Influence matters.

Our world needs Christ-centered influencers, professionals and business leaders. A major in business administration prepares you for positions requiring business skills and/or further education.

Qualities for Career Success

Cornerstone University's academic programs reflect our commitment to develop your knowledge, skills and attitudes in five distinct yet interconnected areas: specialized knowledge, applied knowledge and collaborative learning, intellectual skills, civic and global learning and biblical worldview integration.

This means that successful completion of our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program equips you to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of and proficiency in the terminology, theories, concepts, practices and skills specific to the field of business administration.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency of functional areas of business including: marketing, business finance, accounting and management.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in aspects of the business environment including: legal environments, economics, business ethics, communication and the global dimensions of business.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in technical skills of business including: information systems, quantitative techniques and statistics.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in integrating areas of business.
  • Exhibit competency in applying your knowledge and reasoning skills to address various business challenges and opportunities via strategic analysis through both individual and group effort.
    • Demonstrate competency in applying skills in the functional areas of business including: marketing, business finance, accounting and management.
    • Demonstrate competency in applying skills in the business environment including: legal environments, economics, business ethics, communication and the global dimensions of business.
    • Demonstrate competency in applying skills in the technical skills of business including: information systems, quantitative techniques and statistics.
    • Demonstrate competency in applying skills in integrating areas of business.
  • Understand the domestic and international marketplace from internal, external and Christian worldview perspectives including: market roles and realities, legal and regulatory environment, economic theory and forces, financial influences and outcomes, management strategies, price system/consumer behavior, supply/demand, domestic and international regulation/marketplace, management (four functions), marketing in contemporary society and financial/accounting statements.
  • Demonstrate ethical leadership and proficiency in analyzing, organizing and executing basic business strategy through interpretive, interactive and innovative marketplace action in response to internal and external environments. This includes knowledge of analytic tools (gather/gain meaning from data), effective business communication methodology (oral, written and other industry-specific), business plan artifacts (financial, etc.), marketing strategy (five Ps), teamwork, leadership and innovation/entrepreneurship.
  • Demonstrate your ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.
  • Demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues.
  • Articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues.