This course examines opportunities, problems, and hindrances to ministry in a multicultural society with emphasis on urban North America. The history of culture, contributions, religion and family life of major minority groups are surveyed. A biblical view of racism, segregation, interracial marriage, the origin of races, culture, and church responsibilities is developed.

BU 103.1 Organizational Behavior

Organizational goals, priorities and strategies interfacing with the behavior of individuals and groups inside the organization and in other affecting organizations. Attention is given to the effect of organizational culture, government laws and regulations and the economy upon organizational behavior.

BU 210.1 Essentials of Management

A study of the five parts of managing organizations, planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling/evaluating with the study of principles for application to both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations and applications in organizations with references to Scripture.

BU 301.1 Accounting for Managers

This course provides an overview of accounting from the perspective of a non-accounting manager. It helps to develop the tools to understand the essentials of how finance functions within an organization. This includes internal controls, the function of accounting, historical accounting data and financial planning.

BU 309.1 Case Studies in Ethics

A discussion and development of papers pertaining to relevant case studies and readings involving ethical issues applied to actual situations.

BU 312.1 Cutting Issues in Management

A modular course for managers allowing them to build upon the principles of management to study
the current trends and developments in the field of management as found in business currently and 20 in the thinking of writers in the field.

BUSW 431.1 Organizational Marketing and Sales

The use of organizational mission to develop a marketing approach to reach potential constituencies with image, product and service that will cause those constituencies to utilize the organization to meet their perceived needs in a manner that is profitable to the organization.

CE 308.1 Case studies in Leadership

Case studies will be selected for in-depth study of the application of leadership concepts with particular reference to those concepts found in Scripture. Students will develop a written analysis of their style of leadership. Related issues are introduced through readings.

ETHW 432.1 Ethical Decisions in the Workplace

The development, discussion and resolution of ethical issues in organizations and how outcomes are impacted by ethical standards and Christian faith.