Christian Leadership & Management (B.S.) - Business Management - Online

Christian Leadership & Management (B.S.) - Business Management - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 22
Choose three credit hours from the following:3
Philosophy and Contemporary Ideas
Critical Thinking Elective
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 22
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 22
THEO 202Theology Survey II 22
Total Hours39-42

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview (2 c.h.)EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life (2 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 Theology Survey I (2 c.h.)THEO 202 Theology Survey II (2 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
GLST 220Intercultural Communication and Engagement 13
Total Hours3

Course may fulfill select general education requirements.

Major Core
APOL 220Introduction to Apologetics3
BIBL 360Methodical Study of Scripture3
BIBL 364Acts3
BIBL 425Romans3
CHMN 201Introduction to Church Ministries3
CLED 300Biblical and Theological Foundations of Christian Leadership3
CLED 365The Personal Development of the Leader3
CLED 489Capstone Seminar3
CRST 290History of Life3
RLGN 301Research and Writing for Religious Disciplines3
RLGN 360Practical Teaching of Scripture3
THEO 360Biblical Theology3
Total Hours36
ACCT 211Financial Principles3
ACCT 212Managerial Principles3
BUSI 201Intermediate Business Computer Applications3
BUSI 240Organizational Behavior and Management3
BUSI 301Legal and Ethical Concepts for Decision Makers3
BUSI 310Principles of Management3
or BUSI 409 Nonprofit Management and Governance
BUSI 320Finance Principles3
BUSI 330Principles of Marketing3
BUSI 342Human Resource Management3
or BUSI 411 Operations Strategy
ECON 213Principles of Microeconomics3
MATH 201Introduction to Probability and Statistics3
Total Hours33
Free Electives
Choose 6-12 credit hours of Free Electives6-12
Total Hours6-12

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major and concentration taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
BIBL 105 Old Testament Survey 2
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview 2
UNIV 104 Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning 0-3
Communications Elective 1 3
Social Science Elective (GLST 220) 1 3
Second Semester
BIBL 110 New Testament Survey 2
EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life 2
PHIL 201 or Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
MATH Elective 1 3
Second Year
First Semester
THEO 201 Theology Survey I 2
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
ACCT 211 Financial Principles 3
APOL 220 Introduction to Apologetics 3
BUSI 201 Intermediate Business Computer Applications 3
ECON 213 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Second Semester
THEO 202 Theology Survey II 2
Natural Science Elective 1 3
ACCT 212 Managerial Principles 3
BUSI 240 Organizational Behavior and Management 3
MATH 201 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 3
Third Year
First Semester
Cultural Studies Elective 1 3
BUSI 301 Legal and Ethical Concepts for Decision Makers 3
CHMN 201 Introduction to Church Ministries 3
CRST 290 History of Life 3
RLGN 301 Research and Writing for Religious Disciplines 3
Second Semester
BIBL 360 Methodical Study of Scripture 3
BUSI 310
Principles of Management
or Nonprofit Management and Governance
BUSI 330 Principles of Marketing 3
CLED 300 Biblical and Theological Foundations of Christian Leadership 3
BIBL 364 Acts 3
Elective 3
Fourth Year
First Semester
BIBL 425 Romans 3
BUSI 342
Human Resource Management
or Operations Strategy
CLED 365 The Personal Development of the Leader 3
THEO 360 Biblical Theology 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
BUSI 320 Finance Principles 3
CLED 489 Capstone Seminar 3
RLGN 360 Practical Teaching of Scripture 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Total Hours120-123

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at before enrolling foundational skills requirements.

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