124 credit hours


Students pursuing a degree in Business Administration need to complete General Business credits, as well as courses in one of four chosen emphases.

Business Core: 36 hours
Course Title Credits
BUS 103 Introduction to Economics 3 hours
BUS 111 Principles of Management 3 hours
BUS 113 Principles of Marketing 3 hours
BUS 115 Human Resource Management 3 hours
BUS 223 Managerial Accounting 3 hours
BUS 301 Legal Environment of Organizations 3 hours
BUS 411 Financial Management 3 hours
BUS 423 Introduction to Management Information Systems 3 hours
BUS 426 Strategic Planning 3 hours
BUS 481 Organizational Ethics 3 hours
COM 210 Business and Professional Communication 3 hours
PSY 280 Introductory Statistics 3 hours
General Education: 33 hours
Course Title Credits
(Varies) Biblical Studies / Theology /
Lifelong Learning
3 hours
(Varies) College Writing 3 hours
(Varies) Humanities 3 hours
(Varies) Math or Computer Science 3 hours
(Varies) Science 3 hours
(Varies) Social Science 3 hours

These requirements may be met by taking TIU courses (traditional face-to-face, accelerated face-to-face, modular, hybrid, and/or online), though transfer credit, credit for prior college-level learning, or credit by examination. No one course can satisfy two General Education requirements. No more than 9 credits can simultaneously count for both General Education and any major.


Students will choose one of the four emphases below in which to take courses that will supplement the core course that are part of their degree.

Organizational Leadership
Course Title Credits
BUS 340 Visionary Leadership 3 hours
BUS 341 Leading Teams 3 hours
BUS 471 Leadership and Organizational Culture 3 hours
BUS 351 Organizational Development 3 hours
Human Resources Management
Course Title Credits
PSY 305 Organizational Psychology 3 hours
BUS 352 Compensation and Benefits 3 hours
BUS 355 Personnel Evaluation and Coaching 3 hours
BUS 356 Training and Development 3 hours
Course Title Credits
BUS 331 Consumer Behavior 3 hours
BUS 333 Sales Principles and Practices 3 hours
BUS 334 Advertising 3 hours
BUS 433 Marketing Strategy 3 hours
Nonprofit Administration
Course Title Credits
BUS 214 Introduction to Managing Nonprofit Organizations 3 hours
BUS 371 Board Governance and Volunteer Management in Nonprofit Organizations 3 hours
BUS 373 Nonprofit Financial Management 3 hours
BUS 376 Nonprofit Marketing 3 hours



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