Theology encompasses a system of religious beliefs and teachings, often outlining a set of ethical standards that must be upheld. The theology and ethics emphasis explores these systems throughout the world, and throught various periods in history, in order to better understand current beliefs.
This emphasis builds on the biblical foundations of the major, discussing a wide range of topics from Latin American religious thought to Mennonite history.
Successful managers understand the functioning components of their organization: employees, production, customer needs, operational needs, etc. The bachelor of arts degree in business administration with an emphasis in management/organizational studies provides graduates with a deep understanding of these core components.
Accounting provides statistical analyses of business transactions: purchases, profits, liabilities and assets. Accountants are in constant high demand, as they help to provide an organization with both credibility and sustainability. FPU's bachelor of arts degree with an emphasis in accounting prepares graduates for leadership and excellence in this field.
The economics minor is designed for students who seek a basic understanding of the major components of economics. Graduates obtain an enhanced perspective that can be valuable to a wide variety of accompanying majors.
Courses for this minor focus on core economic principles, managerial economics, statistics, public and international finance and research. Each offers knowledgeable faculty who share practical experiences.
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.
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.