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Bachelor of Science inBusiness Administration

Program Overview

Today’s business world is constantly moving at a rapid pace. The most important skill a professional can have is adaptability, as they maneuver through the changes they encounter every day. Those looking for success not only need to be open to change but also need to embrace it. Without a strong basis in adaptability, a businessperson may find themselves far behind the curve before they can realize it.

Grace College’s GOAL (Grace Opportunities for Adult Learners) program is created just for students balancing work and personal commitments while pursuing an education. Our online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program offers convenient scheduling and academic resources to make completing a bachelor’s degree a reality. In addition to competitive tuition rates, you won’t have any book costs because courses in the GOAL programs use Open Educational Resources (OER), digital, openly licensed content. 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.

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We are committed to helping adult learners garner more skills to further their education. Our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is built from the ground up to help adults gain the skills needed to follow the career path of their choice. We will provide you the tools needed for success in today’s rapidly changing workplace.

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“I was really excited when Grace offered the GOAL program, and working with a lot of other people who were doing the same thing as me.”

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Business Administration Courses

GOL 3000 Adult Learner
GOL 3100 Business Writing in the New Millennium
GOL 3150 Creating a Competitive Edge
GOL 3200 Expanded Conversation: Public Speaking in the Workplace
GOL 3300 Gifts Differing: Diversity and Teamwork in the Workplace
GOL 3450 Marketing in the Technological Age
GOL 3750 Effective Financial Decision-Making
GOL 4000 Interpreting Basic Statistics
GOL 4050 The Global Environment
GOL 4300 The Dynamic Organization
GOL 4350 Strategic Enterprise
GOL 4400 Operations Management
GOL 4600 Applied Research
GOL 4650 Personal Resource Management
GOL 4700 Senior Seminar
Choose one of the following electives: GOL 4100 or GOL 4800

In this course, students will examine adult developmental stages including physical, cognitive, personality, social, and moral development. This course will provide orientation activities for adult learners to adjust to the college environment, facilities, and technology. Experiential learning portfolio instruction is also provided, if applicable. Three hours.

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. Three hours.

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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. Three hours.

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. Three hours.

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Students will learn how to interpret basic statistics in order to aid in the decision making process. Examples from research studies will be employed to help the student comprehend how various statistics can be used to make decisions about real life problems in the workplace. Three hours.

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The study of organizational development explores how companies must adapt to ever-changing internal and external environments in order to thrive in today’s economy. Change strategies and intervention processes will be studied so students can apply practical solutions to various organizational challenges in case histories and in their own workplaces. Leadership and teamwork will be explored in the context of organizational development. Three hours.

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Students will learn how to use mathematics, statistics, and various computer packages to solve common business problems. Three hours.

This course introduces the student to specific research terminology and research fundamentals such as design, samplings, surveys, experiments, focus groups, and other qualitative & quantitative approaches, culminating in a student research project. Three hours.

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This culmination experience will enable students to select individualized activities that demonstrate their practical managerial skills in the workplace. Three hours.

GOL 4100
Ethical Change Agents Students will develop ethical awareness, accountability, and considerations to ethics in the working world including small group analysis of selected rules and cases. Three hours.

GOL 4800
Spiritual and Leadership Development This course focuses upon servant leadership, equipping and empowering others for leadership, and leading as a change agent. Though the leadership principles in this course are based upon Scripture, they are all applicable to a variety of contexts in the workplace. Three hours.

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