Bachelor of Science in Management and Ethics

Change Your Course with a Bachelor of Science in Management and Ethics

Take the next step to get the job in management you want. Our bachelor’s in Management and Ethics program is designed to help students advance in a wide variety of specialized business fields. The program aims to educate students about managing the most important aspect of any business – people.

Through a variety of courses, students will learn the four functions of management: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Upon completion of the program, individuals will understand how to effectively lead others in a business based on ethics from a Biblical worldview.

In the program, students will learn to lead employees through courses that cover topics such as finance, leadership, managing change, accounting and communication. Though courses are more concentrated on people instead of numbers, students will learn how to use critical thinking skills to interpret data and use it to make decisions that will improve the function of a business.

In order to prepare students for the realities of managing people, our experienced professors utilize relevant case-studies drawn from the experiences of an advisory council composed of business leaders in the region. In addition, each course allows students to learn from one another and their professor through strategic discussion.

Graduates of the program will be equipped to step into positions of management in a variety of businesses with a thorough understanding of how to manage people with ethics and efficiency in mind.

Why MACU is Your Choice for a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Ethics

In the Management and Ethics program, our instructors do not stop at teaching students how to treat people – they show students how to treat people, whether on-campus or online. Our instructors are not only experienced in the field in which they are teaching, but they are also dedicated to shaping each student as an individual of competence and character.

In order to help students develop holistically, the courses in the Management and Ethics program incorporate GiANT leadership concepts, helping students understand their own communication styles so they can be effective leaders in their fields of business. The program’s focus on cultivating individuals with the character of Christ, in combination with its concentration on giving students a realistic understanding of leadership, makes graduates of Mid-America’s B.S. in Management and Ethics program stand out among the rest.

Online Degree in Management & Ethics

Jobs for Graduates of the Management and Ethics Degree Program

  • General Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Account Manager
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BUAD2503 Business and Professional Communications
Principles of effective communication in a business environment. Practice in the preparation of letters, reports, and other forms of business writing. Prerequisites: ENGL 1103 and ENGL 1203. Offered every spring semester.
BUAD3403 Business Finance
Financial principles and functions with applications to business organizations, including investment, dividend decision, and an introduction to the models and tools used for financial analysis. Offered every fall semester.
BUAD4303 Human Resource Administration
Human relations and adjustment in all forms of institutional and business organizations. The course deals with such problems as proper placement of the individual, training, incentive, methods of supervision, discipline, promotion, and retirement. Offered spring semester: odd numbered years.
MGMT2103 Business Software Applications
Introduces the basic features of Microsoft Office, Windows basics and file management. Develops familiarity with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Students demonstrate their ability to use a personal computer for word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications through weekly labs and projects.
MGMT2203 Goals, Priorities and Attitudes
An introduction to 1) developing personal and career goals, 2) the setting of priorities within these goals, and 3) building a positive self-concept along with the attitudes incumbent with this personal regard that will allow the goals and priorities to be realized.
MGMT2303 Management Principles
A study of the basic functions of managers and the skills needed to be successful in today’s business environment. It introduces students to the challenges posed by the changing cultures in the workplace. The fundamental characteristics of organization structure will be reviewed, as well as the similarities and differences of leadership and management.
MGMT3213 Applied Business Management
This three-credit-hour course provides an introduction to the principles of management. The emphasis is on understanding organizational theory, human relations, interpersonal communications, production, business ethics, and the development of management thought.
MGMT3313 Principles of Human Resource Administration
This course provides an overview of the human resource management function. It includes the theories, research, and issues related to human resource management within modern organizations. The roles, responsibilities, relationships, functions, and processes of human resource management are discussed from a systems perspective. Expectations of various stakeholders such as government, employees, labor organizations, staff/line management, and executive management are explored.
MGMT4103 Group and Organizational Communications
An introduction to the concepts of effective oral and written communication to include functioning in teams and other organizational settings as well as interpersonal exchanges.
MGMT4203 Managing People: Groups and Leadership
Groups are the building blocks of organizations. Nearly everyone participates in both formal and informal groups at work. It is essential that managers understand groups because group processes directly affect creativity, problem solving, decision-making and productivity. This module provides insight into group formation and process, their power and influence in organizations and varying styles of leadership.
MGMT4303 Accounting for Managers
The acquisition, analysis, and reporting of financial information are important to the individual manager and the organization. Special attention will be given to the planning and control responsibilities of practicing managers. Individuals should gain confidence in their ability to interpret and use financial information for effective decision-making.
MGMT4403 Marketing Concepts and Applications
Managers should understand the role of marketing in organizations. Emphasis will be given to the factors that affect consumer behavior, development and evaluation of an organization’s marketing strategies, and fundamental marketing variables.
MGMT4433 Managing Change
An inherent aspect of leadership is managing change. This course will explore the various change theories and available options for designing, implementing and managing change. The students will learn how to develop their own change protocols, lead people through turbulent times including lay-offs due to downsizing and outsourcing, and be a bastion of hope and support exhibiting a Christ-like attitude to one’s employees.
MGMT4503 Financial Analysis for Managers
Finance is the art and science of handling money. In the modern world virtually every organization, public and private, runs on money. That includes families, businesses, governments, and nonprofit enterprises. The study of finance will be broadly divided into two areas: (1 cr.) Investments and financial markets and (2 cr.) the financial management of companies. These are separate but related. A financial system involves flows of money and paper between them.
MGMT4523 Case Studies in Management Ethics
Reading, discussion and development of papers pertaining to relevant case studies involving personal and organizational ethical issues and problems to actual situations.
MGMT4703 Entrepreneurship
This course will explore the options available and means by which an entrepreneurial venture may be created and will help to develop an understanding of all functional areas of a small business as they relate to managing operations. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of the business plan and how to develop one.
MKTG3103 Principles of Marketing
An introduction to the marketing of goods and services in advanced market economics; study of the marketing mix, pricing, distributional activities, consumer behavior, and marketing research. Offered fall smester: odd numbered years.

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