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11/26/2020https://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.

Advanced Standing in a Master’s Degree

NBC graduates with a major in Leadership and Ethics may receive up to 9 hours of advanced standing toward the Master of Arts in Strategic Organizational Leadership (MAOL) degree at Point Loma Nazarene University. This can be achieved through NBC’s Traditional or AdVantage Structure. See the Program Director, Jerry Storz for more information.

Leadership and Ethics

Objectives

Completion of this program should enable the student to:

  • Know the strategies that lead to the attainment of organizational goals.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills necessary to mentor others successfully.
  • Utilize effective professional communications strategies.
  • Understand the regulatory requirements within the business setting.
  • Identify the change management strategies which ensure optimal organizational performance.

Program Requirements (Traditional Structure)

General Education Core Requirements

Course Course Description Hours
    45 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
  General Studies Electives 12

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)

General Education Core Requirements (Transfer Block)

Course Course DescriptionHours
    60 hours
  English Language/Communication 6
  Social Sciences 6
  Humanities 3
  Science 3
  History 3
  General Education Electives (from any division above) 3
  General Education Bible/Theology Electives (To include the following: OT Survey (3), NT Survey (3) Formation and Discipleship (3), Introduction to Christian Theology (3), Systematic Theology (6) 18
  General Education Electives 18

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