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Business Administration

WJU offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in the greater Sacramento Region as well as the Bay Area.  This degree is designed to equip and prepare our graduates for success in our fast-changing domestic and international marketplace.

Courses will sharpen your skills in leadership, project management, accounting, finance, and marketing as you learn to incorporate Christian principles and serve with excellence in the current business climate. Concentrations in Project Management and Management are offered.

  • One Night/Week
  • One Course at a Time
  •  Small Classes

Unit Pricing

Total Program Units: 50

Cost Per Unit: $495

Careers

For Profit
Non-Profit
Healthcare
Sales
Human Resources
Marketing
Entrepreneur

Features

  •  One class at a time
  • Biblical ethics infused in every course

Business Administration majors are required to take microeconomics, which is offered through our Bridge program, as a pre-requisites. All students are required to take WJU Strategies for Success prior to beginning any major. Please find our upcoming Business Administration cohort schedule below.

= Both Campuses

Course is part of program at both campuses.

= Rocklin Program Only

Course is part of the Rocklin Campus program.

= San Jose Program Only

Course is part of the San Jose program.

Core Courses | Management Concentration | Project Management Concentration

Core Courses

Management and Organizational Behavior

Introduces the four parts of managing organizations: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling within the context of how organizational goals, priorities and strategies interface with the behavior of individuals and groups. Attention is given to the impact of organizational culture, organizational development and creating effective work groups.3 Units

Marketing for Managers(Not Currently Offered)

An introduction to marketing emphasizing the manager’s role in the product, price, place and promotion decisions. Topics include: marketing communications, target market identification, segmentation, consumer behavior, product life cycle, planning and marketing strategies. Addresses issues in marketing ethics and marketing for both the profit and not-for-profit organization.3 Units

Applied Ethics for Business

This course provides a biblical foundation for Christian ethics in the marketplace. It utilizes the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7) as a primary text for the formulation of Kingdom ethics, and a basis for personal decision-making. It also makes specific applications to the business world through the analysis of real-world dilemmas and challenges.3 Units

Faith & Life Issues

This course explores the fundamental tenets of a biblical worldview and the interaction between Christianity and various other world-views and faith systems. It also analyzes and critiques modernism and postmodernism, creating discussion about their impact on our work lives and personal lives; particularly as they pertain to business.3 Units

Research Methods and Statistical Concepts

Provides the student with an overview and understanding of research methods and statistical terms used in both the psychology and business disciplines with a special focus on compilation and interpretation of data. Research methods will include introduction to identification and procurement of relevant sources of information for conducting research relative to both an academic or practitioner application. Students will learn the proper documentation for applicable formatting of source data within their area of study.3 Units

Business Law

A general explanation of the law as it pertains to profit and not-for-profit organizations including its sources, development, and terminology. Specific legal doctrines and principles that affect business including an introduction to contracts, legal documents, and property are covered. Business entity structures such as sole-proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations are addressed.3 Units

Models of Leadership

This course explores the core leadership tenets of servant leadership and spiritual leadership, particularly as they pertain to the business environment. It examines key biblical principles and ways in which to apply them consistently and accurately for leadership in the contemporary world.3 Units

Fundamentals of Accounting

An overview of accounting from the perspective of a non-accounting manager including the tools used to understand how accounting functions within an organization. Specific topics include internal controls, the function of accounting, historical accounting data and financial planning.3 Units

Financial Management

An overview of the financial principles and accepted practices which need to be mastered by all managers including: profitability analysis; cash management; ideal capital structure; investment alternative evaluation; reading and interpreting financial statements; understanding financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, and promissory notes; financial planning; risk and return calculations; discounting and future value analysis; interest rate calculations; internal and external auditing; understanding financial markets; and other financial terms common to organizations will be examined.3 Units

Operations Management

An overview of the processes that transform inputs into finished goods and services. This course helps students understand the importance of operations management and how it interacts with the other parts of the organization, providing the necessary framework for developing skills needed to apply appropriate analytical tools to challenges within business operations.3 Units

