Bachelor of Science in Management

Bachelor Degree

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Learn to flourish in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

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Students in Cornerstone University’s Bachelor of Science in Management program develop leadership, analytical, communication and problem-solving skills as well as business acumen within a Christian framework. nbsp;

Curriculum

The regionally-accredited curriculum dives into varied, core subjects which give you with a strong foundation to knowledgeably navigate the marketplace while also offering courses specific to business. Coursework is divided into individual and group projects through which you'll learn how to effectively manage in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment while developing your leadership and communication skills. 

Convenience and Flexibility

With course offerings online and in-class, you will maximize your educational experience while still maintaining your work and family life. Classes meet one night per week in one of our four campus locations and online. Upon starting a degree, you will continue through the program with your classmates as a cohort. With an average of 15 students in each cohort, students receive one-on-one attention from faculty while gleaning insights from other students' personal and professional experience.

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Program Details

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Bachelor degree programs offered by Professional & Graduate Studies are designed for working adults who are forward-thinking individuals with a passion to influence their workplace and community.  

Program Outcomes

This degree program offered by the Professional & Graduate Studies program provides the knowledge and skills required for leadership in one’s profession as well as personal skills needed for effective performance. Upon graduation, you will be able to:

  • Effectively evaluate management and leadership practices and decisions from a Christian worldview
  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills
  • Identify a systems approach to management theory and practice
  • Define basic concepts in the core business disciplines of economics, marketing, accounting and finance
  • Demonstrate cross-cultural communication and collaboration

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete at least 120 credit hours including all general education requirements and business courses in the program with at least 32 credit hours completed at Cornerstone University including 12 credit hours of business courses
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher in all work, 2.5 or more in the major, and 2.0 or more in a minor
  • A grade of C- or higher in ENG-119 and COM-211
  • Payment of all tuition and fees
  • Graduation application filed

Admission Requirements

  • Submit application with $40 fee
  • Official transcripts
  • Graduation from High School
  • Minimum of two years full-time work experience since high school
  • Minimum of 56 credits of transferable, college-level credit from accredited colleges/universities
  • Students whose primary language is not English must achieve a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), 79-80 (internet-based) or a minimum IELTS score of 6.5

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Program Courses

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The Bachelor of Science in Management is a 42 credit-hour program that students can expect to complete in 18-22 months.

Courses

Principles of Self-Management in Business | 3 credits; 5 weeks

An examination of personal strengths and identification of areas of adjustment that may assist in personal growth. Self-management includes the development of group interaction skills and management of individual and professional priorities. Topics include communication processes within groups, goal setting, prioritizing, identifying personal values and time management.  

Professional Writing | 3 credits; 5 weeks

The study and practice of the various writing styles and skills required in a professional setting with emphasis on clear, concise expression aimed at a specific audience for a specific purpose. The course includes a library and research component, writing of professional letters, compilation of reports and graphs, use of computer technology and the writing of a research paper documented by APA standards. (Satisfies general education English requirement.)  

Professional Communication | 3 credits; 5 weeks

An overview of the communication process in organizations with emphasis on oral presentation skills. (Satisfies general education speech requirement.)  

Business Ethics and Values | 3 credits; 5 weeks

A study of representative theories as they relate to various contemporary problems in business. Special consideration is given to the application of Christian ethical principles, values clarification and decision making.  

Management and Leadership | 3 credits; 5 weeks

An examination of current leadership theories and their application to management problems. Leadership behavior and its relationship to both organizational structure and individual personality style is discussed. Application of leadership theories to actual situations is emphasized.  

Organizational Behavior and Processes | 3 credits; 5 weeks

An examination of organizational behavior, structure and processes. The course focuses on individual and group roles in the organization and the effects of cultural elements on motivation and productivity.  

Business Technology | 3 credits; 5 weeks

A study of emerging technological issues facing management in order to enable students to integrate technology with business strategy. Topics include E-commerce, management information systems, strategic information systems, decision support systems, executive information systems and issues of technology and culture. 

Negotiation and Conflict | 3 credits; 5 weeks

A study of the development of communication and management skills necessary for successfully resolving conflict situations.  

Financial Fundamentals for Managers | 3 credits; 6 weeks

An examination of the range and purpose of various sources of information including financial data, reports and statements of the organization as well as the relationship between this information and its use in managing the performance of the organization.  

Global Business Perspectives | 3 credits; 5 weeks

An in-depth study of globalization and various global business practices. Emphasis is given to a review of global organizations and global business models in various parts of the world. Topics explored include organizational culture, global strategy, cultural intelligence and emerging markets. Students have the option to substitute this course with participation in the Global Studies Program

Business Law | 3 credits; 5 weeks

An exploration of the legal, regulatory and ethical environment in which business operates. Topics include the law of torts, contracts, sales and regulatory laws.  

Human Resource Management | 4 credits; 5 weeks

An exploration of the values and perceptions of selected groups affecting social and economic life through an analysis of policies and practices of recruitment, selection, training, development and compensation of employees.  

Organizational Strategic Management | 3 credits; 5 weeks

The study and application of tools and methodologies for strategic management of organizations. Course topics include the creation of SWOT analysis, internal and external factor analysis, competitive matrices and the development of appropriate organizational strategies.  

Management Project | 3 credits; 5 weeks

A course in which students produce an individual project demonstrating the ability to integrate the knowledge and techniques studied in previous courses to a current business problem. Completion of all courses in the Bachelor of Science in Management program is necessary for the successful completion of this course.  

Career Paths

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A Bachelor of Science in Management can lead you into various career paths:

  • Operations Manager
  • Small Business Management
  • Office Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Human Resources Manager
  • and more!

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