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The Online Professional Leadership Degree Program

Southwestern Christian University offers an online bachelor's degree in professional leadership.  The flexibility of the online BPL degree allows students to  take advantage of a high-quality, Christ-centered education that the on-campus students receive without the time constraints of attending classes on campus.  Southwestern Christian University strives to meet the educational and professional needs of students who want to earn their degree but are often tied down by time restrictions and responsibilities to their current career and family.  The Professional Studies program also allows a student to work while they earn their degree.

The Department of Online Education at Southwestern Christian University offers the following program in an online format: Bachelor of Professional Leadership Business with concentrations in Management,  Social Services, or Christian Leadership.

The Bachelor in Professional Leadership degree requires the following courses:

HUMANITIES (6): ENGL 1553 or Elective - The Bible as Literature (or any ENGL, LSCI Elective) (3); HUMA 2113 or 2803 - Western Civilization I or Comparative Religions (3); or any (HUMA, HIST, Foreign Language Elective).

MATHEMATICS (3), SCIENCE (7), AND HEALTH/WELLNESS (2):  BIOL 1114 - Biological Science/ Lab (or any natural science w/ lab) (4); MATH 2123 - Business Math with Excel (or any college- level math) (3); NSCl 2004 - Environmental Science (or any science w/ or w/o lab) (4); HPSM 2212 - Lifetime Wellness (2).

PHILOSOPHY (6):  PHIL 2013 or 2123 - Social Ethics or Christianity and Western Thought (3); (or any PHIL, POLI, GEOG Elective);  PSYC 2003 - Effective Learning Strategies (3).

SOCIAL SCIENCES (14): HIST 1483 - U.S. History I (3); POLI 1113 - American Federal Government (3); POLI 1443 - Introduction to Professional Leadership (3); or any (FINC, HSPM, MUSI, SPCH Elective); PSYC 2013 - Positive Psychology (or any PSYC,SOC, ECON Elect.) (3).  Total General Education Credit Hours: 46.

RELIGIOUS LITERACY CORE: BIBL 1403 - Old Testament History and Literature (3); BIBL 1413  - New Testament History and Literature (3); BIBL 2223 - Biblical Hermeneutics – (3); HIST 3133 - Pentecostal History (3); THEO 3913 - Biblical Discipleship (3); BUSN 4713 - Commerce, Culture and Christianity (3).  Total Religious Literacy Core Credit Hours: 18.

MAJOR CORE:  BIBL 3123 - Life and Leadership of David (3); BUSN 2443 - Introduction to Business (3); BUSN 3013 - Foundations of Leadership (3); BUSN 3413 - Organizational Communication (3); BUSN 4113 - Strategic Management (3); BUSN 4513 - Making and Problem Solving (3); MGMT 3413 - Organizational Behavior (3); MGMT 3223 - Leadership in Organizations (3); MGMT 4313               - Leadership and Ethics (3);  SOCL 4403 - Conflict Management and Resolution (3).  Total Major Core Credit Hours: 30.

CHOOSE ONE 21-HOUR CONCENTRATION BELOW:

      1.  Business Concentration: BUSN 3113 - Business Law (3); BUSN 3353 - Business Research and Statistics (3); BUSN 3443 - Principles of Marketing (3); BUSN 4563 – Entrepreneurship (3); ECON 3113 - Principles of Economics (3); MGMT 3423 - Cross-cultural Leadership (3); MGMT 4213 - Human Resources Administration (3).

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      2.  Christian Leadership Concentration: BIBL 3213 - Romans (or any 3000-4000 NT) (3); BIBL 3313 - Wisdom Literature (or any 3000-4000 OT) (3); CHED 3113 - Bible Teaching Methods (3); PMIN 3513 - Legal Issues in Ministry (3); PMIN 4013 - Leadership for the 21st Century (3); PSYC 4433 - Death, Dying and Grieving (3); THEO 3303 - Christian Theology (3).

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      3. Management Concentration: BUSN 4563 – Entrepreneurship (3); MGMT 3213 - Principles of Management (3); MGMT 3423 - Cross-Cultural  Leadership (3); MGMT 4173 - International  Management (3); MGMT 4243 - Management Science for Decision Making (3); MGMT 4323 -Team Leadership and Group Communication (3); PSYC 3003 - Interpersonal Relationships (3).

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      4. Social Services Concentration: PSYC 3103 - Social Psychology (3); PSYC 3433 - Developmental  Psychology –Lifespan (3); PSYC 3533 - Introduction to Counseling (3); PSYC 4123 - Crisis Intervention (3); SOCL 3113 - Juvenile Delinquency (3); SOCL 4273 - Substance Abuse/Chemical Dependency (3); SOCL 4333 - Cultural Anthropology.

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