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BA in Emergency & Disaster Management and Business

Bachelor of Arts
Major: BA in Business

This program offers the student a double major in Emergency & Disaster Management and Business. This will provide the necessary preparations and qualifications to work in both a emergency/disaster vocation and a business environment.  The graduate of this double major will have greater career opportunities than either of the majors alone. While this program will allow for a graduate to work in the business world in general, the graduate will have the necessary education to develop the niche of emergency and disaster management.

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 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.

Required Courses

 

GENERAL EDUCATION - 43 Credits

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RELIGION - 18 Credits

 

EMERGENCY & DISASTER MANAGEMENT MAJOR - 30 Credits

 

Emergency and Disaster Management Experience

Students must complete two (2) of the following:

 

BUSINESS MAJOR - 30 Credits

 

Business Roundtables

Students are required to attend three (3) of the following:

 

Career Development

Students are required to attend three (3) of the following:

 

Distinguished Speakers Series

Students are required to attend eight (8) of the following:

 

School of Business and Government Conferences

Students are required to attend two (2) of the following:

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