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Bachelor of Science

Business Administration

San Jose | Rocklin

Program Overview

WJU offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in the greater Sacramento Region as well as the Bay Area. This degree is designed to equip and prepare our graduates for success in our fast-changing domestic and international marketplace.

Courses will sharpen your skills in leadership, project management, accounting, finance, and marketing as you learn to incorporate Christian principles and serve with excellence in the current business climate. Concentrations in Project Management and Management are offered.

Program Details

  • One Night/Week
  • One Course at a Time
  •  Small Classes

Management and Organizational Behavior

Introduces the four parts of managing organizations: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling within the context of how organizational goals, priorities and strategies interface with the behavior of individuals and groups. Attention is given to the impact of organizational culture, organizational development and creating effective work groups.

3 units

Marketing for Managers

An introduction to marketing emphasizing the manager’s role in the product, price, place and promotion decisions. Topics include: marketing communications, target market identification, segmentation, consumer behavior, product life cycle, planning and marketing strategies. Addresses issues in marketing ethics and marketing for both the profit and not-for-profit organization.

3 units

Applied Ethics for Business

This course provides a biblical foundation for Christian ethics in the marketplace. It utilizes the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7) as a primary text for the formulation of Kingdom ethics, and a basis for personal decision-making. It also makes specific applications to the business world through the analysis of real-world dilemmas and challenges.

3 units

Faith & Life Issues

This course explores the fundamental tenets of a biblical worldview and the interaction between Christianity and various other world-views and faith systems. It also analyzes and critiques modernism and postmodernism, creating discussion about their impact on our work lives and personal lives; particularly as they pertain to business.

3 units

Research Methods and Statistical Concepts

Provides the student with an overview and understanding of research methods and statistical terms used in both the psychology and business disciplines with a special focus on compilation and interpretation of data. Research methods will include introduction to identification and procurement of relevant sources of information for conducting research relative to both an academic or practitioner application. Students will learn the proper documentation for applicable formatting of source data within their area of study.

3 units

Business Law

A general explanation of the law as it pertains to profit and not-for-profit organizations including its sources, development, and terminology. Specific legal doctrines and principles that affect business including an introduction to contracts, legal documents, and property are covered. Business entity structures such as sole-proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations are addressed.

3 units

Models of Leadership

This course explores the core leadership tenets of servant leadership and spiritual leadership, particularly as they pertain to the business environment. It examines key biblical principles and ways in which to apply them consistently and accurately for leadership in the contemporary world.

3 units

Fundamentals of Accounting

An overview of accounting from the perspective of a non-accounting manager including the tools used to understand how accounting functions within an organization. Specific topics include internal controls, the function of accounting, historical accounting data and financial planning.

3 units

Financial Management

An overview of the financial principles and accepted practices which need to be mastered by all managers including: profitability analysis; cash management; ideal capital structure; investment alternative evaluation; reading and interpreting financial statements; understanding financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, and promissory notes; financial planning; risk and return calculations; discounting and future value analysis; interest rate calculations; internal and external auditing; understanding financial markets; and other financial terms common to organizations will be examined.

3 units

Operations Management

An overview of the processes that transform inputs into finished goods and services. This course helps students understand the importance of operations management and how it interacts with the other parts of the organization, providing the necessary framework for developing skills needed to apply appropriate analytical tools to challenges within business operations.

3 units

Strategic Management

An integrative course with a focus of analyzing interrelationships of managerial decisions/actions within and between the firm and its environment. Applies multi-disciplinary techniques to diagnose and recommend actions appropriate to specific company situations using the case study method.

3 units

Integration and Applied Learning

This series of 1 unit courses are concurrently sequenced with the core curriculum to focus on the integration and application of course concepts. Assignments are designed to complement and enhance the topics in each course through group and individual projects as well as exposure to community resources.

3 units

Management

  • Human Resource Management (BUSA382)      3
  • Project Management (BUSA385)      3
  • Entrepreneurship (BUSA388)      3
  • Applied Christian Leadership in Management (BUSA480)    3

Project Management

  • Project Management Tools and Techniques (BUSA351)      3
  • Project Cost and Budget Management (BUSA352) 3
  • Project Quality Management (BUSA353) 3
  • Project Risk Management (BUSA450) 3
  •  Explain fundamental principles underlying organizations.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and interpretative skills.
  • Demonstrate skills in using analytical management tools.
  • Demonstrate skills in evaluating managerial problems.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication.
  • For Profit
  • Non-Profit
  • Healthcare
  • Sales
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneur

How many units is the program?

128 units total: 78 GE units and 50 major units

What is the cost per unit?

$520

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Offerings

Bachelor of Science

BS in Business Administration

Concentrations

Management
Project Management

Rocklin Campus Contact

2121 University Avenue
Rocklin CA 95765

Phone: (916)577-2333

Email: spsrocklin@jessup.edu

San Jose Campus Contact

1190 Saratoga Ave., Suite 210
San Jose, CA 95129

Phone: (669) 238-3447
Fax: (669) 400-7118

Email: sps-sanjose@jessup.edu

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