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04/19/2014http://www.nbc.edu/majors/leadership-and-ethics.php

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 DescriptionHours
45 hours
General Studies Electives12 hours
English Language/Communication6
(must include an English Composition course)
Social Sciences6
Humanities3
Science3
Math3
History3
GEN-1003 Lifelong Learning Skills3
THE-1023 Spiritual Formation3
THE-3013 Introduction to Christian Thought3

Bible and Theology Core Requirements

Course Course DescriptionHours
24 hours
BIB-3604 Survey of the Old Testament/Pentateuch4
BIB-3614 Survey of the New Testament/Gospels4
BIB-3624 Bible and Life Application4
BIB-3634 Biblical Leadership Principles4
THE-3614 Survey of Christian Theology4
THE-3624 Holiness and the Life of the Believer4

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 DescriptionHours
32 hours
Electives or Minor Courses19 hours
BLE-4614 Business and Professional Communication4
BLE-4624 Business Finance4
BLE-4644 Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Environ. of Business4
BLE-4654 Group and Organizational Behavior4
BLE-4664 Strategic Leadership and Management4
BLE-4674 Business Ethics4
BLE-4684 Managing Change and Conflict4
BLE-4694 Capstone Project4

120 hours total required for graduation

Program Requirements (AdVantage Structure)

Program Entrance Requirements 60 hours

Course Course DescriptionHours
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 DescriptionHours
28 hours
BLE-3604 Adult & Professional Development4
BIB-3604 Survey of the Old Testament/Pentateuch4
BIB-3614 Survey of the New Testament/Gospels4
BIB-3624 Bible and Life Application4
BIB-3634 Biblical Leadership Principles4
THE-3614 Survey of Christian Theology4
THE-3624 Holiness and the Life of the Believer4

Second Year - Courses specific to the major

Course Course DescriptionHours
32 hours
BLE-4614 Business & Professional Communication4
BLE-4624 Business Finance4
BLE-4644 Legal, Ethical & Regulatory Environ. of Business4
BLE-4654 Group & Organizational Behavior4
BLE-4664 Strategic Leadership & Management4
BLE-4674 Business Ethics4
BLE-4684 Managing Change and Conflict4
BLE-4694 Capstone Project4

120 hours total required for graduation

Program Requirements (Salvation Army)

Program Entrance Requirements 60 hours

First Year

Course Course DescriptionHours
28 hours
XXX-xxxx Math/Science*3
GEN-1001 Introduction to Online Learning1
BLE-3604 Adult & Professional Development4
BIB-3634 Biblical Leadership Principles4
THE-3624 Holiness and the Life of the Believer4
SAR-3614 Stewardship and Fundraising4
SAR-3624 Doing Church as a Mission4
SAR-3634 Social Aspects of Ministry4

*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 DescriptionHours
32 hours
BLE-4614 Business & Professional Communication4
BLE-4624 Business Finance4
BLE-4644 Legal, Ethical & Regulatory Environ. of Business4
BLE-4654 Group & Organizational Behavior4
BLE-4664 Strategic Leadership & Management4
BLE-4674 Business Ethics4
BLE-4684 Managing Change and Conflict4
BLE-4694 Capstone Project4

120 hours total required for graduation