This program combines the strengths of traditional management principles and practices with the art and science of traditional and emerging communication strategies to provide the essentials and enhancements required for a successful career in business and the Christian community. Graduates will especially be prepared in such essential areas as management, leadership, team building, decision-making, critical thinking, and the knowledge of the relationship between communications strategies and the successful manager in today’s fast-paced workplace. Students will be exposed to related theories, operations, practices, and technologies in both for-profit and nonprofit arenas. It also provides preparatory training for law school, graduate school, public relations, sales, management, church management, ministerial communication, government work, and many other management and human interaction areas. This program also serves as a foundation for graduate-level degrees in Leadership and Management, Behavioral Leadership and Management, Ministerial Leadership, Professional Counseling, and Marriage and Family Therapy degrees offered by the University.
Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Management Program, the graduate will be able to:
- Implement basic knowledge of management principles required by ministers and for other leadership functions.
- Demonstrate skills and knowledge in general education areas that are foundation to life skills and further education.
- Develop a basic understanding of organizational leadership.
- Develop basic skills for effective public and private communications in the church setting and with other organizations.
Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Management
Before being graduated with the Bachelor of Science in Management, a student must satisfy the following requirements:
1. Complete at least 128 semester hours of which at least 40 semester hours must be taken at Amridge University;
2. Complete all required coursework for the respective degree;
3. Pass the program capstone course and the Program Exit Examination that is given as part of the capstone course;
4. Pass the General Competency Test (GCT);
5. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher; and
6. Complete an Amridge University Degree Completion Application. The properly completed and signed application must be submitted no later than the first day of classes of the semester prior to the semester the student plans to graduate. Following this schedule permits the University to conduct a full audit of the respective student’s records to make sure that all courses, programs, and respective graduation requirements have been met. Students having any questions regarding the Degree Completion Application should contact the Registrar’s Office.
The Course Requirements of 128 semester credit hours for the degree program includes general education courses (40 semester hours), program specific courses (56 semester hours), elective courses (28 semester hours), and a capstone course (4 semester hours).
|General Education Courses|
EH 1401 English Composition I
EH 1402 English Composition II
HM 2410 Introduction to Ethics
PH 3420 Survey of the Bible
MH 1403 College Algebra
MH 1404 Finite Math
HE 1401 Health
HE 1405 Human Nutrition
SC 1410 Introduction to Life Sciences
BY 2401 Biology I
|Social Science/Behavioral Science
PG 2401 General Psychology
SY 2401 Introductory Sociology
HY 2403 Western Civilization I
HY 2404 Western Civilization II
GT 2405 Your American Government
HY 1401 United States History I
HY 1402 United States History II
EC 3403 Microeconomics
EC 3405 Macroeconomics
Humanities/Fine Arts, Mathematics/Natural Sciences, Social/Behavioral Sciences
|Total General Education Course Hours||40|
|FD 1412 Management Intervention (required at the beginning of the student’s program)||4|
|MC 4401 Leadership Principles and Ethics||4|
|MC 4402 Communication in Professional Settings||4|
|MC 4403 Organizational Theory and Behavior||4|
|MC 4404 Human Relations and Problem Solving||4|
|MC 4405 Contemporary Supervision||4|
|MC 4406 Professional Public Relations||4|
|MC 4407 Management Principles||4|
|MC 4408 Money Management and Personal Finance||4|
|Total Required Courses||36|
|Elective Courses Hours (select from 1000-4000 level courses)||48|
|MC 4409 Conflict Management and Negotiation||4|
|Capstone Course Hours||4|
|Total Hours for Bachelor’s Degree||128|