B.S. In Management (GOAL)

Overview

The GOAL (Grace Opportunities for Adult Learners) program gives adult learners the opportunity to earn a B.S. in Management, while maintaining their family and career responsibilities. This degree is offered both residentially and online.

GOAL is specifically designed for adult learners who desire to complete their four-year degree while continuing full-time life responsibilities. With convenient scheduling, current technology and outstanding conventional classroom instruction, Grace offers the faculty, courses, and academic resources to make completing a bachelor’s degree a reality.

This B.S. in Management degree serves those who have interrupted their higher education for work, family or other commitments. Building upon previous college credits and life-long learning experiences equivalent to about two years of college, the GOAL degree can be completed in 16 months. : The B.S. in Management degree is also offered as a Residential program.

Strengths:
  • Adult assessment replaces traditional examinations.
  • The final two years of your college program is completed in 16 months.
  • GOAL is priced substantially below most degree completion programs.
  • Outstanding and understanding faculty who are geared towards teaching adults.

Courses

Examples of courses in this major:

GOL3100 Business Writing in the New Millennium

Students will build a writing portfolio for diverse audiences and purposes. A writing rubric will ensure strong ideas, logical organization, conversational voice, clear words, smooth sentences, correct copy, and a reader-friendly design. Computer tools will be used to create and enhance written messages that meet the needs of today’s fast-paced business environment.

GOL3200 Expanded Conversation: Public Speaking in the Workplace

In this course, students will learn to analyze, construct and deliver a variety of presentations required in the modern workplace. Emphasis will be on practicality and individual growth.

GOL3300 Gifts Differing: Diversity and Teamwork in the Workplace

Students will gain experience with and knowledge of concepts related to diversity in the workplace. Special emphasis is placed on understanding personality preferences. Group dynamics such as power, perception, motivation, leadership and decision-making are analyzed through readings, written assignments and class discussion.

GOL3400 Principles of Management

This course will survey the role of managers in organization: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. We will explore leadership styles and techniques, preparing students to solve problems and apply effective decision- making processes in their environments.

GOL3500 Business Law

Students study the basic legal principles which control modern business transactions. Additionally, the course deals with such topics as contracts, agencies, employment, negotiable instruments, property, sales and business relations with government. 

Faculty

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