BA, Business Leadership

The Business Leadership degree grounds students in the practical and theoretical realities of contributing to economic development through business. Students will be equipped to work in the corporate and non-profit sectors as effective leaders in their business environment thereby furthering the cause of local church ministry and international missions.

BA Degree Objectives

The objectives for students graduating with the Bachelor of Arts degree are as follows:

  1. Demonstrate an increased understanding of the Christian worldview in relation to the natural and social world
  2. Demonstrate an increased understanding of the theological foundations of Christian ministry
  3. Demonstrate increased competence in practical skills of Christian ministry such as information management, strategic decision-making, and communication
  4. Demonstrate an enhanced foundation for subsequent formal and informal education.

Business Leadership Major Objectives

Students graduating with the Business Leadership major will be able to do the following:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the role, place, and scope of business nationally and internationally
  2. Demonstrate the ability to plan, organize, and direct business endeavors
  3. Integrate a biblical worldview in the practice of business.

Online Option

You can now complete the BA in Business Leadership degree using one of three different formats: on-campus, online, or a blended format. Spurgeon College provides a Christian environment in which to study and learn. Our smaller size allows you to have more personal contact with your professors. Our online program allows you the convenience of study on your schedule and in your home or office. The blended format provides the advantages of both. Many of the online courses offered in the BA in Business Leadership degree plan meet the requirements of several degree plans offered through Spurgeon College; however, before registering for a course, be sure it meets the requirements for your specific degree plan.

Business Course Catalog

GENERAL EDUCATION CORE (48 HOURS)
BN170 Introduction to Business and Finance
CM110 Basic Communication
GE101 English Composition I
GE102 English Composition II
GE135 Quantitative Reasoning
GE185 Introduction to Physical Science
GE205 World Geography
GE240 Survey of World Literature
GS181 Integrative Seminar I, Leadership
GS382 Integrative Seminar II, Assessment
GS483 Integrative Seminar III, Capstone
HM300 Introduction to Philosophy
HM344 Christianity and the Arts
HT113 Church History II
HT210 American History
HT411 World Religions
MS201 Global Missions
PY100 Introduction to Psychology

BIBLICAL CORE (30 HOURS)
BS115 Old Testament Survey I
BS116 Old Testament Survey II
BS117 New Testament Survey I
BS118 New Testament Survey II
BS204 Introduction to Hermeneutics
HT200 Introduction to Ethics
HT350 Christian Doctrine I
HT351 Christian Doctrine II
HT450 The Church
MN201 Personal Evangelism and Discipleship

BUSINESS LEADERSHIP major (33 HOURS)
BN201 Principles of Accounting I
BN202 Principles of Accounting II
BN214 Management of Information Systems
BN225 Macroeconomics
BN230 Introduction to Marketing
BN264 Business Administration
BN317 Human Resource Management
BN365 Business Law and Ethics
BN375 Poverty and Wealth
BN465 Entrepreneurial Leadership
BN466 Not-for-Profit Leadership

ELECTIVES (9 HOURS)


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