Associate of Arts in Business Administration
Associate of Arts in Business Administration 


Prepare to Lead with Integrity and Faith in the Business World

At Southeastern Free Will Baptist College, we are dedicated to cultivating leaders who not only are skilled in business disciplines but also are guided by a strong ethical compass and Christian values. Our Associate of Arts in Business Administration is designed to build a foundation in key business areas—accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing—integrated with the timeless truths of Scripture. This two-year program is committed to shaping servant leaders ready to make a transformative impact in the business world and church-related ministries.

Your Degree Will Teach You

  • Core Business Knowledge: Understand fundamental concepts across key business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing.
  • Ethical Decision-Making: Learn to navigate complex business situations that focus on integrity, stewardship, and social responsibility.
  • Research and Analytical Skills: Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills by engaging in methodological, secondary research into business issues.
  • Communication and Leadership Skills: Enhance your ability to communicate effectively in a business environment through courses in business communications and public speaking.
  • Faith and Business Integration: Be challenged to think about how Christian teachings can shape a business leader’s approach to management, marketing, and interpersonal relations within the corporate and community context.
  • Future Career Preparation: Prepare for roles in business administration where you can lead projects, manage teams, and contribute to business strategy and operations. Graduates are well-positioned to continue their education or begin careers in diverse industries, equipped with the knowledge and ethical frameworks necessary to make a positive impact.

Meet One of Your Advisors

Daniel Osborne serves as the Chairperson of the Business Department at Southeastern Free Will Baptist College, bringing extensive experience in accounting, finance, and Christian leadership. Holding an advanced degree in Accountancy and Business Administration, he skillfully integrates biblical principles with core business practices in his teaching. As the Chief Financial Officer of the college, Daniel oversees crucial financial and operational aspects, ensuring that the institution’s values are reflected in its policies and decisions. He is committed to mentoring, striving to guide students through their academic and spiritual journey and preparing them to be ethical leaders in the business world. 

Daniel Osborne

Featured Courses in this Degree

BU111 Principles of Accounting

This course introduces accounting principles and practices, a study of the accounting cycle, accounting systems design and functions, and principles underlying financial reporting under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) as they apply to the proprietorship, partnership, and the corporation. 

BU202 Desktop Publishing

This course will introduce the student to Desktop Publishing. InDesign will be used to train the student in layout, design, typography and other related topics. 

BU211 Economics

Principles of Economics focuses on core principles of micro and macroeconomics to produce economic stability. Supply and demand, competitive supply, behavioral economics, labor markets, economic activity (GDP) price level, and money markets will be explained. Short-term and long-term effects will be analyzed. 

BU213 Introduction to Management

This management course is an opportunity for students to investigate the breadth of business management functions and the positive impact business has in our society and economic system. 

BU214 Leadership

This course focuses on the ability of an individual or group of individuals to influence and guide followers. Topics covered will consist of qualities that influence decision making and factors that affect it. Team collaboration when creating and articulating clear visions and establishing and attaining achievable goals will be extensively covered.