Business Administration

You were made for more. 

That’s why SNU offers a Business Administration program for adults. By attending class online or on-campus* one night a week, you can earn a respected bachelor’s degree in eighteen months. Reach your goals, gain real-world knowledge you will carry into your career, and create a competitive advantage in today’s challenging business environment. 

At SNU, you’re not just a seat in a classroom. You’re a member of a student cohort, working toward a common goal. Bring your own professional experiences to the classroom and learn from qualified faculty with an academic team to assist you.  

If you’ve earned some college credit and are ready to take the next step in your education and career, complete the information form to be contacted by one of our admissions representatives. 

*The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is offered on the Bethany and Tulsa locations and online.

COURSE 1 – BADM 3003
Business Communication in a Global Environment
This course explores effective business communication practices for a diverse, global workplace. Application of written and oral communications skills along with preparation of business reports and other business writing will be conducted with the purpose of reducing barriers related to diversity or cultural differences.

COURSE 2 – PSY 3413
Personal & Professional Development 
This course examines adult learning theory and various learning styles. The course provides a model that is used to analyze life experience.

COURSE 3 – ACC 2113
This course covers the basic principles of accounting emphasizing the accounting cycle, financial statement preparation and analysis, current assets, current liabilities, long‐term assets, and payroll.

COURSE 4 – ECO 3113
Economics for Managers
This course provides the basic economic framework crucial to managerial success. Macroeconomics and microeconomics are combined into a fast‐paced course that provides a practical rather than a theoretical emphasis.

COURSE 5 – MGT 3423
Human Resource Management & Workforce Diversity 
This course will focus on human resource decision making and address the activities of recruiting, selecting, training and developing a diverse workforce. The focus will include both internal and external environmental influences which affect the management of human resources and activities such as planning and staffing of the organization, performance evaluation, and compensation, labor relations, and quality of work life.

COURSE 6 – ACC 3163
Managerial Accounting
Study of internal accounting for managerial decision‐making. Topics include financial statement analysis, budget analysis, cost‐volume‐profit analysis, ethics, and various other decision‐making applications.

COURSE 7 – REL 3413
Biblical Perspectives – Western Culture
This course reflects the mission statement and the goals of Southern Nazarene University. It is committed to fostering increased awareness of the Bible which is foundational to understanding Western culture and history. The three major western faiths‐Judaism, Christianity, and Islam‐are rooted within the Holy Scriptures. The course content and format are not designated to intimidate, indoctrinate, or to evangelize. The course is designed to set the Bible in its historical and literary context. The Biblical heritage will then provide the student with rich resources to creatively understand his/her faith in the contemporary world.

COURSE 8 – BADM 3173
Principles of Management Science
A beginning course in quantitative techniques, including, but not limited to the following topics: cost-volume analysis, probability concepts, decision theory, determinants and matrices, linear programming, Markov analysis, waiting lines, queuing costs, simulation, network models, and game theory.

COURSE 9 – MKT 3173
Marketing for Managers
The focus of this course is to understand the elements that comprise an effective marketing campaign. From the Four P’s to International Marketing issues, this course will assist the student in understanding the role of marketing in the overall success of an organization.

Finance for Managers
The focus of this course is analyzing elements that comprise business finance from a managerial perspective.  Evaluating corporate financing concepts, budgeting, markets, and strategic financial planning will assist the student in analyzing the important role finance plays in the success of an organization.

COURSE 11 – BADM 3113
Business Law
This course provides a study of the law of business and its administration. It will explore the interaction of government, business and society, contracts, personal property, bailments, and sales. The emphasis in the course is upon contracts and the influence of the UCC.

COURSE 12 – BADM 3153
International Business and Ethics
This course explores the cultural, political and economic aspects of conducting business in a global marketplace. This course builds upon the theoretical basis of other business courses.

COURSE 13 – MGT 4123
Business Policy
Formulation and application of management policy; analysis and solution of cases in which students put to use the knowledge acquired in such basic business courses on accounting, economics, finance, marketing, and statistics.  Management gaming simulation is an integral part of the learning experience.

How to Apply

Step 1 Apply Online
Step 2 Send Transcripts

An official transcript is required from each College/University where credits were earned and used toward one’s undergraduate degree, directly or by way of credit transfer.

Once you have submitted an application, you will be personally contacted by an admissions representative within 48 hours. We will answer any questions at that time and get you started on your enrollment track. Space is limited, groups fill rapidly, so prompt enrollment is always encouraged.

Official transcripts must have the seal of granting university, and be sealed in an unopened official university envelope. E-Transcripts may also be sent electronically by the previous institution to .

For Bethany, Online, and Tulsa courses, send official transcripts to:
SNU School of Professional Studies
6729 NW 39th Expressway
Bethany, OK 73008

Credit Hours

In order to be accepted into one of the degree completion programs, learners need a minimum of 48 transferable credit hours from a regionally accredited institution. If you do not have the required 48 credit hours you are eligible to take general education courses.

A total of 88 credit hours can be transferred from regionally accredited institutions. A maximum of 62 hours can be accepted from two-year institutions. Zero (remedial) level courses are not transferable.

Below are the scheduled start dates for the Business Administration program for Bethany, Del City, Tulsa and Online.  New dates will be added as they are scheduled.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 – Bethany
Monday, February 10, 2020 – Online
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 – Bethany
Monday, April 6, 2020 – Online
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 – Tulsa

Program Costs

Program Length: 39 Credit Hours

Tuition: $475/credit hour

Students will automatically opt into textbook rentals through the Tree of Life bookstore. If desired, students have the option to choose a different plan offered through Tree of Life or opt out of all Tree of Life textbook plans and order books elsewhere.

*Effective July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020

Fewer than 48 Hours?

Accelerated General Education Courses

$299 per credit hour

NOTE: Tuition and any program fees are due at the Organizational Meeting. This includes the first installment, if you are on a payment plan.

Southern Nazarene offers many resources to our Professional and Graduate students throughout the duration of the program.

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