The popularity of music is-and always has been-a major cultural influence throughout the world. Music can speak to current trends and styles, or it can retell history. The performance/composition offers students core music principles, and train each musician to develop a unique style based on these principles.
Church music, though often similar in composition to many traditional and modern styles of music, incorporates unique elements and therefore requires specialized talents. This emphasis provides training for leadership in church music departments.
Effective and just politics demand ethical and informed citizens and political leaders. The political science major provides students with an increased understanding of the political world-locally, nationally and outside of the United Sates. This major equips students to engage in community organizations, electoral politics and movements on behalf of specific policies.
The business administration minor is designed for students who seek a basic exposure to and understanding of business. The program serves as an introduction to business-related career fields and practices.
Courses in the business administration minor focus on organizational theory and behavior, economics, accounting and marketing, and allow each student to select additional courses from any of the business administration emphases to meet his/her interests and needs.
The environmental science major exists to provide tools for scientific observation and analysis of the environment. Using an interdisciplinary approach to scientific study, the major compliments studies of biology and chemistry with theological, philosophical, and legal perspectives on the environment.
The environmental studies major serves as a bridge between the natural sciences, social sciences, the humanities and biblical and religious studies. It continually seeks to create a conversation between disciplines related to natural history, human history and religious values.
Effective marketing can propel a business into perpetual growth, while ineffective marketing can create stagnancy. The bachelor of arts in business administration with an emphasis in marketing provides graduates with training in strategic, responsible and effective marketing.