Entrepreneur Levi Pike '02 is no stranger to business ventures. In 2007, he purchased Café Terracotta in Littleton, Colorado. He's also helped bankroll an insurance agency, developed million-dollar homes in Denver, and bought into 30 realty investments that returned over 100 percent in capital.
Business"Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion."
-Jack Welch, American businessman, author, and former chairman and CEO of General Electric (b. 1935)
There is no larger mission field than the business world and no place where the world can be more impacted by high ethical standards. The Business minor at Colorado Christian University is designed to develop a new generation of business professionals who have chosen to major in other academic disciplines: men and women who are leaders, team players, delegators, doers, strategists, and practitioners. And what better way to learn what will be required of you in the business world than to study under CCU business professors who have outstanding, competitive academic credentials and relevant experience? Many professors have worked in law firms, Fortune 500 companies, high tech companies, or small firms – we even have a professor who is a former FBI agent. They have connections that can provide networking opportunities to help you get the most out of your experience at CCU.
Business in the Christian University
With recent trends in corporate America, there is a rising demand for a
new kind of business leader – one equipped with practical knowledge,
sound decision-making skills, entrepreneurial vision, and an ethical
focus. The world needs leaders who understand that "ethics" isn't just
the topic of the day, but is central to how we operate in business and
in everyday life. Leaders must understand that ethics is not a matter of
relativism. Instead, ethics ought to be a product of natural law.
Ethical rights and duties ought not be determined by what society
decides is right and wrong. At CCU, we teach that ethics must rely upon
an understanding of morality based upon Scripture and a Christian
worldview. That is the difference that sets our business students
Affiliate Professor of Business & Economics
School of Business and Leadership
As a Christian in the Reformed tradition, I acknowledge Christ's sovereignty over every square inch of his creation, including the classroom. Scholarship is an essential part of my Christian perspective. Scholarship advances knowledge, and increased knowledge encourages richer discussions and collaborative efforts with my fellow followers of Christ. Moreover, the pursuit of truth should relentlessly address how we, as followers of Christ, can make a redemptive difference in society. More >