Strategic Management

An integrative course with a focus of analyzing interrelationships of managerial decisions/actions within and between the firm and its environment. Applies multi-disciplinary techniques to diagnose and recommend actions appropriate to specific company situations using the case study method.3 Units

Integration and Applied Learning

This series of 1 unit courses are concurrently sequenced with the core curriculum to focus on the integration and application of course concepts. Assignments are designed to complement and enhance the topics in each course through group and individual projects as well as exposure to community resources.3 Units
Management Concentration

Project Management

A practical overview of the discipline of project management and its broad utilization within profit and not-for-profit organizations including personal application in planning and project execution. Emphasis of the class includes a focus on tools, terminology and software applications used in project management and introduction to the certification requirements and process for various project management professional designations.3 Units

Human Resource Management

From a management perspective, explores the interrelationship of the Human Resource Department and other organizational units in carrying out such activities as workforce planning, job analysis, recruiting, selection, staffing, orientation, training, employee development, performance evaluation, compensation, employee benefits, health and safety, employee relations, discipline, legal implications of HR, and international impact on labor and HR practices.3 Units

Applied Christian Leadership in Management

This course explores the concept of business management leadership through the lens of a Christian worldview. Students will examine the theoretical context of leadership theory and determine application in the practices of noted business leaders and through interactions with local Christian business leaders. Finally, students will develop a leadership portfolio describing their personal leadership characteristics and capabilities. 3 Units

Entrepreneurship

This course provides an overview of entrepreneurship. Insight will be discussed into the characteristics of entrepreneurs and examines the growth of entrepreneurship. Students will apply the methods used to create, identify, and evaluate opportunities for new ventures and assess skills that are needed to start and manage new ventures. Students will develop a preliminary business plan including reviewing problems and actions involved in launching and operating small profit and not-for-profit organizations. This course emphasizes entrepreneuer characteristics sought by venture capitalists and investors, roles of the business plan and evolutionary stages of start-up activity.3 Units
Project Management Concentration

Project Cost and Budget Management

This course analyzes the importance of cost management in executing a project plan and incorporates the elements of mid-course changes and cash flow management. Topics include cost estimation, creating a realistic baseline, evaluating project performance and presenting project benefits to the stakeholder(s). 3 Units

Project Quality Management

This course provides an overview of quality principles related to projects such as total quality management (TQM), planning, assurance, & control. Topics include problem solving tools, such as flow charts, checklists, cause/effect diagrams, and audit techniques to comply with company-documented processes. 3 Units

Project Management Tools & Techniques

This course introduces tools and techniques used in project management including computer software. Topics include: defining project scope; identifying and tracking project risks; as well as evaluating, controlling, monitoring, and closing a project. Project management software (Microsoft Project) is utilized to develop an integrated project plan and create a project work breakdown structure (WBS) and GANTT schedule to track milestones. 3 Units

Project Risk Management

This course uncovers the process of assessing and managing risk in a project. Topics include developing a project risk management plan, identifying and documenting risk in a project, performing qualitative and quantitative risk analyses, planning risk responses and applying PMBOK® and PMI® standards to a project.3 Units
Rocklin Campus

2121 University Avenue
Rocklin CA 95765

Phone: (916)577-2338
Fax: (916) 577-2330

Email: spsrocklin@jessup.edu

Meet Jessup

Grab a friend and join us for a relaxed, fun and quick gathering to learn about William Jessup University. We’ll present our programs, our delivery model, how it fits into your life and why our students are so successful. We’ll give you the opportunity to visit a real classroom and candidly speak with current students.

The Next Rocklin Info Session Starts In...
2016/08/02 18:00:00
San Jose Schedule & Resources
San Jose Campus

1190 Saratoga Ave., Suite 210
San Jose, CA 95129

Phone: (669) 400-7107
Fax: (669) 400-7118

Email: sps-sanjose@jessup.edu

Meet Jessup

Grab a friend and join us for a relaxed, fun and quick gathering to learn about William Jessup University. We’ll present our programs, our delivery model, how it fits into your life and why our students are so successful. We’ll give you the opportunity to visit a real classroom and candidly speak with current students.

