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Management in the modern world necessitates virtuous men and women, grounded in their faith with high regard for ethical issues and principles. Young leaders must strive for a diverse set of knowledge and skills to succeed in the competitive world of management. The Business Department’s philosophy is to integrate Christ-centered ethics into managerial courses while developing strong business acumen among students.

Students completing the Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management program at Central Christian College of Kansas become the business leaders of tomorrow. The corporate world is constantly seeking out leaders who are knowledgeable, diverse in skillset, and ethically minded. Central graduates are consistently valued members of corporate society. Central Christian College of Kansas and its faculty are dedicated to preparing young leaders as they attain an understanding of genuine leadership and an appreciation for the free market.

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Possible Career Paths

  • Sales Management – $131,290*
  • Financial Management – $134,180*
  • Human Resources Management – $121,220*

*O*Net – National Median Wage Data

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Business Core (36 Credits)

BS-AC 220 Financial Accounting (3)
BS-AC 221 Managerial Accounting (3)
BS-CP 235 Computer Application in Business (3)
BS-EC 260 Microeconomics (3)
BS-EC 261 Macroeconomics (3)
BS-MG 311 Advanced Professional Communication (3)
BS-MG 351 Principles of Management (3)
BS-MG 352 Principles of Marketing (3)
BS-MG 353 Principles of Finance (3)
BS-MG 357 Business Law (3)
BS-MG 363 Professional Ethics (3)
BS-MG 451 Strategic Management (3)

Management Core (15 Credits)

BS-MG 209 Statistics (3)
BS-MG 355 Organizational Behavior (3)
BS-MG 356 Human Resource Management (3)
Upper Division Elective (6)

 

Bachelor of Science in Business: MANAGEMENT = 120 Credit Hours

  • 43 Credits – General Education
  • 36 Credits – Business Core
  • 15 Credits – Management Core
  • 26 Credits – Open Electives

Mind

  • Evaluate knowledge in business, management, and accounting principles while developing unique and creative solutions to business-related challenges and operations.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills while conducting appropriate research.
  • Summarize the contributions of business and economics historically and within contemporary culture.

Heart

  • Collaborate with those from diverse cultures and differing worldviews as an effective member of a team.
  • Structure business practices to ascertain industry opportunities while exercising social responsibility at the local, national and global levels.
  • Justify the responsibility that a business has to all stakeholders and engage society as ethical and productive citizens.

Soul

  • Integrate ethical reasoning and worldview to decision-making and business practices.
  • Evaluate business-related theories in practices from an evangelical Christian perspective.
  • Articulate and defend the role of Christian character in personal and professional dealings.

Strength

  • Express thoughts, ideas, and findings effectively, utilizing multiple mediums of communication.
  • Facilitate the effective use of organizational resources, i.e. human, physical, and financial, while practicing appropriate Biblical stewardship.
  • Practice appropriate professional appearance and behavior as a professional identity is developed.

Anyone interested in business is encouraged to join Phi Beta Lambda (PBL). Monthly meetings include special speakers and tours. Student leaders develop annual projects conducted by the organization. In the spring, members have an opportunity to demonstrate their business skills at the Kansas PBL State Leadership Conference (SLC). Central students typically win 35-40 awards at this conference. Central Christian College of Kansas state winners participate and place regularly at the PBL National Leadership Conference (NLC) held at various sites across the nation.

Students in the Business Department have the opportunity to join the lifetime society of Sigma Beta Delta (SBD). As one of the leading prestigious business honor societies their focus is on wisdom, honor, and aspirations.

Membership in Central’s chapter of SBD is reserved for the most distinguished of the departments students. Established in 2016, the chapter inducts 2-5 students each spring.

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The Central Christian College business student has multiple ways to enrich their educational experience through off-campus opportunities. The department regularly offers national and international travel opportunities to study various topics including economics, finance, culture, trade, and monetary systems. Arrangements can also be made to study with the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) in their Best Semester program. CCC is also partnering with Students International where students have the opportunity to spend a semester in another country studying local culture, finance, economics, language, investment, entrepreneurship, etc.

Course Examples

Topics include staffing, performance appraisal, compensation, training and development, employee rights, and unionization. Contemporary issues include quality of work-life and legal environment.

This course examines the psychological and sociological variables important in understanding individual motivation, group functioning, change, creativity, organizational design, conflict, and leadership in organizations. Particular attention is given to the application of leadership and management principles within the organizational structure.

An introduction to microeconomic theory including an analysis of price theory, the marginal concept, market structure, and performance.

A survey course where policies, practices, and procedures of marketing within the private and public sector are learned. Emphasis is given to promotion, pricing, product, and distribution.

Types of managerial functions necessary for organizational operation are explored. The course is built around the topics of planning, organizing, directing, controlling and decision making.

Nature and purpose of accounting, basic accounting concepts and procedures, methods of processing, summarizing and classifying financial data. The accounting cycle, merchandising, measuring and reporting current assets and liabilities, and accounting for partnerships and corporations are topics covered.

This is the final capstone course including  Accounting, Management,  Entrepreneurship, Risk Management, and Organizational Leadership. A case method approach is used involving topics such as strategic planning, policy, and ethics, among others. Group work, class presentation, discussion, and participation are expected. This course is designed to be taken after the student has completed the business core.

FACULTY

Heath Whitehouse

Chair of Business Division
heath.whitehouse@centralchristian.edu

Dr. Enrique Barreiro

Chair of Masters Program in Strategic Leadership
enrique.barreiro@centralchristian.edu

Dr. David Ferrell

Business Instructor
david.ferrell@centralchristian.edu
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