Business Administration (B.S.)

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Business Administration Degree

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Crown’s Christian Business Bachelor’s degree program provides our Minnesota student body with a comprehensive business degree designed for those who will manage or lead the business function in either the for-profit or nonprofit sector. As a business degree, students in the program will cover multiple specialty areas including marketing, accounting, strategic planning, human resource management, and more. Every program at Crown also includes Biblical studies courses which provides a Christian perspective applicable to the field.

Earning a degree with a Christian Business major in Minnesota provides exceptional flexibility for choosing and shaping one’s career. The principles gained in the program are applicable to many organizations and students who pursue significant internship experiences while earning their business administration degree, can build a valuable network leading to exceptional learning and potential job opportunities upon graduation.

Business Administration Major (B.S) Courses

Program Requirements

Christian Studies Core

I. Christian Studies - 24 Credits

General Education Core

II. General Education - 30 Credits

Major Core

IV. Electives - 11-28 Credits *

  • 300-400 Electives 3 Credits
  • Electives 8-25 Credits

At least 30% of this degree, or a minimum of 38 credits, must be at the upper (300-400) level. If you choose to take lower-level Christian Studies core classes (CHM 201  or CHM 211 ), then you must take enough upper-level general electives to meet this requirement.

Optional:  Select a 9-12 credit business emphasis.

Data Analytics Emphasis  

Management Emphasis  

Marketing Emphasis  

Social Entrepreneurship Emphasis  


Total - 125 Credits

1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, ESL, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, ESL, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. In addition, some courses required by the major can be used to fulfill requirements in the Christian Studies or General Education Cores. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.

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Option: Accelerated Degree Program

Qualified students in the B.S. in Business Administration program may apply for an accelerated degree program to earn their Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)  in an additional year and a half instead of the typical two and a half years. Click here for more detailed information regarding the acceptance process for this option.

Course Requirements for MBA

Students who are accepted into the accelerated Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)  program will substitute the following graduate level courses into the undergraduate degree.

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course                                                                   

ACC 350 - Cost Management  

MBA 5210 - Managerial Accounting  

BUS 337 - Operations Management  

MBA 6212 - Operations Management  

BUS 350 - Principles of Marketing 

MBA 6210 - Marketing Management 

BUS 375 - Financial Management 

MBA 6213 - Financial Management 

BUS 421 - Business Law  

MBA 5230 - Business Law and Ethics  

MAT 226 - Applied Statistics 

MBA 5211 - Applied Business Statistics 

Click for more information about the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)  program.

Four-Year Suggested Program for the Business Administration Major

Freshman Year

Fall Semester - 15 Credits

Spring Semester - 15 Credits

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester - 16 Credits

Departmental Acceptance

Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and completion of half of the Christian Service requirements are required for departmental admission in the Business Administration major.

Junior Year

Fall Semester - 16 Credits

Spring Semester - 18 Credits

Senior Year

Fall Semester - 15 Credits

Spring Semester - 15 Credits

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  • Tuition

    On-Campus (SAS) Tuition

    On-Campus Undergraduate 2018-2019 Costs

    Per Semester Yearly
    Tuition* $12,865 $25,730
    Technology Fee $130 $260
    Wellness Fee $105 $210
    Meal Plan (standard plan) $2,115 $4,230
    Residence Hall Basic $2,215 $4,430
    Total $17,430 $34,860

    *Nursing students add $1,440 per semester ($720 per clinical)

    (less than 12 credits per semester) $1,070 per credit
    Overload (more than 18 credits per semester) $690 per credit

    NOTE: The FAFSA is required for all federal and state grants and federal student loans.

    Meal Plans Per Semester Yearly
    15 meals/week (standard) or 10 meals/week (FLEX) $2,115 $4,230
    Block Plan (seniors only) $1,235 $2,470
    Graduation Application Fee $115
    Parking Fee (general parking) $105 per semester

    Check Course Catalog for any additional fees related to your specific program.

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