Business administration curriculum

Degree completion program 

B.A. Major in Business Administration 

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate credit of at least 12 semester credit hours and a cumulative GPA of 2.0

Program Overview:

Concordia is a Christ-centered learning community for students preparing to be dynamic servant leaders in the church and world. In fulfilling this mission, Concordia University, Nebraska understands that many students can achieve their educational goals through nontraditional methods. The goal of the Degree Completion department is to offer working adults the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree whose family, work, and civic responsibilities would otherwise prevent them from continuing their college education.

The programs offered within the Degree Completion department are accelerated to complement the desire to complete a working adult’s degree in a short amount of time. Concordia understands that working adults bring into their educational process the benefit of knowledge derived from a rich diversity of experience.

The Degree Completion Program at Concordia offers challenging, rigorous, relevant majors, and courses of particular interest and value to working adults. An emphasis is made on ethical decision making and responsible behavior while interacting with a supportive, relational faculty and student body. The programs nurture religious commitment, enlarge social and cultural understanding, provide insights for Christian action in the world, and facilitate the ability to communicate effectively.

The program is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Courses take eight weeks to complete. Classes are offered online.

Objectives:

Degree Completion students who complete this program will be able to:

  1. Students will develop a broad set of management and leadership skills necessary for successful achievement of organizational goals.
  2. Students will gain an understanding of advanced business and management concepts and be able to integrate concepts from various business disciplines.
  3. Students will develop communication skills appropriate for use in the business and professional communities in which they work.
  4. Students will develop skills for effective use of computer technology and will gain an understanding of the impact of technology on organizations.
  5. Students will develop skills and attitudes to enable them to make sound ethical decisions in the workplace.

Courses:

  • ECON 104 Macroeconomics
  • ECON 103 Microeconomics
  • BUS 120 Financial Accounting
  • BUS 123 Managerial Accounting
  • MATH 122 Intro to Stats
  • BUS 260 Marketing
  • BUS 280 Business Communication
  • BUS 299 Business Law
  • BUS 330 Finance
  • BUS 342 Operations Management
  • BUS 350 Human Resources Management
  • BUS 370 Information Systems
  • BUS 401 Business Ethics
  • BUS 444 Organizational Behavior
  • BUS 445 Strategic Management
  • BUS 399 Internship