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BS in Professional Studies - Business

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Business program at Regent University is designed to produce graduates who can play leadership roles in the field of business. Find out more about what this program offers.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Business

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

For the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Business program, applicants should be interested in preparing for leadership career in business and have strong problem-solving, analytical, and leadership skills. Admission to all bachelor's level programs at Regent University requires a high school diploma; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

Regent University's Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Business program is designed to equip students with the practical skills necessary to successfully create program designs, develop marketing plans, make data-informed decisions, and implement strategies. Students will also have the opportunity to learn the foundations of finance and accounting. The program addresses issues around technology, intending to give students the skills to assess how to best use it in order to accomplish the goals of an organization. Course content includes the theory behind leadership and communication, as well as concrete strategies for leading and communicating effectively.

Learning Format:

Online and on campus

Program Length:

120+ credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Business:

Coursework for the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Business includes a core of professional studies courses, as well as electives and business concentration courses. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Courses (49 credits)

  • The Making of a Christian Mind
  • The Making of a Christian Leader
  • Introduction to Bible
  • Christian Doctrine
  • Introduction to Christian History & Thought
  • Public Speaking (campus only)
  • Regent Foundations of Success (online only)
  • English Composition
  • Research & Academic Writing
  • The True, the Good, & the Beautiful
  • Literature of the Western World
  • Art and Culture
  • Statistics
  • Students can choose one of the following:
    • Introduction to Biology with Laboratory
    • General Biology
    • Origins of the Cosmos
  • Students can choose one of the following:
    • U.S. History I to 1877
    • U.S. History II from 1877
  • Microeconomics
  • Students can choose one of the following:
    • World Geography
    • Western Civilization I
    • Western Civilization II
    • World History I
    • World History II
    • Introduction to Spanish I
    • Introduction to Spanish II
    • Intermediate Spanish I
    • Intermediate Spanish II

Professional Studies Major Courses (24 credits)

  • Business Leadership and Communication
  • Business and Technical Writing
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Survey of Leadership
  • Leading Teams
  • Organizational Dynamics
  • Principles of Management
  • Ethics

Business Concentration Courses (21 credits)

  • Students select 9 credits from 100-400 level courses within the business department
  • Students select 12 credits from 300-400 level courses within the business department

General Elective Courses (23 credits)

  • Students select 23 credits of general elective courses from any discipline

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Business may wish to pursue further education in the area of business, communications, leadership, or another applicable field. A degree at the master's level may mean more career opportunities or increased responsibility.

Possible programs include:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Career Paths:

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Business at Regent University intends to prepare graduates for both business roles in the corporate world as well as in nonprofit organizations. Students will have the opportunity to learn both theoretical and practical skills that may be useful in the workplace.

Possible careers could include:

  • Business manager / administrator
  • Salesperson
  • Corporate trainer
  • Finance manager
  • Human resource manage

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