School of Business
What business degree is right for you? Check out the descriptions and information below. Still have questions? Contact Dr. Belcher today!
Accounting BA or Accounting BS or Accounting/Systems BS
Master the art of preparing and interpreting financial data for managers, investors and the general public as you train for careers in public accounting, business, government, education or nonprofit organizations. The BS option is a more involved treatment of accounting theory and practice, focused on preparing for the certified public or certified management accounting exams.
Developmental Economics BA or Developmental Economics/Systems BS
This major enables students to be able to work to relieve poverty within the Developing World. These courses are geared towards “first world” business, governmental or financial applications. Students will have experienced life within the developing world so that they can see the need for and find opportunities to aid persons in such countries. Students will have an understanding of the tools and systems that will enable them to make an impact on improving living standards within the developing world, and to do so from a Christian perspective. Students will do practicums that will provide them with hands-on experience with agencies and NGOs that are presently working in this field.
Get a firm foundation in the principles of financial decision-making in organizations. Designed for careers in banking, insurance, government, real estate, financial planning or charitable organizations—or for graduate study in law or business.
International Business BA or International Business/Systems BS
Understand the global nature of business as you prepare for positions with multinational businesses, global missions or charitable organizations. Combine a solid foundation of general business courses (accounting, finance, marketing, management and economics) with upper-level business courses needed in international settings. Both the BA and BS options require a language, but the BS option develops additional technical skills. Study abroad experience required.
Management BA or Management/Systems BS
Take advantage of this broad-based business curriculum focusing on entrepreneurship and human resources issues. Leads to careers in logistics, retail management or human resource management—or to a host of entrepreneurial ventures.
Marketing BA or Marketing/Systems BS
Equips you to create, communicate and deliver value to customers, and manage relationships in ways that benefit organizations and stakeholders. Perfect foundation for sales, advertising, retailing, purchasing, brand management, customer relations or market research.