The Next San Jose Info Session Starts In...
2016/07/25 18:00:00
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Program Overview
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Business Administration

WJU offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in the greater Sacramento Region as well as the Bay Area.  This degree is designed to equip and prepare our graduates for success in our fast-changing domestic and international marketplace.

Courses will sharpen your skills in leadership, project management, accounting, finance, and marketing as you learn to incorporate Christian principles and serve with excellence in the current business climate. Concentrations in Project Management and Management are offered.

  • One Night/Week
  • One Course at a Time
  •  Small Classes

Unit Pricing

Total Program Units: 50

Cost Per Unit: $495

Careers

For Profit
Non-Profit
Healthcare
Sales
Human Resources
Marketing
Entrepreneur

Features

  •  One class at a time
  • Biblical ethics infused in every course
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Courses

Business Administration majors are required to take microeconomics, which is offered through our Bridge program, as a pre-requisites. All students are required to take WJU Strategies for Success prior to beginning any major. Please find our upcoming Business Administration cohort schedule below.

= Both Campuses

Course is part of program at both campuses.

= Rocklin Program Only

Course is part of the Rocklin Campus program.

= San Jose Program Only

Course is part of the San Jose program.

Core Courses | Management Concentration | Project Management Concentration

Core Courses

Management and Organizational Behavior

Introduces the four parts of managing organizations: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling within the context of how organizational goals, priorities and strategies interface with the behavior of individuals and groups. Attention is given to the impact of organizational culture, organizational development and creating effective work groups.3 Units

Marketing for Managers(Not Currently Offered)

An introduction to marketing emphasizing the manager’s role in the product, price, place and promotion decisions. Topics include: marketing communications, target market identification, segmentation, consumer behavior, product life cycle, planning and marketing strategies. Addresses issues in marketing ethics and marketing for both the profit and not-for-profit organization.3 Units

Applied Ethics for Business

This course provides a biblical foundation for Christian ethics in the marketplace. It utilizes the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7) as a primary text for the formulation of Kingdom ethics, and a basis for personal decision-making. It also makes specific applications to the business world through the analysis of real-world dilemmas and challenges.3 Units

Faith & Life Issues

This course explores the fundamental tenets of a biblical worldview and the interaction between Christianity and various other world-views and faith systems. It also analyzes and critiques modernism and postmodernism, creating discussion about their impact on our work lives and personal lives; particularly as they pertain to business.3 Units

Research Methods and Statistical Concepts

Provides the student with an overview and understanding of research methods and statistical terms used in both the psychology and business disciplines with a special focus on compilation and interpretation of data. Research methods will include introduction to identification and procurement of relevant sources of information for conducting research relative to both an academic or practitioner application. Students will learn the proper documentation for applicable formatting of source data within their area of study.3 Units

Business Law

A general explanation of the law as it pertains to profit and not-for-profit organizations including its sources, development, and terminology. Specific legal doctrines and principles that affect business including an introduction to contracts, legal documents, and property are covered. Business entity structures such as sole-proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations are addressed.3 Units

Models of Leadership

This course explores the core leadership tenets of servant leadership and spiritual leadership, particularly as they pertain to the business environment. It examines key biblical principles and ways in which to apply them consistently and accurately for leadership in the contemporary world.3 Units

Fundamentals of Accounting

An overview of accounting from the perspective of a non-accounting manager including the tools used to understand how accounting functions within an organization. Specific topics include internal controls, the function of accounting, historical accounting data and financial planning.3 Units

Financial Management

An overview of the financial principles and accepted practices which need to be mastered by all managers including: profitability analysis; cash management; ideal capital structure; investment alternative evaluation; reading and interpreting financial statements; understanding financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, and promissory notes; financial planning; risk and return calculations; discounting and future value analysis; interest rate calculations; internal and external auditing; understanding financial markets; and other financial terms common to organizations will be examined.3 Units

Operations Management

An overview of the processes that transform inputs into finished goods and services. This course helps students understand the importance of operations management and how it interacts with the other parts of the organization, providing the necessary framework for developing skills needed to apply appropriate analytical tools to challenges within business operations.3 Units

Strategic Management

An integrative course with a focus of analyzing interrelationships of managerial decisions/actions within and between the firm and its environment. Applies multi-disciplinary techniques to diagnose and recommend actions appropriate to specific company situations using the case study method.3 Units

