A.S. in Business

This two-year program will enable the you to develop the character and skills necessary for efficiency as an accounting clerk, office manager, or other office worker.

All graduates of this program should be able to:

  1. demonstrate Christian principles, values, and responsible stewardship in life and work;
  2. demonstrate appropriate office skills including communication (oral and written), computer skills, and basic accounting skills.


63 hours, with a 2.0 g.p.a. in all segments of the degree noted below.

BIB 1100 Introduction to Biblical Studies 2
BIB 1250 Evangelism & Discipleship 2
BIB 1011 OT Survey: Law and History 3
BIB 1031 NT Survey: Epistles & Revelation 3
BIB 2032 OT Survey: Poetry & Prophecy 2
BIB 2062 NT Survey: Gospel & Acts 2
IDS 1902 Christianity, Culture, & Worldview 2


ENG 1011 Basic English Grammar, Usage, & Intro to Composition I 3
ENG 1022 Basic English Grammar, Usage, & Intro to Composition II 3
HIS 1011 History of Western Civilization I 3
HIS 1022 History of Western Civilization II 3
MAT 1101 College Algebra 3
PHE 2100 Lifetime Fitness 2
SSC 3101 Marriage and the Family 3
SPE 1000 Fundamentals of Speech 3
IDS 1001 Leadership and Calling: Personal Development 2
IDS 2001 Leadership and Calling: Leadership Principles 2
​BUS 1201 Introduction to Business 2
​BUS 2211 Principles of Accounting I 3
​BUS 2222 Principles of Accounting II 3
​ECO 2411 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
​ECO 2422 Principles of Microeconomics 3
​BUS 3301 Principles of Management 3
​BU ELEC Business Elective 3

Sample Core Courses

BUS 1201. INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS – An orientation course for all business students designed to provide a comprehensive introductory analysis of all aspects of the field of business, to increase their business vocabulary, and to prepare them for advanced study of business and economics.

BUS 2211, 2222. PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING – Fundamental procedure and accounting theory, developed by use of study guides and problems: includes a study of the form, construction, and analysis of accounting statements; journalizing; posting; and work sheets for sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporation forms of business.

ECO 2411. MACROECONOMICS – Provides a basic understanding of the operation of the U.S. economic system; demonstrates the role of money and its effects on the economy; explores why there are business fluctuations; shows the current method of economic analysis and the development of economic policies that are used to stabilize the level of economic activity; and introduces concepts of international economics.

BUS 3301. PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT – Introduction to basic principles involved in effectively managing a business. Topics include communication, planning and administration, strategic action, self-management, global awareness, and teamwork

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William Slater
Dean of Adult Studies
Office: 615-675-5350
Cell: 615-289-3017

Alyssa Hill
Adult Studies Administrative Assistant
Phone: 615-675-5263
Fax: 615-296-0400
Email: alyssa.hill@welch.edu

Angie Edgmon
Financial Aid Coordinator
Phone: 615-844-5249
Fax: 615-844-5004