Our world needs Christ-centered influencers, professionals and managers. A major in business management prepares you for entry-level positions in both profit seeking and not-for-profit organizations 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 Management degree program equips you to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of and proficiency in the theories, laws and principles behind the internal and external environments specific to for-profit organizations.
- Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in theories, laws and principles behind managing people.
- Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in the theories and principles behind managing internal processes, structure and culture.
- Demonstrate competency in developing, organizing and executing strategic approaches to management of processes and people.
- Demonstrate competency in working collaboratively to develop and execute strategic decisions and successful projects.
- Demonstrate competency in applying integrated knowledge to a real-world situation.
- 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.