(Undergraduate certificate programs are ineligible for federal financial aid unless the student is in a bachelors degree program)


  • Identify the forces influencing consumers in our competitive economy.
  • Develop an understanding of promotions and the marketing mix.
  • Create and investigate applied design and illustration for various media.

Select one course from the following:

INCS 4330 Introduction to Missiology*
INCS 4331 Cross-Cultural Living and Ministry *
INCS 4333 Local Church on Mission

INCS 4335 Biographies of Outstanding Missionaries
INCS 4340 Integrating Faith and Cultures
INCS 4341 Perspectives on the World Christian Movement
INCS 4342 Ethnography, Cultures, and Worldviews*
INCS 4343 Understanding Islam*

Select one course from the following:
FINA 4311 Internship in Finance †
HHMA 3302 Hospitality Internship* (HHMA 3301 is a prerequisite for this course)
MANA 4302 Internship in Management †
MANA 4315 International Travel in Management ††
MISM 4332 Internship in Management Information Systems*
MRKT 4305 Internship in Marketing †
MRKT 4315 International Travel in Marketing ††

ENTR 4302  Internship in Entrepreneurship

* courses available online

† Internships must involve working with a BAM-related business or organization involved in BAM. All internships in the College of Business require a minimum of 60 hours completed with at least a 3.0 grade point average.

†† International travel courses must involve BAM-related businesses.


(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.


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  • Learn to develop an understanding of your audience so that you can set  the best tone for your message.
  • Begin writing for maximum impact.
  • Learn to manage and control your “stage fright.”
  • Acquire the skills necessary for effective business communication.

  • Gain a broad understanding of the nature and impact of crime, along with a working knowledge of the criminal justice system.
  • Become familiar with the causes of crime and the fundamentals of criminal investigation.
  • Study the basic principles of administration and management.
  • Explore negotiation processes and potential outcomes as related to management practice.

  • Study the theories guiding ethical decisions and explore how basic principles can be adapted to meet cultural changes affecting health care  today.
  • Learn philosophies and policies of personnel management in health care.
  • Understand the financial implications of decisions made in a health organization.
  • Analyze areas of activities in which management functions occur.

  • Study database design, administration, integrity, security, and implementation.
  • Understand the importance of information technology for business  management through in-depth case studies.
  • Learn how IT is used to create a competitive advantage or solve a business problem
  • Class projects involving the complete development life cycle are designed to provide experience in all IS functions and business activities.

  • Study the premises of various world and life views that are distinctly different from the Christian perspective.
  • Become familiar with multimedia software programs commonly used by churches and ministries.
  • Learn organizational methods used in the administration of churches and various types of ministries.
  • Develop the competencies to function creatively with the professional staff and with church members.

  • Gain insights into interpersonal and group behaviors.
  • Learn the fundamentals of all aspects in personnel management.
  • Learn the skills necessary for effective business communication.
  • Participate in stimulating classroom discussions on current management  topics.

  • Comprehensive examination of principles provides a practical understanding of the dynamic marketing environment.
  • Gain basic preparation for advancement in marketing fields such as retailing, sales management, advertising, or service management.
  • Learn how to enhance your skills and develop competencies necessary for making effectual and resourceful business decisions.

  • Become familiar with the history and influence of music in worship.
  • Take part in comprehensive surveys of contemporary worship practices through field experiences in various forms.
  • Learn organizational methods used in church music administration.
  • Develop the competencies to function creatively with the professional staff and with church members.

MUSI 2311 Music Theory III
MUSI 2312 Music Theory IV
MUSI 3270 Church Music/Worship Administration

Children and Youth Music
MUSI 3311 Elementary Music Methods
MUSI 3312 Secondary Music Methods

MUSI 3207 Basic Conducting
MUSI 4204 Choral Arranging

MUSI 4305 Congregational Song


(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.


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Select one course from the following:

RELI 2304 Christian Doctrine *

Upper-Level Religion Course

MANA 3301 Principles of Management (S-L) *

*Courses available online.


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