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Business Administration

Our world needs business professionals who live lives marked by uncompromising Christlike values, dedication and compassion. At Cornerstone University, a major in business administration prepares students for positions requiring business skills or graduate education.

Program Learning Outcomes

The business administration program reflects our commitment to developing students’ 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.

01

Specialized Knowledge

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.
02

Applied Knowledge and Collaborative Learning

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.

03

Intellectual Skills

Demonstrate your ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.

04

Civic and Global Learning

Demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues.

05

Biblical Worldview Integration

Articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues.

My experience at Cornerstone was fulfilling at every level. The classes I took broadened my thinking, and I knew God wanted me to be there because I felt like I belonged.

Ceci Calzada Munoz (’20)

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.