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Academics > BA in Business Administration

Welcome to Business Administration

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration at Morthland College will master broad disciplines in business fields—preparing them for leadership roles in diverse business environments. Like all programs at Morthland College the business degree incorporates the classical, Christian model of education that was commonplace in the old divinity colleges in American.

The BA in Business provides exposure and mastery to the principles of accounting, management, information systems, marketing, public relations and sports management. As the student progresses through the program, they develop the knowledge and skills needed to transform into promising accounting professionals of integrity, successful organization managers, professional designers and implementers of business information systems, professional marketing researchers, and successful candidates in the public and sports industry management. Students will participate in projects that integrate theoretical concepts with practical applications and simulate real-life business situations and development. In the fourth year, students will be exposed to hands-on experiences that involve working with real client projects in order to prepare the students to excel as professionals in their field of specialization and role in business. The BA in Business is meant to prepare the student to begin a business or to enter the business environment in a small, medium or large business. Available tracks include: Accounting, Management, Management information system, Marketing, Public Relations and Sports Management.

Business Administration – Degree Requirements

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration require a minimum of 125 credit hours to graduate. The table shown below lists the course requirements for graduation. In general, all programs at Morthland College are comprised of a General Education Core, Classical Core, Biblical Core, a Program (Business) Core, and if the student chooses – a Track Core. Regardless of the track designation, every student who graduates from this program will be conferred a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration. However, when a student designates a track, this designation influences not only their electives at Morthland College, it also impacts their internship experiences through the capstone series.

Course Requirements for Business Administration

Course Credits
REL 101 Old Testament Survey 3
REL 102 New Testament Survey 3
REL 201 Bible Doctrine 3
REL 301 Logic & Apologetics 3
REL 302 Ethics From a Christian World View 3
LNG 141 Greek I 3
LNG 142 Greek II 3
LNG 131 Latin I 2
LNG 132 Latin II 2
ACCT 232 Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 315 Business Law 3
BUS 207 Business Communications 3
FIN 221 Financial Management 3
MGMT 261 Mgmt. & Organizational Behavior 3
MGMT 351 Entrepreneurship 3
MGMT 262 Production & Operation Mgmt. 3
MGMT 010 Career Counseling (Capstone) 0
MGMT101 Bus. Orient & Intro to Bus. Mgmt. 3
MIS 224 Management Information System 3
MKTG 243 Principles of Marketing 3
MC 101 Morthland College Strategies for Success 2
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
SPE 115 Speech Communication 3
Art 115 Art Appreciation or MUS105 Music Appreciation 3
PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
HIS 205 Western Civilization I 3
HIS 206 Western Civilization II or REL210 Church History 3
BIO 100 Biology + Lab 4
PHS 105 Physics or CHM131 Inorganic Chemistry 3 or 4
HEA 110 Health and Life Fitness 2
MAT based on placement 3
MAT 282 Statistics 3
ECO241 Microeconomics 3
ECO242 Macroeconomics 3
HIS250 American History, Tradition and Heritage 3
PSY 132 Introduction to Psychology 3
Business Electives 15-16
Capstone 1
Senior Thesis 3