Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jun 07, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science: Business

The Bachelor of Science in Business degree is a highly integrated program that incorporates business fundamentals with an emphasis on ethical leadership. Key business principles, including enterprise agility, entrepreneurship and marketing data analytics, are combined with real world applications. The broad base of knowledge covered provides students with the skills they need to succeed in their chosen profession in a dynamic market environment.

Students have options to choose either the undergraduate or the equivalent graduate courses in leadership and in ethics. For leadership, students can choose BUS 474A  - Leadership and Management or either LED 501  - Leadership and Management (from the Master of Business Administration  program) or LED 511  - Organizational Leadership - Theory and Practice (from the Master of Organizational Leadership  program). For ethics, students can choose either BUS 408A  - Beyond Integrity - Business Ethics for the 21st Century Organizational Leader or LED 510  - Values-Aligned Leadership (in both the MBA and MOL). Students may transfer those graduate courses into the MBA or MOL should they decide to go on for their graduate degrees.

The student who majors in Business may choose the comprehensive general business major, or one of two emphases: Entrepreneurship or International Business. All programs require the 18 credit hours in the Foundations Core.

In addition to courses required for the major, all students must complete a selection of General Education courses, see below.

Classes are taught in seminar format. Selected degree coursework is enhanced with online Internet instruction that provides greater flexibility in completing assignments outside the classroom.

General Education Requirements (42 credit hours)

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

Required Foundations Core for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Business (18 credit hours)

Required Major Courses for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Business

The Business degree requires completion of the following 120 hours:
General Education Core (42 hours)
Business Foundations Core (18 hours)
Major Core (39 hours)
Electives (21 hours)

Required Major Courses for the Entrepreneurship Emphasis

The Entrepreneurship Emphasis has as its focus “entrepreneurship as mission” whether that is incorporating an entrepreneurial mindset at your current company; starting and running a business; efforts in social, sustainable and mission entrepreneurship; or achieving growth for sustainability in your entrepreneurial venture. Entrepreneurship has been shown to be a driver of wealth creation in every economy where it occurs, and this program equips students to influence their world.

The Entrepreneurship emphasis requires completion of the following 120 hours:
General Education Core (42 hours)
Business Foundations (18 hours)
Major (39 hours)
Electives (21 hours)

Required Major Courses for the International Business Emphasis

This emphasis, as part of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, will provide students with a broad exposure to international business issues, with a practical, applied perspective.  Students will discover logistics, international combinations, diversity and global entrepreneurship opportunities with an Evangelical Christian focus.

The International Business emphasis requires completion of the following 120 hours:
General Education Core (42 hours)
Business Foundations (18 hours)
Major (39 hours)
Electives (21 hours)

Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree: Business

The faculty recommends students in the B.S. in Business to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of a total of 120 credits, including all general education, electives, business foundations core, and major core requirements.
  2. A letter grade of D or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all CCU coursework.
  3. Meet the CCU Residency requirements .
  4. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  5. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.