Christian Leadership

Degree Name
The Associate of Arts in Christian Business Management is a two year program providing an introduction to Christian Business Studies, Biblical Studies, and Theology. This major provides a foundation for various ministry and missions positions, social service, or for personal spiritual development.

The A.A. requires a total of 60 credit hours for graduation, which includes 39 credit hours of general education, 18 credit hours of Biblical Studies major coursework, and 3 semester hours of elective credit. Prior college, military, and technical credits may be used toward the A.A. degree. Students may transfer in a maximum of 45 credit hours (75% of the degree requirements). Students may take a maximum of 15 credit hours of 300 and 400 level courses in the A.A. degree program.

The 18 hours of major coursework, as well as the general education and elective credit hours, may be transferred to the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Business Studies degree at School of the Written Word University.

The Associate of Arts in Christian Business Studies requires completion of the following 60 credit hours:
General Education (39 hours)
Biblical Studies Major (18 hours)
Electives (3 hours)

Course Number         Require Course Name          Course Description              Credits

Biblical Studies          (6)
1104                            Introduction to College Life                                                   3

Communication         (3)       

1128                            Biblical Communication                                                         3

Computer Science     (3)

1038                            Introduction to Computers                                                     3

History, Behavioral, Science (3)

1127                            Characteristics of People In the Bible                                                3

215A                           Biblical Economy

1123                            History of the Bible                                                                3

Political Science
217A                           American Political Process (Relating to the Bible)                 3

Psychology                 (9)                    3 Courses will Be Assigned
PSY 101A                   General Education                                                                  3

PSY 201A                    Social Psychology                                                                  3

PSY 245A                   Developmental Psychology                                                    3

PSY 301A                   Theories of Personality                                                           3

Social Science

202A                           Marriage and Family                                                               3


BIB 223A                   Spiritual Formation                                                                 3

Natural Science
PHY105A                   Environmental Science                                                           3

Foreign Language                 (6)
1177                            Spanish I                                                                                 3
1180                            Spanish II                                                                                3

Core Classes                (12)
Course Number           Require Course Name        Course Description              Credits
GEB 1011                   Introduction to Business                                                                      3

MAN 2021                  Principles of Management                                                                  3

BUS 2261                   Business Management                                                            3

ECO 2013                   Christian Doctrine                                                                   3


Electives                     Optional  Electives
Course Number           Require Course Name        Course Description              Credits
PSY 221A                   Interpersonal Relationships                                                     3
1029                            Research & Writing                                                                3
BIB 223A                   Spiritual Formation                                                                 3
1108                            Biblical Writing                                                                       3
PSY 301A                   Theories of Personality

Graduation Requirements for Associate of Arts is Christian Business Management l Studies Degree

The faculty recommends students in the A.A. in Biblical Studies to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements:

  1. Completion of 60 credit hours as specified in the course requirements listed above (a maximum of 15 credit hours of 300/400 level courses).
  2. A letter grade of D or higher in all courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all School of the Written Word University coursework.
  3. Satisfaction of the School of the Written Word University CAGS Residency requirements.
  4. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  5. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.