Integration and Applied Learning

This series of 1 unit courses are concurrently sequenced with the core curriculum to focus on the integration and application of course concepts. Assignments are designed to complement and enhance the topics in each course through group and individual projects as well as exposure to community resources.3 Units
Management Concentration

Project Management

A practical overview of the discipline of project management and its broad utilization within profit and not-for-profit organizations including personal application in planning and project execution. Emphasis of the class includes a focus on tools, terminology and software applications used in project management and introduction to the certification requirements and process for various project management professional designations.3 Units

Human Resource Management

From a management perspective, explores the interrelationship of the Human Resource Department and other organizational units in carrying out such activities as workforce planning, job analysis, recruiting, selection, staffing, orientation, training, employee development, performance evaluation, compensation, employee benefits, health and safety, employee relations, discipline, legal implications of HR, and international impact on labor and HR practices.3 Units

Applied Christian Leadership in Management

This course explores the concept of business management leadership through the lens of a Christian worldview. Students will examine the theoretical context of leadership theory and determine application in the practices of noted business leaders and through interactions with local Christian business leaders. Finally, students will develop a leadership portfolio describing their personal leadership characteristics and capabilities. 3 Units

Entrepreneurship

This course provides an overview of entrepreneurship. Insight will be discussed into the characteristics of entrepreneurs and examines the growth of entrepreneurship. Students will apply the methods used to create, identify, and evaluate opportunities for new ventures and assess skills that are needed to start and manage new ventures. Students will develop a preliminary business plan including reviewing problems and actions involved in launching and operating small profit and not-for-profit organizations. This course emphasizes entrepreneuer characteristics sought by venture capitalists and investors, roles of the business plan and evolutionary stages of start-up activity.3 Units
Project Management Concentration

Project Cost and Budget Management

This course analyzes the importance of cost management in executing a project plan and incorporates the elements of mid-course changes and cash flow management. Topics include cost estimation, creating a realistic baseline, evaluating project performance and presenting project benefits to the stakeholder(s). 3 Units

Project Quality Management

This course provides an overview of quality principles related to projects such as total quality management (TQM), planning, assurance, & control. Topics include problem solving tools, such as flow charts, checklists, cause/effect diagrams, and audit techniques to comply with company-documented processes. 3 Units

Project Management Tools & Techniques

This course introduces tools and techniques used in project management including computer software. Topics include: defining project scope; identifying and tracking project risks; as well as evaluating, controlling, monitoring, and closing a project. Project management software (Microsoft Project) is utilized to develop an integrated project plan and create a project work breakdown structure (WBS) and GANTT schedule to track milestones. 3 Units

Project Risk Management

This course uncovers the process of assessing and managing risk in a project. Topics include developing a project risk management plan, identifying and documenting risk in a project, performing qualitative and quantitative risk analyses, planning risk responses and applying PMBOK® and PMI® standards to a project.3 Units
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Rocklin Campus
Rocklin Campus

2121 University Avenue
Rocklin CA 95765

Phone: (916)577-2338
Fax: (916) 577-2330

Email: spsrocklin@jessup.edu

Meet Jessup

Grab a friend and join us for a relaxed, fun and quick gathering to learn about William Jessup University. We’ll present our programs, our delivery model, how it fits into your life and why our students are so successful. We’ll give you the opportunity to visit a real classroom and candidly speak with current students.

The Next Rocklin Info Session Starts In...
2016/08/02 18:00:00
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San Jose Campus
San Jose Schedule & Resources
San Jose Campus

1190 Saratoga Ave., Suite 210
San Jose, CA 95129

Phone: (669) 400-7107
Fax: (669) 400-7118

Email: sps-sanjose@jessup.edu

Meet Jessup

Grab a friend and join us for a relaxed, fun and quick gathering to learn about William Jessup University. We’ll present our programs, our delivery model, how it fits into your life and why our students are so successful. We’ll give you the opportunity to visit a real classroom and candidly speak with current students.

The Next San Jose Info Session Starts In...
2016/07/25 18:00:00