Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership

By completing this program, students will be able to:

One

Demonstrate how to lead others effectively and ethically in businesses, non-profit organizations, ministries, or governmental structures

Two

Effectively handle daily situations such as negotiation, conflict resolution, business ethics, team building, creative thinking, organization behavior, and business policy and strategy.

Three

Exhibit appropriate leadership in organization change, growth, developing leadership potential in others.

Four

Know, interpret and exegete the Word of God as they minister the Word through preaching and teaching.

Five

Gain a foundational knowledge and a biblical worldview of general subjects that will enable them to further learn and become godly leaders in their social context.

Six

Demonstrate how they are intercessors, committed to drawing close to the Lord throughout life and obeying the Holy Spirit in all things.

Degree Requirements

Biblical Studies

A study of the basic Christian character: humility, selflessness, forgiveness, moral purity, clear conscience, seeking God, sensitivity to God, and living for God.

An in-depth Biblical study of the principles of intercession based on the book Rees Howells, Intercessor. Emphasizes principles of faith, obedience, and possession by the Holy Spirit.

A study of the New Testament books with respect to title, author, date, background, key words, key verses, purpose, message, outline, summary, and application.

A study of the Old Testament books with respect to title, author, date, key words and verses, purpose, message, outline, summary, and the way each book points to Jesus Christ.

An examination of how the prophetic tradition of Israel developed and how it continues to operate in the New Testament church. This course includes a study of the Major Prophets: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel.

General survey of doctrines of the Bible, Christ, the goodness and greatness of God, Holy Spirit, man, and sin.

A continuation of Basic Theology I with an emphasis on the doctrines of salvation, end-times, demons and angels, and the church.

An intense study and practical expression of the working of the fivefold ministry within the church.
6 hours Biblical/Theological Electives

General Studies

A review and practice of the academic writing process including grammar rules.

An expanded study and practice of clear, correct, and effective academic writing with some grammar review.

An introduction to the basic principles and techniques of public speaking and practice in presenting various forms of public speaking using those elements

A general study of social interactions and the products of social interactions, such as cultures, socializing, and the major institutions of society with respect to societies throughout the world. Includes practical application of sociological situations in development of critical thinking skills.

This course is a survey of United States history from its beginnings to the Civil War. Emphasis will be given to the spiritual foundations that shaped America. In addition, this course will cover the influence of the frontier and the Native American, European and African heritages, the constitutional development of the federal government, the evolution of the nation’s economic system, social fabric and diplomatic experience.

From a Christian perspective, this course encompasses political, cultural, literary, and religious influences on the development of civilization from the writings of the ancients to 1500 AD.

As a continuation of World History, this course will cover the period from 1500 to the present. From a Christian perspective, this course will encompass political, cultural, literary, and religious influences on the development of nations. The development of Western thought and its worldwide influence will also be investigated in this course.

This course will introduce the student to the major worldviews of contemporary western society. As they examine the historical backgrounds, they will also compare each worldview against a Biblical worldview.

A survey course designed to acquaint the student with practical math applications. Topics selected from logic, probability, geometry, function and relations, set theory, and statistics. Emphasis will be on problem solving.

3 hours General Studies Electives

Leadership Studies

An exploration of leadership styles and examples found in the Bible.

A study of the five parts of managing organizations—planning, organizing, staffing, leading, controlling and evaluating—with the study of principles for application to both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations and applications in organizations with references to Scripture. (Also MEL 233)

An introduction to the concepts of effective oral and written communication to include functioning in teams and other organizational and interpersonal settings.

Organizational goals, priorities and strategies interfacing with the behavior of individuals and groups inside the organization and in other affecting organizations. Attention given to the effect of organizational culture, government laws and regulations and the economy upon organizational behavior.

This course will help equip the student with both the internal and external competencies necessary to start a brand-new business or enterprise. (Also MEL 343)

The development, discussion and resolution of ethical issues in organizations and how outcomes are impacted by ethical standards and Christian faith.

Christian Service

6 hours of CSP 111-118
Degree Summary
Biblical Studies
30 Hours
General Studies
36 Hours
Leadership Studies
51 Hours
Christian Service
6 Hours
Total
123 Credit Hours