Bachelor of Science: Business Administration


Program Description

The Business Administration curriculum builds a general background in business and integrates this with Christian principles. It is designed to equip the student to serve the Lord in business or a business‑related ministry.


Upon completion of the program, the student will meet the objectives of the division of Arts and Sciences, as well as additional objectives particular to this major.

Division Objectives: students shall be able to

  1. Articulate why for the Christian, all vocations to which God leads are calls to stewardship and ministry.
  2. Explain how a Christian worldview impacts vocational attitudes, ethics, and meaning.
  3. Articulate how biblical principles related to one’s chosen field integrate with or critique “secular” knowledge of the same field.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to construct a biblically informed approach to their vocational field.
  5. Demonstrate competence in their chosen field at a level appropriate for graduates of a baccalaureate program.

Specific Program Objectives: students will be able to

  1. Explain the nature, scope, and importance of the business system, and how a business is owned and operated.
  2. Apply Biblical ethics and stewardship practices to sound business management principles.
  3. Describe the influence of supply and demand, circular flow of income, the business cycle, inflation, interest rates, and taxes on the economy of an area or nation.
  4. Describe the basics of business law as it pertains to contracts, sales, employment, risk-bearing, real property, negotiable instruments, and business structure.
  5. Outline procedures for establishing and operating a small business, including the development and implementation of a business plan.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to work with personnel in areas such as recruitment, selection, orientation, training, development, evaluation, and compensation.
  7. Describe how managers plan, organize, lead, and control in order to achieve organizational goals.
  8. Explain how product development, pricing policies, distribution, and promotion influence the marketing process.
  9. Organize and maintain financial records through the accounting cycle for a service or merchandising business.
  10. Prepare, analyze, interpret, and make decisions with financial information, including proforma statements and operating, capital, and cash budgets.
  11. Pursue graduate studies in the business field.
  12. Meet the objectives of the Division of Bible and Ministry.
  13. Meet the objectives of the Division of General Studies.
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At Barclay College we praise God for our students who are on a mission to not only gain an education, but to strengthen their Christ-centered, biblically based faith by learning the way of effective Christian living in service and leadership. Barclay College bases its existence in a rich history of evangelical Friends tradition. Barclay College is an evangelical Friends school which accepts and embraces persons with evangelical Christian beliefs from a variety of denominational backgrounds. The mission of Barclay College is to prepare students in a Bible-centered environment for effective Christian life, service and leadership. Barclay College is a Christian institution of higher education that challenges students to explore, understand, and acquire the skills necessary to respond to the call of God upon their lives. To help accomplish this, Barclay College strives for academic and spiritual excellence by providing an environment that encourages higher levels of inquiry and learning. Critical thinking, the exchange of ideas, and disciplined Bible-based study are emphasized to assist each student in developing a personalized Christian world view and equipping them to serve effectively in the areas of service in which they feel God's direction for their lives. Read less