BS Management Communication

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This program combines the strengths of traditional management principles and practices with the art and science of traditional and emerging communication strategies to provide the essentials and enhancements required for a successful career in business and the Christian community.  Graduates will especially be prepared in such essential areas as management, leadership, team building, decision-making, critical thinking, and the knowledge of the relationship between communications strategies and the successful manager in today’s fast-paced workplace.  Students will be exposed to related theories, operations, practices, and technologies in both for-profit and nonprofit arenas.  It also provides preparatory training for law school, graduate school, public relations, sales, management, church management, ministerial communication, government work, and many other management and human interaction areas.  This program also serves as a foundation for graduate-level degrees in Leadership and Management, Behavioral Leadership and Management, Pastoral Counseling, Ministerial Leadership, Professional Counseling, and Marriage and Family Therapy degrees offered by the University.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Management Communication Program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Implement basic knowledge of management principles required by ministers and for other leadership functions.
  2. Demonstrate skills and knowledge in general education areas that are foundation to life skills and further education.
  3. Develop a basic understanding of organizational leadership.
  4. Develop basic skills for effective public and private communications in the church setting and with other organizations.

These outcomes are assessed in the following course.  A student may demonstrate achievement of these outcomes by receiving a passing grade in the course and on the Program Exit Exam administered in the following capstone course: 

            MC 4409 – Conflict Management and Negotiation

The Course Requirements of 128 semester credit hours for the degree program Bachelor of Science in Management Communication includes general education courses (40 semester hours), program specific courses (36 semester hours), elective courses (48 semester hours), and a capstone course (4 semester hours). 

Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Management Communication

Before being graduated with the Bachelor of Science in Management Communication, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

1.    Complete at least 128 semester hours of which at least 40 semester hours must be taken at Amridge University;

2.    Complete all required coursework for the respective degree;

3.    Pass the program capstone course and the Program Exit Examination that is given as part of the capstone course;

4.    Pass the General Competency Test (GCT);

5.    Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher; and

6.    Complete an Amridge University Degree Completion Application. The properly completed and signed application must be submitted no later than the first day of classes of the semester prior to the semester the student plans to graduate. Following this schedule permits the University to conduct a full audit of the respective student’s records to make sure that all courses, programs, and respective graduation requirements have been met. Students having any questions regarding the Degree Completion Application should contact the Registrar’s Office.