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4th
Ranked 4th among online Christian colleges
OCU ranks 4th among the “Top 8 online Christian Colleges and Universities in 2017” according to www.thebestcolleges.org. Ranking is by graduation, retention and acceptance rates, student-teacher ratios, tuition costs, years of accreditation, reputation, awards, and job placement records.
$300K
$300K
OCU awards $300K+ in scholarships in annual Scholars Day competition

BA in Emergency & Disaster Management and Business

Bachelor of Arts

This program offers a dual major in Emergency & Disaster Management and Business. This combined major provides preparation and qualifications for an emergency and disaster management career or employment in a business environment. It is a unique opportunity for students considering a business management role in the emergency and disaster management field.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Evidence competence in the dual fields of Emergency & Disaster Management and Business in preparation for private or public-sector employment. 
  • Apply theoretical and practical knowledge of Emergency and Disaster Management for saving lives and property from the impacts of crises, emergencies and disasters. 
  • Integrate a Christian worldview into critical thinking and decision-making related to the field of Emergency and Disaster Management, Business, and Government. 
  • Analyze the existing and desired structure, climate, and culture of organizations whose focus is Emergency and Disaster Management. 
  • Apply management principles to manage people and processes within an organization.
  • Analyze an organization's operation and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Evaluate the financial condition and statements of a business and propose courses of action.

GENERAL EDUCATION CORE - 49 Hours

or

EMERGENCY & DISASTER MANAGEMENT MAJOR - 30 Hours

or
(Two Events)

EMERGENCY & DISASTER MANAGEMENT ELECTIVES - 6 Hours

Choose 6 hours from the courses below:

BUSINESS MAJOR - 33 Hours

(One Event)
(Three Events)
(Eight Events)
(Two Events)
(Six Events)
(One Event)

ELECTIVES - 2 Hours

Any credit-bearing course, 100-level or above

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