Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration 


Shaping Ethical Business Leaders in Service of Christ and Community

Embark on a comprehensive journey into the world of business with the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration at Southeastern Free Will Baptist College. This four-year program, requiring 121 semester credit hours, is meticulously designed to equip students with a robust foundation in key business disciplines such as accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing, all framed within a Christian ethical context. Through a blend of rigorous academics and the application of biblical principles, our program prepares students to become Christian business leaders who not only are proficient in their fields but also embody integrity and stewardship in their professional and personal lives.

Your Degree Will Teach You

  • Broad Business Expertise: You will gain a thorough grounding in essential business disciplines, including advanced accounting, finance, marketing, management, and economics, equipping you with the skills to excel in diverse business environments.
  • Integration of Core Business Concepts: Develop a holistic understanding about how various business functions interconnect, preparing you for strategic decision-making and leadership roles.
  • Research Proficiency: Gain expertise in conducting detailed, methodological research into diverse business issues using various data sources and analytical techniques.
  • Ethical Leadership: Learn to make decisions that not only are economically sound but also ethically robust, reflecting the Christian values of integrity, stewardship, and social responsibility.
  • Career Preparation: Equip yourself for a successful career in various business fields such as corporate management, entrepreneurship, financial advising, or marketing. Our program also provides a solid foundation for graduate studies in business or related disciplines, ensuring you are well-prepared for leadership roles and can adapt to and thrive in a rapidly changing economic landscape.

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

BU301-302 Intermediate Accounting I & II

Intermediate Accounting I & II focuses on the role of accounting as an information system and the measurement, recognition, presentation, and disclosure of economic decisions. Concentration will be given to the study of assets, cash, receivables, time value, and inventory. 

BU306 Employee and Labor Relations

This course will examine the strategic management of an organization’s human capital. Functions of supporting a positive and ethical approach to managing human resources including analysis, planning, recruitment, training, performance evaluation, compensation, benefits, and other relations will be examined. 

BU402 Organizational Behavior

Organizational behavior is the study of how people behave within groups. This area of study examines human behavior in a work environment and determines its impact on job structure, performance, communication, motivation, and leadership.  Organizational behavior helps in improving functional behavior within the organization and helps attain higher productivity, effectiveness, efficiency, and organizational citizenship. 

BU404 Business Ethics and the Legal Environment

The emphasis of the course is on the legal and ethical issues affecting the way businesses operate, including contracts, product liability, regulation, anti-trust, and employment. 

BU407 Strategic Management

Strategic Management prepares students with the foundation they need to become successful leaders capable of making well-reasoned strategic decisions. Cases and models will be utilized to examine and analyze practical applications for implementing and sustaining structure in an organization.