What will I learn with a Degree in Business Administration?

With a Business Administration degree, you will not only become a well-trained, highly qualified business leader, but also a Christlike business leader. You will explore legal aspects of business, leadership, organizational management, communication, and ethics, to name a few. You will be able to:

  • Apply Biblical ethics and stewardship in business management.
  • Skillfully implement management decisions.
  • Apply business practices in the scope of the business system.
  • Create and communicate a strategic plan.

Why should I come to Barclay College for a Degree in Business Administration

Our highly rated faculty members are here to help you along the way, sharing their insight in both business and life. You will find that the instructors at Barclay will encourage you in your journey so that you come away with a better sense of who you are as an individual as well as a business professional.

During your journey you will meet other future business leaders who will share their experience with you through daily discussions. From these experiences you will begin to build your network with individuals who you can call on for information, ideas, encouragement, as well as someone to turn to just listen. You bring your own characteristics and personality to the table, giving everyone in the class a chance to see a different view point from another culture or background.

What will a faith-based college offer me that is unique in this program?

Our emphasis at Barclay is to help you become the business person God has intended you to be, gaining knowledge in the business curriculum as well as in the biblical curriculum.

 

What can I do with a Degree in Business Management degree?

A Business Management degree prepares you for a host of occupations in the corporate, small business, and non-profit areas.

Accountants and Auditors, Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate, Budget Analysts, Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners/Investigators, Compensation/Benefits/Job Analysis Specialists, Cost Estimators, Financial Analysts, Financial Examiners, Fundraisers, Human Resources Specialists, Insurance Underwriters, Labor Relations Specialists, Loan Officers, Logisticians, Management Analysts, Market Research Analysts, Meeting/Convention/ Event Planners, Personal Financial Advisors, Purchasing Managers, Buyers, Purchasing Agents, Tax Examiners, Collectors, Revenue Agents, Training and Development Specialists

What is the career/job outlook?

Employment of business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 591,800 new jobs. Globalization, a growing economy, and a complex tax and regulatory environment are expected to continue to lead to strong demand for accountants and auditors. In addition, increasing usage of data and market research in order to understand customers and product demand, and to evaluate marketing strategies, will lead to growing demand for market research analysts.

This median annual wage for business and financial occupations was $68,350 in May 2018, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $38,640.

Course Requirements

Bachelor of Science: Business Administration

Bible and Ministry Requirements*: (must earn a 2.3 GPA; no more than one D grade allowed)

29 hrs

Bible Concentration

20 hrs

BI205 Bible Study Methods

3

NT102 New Testament Survey

3

OT101 Old Testament Survey

3

TH300 Teachings of Friends

3

TH302 Doctrine of Holiness

2

OT Elective (OT252, 322, 333, or 351)

3

NT Elective (NT211, 241, 362, or 356)

3

Foundations for Ministry

9 hrs

CM104 Personal Evangelism Seminar

1

MI208 Intercultural Ministry

3

SL101 Spiritual Formation I

3

WA101 Introduction to Worship

2

General Education Requirements:

33 hrs

Communication

9 hrs

EN100 College Writing

3

EN200 Research and Writing

3

SP200 Fundamentals of Speech

3

Humanities

11 hrs

HU309 Interdisciplinary Studies Elective

3

LI200 Introduction to Literature

3

PH100 Critical Thinking

2

PH205 Introduction to Philosophy

3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

6 hrs

PY100 General Psychology

3

Social Science Elective

3

Science and Mathematics

7 hrs

Math Elective

3

Science Elective + Lab

4

Additional Requirements

22 hrs

BC199 Orientation for Success at BC

1

6 hours chosen from literature (LI), Juniors Global (JG), or social sciences

6

Unrestricted electives (students often fulfill these hours, partially or completely, through 1-hr courses, such as sports or music lessons)

15

Professional Ministry Courses: (must earn a 2.5 GPA; no D grades allowed)

42 hrs

BA103 Personal Finance

3

BA105 Introduction to Business

3

BA213 Accounting I

3

BA214 Accounting II

3

BA224 Fundamentals of Economics

3

BA315 Principles of Management/Organization

3

BA334 Human Resource Management

3

BA344 Small Business Management

3

BA352 Business Law

3

BA387 Principles of Marketing

3

BA401 Senior Forum

2

BA409 Business Practicum

3

BA421 Business Finance

3

MA478 Statistics

3

3 hours chosen from the following:

3

TL202 Transformational Leadership

BA234 Introduction to Investments

BA466 Income Tax Accounting

BA499 Directed Research

CM307 Ministry Leadership and Administration

CM411 Conflict Management

PY242 Interpersonal Relations

Additional Bible/Theology:

2 hrs

TH205 Basic Beliefs

2

Career Outlook

* According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

+7%

Projected employment increase for business and financial operation employment, faster than the average for all occupations*
Between 2018 and 2028

$68,350

Median annual wage for business and financial occupations in May 2018, higher than the median annual wage for all occupations

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The Business Administration program has taught me the skills I need to be versatile in any job. It helped me understand the ins and outs of the business world and has taught me to pay greater attention to detail.

dalton racster-hall

Financial Aid and Payroll Specialist, Barclay College
2020, B.S. Business Administration

Have questions about the Business Administration Degree?

Lee Anders

Chair of Business Administration

M.B.A. Emporia State University
B.S. McPherson College
B.S. Barclay College