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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business

Business Degree Overview

Online Degree Available

The purpose of the BS in Business program is to prepare knowledgeable and wise Christian business leaders who are able to create practical and innovative solutions to support entrepreneurial growth and promote human flourishing.
Program outcomes include the following:

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to understand and critique traditional theories and concepts.
  • Students will make valid data-driven recommendations to problems and demonstrate a persuasive and professional demeanor; and the ability to work independently or within group settings.
  • The core knowledge and skills acquired by students will be demonstrated within the context of simulated and actual work experiences.
  • The program design provides students with the ability to articulate and integrate the pervasive and critical elements of sound biblical and ethical principles and a contemporary global perspective into managerial decision-making

All classes are taught from a Christian perspective with biblical integration and an emphasis on ethical business practices through dialogue and projects.

  • Students can choose from these five emphases:
  • 75% of the Business faculty have their terminal degree and many have diverse international backgrounds
  • The program will be pursuing accreditation with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) in the next school year.
  • The program is entrepreneurially-focused, offering students the opportunities to interact with small business owners and to write and present their own Business Plans
  • Students have the flexibility to take classes both on-line and on campus
  • Internships are available for interested students through Career Services.
  • Study abroad trips are available to such places as Lithuania and China to study international business
  • Graduates are prepared for jobs in business management, banking, communication, marketing, human resources or to attend graduate school
  • ENACTUS - Enactus is a strong student organization on campus. Enactus is the name of the program formerly known as “SIFE” which encourages students to harness the power of entrepreneurship to positively influence the lives of people and organizations.

Contact Info: Dr. Joseph Bucci - Assistant Professor, Department Chair, Business, Leadership, and Information Systems: phone: 757-352-4553; email:

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