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School of Business

OBTAIN THE SKILLS necessary for starting and operating a small business, and build a biblical foundation for life at the same time! Christians in business have a unique and important role in advancing God’s work.

The School of Business is uniquely designed to equip students with employable skills and certifications applicable to a small business setting. As with all other fields of study at Crown, students also receive a solid, biblical foundation by taking a core of selected Bible courses and by participating in local church ministry endeavors.

Dr. Charles Prescott

Dean, School of Business

Business Training

Our training in business is distinctive because it provides students the opportunity to earn recognized certifications in areas such bookkeeping, project management, entrepreneurship, leadership, and more. From preparing a business plan to building a website and marketing a service or product, graduates are ready to enter into the business world, and to do so with a testimony that honors Christ.

Two degrees are offered in the School of Business — Bachelor of Science in Small Business & Entrepreneurship (4-year) and Associate of Biblical Studies in Office Management (2-year). 

Small Business and Entrepreneurship 

Bachelor of Science

 Specializing in skills necessary for small business & entrepreneurship.

 Recognized certifications embedded in courses.

•  Training in all aspects of business including planning, marketing, web design, finance, communications, project management, and leadership.

•  Emphasizing the role of a Christian in business, working with integrity to provide for family and for the work of God.

FALL SEMESTER    
BI101 Old Testament Survey 3
BU141 Office Computer Applications 3
CM121 Personal Evangelism 2
EN101 Grammar and Composition I 3
MA122 Introductory Algebra 3
OR100 Freshman Orientation 1
 

Credit Hours:

15
SPRING SEMESTER    
BI102 New Testament Survey 3
CM132 Living the Christian Life 2
EN104 Grammar and Composition II 3
BU162 Personal Finance 3
MA220 Probability & Statistics 3
 

Credit Hours:

14
FALL SEMESTER    
BI211 Bible Doctrine I 3
BU111 Business Communications 3
EN121 Speech 3
BU360 Accounting I 3
MI101 Introduction to Missions 2
EN201 American Literature 3
 

Credit Hours:

17
SPRING SEMESTER    
BI212 Bible Doctrine II 3
BU260 Economics 3
BU273 Principles of Management 4
BU 362 Accounting II 3
BIEL202 Bible Elective 2
 

Credit Hours:

15

FALL SEMESTER

 

 

BI206

Principles and Methods of Bible Study

2

BU370

Small Business Marketing

3

BU373

Leadership in Business

3

BU372

Small Business Finance

3

HI101

History of Civilization I

3

BU351

Business Information Systems

3

 

 Credit Hours:

17

SPRING SEMESTER

 

 

BI203

Methods of Bible Teaching

2

BU376

Current Issues in Small Business

3

BU492

Assigned Internship I

3

BU380

Project Management

3

BU447

Web Design

3

HI102

History of Civilization II

3

 

 Credit Hours:

17

FALL SEMESTER

 

 

ED322

Theology of Christian Education

3

BU472

Senior Capstone I

3

HI491

Baptist History and Distinctives

3

BU470

Entrepreneurship/Small Business Planning

4

CM221

Comparative World Religions

2

BIEL401

Bible Elective

2

 

 Credit Hours:

17

SPRING SEMESTER

 

 

MU401

Philosophy of Christian Music

3

CM443

Marriage and Family

2

BU481

Church and Non-Profit Finance

3

BU474

Senior Capstone II

6

OR400

Senior Forum

1

BIEL402

Bible Elective

2

 

Credit Hours:

17

Office Management

Associate of Biblical Studies

•  Train to be a highly proficient administrative assistant

•  Recognized certifications available in Microsoft Office applications and in bookkeeping

•  Supervised internship is included in the program of study

•  Seamless transfer to our 4-year bachelor’s degree program in business

FALL SEMESTER

 

 

BI101

Old Testament Survey

3

BU141

Office Computer Applications

3

CM121

Personal Evangelism

2

EN101

Grammar and Composition I

3

MA122

Introductory Algebra

3

OR100

Freshman Orientation

1

 

 Credit Hours:

15

SPRING SEMESTER

 

 

BI102

New Testament Survey

3

CM132

Living the Christian Life

2

EN104

Grammar and Composition II

3

EN122

Speech

3

EN204

American Literature

3

MA220

Probability and Statistics

3

 

 Credit Hours:

17

FALL SEMESTER    
BI211 Bible Doctrine I 3
BU111 Business Communications 3
BU241 Office Applications I (WORD) 5
BU360 Accounting I 3
MI101 Introduction to Missions 2
BU099 Certification Exam 0
 

Credit Hours:

16
SPRING SEMESTER    
BI212 Bible Doctrine II 3

BU245

BU362

Office Applications II (EXCEL)
or
Accounting II

5

3

BU273 Principles of Management 4
BU290 Office Management Internship 3
OR400 Senior Forum 1
 

Credit Hours:

14/16