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08/22/2014http://www.nbc.edu/majors/leadership-and-ethics.php

Leadership and Ethics

Leadership and Ethics

Overview

The B.A.Min. with a Leadership and Ethics major is designed for adults who desire to complete a ministry focused degree for personal growth, increased training, and/or advancement in their workplace or volunteer setting. Emphasis is given to issues related to the business, parachurch, or volunteer setting, equipping the graduate with the tools necessary to navigate today’s complex work environment.

Leadership and Ethics

Objectives

Students who complete the Leadership and Ethics major will:

  • Know the disciplines that facilitate living a purposeful life.
  • Develop a commitment to spiritual maturation.
  • Exhibit skills required to mentor themselves and others effectively.
  • Formulate strategies which enable others to achieve their potential.
  • Exhibit situational awareness and leadership.
  • Lead improvement activities in an organizational setting.
  • Understand authority from a Christian perspective.
  • Model the use of appropriate enquiry.
  • Distinguish between acceptable and best practices in ethical dilemmas.

Program Requirements (Traditional Structure)

General Education Core Requirements

Course Course Description Hours
    45 hours
  General Studies Electives 12 hours
  English Language/Communication 6
  (must include an English Composition course) 
  Social Sciences 6
  Humanities 3
  Science 3
  Math 3
  History 3
GEN-1003 Lifelong Learning Skills 3
THE-1023 Spiritual Formation 3
THE-3013 Introduction to Christian Thought 3

Bible and Theology Core Requirements

Course Course Description Hours
    24 hours
BIB-3604 Survey of the Old Testament/Pentateuch 4
BIB-3614 Survey of the New Testament/Gospels 4
BIB-3624 Bible and Life Application 4
BIB-3634 Biblical Leadership Principles 4
THE-3614 Survey of Christian Theology 4
THE-3624 Holiness and the Life of the Believer 4

A student may substitute the six 4-hour Bible/theology courses with any of the eight 3-hour Bible/theology courses or a combination of the two, providing that all prerequisites are met.

Courses specific to the Leadership and Ethics major

Course Course Description Hours
    32 hours
  Electives or Minor Courses 19 hours
BLE-4614 Business and Professional Communication4
BLE-4624 Business Finance 4
BLE-4644 Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Environ. of Business4
BLE-4654 Group and Organizational Behavior 4
BLE-4664 Strategic Leadership and Management 4
BLE-4674 Business Ethics 4
BLE-4684 Managing Change and Conflict 4
BLE-4694 Capstone Project 4

120 hours total required for graduation

Program Requirements (AdVantage Structure)

60 hoursProgram Entrance Requirements

Course Course Description Hours
GEN-1001 Introduction to Online Learning
Program requirement - does not apply to the major.
0-1

First Year - Core Courses

Bible and Theology 20 hours, Foundational 8 hours

Course Course Description Hours
    28 hours
BLE-3604 Adult & Professional Development 4
BIB-3604 Survey of the Old Testament/Pentateuch 4
BIB-3614 Survey of the New Testament/Gospels 4
BIB-3624 Bible and Life Application 4
BIB-3634 Biblical Leadership Principles 4
THE-3614 Survey of Christian Theology 4
THE-3624 Holiness and the Life of the Believer 4

Second Year - Courses specific to the major

Course Course Description Hours
    32 hours
BLE-4614 Business & Professional Communication4
BLE-4624 Business Finance 4
BLE-4644 Legal, Ethical & Regulatory Environ. of Business4
BLE-4654 Group & Organizational Behavior 4
BLE-4664 Strategic Leadership & Management 4
BLE-4674 Business Ethics 4
BLE-4684 Managing Change and Conflict 4
BLE-4694 Capstone Project 4

120 hours total required for graduation

Program Requirements (Salvation Army)

Program Entrance Requirements 60 hours

First Year

Course Course Description Hours
    28 hours
XXX-xxxx Math/Science* 3
GEN-1001 Introduction to Online Learning 1
BLE-3604 Adult & Professional Development 4
BIB-3634 Biblical Leadership Principles 4
THE-3624 Holiness and the Life of the Believer 4
SAR-3614 Stewardship and Fundraising 4
SAR-3624 Doing Church as a Mission 4
SAR-3634 Social Aspects of Ministry 4

*If the Math/Science requirement has already been met, another General Education course may be substituted.

Second Year - Courses specific to the major

Course Course Description Hours
    32 hours
BLE-4614 Business & Professional Communication4
BLE-4624 Business Finance 4
BLE-4644 Legal, Ethical & Regulatory Environ. of Business4
BLE-4654 Group & Organizational Behavior 4
BLE-4664 Strategic Leadership & Management 4
BLE-4674 Business Ethics 4
BLE-4684 Managing Change and Conflict 4
BLE-4694 Capstone Project 4

120 hours total required for graduation